by Mackenzie Patel The famed Berlin Wall. Everyone has heard about it. The bloody stain of its history can be felt all throughout the city. It’s the physical manifestation of a cultural divide that’s monumental as well as frightening. I had the chance to walk along this dilapidated relic of Cold War history when I… Read More


by Mackenzie Patel Hello World travelers! This post is going to be short and sweet, but the subject is so incredibly fascinating and historically rich that I simply had to write a tidbit about it. A few months ago, I went through a “French Revolution” phrase and wiled away many hours on the history archives… Read More


by Mackenzie Patel Hello world travelers! A few weeks ago, I decided to embrace my inner weirdness and throw an ancient Roman-themed party for myself. Three years this past December marked the start of my obsession with ancient Italian history, Rome, and everything associated with classical culture in general. My love affair first started after… Read More


by                    No; this ancient relic has nothing to do with the famous Aztec heart-eating monsters that resided in Mexico. Rather, it is a Native American ruin in Camp Verde, Northern Arizona that traces its roots back to the Sinagua (literally “without water”) people. This twenty room… Read More


by Rhine River        Because I am fascinated and enamored with the Empire/culture of Ancient Rome, this last GO DEUTSCHLAND FUTBOL article will focus on the presence of the Romans in Germany (then called “Germania”). Before the Romans stamped their imperial mark on the outlying province, Germania and the surrounding areas were inhabited… Read More


by        To further exemplify my obsession with the ancient Romans, I would like to discuss my three favorite Emperors: Domitian, Julian the Apostate, and Trajan. Although Trajan is well-known in the Roman world, the other two men are more obscure, and when they happen to be mentioned, they are usually labeled as… Read More


by Recently, I interviewed my 94 year old neighbor, Fred, about his experience of fighting first hand at Dunkirk, an important battle in WWII (1939-1945) that occurred from May 26-June 4th, 1940. Dunkirk or Dunkerque as the French spell it, was when the Germans forced back the English troops to the northern part of France… Read More


by Pausanias        Although Pausanias of Lydia (western Turkey) is best known for writing his comprehensive “Description of Greece,” he traveled widely throughout the known world. He was born in 110 CE and was contemporary with the Roman Emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius. For his narrative, he spent 10 years traveling throughout Greece and… Read More