A historian’s favourite places to eat, walk, stay – and try onion chocolate – in this historic port city
Replacing a traditional neighbourhood in the heart of Tokyo, Roppongi Hills combines modern city life with suburban elements to create a self-sufficient and (hopefully) disaster-proof community. But only for Japan’s 1%
As Incredible Invaders, a stage show based on the Horrible Histories stories, tours the UK, the show’s writer and director Neal Foster picks 10 historical attractions whose tales could turn the strongest stomach
The Ximeng mansion – once used as a military brothel where occupying Japanese soldiers raped local women – is a bricks and mortar testament to Shanghai’s tumultuous 20th century history
The former Beijing stock exchange behind Tiananmen Square has survived China’s whirlwind change to tell an important story of the city’s development
3–5 Porchester Terrace is a substantial pile by anyone’s standards. But this west London home set the template for Britain’s most popular type of housing
Dadlington usually divides its sympathies between the two sides, but for this event they are coming out in favour of the deposed king in the Battle of Bosworth Field. My home city is enjoying the limelight for once and long may it continue.