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UNEP launches a virtual journey through three unique desert ecosystems; UN Environment Program

 

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Virtually travel Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire, on this stunning photo tour; Lydia Schrandt; 10Best

Come along as we visit this nation at the crossroads of Europe and Asia through 25 spectacular photos.

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Fallingwater announces reopening date; Nate Doughty; Biz Journals

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Become enchanted by everything Toulouse; Stars Insider

Toulouse, a city in the southern French region of Occitanie, is known as La Ville Rose (“The Pink City”) for its terra-cotta rooftops and red-brick churches. Hugging the banks of the Garonne river, Toulouse boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, one of which is the Canal du Midi, a mighty man-made waterway that connects the Atlantic with the Mediterranean. With its collection of splendid museums, an envious culinary tradition, and renown as the largest space center in Europe, Toulouse is an attractive and compelling destination. Click through and find out more about this historic French city.

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Emmanuel Macron’s lavish birthday party in palace sparked fury: ‘Who is king?’; Martina Bet; Daily Express

EMMANUEL MACRON’s decision to celebrate his 40th birthday at a 440-room palace built for a king sparked fury from his political rivals, who accused him of being the “president of the rich”.

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The misty beauty of Jamaica’s Blue Mountains captured on camera; Emma Lewis; Global Voices

The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, recently designated a UNESCO world heritage site, celebrated its 28th anniversary with a photography competition. Here’s a look at the winning entries.

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City museum displays cultural heritage of Turkey’s Safranbolu; Anadolu Agency

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Vic Falls remains top global tourism destination; Leonard Ncube; Zimbabwe Situation

VICTORIA FALLS is the second-best place to visit for holiday and leisure in the world, according to Geo Fernweh, a German travel inspiration magazine.

Source: Vic Falls remains top global tourism destination – Zimbabwe Situation

Historic Quarters and Fortifications: 25 years since Luxembourg City was recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Site; Jeannot Ries; RTL

In December 1994, the old quarters and fortifications of Luxembourg City were officially enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. An anniversary that is expected to be celebrated in April, albeit digitally on the terrain itself.

Source: Historic Quarters and Fortifications: 25 years since Luxembourg City was recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Site

How to Pretend You’re in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Today; Stephanie Rosenbloom; NY Times

 

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10 Places to Visit in Australia (That Aren’t Sydney); Kiersten; The Blonde Abroad

While Sydney is incredible, there’s so much more to OZ! Here’s a list of ten places in Australia that you should visit.

Source: 10 Places to Visit in Australia (That Aren’t Sydney) • The Blonde Abroad

Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter 

The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece’s long history, now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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Blue carbon: how three Australian marine sites lock away 2bn tonnes of CO2; Graham Readfearn; Guardian

Greenhouse gas stored in country’s marine world heritage sites about same as four years of emissions

Source: Blue carbon: how three Australian marine sites lock away 2bn tonnes of CO2

15 of Canada’s Most Stunning Natural Wonders; James March; Fodors

Despite being the world’s second-largest country, how many of these Canadian natural wonders are you aware of?

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Argentina’s National Parks Provide An Ideal Way To Experience The Country’s Great Diversity Of Landscapes And Climates; PR Newswire

Argentina is a treasure trove of natural attractions. The country’s wide-open spaces unveil a great diversity of landscapes, geological formations, and climates ranging from subtropical in the north to sub-Antarctic in the far south.

Source: Argentina’s National Parks Provide An Ideal Way To Experience The Country’s Great Diversity Of Landscapes And Climates

Best Things to do in Nova Scotia; Dave Bouskill & Debra Corbeil; PlanetD

From Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil’s several visits to the East Coast, they have compiled the ultimate list of things to do in Nova Scotia, Canada to help you plan your trip.

Source: Best Things to do in Nova Scotia – The Ultimate Travel Guide

UNESCO Heritage Shimla-Kalka Rail Coaches To Get Makeover, New Survey For Track; Ashwani Sharma; Outlook india

Shimla-Kalka train coaches to be fitted with large glass windows and glass sky-roof

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Wonders of Italy: Paestum; Italy Magazine

Paestum is home to one of Italy’s most incredible archaeological sites.

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Asia’s 8 Most Enchanting Mangrove Forests Open For Visitors; Manas Sen Gupta; Prestige Online

Manas Sen Gupta takes you through some of the mangrove forests open to visitors to witness the wonders of nature.

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Open for Business: Best things to do in Northern Rivers, NSW; Lauren McMah; News.com.au

 

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