Together these two landmarks are Lisbon’s only World Heritage Site – and a testament to a period that changed the world.
I went to this off-the-path World Heritage Site and was disappointed with what was left. Luckily, amongst the ruins, I found something even better!
It’s been more than a hundred years since the last Burmese King lived in the Royal Palace of Mandalay. But now it’s been restored for visitors.
The ancestral home of the Prussian Kings has not been a residence for centuries. But it’s a beautiful reminder of the family who once controlled Germany.
It’s safer these days to kiss the Blarney Stone than when you were dangled off a castle – but that doesn’t mean it’s now a comfortable experience!
Riding the Death Railway and seeing the track where so many people lost their lives is a sobering experience. It’s hard to imagine what it was like.
So many good men lost their lives during the construction of the ill-fated Burma-Thailand Railway. Hellfire Pass is a moving tribute to the POWs.
It was once the largest city on earth, a trading metropolis with people from around the world. Now there are just ruins… still worth the visit, though!
One of the most beautiful cities of France, Bordeaux, is normally known for its wine. But visit and you’ll see it has a special link to water as well.