Inside the race to save West Africa’s endangered lions; John Wendle; National Geographic

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It’s crucial to learn as much about these rare cats as fast as possible to save them from local extinction, conservationists say.

Source: Inside the race to save West Africa’s endangered lions

Quang Ninh travel guide 2022; Son Nguyen; Viet Reader

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As a province in the northeast of Vietnam, Quang Ninh is likened to a miniature Vietnam. The west leans against the mountain, the east slopes down to the first half of the Gulf of Tonkin with a coastline of about 250 km, many estuaries. Quang Ninh has land and sea borders with China. On the mainland, the north of the province is bordered by Guangxi, China; to the east is the Gulf of Tonkin; the West borders the provinces of Lang Son, Bac Giang and Hai Duong; bordering Hai Phong to the south.

Source: Quang Ninh travel guide 2022

Siem Reap: Cambodia’s city of hope, hip enclaves and heritage; Mavis Teo; Straits Times

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A slower pace in the formerly busy Siem Reap is why visitors are opting for longer stays.

Source: Siem Reap: Cambodia’s city of hope, hip enclaves and heritage

An Unfinished Cathedral In Spain Has Been Named 2022’s Top Attraction In The World; Kelsey Marie; Travel+Noire

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Would you visit an attraction that’s still under construction?

Source: An Unfinished Cathedral In Spain Has Been Named 2022’s Top Attraction In The World

‘The most beautiful city in France’: 48 hours in Bordeaux; Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls; Bradt Guides

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Home to a fabulous wine museum, an array of boutique hotels and great restaurants, Bordeaux is the perfect place to spend a weekend.

Source: ‘The most beautiful city in France’: 48 hours in Bordeaux

What’s missing from the Colosseum?; Giulia Francheschini; L’Italo-Americano

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The Colosseum is a symbol of Rome and Italy, with which everyone is familiar, even those who’ve never visited the site. It is majestic and grandiose, as its name suggests, but also reassuring in a way: just like an old friend or a great grandfather who still dispenses advice to the family, the Colosseum has always been there, as sturdy as a rock.

Source: What’s missing from the Colosseum? | L’Italo-Americano – Italian American bilingual news source

A Culture Hunter’s Guide To Bangkok; Livia Hengel; Forbes

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From floating markets and ancient ruins to a thriving contemporary art scene and luxurious hotels with unparalleled service, here’s what you can’t miss on your trip to the City of Angels.

Source: A Culture Hunter’s Guide To Bangkok

Why the world’s top hotels are racing for space in a newly open Saudi Arabia; Christopher Cameron; NY Post

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A welcome liberalization of Saudi society is just a piece of a $1 trillion push to turn the oil-dependent nation into the world’s playground.

Source: Why the world’s top hotels are racing for space in a newly open Saudi…

Video explores charm of West Lake; Ma Zhenhuan; China Daily

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The second episode of a cultural promotional series — The Romance and Love at West Lake, produced by the Hangzhou municipal publicity department in Zhejiang province — was released today to explore the charm of the West Lake from the perspective of foreigners.

Source: Video explores charm of West Lake

Profile: Teacher-turned-conservator brings centuries-old Chinese rock carvings to global stage; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Source: Profile: Teacher-turned-conservator brings centuries-old Chinese rock carvings to global stage

How to Plan a Trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included; Julia Buckley; Travel + Leisure

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Italy’s Amalfi Coast is sprinkled with colorful seaside towns. Julia Buckley’s guide will help you navigate the region like an expert.

Source: How to Plan a Trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included

Hominin fossils are a million years older than estimated; Alison Bosman; Earth

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Hominin fossils are a million years older than estimated…

Source: Hominin fossils are a million years older than estimated

GHNP celebrates 9th anniversary of world heritage tag; Tribune India

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A two-day event ‘Vishwa Dharohar Utsav’, which was organised to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the day when Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) got the status of world heritage site (WHS) from the UNESCO, concluded at Sai Ropa in Banjar today.

Source: GHNP celebrates 9th anniversary of world heritage tag

Tourist’s perplexing Lake District review complains national park has ‘too many’ lakes; Zahna Eklund; Daily Mirror

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10 Reasons Bruges, Belgium is Worth Visiting; Middle Journey

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Source: 10 Reasons Bruges, Belgium is Worth Visiting

This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month; Silvia Ascarelli; Market Watch

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“If the place you live in doesn’t delight and amaze you every day, you’re doing it wrong. And that’s how I feel about Cuenca,” says Saralee Squires.

Source: This Ecuadorean city in the Andes has perfect weather – and you can retire there for as little as $1,500 a month

Looking to bike in Europe? Lake Constance straddles three countries; Diane Daniel; Washington Post

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Lake Constance, with more than a dozen marked bicycle routes, is one of Europe’s most popular biking destinations.

Source: Looking to bike in Europe? Lake Constance straddles three countries.

The virtual Wall rescue; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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An elaborate e-tour program allows everyone to play hero by joining simulated restoration efforts at the World Heritage Site’s Xifengkou section.

Source: The virtual Wall rescue

UNESCO welcomes commitments made by Equinor and Responsible Jewellery Council to protect World Heritage; Unesco

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Source: UNESCO welcomes commitments made by Equinor and Responsible Jewellery Council to protect World Heritage

Birdwatch Ireland has concerns for vulnerable nesting birds on Skellig Michael; RadioKerry

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Source: Birdwatch Ireland has concerns for vulnerable nesting birds on Skellig Michael | RadioKerry.ie

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