A tour of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, which is well-known for its literary heritage. It’s even been named a UNESCO City of Literature. Traces of the city’s famous poets can be found all over the place.
Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline of the Scottish capital -- and it's one of the country's most popular tourist attraction. "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is said to have used the castle as a model for Hogwarts.
Discover London off the beaten track: An insider's tour of the British capital. Plus: Following Casanova's footsteps in Venice. AND: Viking-age sites Hedeby and Danevirke are new on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Even world famous metropolises like London have a few little known spots left to discover. Actor Bill Nash has put out a book about them. He takes you along on a stroll far from the madding crowds.
220 years after his death, Venice has dedicated a museum to one of its most famous sons – the "Casanova Museum and Experience." Known best for his skill in seduction, Casanova was also a lawyer, writer and philosopher.
The Hedeby trading settlement and Danevirke defensive earthwork in northern Germany are among the world's best preserved Viking-age sites. Now, they have been included on the UNESCO World heritage list.
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