Lapulapu, the Filipino chief turned national hero who killed Magellan

On August 10, 1519 began the expedition that circumnavigated the globe for the first time. We all know the names…

Carsten Niebuhr, the scientist who crossed the Middle East disguised as an Arab as the only survivor of the Royal Danish Expedition

Scientific travel became widespread among European countries from the mid-18th century following the establishment of the Enlightenment. And although the…