In all of my day tripping from London I have become quite fascinated with the history of my adoptive country. I moved here from a city with history dating back a whopping 160 years and in which we consider a building old if it was built before 1950. From that perspective, being in a country where there are actual Roman ruins is pretty exciting.

Today’s travels took me to St. Albans. Formerly known by its Roman name, Verulamium, St. Albans is home to a great many of these Roman ruins. From the old city wall to the Roman theater to the town-house and row of shops, I spent the afternoon taking in the Roman sites and enjoying the sunshine in Verulamium Park.

Roman ruins in St. Albans England