Traditionally, towards the end of the year, me and my wife would discuss travel plans for the next year. We each get to choose 1 destination, and we’d fill in the spots with nearer, easier to get to places as and when time (and mood) permits.

Here’s my pick for 2018:

Make a guess where this is.

It’s frequently listed on every “Top 10 places to see before you die” YouTube videos.

Plus I absolutely love places with a rich history. It makes my skin tingle when I’m there, thinking that several hundred years ago, in a totally different world from now, someone has touched that same stone wall as me. It’s like a tiny part of me gets transported into that era, and I love that experience. It’s fascinating.

Maybe that’s why I was good at history as a kid. It’s a series of fascinating stories to me. I …