defence line of amsterdam

Defending Amsterdam with water

To protect ourselves from attack, humans have shown an impressive level of inventiveness. But only the Dutch harnessed the movement of water.

house of terror

The House of Terror

In Budapest, 60 Andrassy Boulevard is just known as the House of Terror. It represents the cruel heart of those who would stop at nothing to rule this land.

skull tower, nis

Skull Tower

Skull Tower was built in the Serbian city of Nis two hundred years ago to scare off attackers. Almost 1000 human skulls were used in construction.

belgrade bombed buildings

Bomb but not forgotten

It’s been well over a decade since NATO forces bombed Belgrade in an attempt to stop the Kosovo War. On the streets, the scars are still evident.

Visiting Preah Vihea temple, Cambodia

The temple at war

The ancient Khmer temple of Preah Vihear is at the centre of a long-running dispute between Thailand and Cambodia that’s left many soldiers dead.