World Heritage Sites in India include Taj Mahal, Khajuraho, Agra Fort & others; read list; Republic World

April 18 is celebrated as World Heritage Day. Take a look at the list of 38 World Heritage Sites in India listed by UNESCO, to spread awareness.

Source: World Heritage Sites in India include Taj Mahal, Khajuraho, Agra Fort & others; read list

Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour; Kate Shuttleworth; Guardian

Photograph: robertharding/Alamy

As the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens, there’s no need to look north for ski chalets, onsens or hip city breaks

Source: Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour

Bhopal: Bi-weekly AI flight to connect Khajuraho to Delhi, Varanasi; Free Press Journal

The Jhansi-Khajuraho National Highway is being widened by NHAI to provide better road connectivity to Khajuraho…

Source: Bhopal: Bi-weekly AI flight to connect Khajuraho to Delhi, Varanasi

Declared as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, know about These 7 churches in Old Goa!; Sugandhaa Pandey; Knock Sense

Source: Basilica of Bom Jesus

International Day of Monuments and Sites 2021 – Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures; Unesco

Source: International Day of Monuments and Sites 2021 – Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures

Israel criticized for silencing call to prayer from Al-Aqsa Mosque; Daoud Kuttab; Religion News

The move reportedly came after the agency that oversees Jerusalem’s holy sites refused to voluntarily turn off loudspeakers for a ceremony at the Western Wall.

Source: Israel criticized for silencing call to prayer from Al-Aqsa Mosque

Into the wild: Epic pictures of magnificent beasts in their natural environment; Kavita Majumdar; Business Insider

Mohan Thomas is primarily a self-learnt wildlife photographer, though he has attended one or two photography workshops.His weapon of choice is the Nikon D6, D850 bodies and 600mm f4, 300mm f2.8 and 70-200 f2.8 lenses. Like every photographer out there Thomas believes patience, perseverance and persistence is the only thing that will ensure excellence in this field.It took Mohan Thomas, a civil engineer by profession and wildlife photographer by passion, 12 years to sight a tiger. So much was his joy at the time that he began to weep and was unable to take a single picture.

Source: Into the wild: Epic pictures of magnificent beasts in their natural environment

Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets; Louise Shewan, Dougald O’reilly & Thonglith Luangkhoth; Phys.org

Source: Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets

World heritage be dammed: as reckless dam nears completion, Tanzania must not be let off the hook; Rachel MacKenna; EIA

The Tanzanian Government, after pushing to inscribe the Selous on the World Heritage List in recognition of its outstanding universal value, singlehandedly decided to greenlight a massive hydropower dam in the middle of the reserve, a decision which experts agree is pushing the area irreversibly close to an environmental catastrophe.

Source: World heritage be dammed: as reckless dam nears completion, Tanzania must not be let off the hook – EIA

Open air event spaces with Royal Museums Greenwich; Conference News

The great outdoors has never been so popular and as we return to live events this summer, venues with open air spaces will be in high demand. With expansive lawns, intimate gardens, courtyards with a view and even a ship with a top deck, Royal Museums Greenwich has an outdoor event space for every occasion. From summer parties, corporate hospitality to brand activations and filming, the experienced events team will find the perfect location for your next outdoor event.

Source: Open air event spaces with Royal Museums Greenwich

€120,000 spent preparing Skellig Michael last year despite island remaining closed; Radio Kerry

Source: €120,000 spent preparing Skellig Michael last year despite island remaining closed | RadioKerry.ie

AlUla: The five districts of the world’s largest living museum; Independent

The five districts, each highlighting a different heritage site, will transport you into another realm…

Source: AlUla: The five districts of the world’s largest living museum

The 10 Cheapest Countries To Visit In 2021; Brian Thomas; TravelAwaits

In 2021, you can experience new cultures, lounge on exotic beaches, and sample the world’s finest culinary delicacies without breaking the bank. Here are the cheapest countries to visit.

Source: The 10 Cheapest Countries To Visit In 2021 – TravelAwaits

Explore the 7 regions of Turkey: an incredible geographical collection; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

LLM teams up with Property Turkey to take a closer look at Turkey’s seven diverse regions and the amazing experiences visitors can expect.

Source: Explore the 7 regions of Turkey: an incredible geographical collection | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

5 Places in Bulgaria Even Locals Should Visit Again; Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria is a stunning country in eastern Europe. The capital, Sofia, is a super popular tourist hotspot.

Source: 5 Places in Bulgaria Even Locals Should Visit Again – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Jordan welcomes UNESCO’s board unanimous adoption of resolution on Jerusalem’s old city and its walls; WAFA

Source: Jordan welcomes UNESCO’s board unanimous adoption of resolution on Jerusalem’s old city and its walls

Rocking Barberton’s Makhonjwa Geotrail; Lauren Dold; Getaway

Lauren Dold go geological at South Africa’s most recent Unesco World Heritage Site at Barberton and bring you a look at a revamped glamping lodge near Badplaas.

Source: Rocking Barberton’s Makhonjwa Geotrail

The luxury travel guide to Cambodia; Natasha Heard; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

From vibrant cities to cultural monuments, Natasha Heard will take you to all the best attractions the country has to offer.

Source: The luxury travel guide to Cambodia | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Best UK city breaks to book this summer; Independent

With domestic travel given the green light from 12 April, here’s The Independent’s pick of domestic stays…

Source: Best UK city breaks to book this summer

Cola made from the island that inspired Princess Mononoke begins crowdfunding; Master Blaster; SoraNews24

“Natural” and “world heritage” aren’t words often used to describe cola.

Source: Cola made from the island that inspired Princess Mononoke begins crowdfunding

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