Archtrove Travels To Bristol – Blissful Balloons

Where: Bristol What To See: - lots of street art - M Shed -the coloured houses - Bristol Cathedrale - the harbourside industrial warehouses turned shops and restaurants Although it is one of the largest cities in England and I have lived here all my life and it is only an hour and a half…

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Archtrove Travels To Bilbao – The Quiet Spain

Where: Bilbao, Spain Buildings to See: Guggenheim Museum Azkuna Zentroa Market Hall   As someone who studied architecture, the Guggenheim in Bilbao has ALWAYS been one of those buildings. It constant mention and its unique sculptured design have put it top of my list. But I never managed to get there due to one thing…

Archtrove Travels To Majestic Madrid – Time for the Capital

I have been to Spain a few times, the first being to Barcelona during a university trip. A beautiful coastal city with ample architecture delights to showcase. And as a university trip, it was. After that was a family trip to Malaga, the opposite of the Barcelona holiday. A leisurely traipsing around a city trip…

Archtrove Travels To Spain – The Iberian Peninsula

Spanish architecture was once only limited to Spain, bit nowadays it is spread across the world taking influence from the Mediterranean and Northern Africa. First came the Romans, then the Moors. First the Christians, then the Muslims. Each, pulling Spain in a different direction and thus changing the landscape of the country, cities and people.…

Archtrove Travels To The East End – London’s Hipster Quarter

London's East End is known for its quirky finds. It diversity has helped with its street-food, its eye-popping street art and its general shabby chic street decorations. However London changes, Brick Lane and surrounding areas still have a old school charm of brickclad, cobbled street and ethnic street signs. Due to area being "cheaper" than…

Archtrove Travels To Abu Dhabi – the UAE Capital

  Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is not a city I thought I would be visiting before the arrival of Instagram. I have always visited Dubai as a result of flights to other parts of the world and therefore have never had an interest to go. As my sister was working was working…

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Archtrove Travels To Coventry – The Industrial Change

Coventry is home to three cathedrals and a naked Lady Godiva riding through the streets. It is the second largest city after Birmingham in the West Midlands. Usually it gets overlooked due to its post war look and and industrial feel. Although, this has Made it a hub for motor companies. Most of Coventry was…