Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World – Part 2

In part 2 of our series, journalist Nellie Bly sets out from Calais, France, by train, to the city of Brindisi on the eastern coast of Italy. After that, it is a steamship through the Suez Canal and on to Asia as she strives to best Phileas Fogg from the novel "Around the World in … Continue reading Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World – Part 2

Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World – Part 1

In 1889, a New York journalist, Nellie Bly, at the behest of her newspaper, the New York World, began a journey to civrcumnativage the globe. Her goal was to best Phileas Fogg - the hero of Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days." Little did she know that a rival publication would send their … Continue reading Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World – Part 1