Iron Cross : the war cemetery inside the Arctic Circle

Near the village where Santa and his elves work tirelessly to deliver Christmas, there’s a mausoleum containing the remains of thousands of German soldiers who fought in WW2’s northernmost front In summer 2021, I found myself wandering inside Finland’s arctic circle at the northern capital of Rovaniemi, a lively town of just over 60.000 people.… Read More

Expedition to Finland

In this multi day trip, we will be deep diving into Finland’s unique culture through its turbulent history and inspiring architecture. Join to explore locations relating to 3 centuries of foreign intervention in Finland, discover the very best in Nordic Modernist architecture and design, and have your breath taken away by the natural beauty of… Read More

The Well of Death : Visiting the dark site of Greece’s most infamous Civil War atrocity

In the aftermath of the Axis occupation of Greece, the quaint Greek village of Meligalas in the southern region of Messinia became the site of one of the darkest pages in Greek history, when communist guerrillas of EAM-ELAS encircled the retreating forces of the right wing Security Battalions, and after defeating them in pitched combat,… Read More