When some refugees from Ancient Greece started a new colony on the shore of today’s Italy, they didn’t realise that 2500 years later their city would be the best preserved in the world!
The dynasties that lived here in the Imperial City of Hue didn’t just influence Vietnam, they changed the world.
Belem Tower in Lisbon, Portugal, appears to rise out of the river. It was built centuries ago as protection for the city and is now a World Heritage Site.
With a map to follow – and key sites to look out for – here is everything you need to know to see the best of Pompeii independently.
What makes the Taj Mahal in India such a powerful symbol of love – and power? Here’s what to look for when you visit the Taj Mahal yourself.
This mystical land of Sintra, just a short trip from Lisbon, takes you on a journey through centuries of opulent artistic creations.
Together these two landmarks are Lisbon’s only World Heritage Site – and a testament to a period that changed the world.
These little white houses with their odd conical roofs have been here for centuries but have some surprisingly innovative design elements.
The historic centre of Naples is a World Heritage Site and you’ll see why if you can avoid the chaos and find the grandeur.