The tale of a king who escaped by hiding up a tree is undeniably a cracker, even if it has fallen out of the collective consciousness.
Don't always trust the-powers-that-be to tell you who the goodies and baddies are.
After just three years of operation, Ireland's Grand Hibernian will be packed up and shipped to continental Europe to start a new life.
The barely touched Soviet-era infrastructure is a mechanical freak-show; a putrefying worm on a rusty hook for tourists travelling through the Caucasus region.
Seven ravens remain, however, warding off the prophecy that when the birds leave the Tower of London, the country will fall.
'Paris? It is the ugliest town in the universe': What 18th-century tourists thought of Europe's great cities
The first British tourists were young, mostly male, 17th, 18th and 19th century elites who embarked on long trips around the continent once they had come of age (around 21 years).
Tiny medieval windows used in the socially distant service of wine during the plague have been put to good use during the current pandemic.
Want to beat the crowded pistes of the ski resorts? Free your heels and ski the hidden valleys...