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.…

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.…

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

Β  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…