9 Reasons To Visit The Cinque Terre’s Gorgeous “Sixth Town”—Portovenere; Catherine Sabino; Forbes

This Riviera gem offers what its more famous counterparts are known for—splendid seaside settings, extraordinarily scenic coastlines, rustic Ligurian cuisine—and a lot more.

Source: 9 Reasons To Visit The Cinque Terre’s Gorgeous “Sixth Town”—Portovenere

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Japanese city struggles as its World Heritage sheen fades; Aoi Kobayashi; Japan Times

Drastic drops in the number of visitors to the Tomioka Silk Mill, a designated World Heritage Site in Gunma Prefecture, leaves citizens looking to find new ways to boost tourism.

Source: Japanese city struggles as its World Heritage sheen fades | The Japan Times

Yogyakarta Travel Guide 2019 Blog: Things To Do, Sample Itinerary, Travel Tips And More!

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Years Of Negligence By Govt Puts Darjeeling’s Toy Train’s ‘World Heritage’ Tag In Danger; Bobins Abraham; India Times

Built in 1881, the 88 km long Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1999.

Source: Years Of Negligence By Govt Puts Darjeeling’s Toy Train’s ‘World Heritage’ Tag In Danger

From Madrid: Toledo Tour with Wine Tasting and 7 Monuments; Get Your Guide

Learn about the multi-faith history of Toledo on a full-day bus tour from Madrid. Enjoy a wines and tapas tasting and learn about wine making traditions in Castilla La Mancha.

Source: From Madrid: Toledo Tour with Wine Tasting and 7 Monuments

University researchers study needs of San Antonio mission; Scott Huddleston; San Antonio Express-News

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China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions; Jevans Nyabiage; SCMP

Beijing’s efforts to cut emissions domestically coincide with coal-financing ventures overseas that include a power plant in a Kenyan town whose Unesco World Heritage status is at stake.

Source: China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions

Why Peru Wants You to Avoid Machu Picchu; Nick Dall; The Ozy

Amid growing concerns about overcrowding, the Peruvian tourism industry is now luring visitors to other stunning trails and historic venues.

Source: Why Peru Wants You to Avoid Machu Picchu

‘Bent’ pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism; Reuters

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Pharoah Sneferu’s structure marks key step in Egyptian architecture, as builders had to change the angle when it started to crack…

Source: ‘Bent’ pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism

Mysteries of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary unveiled through restoration; VNN

Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary – a UNESCO-recognised world heritage in Quảng Nam Province has been preserved since it was built thousands of years ago. Work is under way to make sure the site is available for future generations.

Source: Mysteries of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary unveiled through restoration