Zeus Temple, Athens

Greece 2016

Week 1 – Mainland Greece My trip to Greece in 2016 was part road trip and (planned) part buses and ferries. Out of two weeks I spent the first on the mainland: Athens has a lot to offer! The obvious antique sites a vibrant bar scene and above all delicious Greek cuisine! On the 3rd…

Civilization 5 Elizabeth

Conquest of The New World – Tea and Crumpets for Everyone Steam Achievement Guide

Conquest of the New World – England Strategy (Deity) Following an already glorious history throughout the middle ages (see ), England’s impressive story continues throughout the Tudor period. It includes the Elizabethan period and is considered a period of English expansionism and optimism. The reign of Elizabeth I. marks a Golden Age in English history…

Civilization 5 Catherine

Into the Renaissance – The Yokes on the Mongols Steam Achievement Guide

Into the Renaissance – Russia Strategy (Emperor) The Mongol invasion of “Russia” in the 13th century significantly influenced modern history. Bottom line: Without it the Muscovy Duchy would not have become predominant in the lands Russia covers today. It was only the Mongol or Tatar “yoke” that eventually unified the Rus and its small Duchies.…