The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

When someone mentions visiting Brazil, I think most immediately conjure up images of the frenetic, wild, magnificent, spectacular Rio – the  chaos, colour, samba, and spice. However, just a few hours west, there is a charming treasure to explore: Paraty (pronounced para-chee). Paraty is a quiet colonial town, a UNESCO world heritage site which captures … More The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

Architecture and art: Strolling through Saltaire

Saltaire Village, a quaint little town near Bradford, was one of the other designations on the #DykxhoornDarling tour. Saltaire just happens to be a World Heritage Site. The town was built by Sir Titus Salt, who built the town as “model industrial village” based on his ideals of social consciousness. According to UNESCO, Saltaire’s layout … More Architecture and art: Strolling through Saltaire