Mediterranean

Byblos Lebanon

Oldest City in the World: Byblos, Lebanon

The holder of this title incurs more debate among archaeologists and historians than one might think. However if we are to define the metric...
lighthouse storm

Maritime Tech: A Lighthouse Guide

Lighthouses are a dying breed. Ships feared dark coastlines and relied on lighthouses to keep them safe from dangerous rocks. Today with GPS and...
Penthouse Adriatic Club Haludovo Palace Hotel

The Penthouse Adriatic Club at the Haludovo Palace Hotel

This architectural treasure is a remnant of the short-lived Yugoslavian casino boom of the early 1970’s. The Penthouse Adriatic Club casino at the Haludovo...

Abandoned Venice: The Ospedale al Mare

This once proud hospital served the people of the Lido for over seventy years. The Ospedale al Mare was a product of alternative thought...

Abandoned Airport: Ciudad Real

Nothing highlights the current Spanish financial problems like a new and abandoned airport. Opened in 2009 at a cost of €1.1bn, the Ciudad Real...