6 Best World Heritage Castles in Europe

Best World Heritage Castles in Europe

Europe is home to some of the world’s most amazing castles. So it’s not surprising that some of the best World Heritage castles are in Europe. Located in every part of the continent, these beautiful UNESCO listed castles are as impressive as they are varied. There are so many that it’s hard to decide on … Read more

World Heritage Sites of South West USA

World Heritage Sites South West USA

The World Heritage Sites of the South West USA are absolutely fantastic. There’s such a great mixture of UNESCO sites here: incredible nature, fascinating culture, and some modern works thrown in as well. It’s a great example of how broad World Heritage Sites can be, as you’ve got some of the world’s most famous locations … Read more

Industrial World Heritage Sites

Industrial World Heritage Sites

On our Journey, I’ve found myself really enjoying industrial World Heritage Sites. Although it’s not something I’d ever really considered, the World Heritage List has many factories, mills, mines, and company towns. There’s a lot to explore here, so let’s get into it: the best Industrial World Heritage Sites! Völklingen Ironworks, Germany – World Heritage … Read more

The 7 Best UNESCO World Heritage Gardens


The UNESCO World Heritage List contains many gardens. Are you wondering which are the best UNESCO gardens? These are our favourite UNESCO World Heritage gardens: an interesting mix of Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Botanical. Classical Gardens of Suzhou – World Heritage Site, China This World Heritage site covers a series of nine Chinese gardens, located … Read more

World Heritage Sites in Denmark

UNESCO World Heritage Denmark

There are many famous landmarks in Denmark: Lego, vikings, gorgeous Copenhagen and the Little Mermaid. But there’s also ten Denmark World Heritage sites, including three in Greenland. There’s an interesting mix of nature, modern and ancient history, so read on for our guide to all World Heritage sites in Denmark! Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement … Read more

The 7 UNESCO Sites in Sicily

Sicily UNESCO Sites

When most people think of Sicily, they think of red wine, olives, and The Godfather. But did you know there are seven UNESCO sites in Sicily? From the awe-inspiring Mount Etna, to the incredible Roman history of Villa Romana del Casale, to the surprising architecture of bustling Palermo. Read on for our guide to Sicily’s … Read more

Catalan Modernism World Heritage Sites

Catalan Modernism World Heritage

One of the best things about visiting World Heritage Sites is discovering new styles of art, design and architecture, and one of my favourite discoveries has been the Catalan Modernism style. This unique style of architecture, centred on Catalonia in north-eastern Spain, is closely related to art nouveau and dates from the early 20th century. It’s also called Catalan … Read more

8 World Heritage Sites of Eastern Czechia

Eastern Czechia World Heritage Sites

In late 2017, our World Heritage Journey had the opportunity to visit the eight World Heritage sites in eastern Czechia (as it’s sometimes known these days, though still officially the Czech Republic). It’s amazing that there’s so many World Heritage sites in such a small area. These World Heritage sites are all quite varied, with … Read more

9 Best Modern Architecture World Heritage Sites

Tugendhat Villa - Modern Architecture World Heritage

Modern architecture World Heritage sites are surprisingly common. These UNESCO modern architecture sites come in many shapes and styles, from modern factory architecture to office buildings, houses to performance spaces. They’re all fascinating in their own way, and provide an incredible insight into the shaping of the modern world. Read on for the most impressive … Read more

World Heritage Sites of Andalusia

Andalusia World Heritage Sites

Andalusia in southern Spain has a rich and varied history, which has left behind a fascinating array of palaces, castles, cathedrals and other buildings. Additionally, it has some beautiful untouched landscapes. Many of these sites have been recognised by UNESCO for their cultural and natural significance. On our World Heritage Journey, we have visited all … Read more