Americans can now travel to 47 nations for vacation and tourism — here’s the list of every open country and how to get there; Rachel Premack & Thomas Pallini; Markets Insider
Best of the World: Cultural and Historical Journeys to Undertake in 2021; Bo Yeon Lim; NatGeo Travelelr
From discovering traditional Chinese shanshui in Tonglu, lessons in jazz and local legends in Spain’s Vitoria-Gasteiz and archeological delights in Koreas’s Gyeongju—embark on a cultural and historical ride through the world. Read more on Nat Geo Traveller India.
The travertine formations at Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in south-western China’s Sichuan Province are incredibly fragile, and part of the beauty spot is likely to have been damaged beyond repair by the travellers’ ignorance.
A GROUP of concerned environmental activists is against oil and petroleum exploration in the Kavango basin by an oil and gas company, Reconnaissance Africa (ReconAfrica).
Explore Wat Pak Nam with its emerald glass pagoda, Wat Saman Rattanaram and the huge Pink Ganesha, and the ruins of the Ayutthaya UNESCO site.
Just kidding. Obviously, there is a lot more to countries around the world other than their landmarks, but it cannot be disputed that they are a big part of the reason people choose to travel to certain locations.
The central Chinese city of Anyang, on Monday, started construction on a museum for the World Heritage Site Yinxu, or the Yin Ruins, to bring people back to the last capital of the Shang Dynasty more than 3,000 years ago.
There is so much to see and do in Quebec City during every season. Here are the winter highlights.
UNESCO-recognized Brazil archipelago resists Bolsonaro’s tourism plans; Waldheim Garcia Montoya; La Prensa Latina Media
Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, an Atlantic archipelago whose natural beauty and biodiversity have earned it a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, is resisting President Jair Bolsonaro’s plans to open it up to a larger number of visitors. The rightist head of state sees untapped tourism potential in that volcanic island chain, which boasts lush vegetation, rock formations and golden-sand beaches washed by crystal-clear turquoise waters harboring colorful fish, sea turtles and rays but which has been off-limits to cruise ships for nearly a decade.
Footage released by the Chinese state broadcaster shows around a dozen visitors standing on the terraced pools of Huanglong, part of a UNESCO-recognised scenic spot in China.
Here’s the Luxury Travel Expert roundup of the world’s 10 most beautiful and spectacular day hikes, all of them crisscrossing breathtaking scenery.
Red Bull celebrate 10 years with a look back at some of the most incredible diving spots.
The sandstone plateaus and lift are said to have inspired the sci-fi film Avatar.
Rani Ki Vav: Retracing historic footsteps of Gujarat’s ‘inverted step well’; Nivedita Giri; IB Times
The heritage site is said to be designed in the Maru-Gurjara architectural style or an ‘inverted temple’, highlighting the sanctity of water.
Prior to the pandemic, the Veneto, the region surrounding Venice, was seeing a steady increase in visitors, and for good reason—a bounty of cultural riches and natural splendors, a variety of wine trails (including the prosecco route), plus great skiing in the Dolomites and sailing on Lake Garda.
5 Familiar Sights in India That Are Part of Unesco World Heritage List; Uttara Gangopadhyay; Outlook India
Mountain railways of India, Gothic and Art Deco buildings of Mumbai, churches of Old Goa, wildlife parks of the Western Ghats, and many other popular tourist attractions of India deserve more than a rushed visit being part of Unesco’s world heritage list for their outstanding universal values
NagaCorp Ltd, owner and operator of NagaWorld in Phnom Penh, has revealed plans to develop a US$350 million non-gaming resort in Siem Reap aimed at promoting NagaWorld and UNESCO world heritage-listed Angkor Wat as “twin tourism icons of Cambodia.”
From sunbathing to skiing — top winter breaks for when Covid is all over; Lisa Minot & Jacob Lewis; Sun
SOME like it hot in the winter months, while for others it is festive snowy scenes that can brighten the Grinchiest of moods. So whether you would rather cosy up by the fire or don your cossie by the pool, Jacob Lewis has you covered as we list 21 winter breaks for 2021 when Covid’s all over.
Capitol Complex: Contentious multilevel parking on list of upcoming projects shared with Unesco; Munieshwer A Sagar; Hindustan Times
The Chandigarh administration has apprised the Unesco about new constructions at the Capitol Complex, a world heritage site…