Photographer Voreas captured these striking images of an abandoned building completely consumed by snow and ice after climbing Mount Ossa in the Thessaly region of Greece.
One of several ghost cities of Eurasia, the abandoned resort of Varosha in Famagusta was once Northern Cyprus’ most exclusive tourist resort, now known by some as the ‘Ghost City’.
The village of Athelstaneford, about 20 miles east of Edinburgh, is noticeable primarily for its pretty church, characteristic Scottish cottages and traditional red telephone kiosk, which now serves as the local book exchange, or ‘Book Nook’.
When Martyn Hillier was told he could turn his off-license in the Kent village of Herne into a pub, he didn’t realise the key role he would play in redefining Britain’s ailing pub trade – with the micropub.
They’ve been shipped to collectors overseas and repurposed as book exchanges. But an alarming number of Britain’s much loved red telephone boxes have been left out in the cold
Not only is the Kent Battle of Britain Museum the oldest and largest collection of Battle of Britain artefacts in the UK, it also boasts an unusual collection of aircraft mock-ups used during the making of the epic 1969 film.
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For almost a year, from February to December 1916, fierce fighting on hilly terrain north of Verdun-sur-Meuse transformed the landscape forever and became one of the most devastating battles in history.
We’ve all seen post-apocalyptic visions of the end of the world, from disaster art to cities devoid of life. Now, artist James Chadderton has brought the apocalypse to England, laying waste to the great northern city of Manchester.
Firefox: no, not Mozilla! We’re talking about the fictional Soviet MiG-31 super fighter stolen by Mitchell Gant (Clint Eastwood), in the film adaptation of Craig Thomas’ 1977 novel.
In our latest bid to pay homage to Britain’s iconic red telephone boxes, we thought we’d point you toward this article by Londonist featuring a kiosk that’s become an unofficial shrine to Sherlock Holmes.
This week’s link round-up from our online friends and those we admire includes weird and wonderful flying cars, abandoned power stations, conspiracy theories and voodoo.
When we launched Urban Ghosts in 2009 and wanted to see what was already out there, a quick Google search for “abandoned places” revealed the brilliant WebUrbanist.
They were both lethal killers, but the Predator’s warrior-like sense of fair play arguably made the Alien a more ruthless adversary. Here, though, the two space monsters engage in friendly rivalry like never before.
This abandoned Second World War pillbox is among several hidden in the sand dunes of Northumberland’s Embleton Bay. But it isn’t the only relic of war to be found along this stretch of heritage coastline.