The ultimate hotel guide to the Italian Dolomites; Julia Buckley; National Geographic

Incredible food, laid-back resorts, superb snow and reasonable rates  — all against the backdrop of mountains so majestic that UNESCO gave the landscape World Heritage status. If one ski region has it all, it’s the Dolomites.

Source: The ultimate hotel guide to the Italian Dolomites

Singapore Itinerary – Best Places to Visit in Singapore in 3 days; Chris Christensen; Amateur Traveler

3 day itinerary for Singapore. An itinerary that includes some popular sites, gardens, temples, a mosque, fireworks and hawker centers…

Source: Singapore Itinerary – Best Places to Visit in Singapore in 3 days – Amateur Traveler

Exclusive for MoS readers: Explore Venice with TV’s Kevin McCloud; Daily Mail

On this exclusive cruise of the islands in the Venetian lagoon, you’ll get to see the City of Water in the company of designer and TV presenter Kevin McCloud.

Source: Exclusive for MoS readers: Explore Venice with TV’s Kevin McCloud

The 9 Most Colorful Cities In North America; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; TravelAwaits

Starting with the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey has heeded reader suggestions and compiled some real stunners. St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador, Key West in Florida, Izamal in Mexico — these colorful North American cities (and more) will cheer up any traveler.

Source: The 9 Most Colorful Cities In North America – TravelAwaits

In Ancient Indian Rock Caves, Scientists Find Prehistoric Fossil; Uttaran Dasgupta & Amrita Das; Minority Reporter

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Stunning photos of UNESCO sites in the US; Graeme Carey; Expresso Communication

World Heritage is a designation given to “places on Earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity” and therefore should be “protected for future generations to appreciate and enjoy.” As of 2020, there are 24 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States. Here are stunning photos from all 24 sites.

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Durdle Door – The Challenges Facing Our Jurassic Coast’s Heritage; Paul Reiffer;

Reflecting on the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site as a back-yard coastal destination – Paul looks at its recent past & future challenges…

Source: Durdle Door – The Challenges Facing Our Jurassic Coast’s Heritage | Paul Reiffer – Photographer

The holiday hotspots that are cheaper and more expensive than 2020; Harriet Sime; Daily Mail

Thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago, according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report.

Source: The holiday hotspots that are cheaper and more expensive than 2020

Our tantalising guide to happy days in Cyprus this summer; Tom Chesshyre; Daily Mail

The Cyprus minister of tourism, Savvas Perdios, says he can’t wait to welcome Britons back to its gorgeous beaches. Here Tom Chesshyre offers up a tantalising guide to the best of the island.

Source: Our tantalising guide to happy days in Cyprus this summer

Pope to visit ancient city of Ur, ‘the cradle of civilization’; Azhar Al-Rubaie; Al Jazeera

Pope Francis expected to visit the ancient southern Iraqi city of Ur on Saturday.

Source: Pope to visit ancient city of Ur, ‘the cradle of civilization’

Hadrian’s Wall 1900: Year-long festival to celebrate landmark; Cumbria Crack

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NPC deputy discusses Dunhuang culture; Wang Ru; China Daily

The Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province are a glorious pearl on the ancient Silk Road, and a typical example of traditional Chinese culture, said Su Bomin, a deputy to the National People’s Congress, in an interview during the fourth session of the 13th congress which opened on Friday in Beijing.

Source: NPC deputy discusses Dunhuang culture

In Picture: Bouddhanath Stupa stands tall amid the concrete jungle; Himalayan Times

The picture presents an aerial view of the Bouddhanath Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in Kathmandu, as seen on Thursday.

Source: In Picture: Bouddhanath Stupa stands tall amid the concrete jungle

7 must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey; Argun Konuk; Daily Sabah

Source: 7 must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey

Madhya Pradesh: Covid pandemic deter tourists from heritage sites, lowers the footfall by almost 50 percent; Smita; Free Press Journal

Source: Madhya Pradesh: Covid pandemic deter tourists from heritage sites, lowers the footfall by almost 50 percent

Why Cyprus might be the ideal destination for your first post-lockdown holiday; Prudence Wade; Independent

With delicious food and pristine beaches, Cyprus could be the perfect reintroduction to international travel.

Source: Why Cyprus might be the ideal destination for your first post-lockdown holiday

The world’s natural wonders most in danger; Rachel Truman; Love Exploring

The world is full of natural wonders but many of our most precious landscapes are increasingly at risk. Whether its the imminent threat of climate change, destructive weather systems or the toll of human impact, some of Earth’s most incredible, important and enchanting corners are facing a precarious future.

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Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey; Dave; Go Backpacking

Visiting Mount Nemrut (Nemrut Dagi) in southeastern Turkey stands out as two of the most memorable hours of Dave’s six week trip to the country.

Source: Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey

A Guide to Puglia – Italy’s Newest Hotspot; Italy Magazine

Italy’s magic has been shifting over the last five years. While the Tuscan charm still attracts large volumes of tourists, slowly and steadily, the welcoming southern Italian hospitality is drawing more and more visitors to its region.

Source: A Guide to Puglia – Italy’s Newest Hotspot

Fallingwater tour season begins Saturday, but inside remains closed; Jacob Tierney; TribLive

 

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