Stephanie Craig

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Birmingham and the Civil Rights Movement

With just a week left in office, President Barack Obama signed a proclamation declaring the Birmingham, Alabama Civil Rights District a national …

Bangkok and the Kingdom of Siam

In January I took a trip to Southeast Asia, and—somewhat arbitrarily—I decided to make Bangkok, Thailand my first stop. Ever since being entranced by …

11 Stunning Catholic Monasteries Everyone Should See

Catholic Monasteries are some of my Favorite Places<p>As a history lover and former Catholic, I adore visiting Catholic monasteries for their history, …

How Bordeaux Got Its Wine

Listen to the Episode “How Bordeaux Got Its Wine”<p>In September I got to go to Bordeaux with a friend who is a 100% certified wine snob. I figured she …

The Angkor Wat Monkeys are Jerks! Other Naughty Monkey Tales

Sunrise at Angkor Wat is a magical (if crowded) experience. However, one of the highlights for many visiting this temple and the rest of the temples …

Angkor Wat Sunrise: The Truth Behind those Perfect Photos

What It’s Like Seeing an Angkor Wat Sunrise<p>For many tourists headed to Siem Reap, seeing an Angkor Wat sunrise is one of the first things on their …

The Literary Pubs of Dublin (An Interview with Colm Quilligan, Owner of the Dublin Literary Pub Crawl)

Listen to the Episode “The Literary Pubs of Dublin”<p>An Interview with Colm Quilligan, Owner of the Irish Literary Pub Crawl<p>I recently got to take an …

Ireland

A Very Special Q&A

Listen to the Episode<p>This week marks the six-month episode of the podcast, and to celebrate I conducted a live Q&A with listeners and Facebook …

Facebook Live

The Hermit Kingdom of Albania

Listen to the Episode “The Hermit Kingdom of Albania”<p>When you think of an isolated, walled-off country, your mind might immediately go to North …

Europe

The Grand Place

Listen to the Episode “The Grand Place”<p>Brussels, Belgium is an often-overlooked city, with neighboring capitals of Amsterdam and Paris stealing the …

European Travel

The Oracle of Delphi

Listen to the Episode “The Oracle of Delphi”<p>Visiting Greece can be overwhelming, with the number of historical landmarks to visit. But the Oracle of …

Traveling Tunisia's Historic Sites in Photographs

Tunisian history is long. The Greeks claim the country was founded by the mythical Dido-that’s how old the country is. For a history chaser, you get …

The Brooklyn Bridge

Listen to the Episode “The Brooklyn Bridge”<p>The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge changed New York City forever, connecting the suburb to Manhattan, …

December 2017: Adventures Updates

2017 Went Out with a Bang<p>December was a great cap on a great year. I got to spend a lot of time in Sofia, explore a huge chunk of Tunisia (my first …

15 Photos of Horses in Romania…because, duh, Horses…

This Blog Post is about Seeing Awesome Horses in Romania<p>I promise, it really is about seeing horses in Romania. But I need to rant for just a …

Exploring Wartime Berlin

Listen to the Episode “Exploring Wartime Berlin”<p>There is no shortage of history books covering World War II, and it’s even a joke that if you want to …

My Best (and Worst) Travel Experiences of 2017

This year was insane: I saw four continents, twenty-nine countries, and sixty UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Along the way, I visited every country in …

Belgrade: The Rise of the White City

Listen to the Episode “Belgrade: Rise of the White City”<p>The former Republic of Yugoslavia, and specifically the city of Belgrade, occupies a dark …

Visiting Moldova's Rudi Monastery in Photos

An Accidental Visit to Rudi Monastery<p>I mentioned in my post about my trip to the Struve Geodetic Arc in Rudi that my driver took me to the Rudi …

The Boston Witch Trials

Listen to the Episode “The Boston Witch Trials”<p>The Salem Witch Trials are one of the most (in)famous events in American history. There are plays, …

November 2017: Adventures and Updates

Um…it’s been a while?<p>Man oh man, it’s been a minute since I did a monthly review. I dropped them when I started the podcast, mostly because I needed …

Hunting the Struve Geodetic Arc in Rudi, Moldova (UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

Traveling to the Struve Geodetic Arc in Moldova<p>The Struve Geodetic Arc is one of the most intriguing UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Spanning ten …

Banqueting House: The Place to Kill a King

Listen to the Episode “Banqueting House: The Place to Kill a King”<p>Visiting London can be overwhelming, with the list of must-see locations stretching …

The Painted Churches of Moldavia

Listen to the Episode “The Painted Churches of Moldavia”<p>At this point, there aren’t too many “hidden gems” left in the world for savvy travelers and …

European Travel

Moonshine and Breadmaking: Visiting a Traditional Irish Farm

<i>Note: I visited Molly Gallivan’s Traditional Irish Farm as part of the travel conference TBEX Ireland. This was not a sponsored visit since I was a</i> …

Ireland

The History Fangirl Podcast - History Fangirl

The History Fangirl Podcast is an interview show for history lovers and travel enthusiasts.<p>Ways to Listen & Subscribe<p>Support the Show<p>Support the show …

History

Elyton Hotel: a Slice of Birmingham History

It’s one thing to travel to a historic location, but a trip gets to a whole different level when you’re sleeping in history, too. So while I don’t go …

Framing

The Lost City of Cahokia

Listen to the Episode “The Lost City of Cahokia”<p>If you ask most Americans about the history of their country, they’ll start somewhere around 1492, or …

Archaeology

New York's Central Park

Listen to the Episode “New York’s Central Park”<p>Though it may seem like Central Park has always been a landmark for visitors and native New Yorkers …

National Parks

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar

Listen to the Episode “Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar”<p>Traveling throughout Europe, you can find the legacy of the Ottoman Empire just about everywhere. But …

World History