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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

The Eclectic Styles of Amsterdam’s Iconic Architecture; Nancy A Ruhling; Mansion Global

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From centuries-old Dutch Baroque canal houses to Gothic Revival, the city’s filled with astounding homes…

Source: The Eclectic Styles of Amsterdam’s Iconic Architecture

European Design Awards and Festival 2022 in Tallinn; Julia Kahl; slanted

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This year’s European Design Awards and Festival took place from June 17–19, 2022, under the theme Beyond Design in Estonia’s capitol Tallinn.

Source: European Design Awards and Festival 2022 in Tallinn – slanted

Ha Long Bay entry tickets return to pre-pandemic rates; DTI News

Entry tickets to the UNESCO World Heritage site Ha Long Bay will return to their former rates set before the Covid-19 pandemic from July 1.

Source: Ha Long Bay entry tickets return to pre-pandemic rates

The tale of a distressed American town on the doorstep of a natural paradise; Greg Rosalsky; NPR

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The town of Orick sits just steps away from Redwood National Park. It has prime real estate for recreation and tourism, so why are its motels and restaurants shuttered and its residents impoverished?

Source: The tale of a distressed American town on the doorstep of a natural paradise

Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and Other Historical Buildings in Ghana; Richmond Setrana; YEN

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The Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and other historical buildings in Ghana speak of the country’s strong history and culture which can evoke strong emotions among Ghanaians.

Source: Labaranga Mosque, Elmina Castle and Other Historical Buildings in Ghana

Revealed: The top ten wedding venues in County Durham and Darlington; Northern Echo

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The top ten locations in County Durham and Darlington to stage a wedding have been revealed after the historic city has been unveiled at one of the most sought-after places to tie the knot – with an abundance of picturesque venues to choose from.

Source: Revealed: The top ten wedding venues in County Durham and Darlington

Welcome to Warsaw; Stars Insider

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Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, is one of Europe’s most exuberant cities, and a major international tourist destination. Its picturesque Old Town, a cluster of castles, palaces, and parks set around a picture-book square of colorful town houses, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Several excellent museums chronicle the capital’s glittering cultural heritage, and its tumultuous past. A thriving arts and music scene, plus a plethora of clubs, bars, and restaurants, further seduce the visitor. Click through the gallery and wander through Warsaw.

Source: Welcome to Warsaw

What not to miss: Albania’s cultural highlights; Gillian Gloyer; Bradt Guides

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Boasting a number of UNESCO protected sites, Albania is home to a wealth of cultural hotspots to entice the interest of every traveller.

Source: What not to miss: Albania’s cultural highlights

Canada’s ‘Wilderness City’ Has Gold Rush–era Saloons, National Park Adventures, and Spectacular Northern Lights Views; Kimberly Lyn; Travel and Leisure

Photo: Michael Overbeck

Canada’s Yukon Territory will offer visitors everything from dog sledding, scenic flights, brewery hopping, and luxury accommodations.

Source: Canada’s ‘Wilderness City’ Has Gold Rush–era Saloons, National Park Adventures, and Spectacular Northern Lights Views

UNESCO-inscribed Soltanieh renovates facilities for tourism; Tehran Times

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Authorities of the UNESCO-registered Soltanieh, which supports the third-largest brick dome in the world, have commenced work to build or upgrade facilities at the ancient site.

Source: UNESCO-inscribed Soltanieh renovates facilities for tourism

20 Things To Do In Veracruz; Angie Grier; Travel 2 Next

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Veracruz is a coastal state located on the Gulf Coast of Mexico with a unique history, culture and gastronomy. Visiting the many Pueblo Magicos and coastal areas of Veracruz is a great way to get a deeper understanding of the region.  Coffee plantations, archaeological sites like El Tajin, historical buildings such as the Casa de Hernan Cortes, cultural traditions like the Dance of the Voladores, and festivals like Carnival are some of the interesting things to do in Veracruz.

Source: 20 Things To Do In Veracruz

10 must-visit World Heritage sites in China; Yan Xiaoqing; China.org.cn

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Ramappa Temple: A 13th Century Architectural Marvel With Floating Bricks; Jigyasa Sahay; India.com

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South India is a treasure trove of India’s heritage. Telangana’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ramappa Temple is a testimony to it.

Source: Ramappa Temple: A 13th Century Architectural Marvel With Floating Bricks | See Pics

8 Countries Where Indian Rupee is Stronger And Travel Wont Burn a Hole in Your Pocket; Shrimansi Kaushik; India.com

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If you seek low-budget international travel destinations or just want to explore the world to its last station, here is the list of places where Indian Rupee is stronger and travel is cheaper.

Source: 8 Countries Where Indian Rupee is Stronger And Travel Wont Burn a Hole in Your Pocket

Dubai-based artist Sacha Jafri’s latest project unveiled on Mount Everest; Joydeep Sengupta; Zawya

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The Art Maze aims to reconnect humanity with heritage and cultural history in partnership with UNESCO…

Source: Dubai-based artist Sacha Jafri’s latest project unveiled on Mount Everest

Developers circle as unique industrial building in English Unesco World Heritage site faces closure; Florence Hallett; Art Newspaper

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A weekend in Nepal — the roof of the world; M Bilal Hassan; Dawn

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Travel with Terri to Sydney, Australia (Part 1); Terri Guthrie; Cross Timbers Gazette

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Whoohooo – Terri Guthrie made it, half way around the world into the Southern Hemisphere. Surprisingly, she felt good after flying 18.5 hours to Sydney. Fortunately, she slept most of the way in Delta’s beautiful new A-350/900. The flat beds and little private rooms are fabulous. Definitely the way to travel! She was so excited to explore this amazing and unique place: a country; an island and a continent!

Source: Travel with Terri to Sydney, Australia (Part 1) – Cross Timbers Gazette | Southern Denton County | Flower Mound | News

Weighing the cost of increasing Saudi heritage tourism; Phys.org

Photo: Abdulmohsen Alahmadi

Source: Weighing the cost of increasing Saudi heritage tourism

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