As I got older, my childhood dreams of finding treasure faded. But for some people the dream of striking it lucky never fades, and for a fortunate few, the dream even comes true!


Death is something that everybody has in common. We are all born, we all live and we all die. However, the customs, beliefs and traditions surrounding death can differ greatly between different groups of people, different parts of the world or different stages throughout history.


Where do pyjamas, yoga, curry, gurus and Bollywood films come from? Answer: India, of course! Let’s look at some ways Indian culture has influenced and inspired other cultures around the world.


Are you convinced that your government is in contact with UFOs? Do you get the feeling that we are being watched? Then you are probably a believer in conspiracy theories.

Saint Patrick's Day

St. Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He was born in the fourth century and is famous for bringing Christianity into Ireland. St. Patrick’s Day falls on the 17th of March.


There are many legends surrounding the pilgrims. In fact they were real people who wanted to escape the religious controversies and economic problems of their time by emigrating to America.

The Olympic Games - then and now

In 2004 the Olympic Games returned to its home in Greece, where it began around 3000 years ago. The first recorded Olympic festival took place in 776 BC, and sport was only one part of the festival.

Trains: past, present and future

Railways are not a modern invention as most of us think. The idea of transporting things and people on rails has been around for a long time. Rails were made of wood, and wagons were pulled by horses.


Amandeep travels 400 years back in time to find out about the English Civil War. She finds out how the war was fought – and who won it!


Stephen and Ashlie get their hands dirty at an archaeological dig.


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