From the famous Portuguese tiles to the inspiration for Hogwarts (yes really!), here’s a look at all the amazing art and architecture in Porto.
Historic Places and Historic Sites Around the World
These are all of our blogs about historic places and historic sites around the world at A Brit and a Broad.
On our travels we may have come across one or two historic places and historic sites. Let’s see. There’s Machu Picchu in Peru, the Colosseum in Rome, Stonehenge in the UK. The list goes one.
Learning all about different cultures and societies directly at source really brings history to life, and that’s just another thing we love about travelling. However, it’s not just about the world’s most famous sites. It’s also about stumbling across a place you never knew even existed, like when we went to Heraclea Lyncestis in Macedonia and the Pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico. To us, this is the best way to learn about history!
There’s a reason why Petra is on everyone’s bucket list and from the Siq to the Treasury a tour of Petra is the perfect way to see all this place has to offer!
If you’re heading to Jordan then you’ve got to make the trip to Jerash – it’s one of the best preserved ancient Roman cities in the world and so damn beautiful!
Borobudur, Candi Ratu Boko & Prambanan are up there with the finest temples in the world, and these photos will show you why they should be on your bucket list.
Most visitor’s main objective when visiting Bagan in Myanmar is to find the perfect sunset watching spot and there are certainly a lot of them to be found.
From the smallest cluster of stones to the tallest pyramid the whole site is incredibly impressive, and taking in Tikal is a must on any trip to Guatemala.
San Cristóbal de las Casas is a hub for both Mexican and international tourists, and with Spanish charm and ingenious roots, it’s really no wonder why.
It’s stunning to think a site such as Teotihuacan is only an hour outside of Mexico City, and these ancient pyramids are arguably the best in all of Mexico.
Plovdiv is Europe’s oldest city and it is perfect for walking around with a camera in hand. Hopefully I have captured some of its beauty in this photo essay.
I spent two or three hours walking among the ruins and walls of Heraclea Lyncestis and I didn’t come across a single tourist. Not a single one.
The ancient city of Butrint was once one of the finest in all of the Roman Empire, and it is still a city that captivates people 2,400 years later.
The Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania, is the second largest administrative building in the world. In other words, it is absolutely massive.