15 Countries Archtrove Recommends To Visit

The Architecture of each country is unique and individual. Yes, some countries have taken influence from other countries but each country has adapted it in its own. Here is a list of my top recommendations to visit around the world. 1) ITALY Italy has a diverse architectural style due to Italy's division into several city-states.…

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10 Achitectural Quotes From 10 Architect

Famous architects have tried to teach us over the years to never underestimate the power of design. These wise and beautiful words from your favorite positive thinkers will get you in the right mindset to tackle whatever obstacles lie ahead. Inspirational quotes from successful people can help you reframe negative thoughts during tough times and…

10 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Nottingham

The city of Nottingham is famous for being the home of legendary outlaw Robin Hood and most recently home to Wollaton Hall, the home of Batman. The city has lots of history with a castle in the city centre (not common in most cities) and a Lace Market which was once the centre of the…

8 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Bristol

One of the largest cities in England, Bristol sits on the River Avon, with lots of street art and quirky buildings. A colourful and vibrant city popular with the younger and more alternate population. Making itself known as the city where anything goes, from all variety of street art to quirky cafes and bars. It…

6 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Bilbao

Bilbao is the north of Spain in the Basque country. Although it is a large city it has a peaceful countryside vibe to it which is not the rest of Spain. The Guggenheim in Bilbao has ALWAYS been one of those buildings. Its constant mention and its unique sculptured design has always put it top…

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.…

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8 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Coventry

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…

Archtrove Travels To Bruges – Small and Mighty

Bruges is a small city located an hour from Belgium. After coming from Brussels, the size is contrasting. However, the small size does not mean it doesn't pack a punch. A UNESCO-listed old town, architecturally rich with well-preserved authentic gems. As you make your way from the train station to the city centre, (a short…

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Archtrove Travels To Brussels – Not Just Politics

A weekend trip to Brussels during the Christmas Period is not complete without a light show. A 20-minute show shown through the main square in the city centre. Depicting across the buildings, on all four sides, making it a beautiful sight to see. Stood in the centre, the bright blue lit up Christmas Tree adorned…