The word spa derives from Salus Per Aquam, which is a Latin term meaning health from water. The town of Spa in Belgium came to be named because of its healing hot mineral springs that soothes aches and pains. 

According to a legend, Odin had a vision that he would become the father of northern people and the ruler of a majestic land. He went to the north and founded a city which was inhabited by the Suiones. The city was called Uppsala.


Mercedes tradition and history

Mercedes has a long and well established history dating back to the dawn of automotive history. Learning about this will help you appreciate your new luxury vehicle even better.

Visit the Mozart Museum in Salzburg

Visiting the lovely city of Salzburg? If you have an interest in music, the Mozarteum should definitely be your first stop after you settle in from your Salzburg airport transfers. 

Warrior mothers in history

Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders of all time, securing an empire that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Himalayan Mountains. He seems to have inherited much of his moxiefrom mom.

Cyprus and the Roman Empire

Cyprus has seen many invaders and rulers come and go over the years including the Roman empire.

The history of Japanese car manufacturers

Many of us have either owned or driven in a Nissan vehicle at one time or another. This Japanese car manufacturer has produced many well regarded vehicles over the years and continues to build strong brand awareness and support. Here is a brief history of the company.

Did Mayans use Tobacco?

Traces of nicotine discovered in a Mayan flask dating back more than 1,000 years represent the first physical evidence of tobacco use by the Mayans, researchers say.

Caribbean shipwreck adventures

Scientists have explored less than 4 percent of the  ocean floor. Imagine all the sunken treasures they are missing!

British football memorabilias, worths to collect

While most antique British football programmes generate a lot of interest, the same response can also be expected from British football shorts, shirts and boots worn by players from the last season.