We Got The Leibster Award

For those of you who are unaware, the Leibster Award has been designed by bloggers, for bloggers. It’s passed from person to person to encourage connection and support within the blogging community, and aims to discover new and upcoming bloggers. My Questions Why did you start travelling? I wanted to make my way around Australia as a fruit-picker the…

It’s been a busy few months..

Firstly a huge thank you to the loyal 2,000 odd readers who despite little new content over the past few weeks, have continued to engage and visit the site daily! Your dedication to our cause and loyal readership is surely appreciated! It definitely helps reinforce that writing these posts isn’t a waste of time! WHERE…

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

I am so excited and beyond grateful to receive the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award from TrippinTwins! Erica and Tara are twins from the USA. We’ve only recently started interacting with these girls and they are complete GEMS; I’d like to say we are becoming internet friends! They both work 9-5 jobs and spend every spare…

Our Top 5 Posts From the Last Year

8th of August is the date we officially became The Heritage Travels. As a way to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of our travel blog we decided to share the TOP 5 posts from the last 12 months! 5. The Outbound App // 271 Views One of our first promotions was for this cool new…

I Crossed Something Off My Bucket List…

Today I crossed a world heritage site off of my bucket list…but not because I went there. I crossed it off because it has been destroyed. It is no longer the incredible 2000 year old site in Iraq which has been long known for the well preserved artefacts and integrity of the structure. It is…

A Year of Blogging

HOLY SMOKES! What a year! It has officially been one year since I clicked SIGN UP to my WordPress account. This year long experience has been an incredible one. One year ago I started my blog – Hypothyroid Archaeologist. At the time I did not really know what I wanted to blog about, just that…

GoUNESCO: Join the Challenge

Recently I joined the GoUNESCO Challenge. Essentially the idea is to make visiting World Heritage Sites more fun by introducing different challenges. Every time you upload a photo from your trip to a World Heritage Site you earn points, and at the end of each year the person with the highest points for the challenges…

Developing Tourism at Göbekli Tepe

Tourism is developing in the Urfa region of Turkey as interest grows to visit Göbekli Tepe. This is a c. 11000 year old site which consists of massive carved stones crafted and arranged by people around 6000 years before Stonehenge. Adding to its mystery, this site was built by people who had not yet discovered stone…