“Cities are the greatest creation of humanity.”
The structures that surround us have helped shape and form almost every aspect of life. From the great iconic buildings and monuments around the world, almost every traveler will experience a structure that will leave an indelible impression in the mind. From marvelous ancient buildings that define our history to modern ones that inspire the imagination, exploring architecture is an inescapable part of almost any journey.
The world is full of beautiful cities and towns built over hundred of years. The unique architecture and amazing building designs have created some great wonders in the world. Travel to such architecture rich cities and admire the beauty of man-made creations!
On a warm June day, the ocean breeze cools balmy Busan, South Korean’s busiest port city. As I stand overlooking Gamcheon Culture Village nestled on the coast, I shiver as I imagine what it once was: a dangerous slum, ravaged by war. Read moreAsia Architecture History The Arts
Out of view, built into the hill above, rises Arcosanti, a prototype of arcology. Arcology, a concept coined by Soleri himself by combining “architecture” and “ecology,” is the idea that architecture can be in harmony with the landscape. Read moreUnited States Architecture Sustainability
Portugal lies in the southwest corner of Europe on the Iberian peninsula. Its mostly Mediterranean climate, flavorful cuisine, and the charm and friendliness of its people make it a place to visit again and again. As we dream of the days when we can travel again, I am treasuring my … Read more Read moreEurope Architecture Food & Drink History
Blessed with rich biodiversity and dramatic terrains, this North-Eastern state of India with Assam to its north and Bangladesh to its south is a paradise for nature lovers. The matrilineal state has decked herself up wonderfully for adventure seekers and laid back travelers across the globe. Read moreIndia Adventure Architecture
Rumi. That is one of the first thoughts that would cross your mind when you visit Istanbul. When you google Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, the Grand Market, the Blue Mosque would be the topmost tourist attractions on the list. Read moreAsia Europe Architecture History
An estimated 30 million visitors per year make London the most visited city in the United Kingdom. Red telephone booths, Tower Bridge, and the allure of a royal family sighting make it the perfect first taste of what England has to offer, but why stop there when there are so … Read more Read moreUnited Kingdom Architecture History
Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, is a stunning metropolis that boasts a rich history, unique culture, and picturesque landscapes. The city is widely known for its stunning architecture, natural thermal baths, delicious cuisine, and vibrant nightlife. With so much to see and do, Budapest has become a must-visit destination … Read more Read moreEurope Architecture
A block from Havana’s famous Malecon, I found myself standing on a curb, sharing a bottle of rum with my good friend and traveling companion Sandra, and three strangers. We’d all met earlier at a nearby salsa club tucked in an alleyway between the Centro and Old Havana neighborhoods, a … Read more Read moreCaribbean and Atlantic Off the Beaten Path Architecture
The British colonized India for over 200 years, and cities such as Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai are home to notable Victorian-era buildings. But Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, was the capital of India for 39 years during the British rule, and it remains the top spot to see colonial architecture, a … Read more Read moreAsia Architecture
The volcanic island of Tenerife, the largest and most diverse of the Canary Island Archipelago, is a fabulous year-round destination with record-breaking numbers of visitors each year. Read moreSpain Off the Beaten Path Architecture
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. We’ve all heard this saying before. Just like seeing replicas of designer handbags and clothes, there are replicas of the world’s most famous architectural landmarks. While replicas can be seen as a sign of flattery, they may not be in great competition with … Read more Read moreThe World Architecture
Most people know Windsor Castle as the venue for the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, swiftly followed by the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, but there’s far more to Windsor Castle than just royal matrimonial events. Read moreUnited Kingdom Family Travel Architecture The Arts