Keriann O’Riordan adds diving the Great Blue Hole off the coast of Belize to her bucket list.
Sean Mooney leaves the tent and sleeping bags at home and opts for a family ‘glamping’ stay on historic Cockatoo Island.
Source: Under cranes and canvas
HOLLY HUNT treks among the mountains and glaciers in the ice fields of Argentina’s southern Patagonia.
Santo Domingo boasts rich offerings — from sun-soaked beaches to New World firsts; Kristen Browning-Blas; Denver Post
This week saw the completion of a two year restoration project of Villa Tugendhat, a unique functionalist villa in the city of Brno. Its history matches that of Czechoslovakia: repeat occupation, dilapidation and ultimately restoration.
Scientists and Recreational Scuba Divers Are Working to Protect the Spectacular Marine Life in the Waters Around Costa Rica’s Cocos Island…
Source: An Underwater Serengeti
Jacques Cousteau called this island “the most beautiful in the world.” Who are we to argue? Find out where it is and how to get there!
Leisa Tyler walks in the vast Tarkine wilderness in the state’s north-west, among some of the oldest forests on earth.
Source: Old growth, new life
A trip to this World Heritage Site promises more than just smoke and thunder, writes Sam Bradley.
Source: Falling for Victoria Falls
Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 10 – Living at the feet of Buddha); Zan Azlee; Fatbidin.com
This week is part 10 of Zan Azlee multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos and text. As you would know, this is concurrent with the 10-part feature on The Malaysian Insider website, of which you can view part 10:
Take a whale-watching tour, head into a rainforest, snorkel in the ocean, swim in a freshwater lake, or explore the sand cliffs—you’ll never run out of things to do on this island!
Cameron Wilson explores Lamington National Park’s forests and birdlife along its extensive network of walking tracks.
Source: Retreat to rainforest
Mies van der Rohe masterpiece in Brno, seen as an exemplar of modernist architecture, to reopen after £5.7m restoration…
The very name sounded exotic enough: Sab-ra-tha, the three syllables rolling in the tongue like some sweet, mysterious fruit.
“Stop the car, stop the car! There’s a bull elephant in the road!” Words Errol Barnett listened to closely as they’re being shouted by a man sitting next to him clutching an AK-47.
Fortified with the local drop, Steve McKenna tackles the twisting stairways and troubled history of a bona fide beauty.
Source: All glitter and grit
A team of archaeologists has announced new discoveries unearthed at the archaeological site of the ancient city of Bosra, southern Syria.
A friend from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization once told Ino Manalo that his organization’s famous World Heritage List generally excludes museums. Ino Manalo suppose this may have to do with the fact that museums are very obviously heritage sites. As such, they do not need a Unesco declaration to be accorded recognition and protection.