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.…

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…

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 Belgium – Chocolate and More

Belgium Architecture Belgium architecture like most of Europe is known for its conquests and its occupiers, predominantly, the French and the Dutch so expect beautifully coloured buildings, finesse and style everywhere you turn. As a pinnacle centre for science and the arts, it has been known for its riches and these have seen investment into…

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15 Reasons Why Archtrove Travels To Birmingham

Birmingham, the second-largest city in England is often overlooked even though it has some of the best things to see and do which include, the home to Lord of The Rings, Cadburys Factory and the Industrial Revolution. Most of the city's architecture is relatively new, and expansion over the last 10 years has allowed some…

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Archtrove Travels To Tunis – The Paris of North Africa

My visit to Tunis was brief. A day trip from the city of Hammamet in which we were staying and therefore was only able to do a whistle-stop tour. Badou Museum, Tunisia In that time we visited the Badou Museum. The museum is the second largest in Africa after the Cairo Museum. Inside the building…

Archtrove Travels To Chicago – The Home of Skyscrapers (and Pizza)

Chicago, nicknamed the Windy City, is true to its name, but it is so much more. Not only does it have the status of being the home of the first skyscraper, it also has character. Something you would not expect from a city that had historical buildings destroyed in a Great Fire and skyscrapers now…

5 Transport Hubs Archtrove Finds In Birmingham

Birmingham is the second-largest city in England and located in the West Midlands region. Although it has multiple Industrial Revolution-era landmarks that speak to its 18th-century history as a manufacturing powerhouse. It’s also home to a network of canals. However, nowadays, people travel to Birmingham in different ways. 1) BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT Birmingham Airport is an…

Archtrove Travels To Marrakesh – Streets and Souks

Marrakesh, a walled city bustling with people with catacomb-like streets full of hustle and bustle trade selling everything from spice to rugs. With traditional architecture dating back to Berber times, and not a skyscraper in sight, Marrakesh has stayed true to its origins earning a World Heritage Site status. The only tall structure being the…

The Architecture Travel Guide to Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw was not what I expected, in terms of Architecture, in terms of food, in terms of everything. Yes, there are still huge concrete buildings to reflect its past but there are also beautiful colourful buildings and ornate architecture one would not associate with Poland. The grey and grim city it once was is no…