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NY Times names Kunta Kinteh Island among 52 places for travelers to visit in 2022; Yunus S Saliu; The Point

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Kunta Kinteh Island was named among the 52 places for a Changed World by the New York Times. According to the New York Times, ‘The 2022 list highlights places around the globe where travelers can be part of the solution.

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Competition: Treehouses at Kew; Merlin Fulcher; Architectural Review

Photo: Luke Hayes

The competition – organised by Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) Kew and the Museum of Architecture (MoA) and open to UK and international architects – will select three teams to create treetop installations across the 132ha UNESCO World Heritage Site in time for a special exhibition in 2023.

Source: Competition: Treehouses at Kew – Architectural Review

The countries reopening their borders to visitors this year from Australia to Vietnam; Aoife O’Riordain; iNews

Photo: Southern Lightscapes-Australia

Several countries are reopening their international borders for the first time during the pandemic. Aoife O’Riordain offers a glimpse of what visitors can look forward to this year…

Source: The countries reopening their borders to visitors this year from Australia to Vietnam

 

Competition: Weissenhof Estate IBA’27, Stuttgart; Merlin Fulcher; Architectural Review

Photo: Stefanie Kerlein

The competition – organised by the state capital Stuttgart, the state of Baden-Württemberg and the International Building Exhibition 2027 (IBA’27) – seeks concepts to upgrade the 33ha Modernist housing development which was originally created for the Deutscher Werkbund exhibition in 1927 and is now a partial UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Competition: Weissenhof Estate IBA’27, Stuttgart – Architectural Review

The train to Spain to visit wildlife plains; Manchan Magan; Irish Times

Photo: Irish Times

Exploring Europe’s richest wildlife area, Doñana National Park, via boat and train…

Source: Manchán Magan: The train to Spain to visit wildlife plains

McDonald’s Loses Appeal to build a restaurant in Baths of Caracalla, Rome; Menafm

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Source: McDonald’s Loses Appeal to build a restaurant in Baths of Ca…

Top 10 gems in Malaysia; Ngeow Yi Ting; The Star

Photo: The Star

Klang Valley folks eager to escape the concrete jungle can explore these domestic destinations that will surely leave them in awe of nature’s beauty.

Source: Top 10 gems in Malaysia

Moment huge landslide downs power lines and destroys historic mansion; Adry Torres; Daily Mail

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Video footage captured the frightening moment a 19th century, two-story mansion was crushed by a landslide in Ouro Petro, Brazil, on Thursday. No injuries or casualties were reported.

Source: Moment huge landslide downs power lines and destroys historic mansion

These Are the 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in the World; Malee Oot; The Manual

Photo: The Manual

These are the biggest ski resorts in the world and offer so much more than skiing. Are you ready to hit the slopes?

Source: These Are the 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in the World | The Manual

Venice to Start Charging Tourists to Enter the City; Laura Itzkowitz; Afar

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10 Must-Visit Historical Places Around the World; Casey Hatfield-Chiotti; Afar

Photo: Thomas Griggs

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Off the Beaten Track in Germany; Outlook India

Photo: Outlook India

While in Germany, the country allows plenty of options to dig up unconventional adventures and destinations…

Source: Off the Beaten Track in Germany

One Day Tourists Will Soon Be Charged 5 Euros Per day In Venice; Joe Cusmano; Travel Daily Media

Photo: Travel Daily Media

To alleviate the island’s overcrowding, lawmakers in Venice have adopted new measures to see the city levying a fee on visitors this summer.

Source: One Day Tourists Will Soon Be Charged 5 Euros Per day In Venice

Israel’s Masada: 20 years as a UNESCO World Heritage site; i24News

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Da Nang – From ravaged war zones to bustling tourist hubs; Benedict Lopez; Aliran

Da Nang and its vicinity today show little scars from the devastation of the war…

Source: Da Nang – From ravaged war zones to bustling tourist hubs – Aliran

Book takes children on an archaeological adventure in Israel – review; Miriam Kates Lock; Jerusalem Post

Photo: Shmuel Bar-Am

Discovering ‘treasures’ and spreading wings at Beit Guvrin.

Source: Book takes children on an archaeological adventure in Israel – review

All you need to know about the Puglia region in Italy; Wanted In Rome

Photo: Wanted In Rome

The ultimate guide to the Italian region of Puglia. Dreamlike bays, stone villages, olive groves, wilderness, unique architecture and four UNESCO sites. Puglia is unrivaled.

Source: All you need to know about the Puglia region in Italy

Sheki Khan’s Palace – Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage of outstanding universal value; Azertag

Photo: Azertag

The famous Turkish poet and novelist of the 20th century Nazim Hikmet, who visited Sheki, Azerbaijan`s historic city located in the northern part of the country that once stood on the Great Silk Road, wrote: “If there were no other ancient structures of Azerbaijan, it would be enough to show only the Palace of Sheki Khans to the whole world.”

Source: Sheki Khan’s Palace – Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage of outstanding universal value

100+ year old photos show historic Mission San Jose in San Antonio; Mary Claire Patton; KSAT

Photo: UTSA Special Collections

Mission San Jose is one of five Spanish Colonial missions in San Antonio that make up the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas.

Source: 100+ year old photos show historic Mission San Jose in San Antonio

9 Best Places To Travel In 2022 According To Experts; Laura Ray; Travel Awaits

Photo: Ollymet

From far-flung locales to domestic destinations, here’s where tour operators plan to take travelers in 2022.

Source: 9 Best Places To Travel In 2022 According To Experts

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