Author Archives

AllAboutWorldHeritage

More tourist destinations set to welcome back foreign travelers; VOV

Along with the launch of a pilot plan aimed at welcoming international tourists to Phu Quoc island, the Vietnamese tourism industry is preparing to gradually expand to other destinations across the country, including Ha Long, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Da Lat.

Read more from source

Nepal: Pashupatinath Temple opens for devotees; ANI

Photo: Big News Network

Closed with the onset of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic Pashupatinath temple a UNESCO World Heritage Site and religious shrine has opened its doors for devotees.

Source: Nepal: Pashupatinath Temple opens for devotees

International congress against gas extraction in Wadden Sea;  Netherland Times

Photo: sara_winter

At the congress of the international organization for nature conversation IUCN in Marseille, a motion brought by the Waddenvereniging was passed. The motion calls on the Dutch government to not start new gas extraction under the Wadden Sea as it is a protected nature reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The call was supported by 23 conservation organizations from countries in Europe and Africa.

Source: International congress against gas extraction in Wadden Sea

Nearby UNESCO treasures make lovely travel destinations; Karen Bradbury; Stars and Stripes

Photo: iStock

Here are a few of Europe’s 15 newest UNESCO properties and the reason for their inclusion.

Source: Nearby UNESCO treasures make lovely travel destinations

The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats; Sohn Min-Ho; Korea JoongAng Daily

Photo: Sohn Min-Ho

Of all the tidal flats in Korea, what makes these four places inscribed by Unesco so special?

Source: The cultural value of Korea’s very familiar mud flats

Taliban Takeover Sparks Fear For Afghanistan’s Heritage; Marine Pennetier; IB Times

Photo: Wakil Kohsar

Source: Taliban Takeover Sparks Fear For Afghanistan’s Heritage

July: Quanzhou is added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List; CGTN

Photo: CGTN

Source: July: Quanzhou is added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

China issues directive to ensure efficient heritage protection systems; CGTN

Photo: CGTN

Earlier this month, new guidelines were announced that calls for efforts to build scientifically designed and successful heritage protection systems in both urban and rural regions.

Source: China issues directive to ensure efficient heritage protection systems

The woman saving Palestinian heirloom seeds; Tessa Fox; BBC

Photo: Eddie Gerald

To seed librarian Vivien Sansour, seeds are living beings, and to see heirloom seeds disappearing is a human tragedy.

Source: The woman saving Palestinian heirloom seeds

A Guide To All Seven Of Nepal’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Aunindita Bhatia; The Travel

Photo: The Travel

Nepal is one of the most beautiful mountainous regions in the world, and these seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites weave stories about its history.

Source: A Guide To All Seven Of Nepal’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany; The Weekend Leader

Photo: IANS

Germany’s rich cultural heritage has been further recognised by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), after seven new locations in the country were awarded World Heritage Site status during the 44th UNESCO meeting in China.

Source: Stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany

What Historic Sites Are Doing to Protect Their UNESCO World Heritage Status; Julia Eskins; Travel + Leisure

Photo: Getty

From Machu Picchu to the Acropolis of Athens, conservationists are creatively combatting overtourism, climate change, and more.

Source: What Historic Sites Are Doing to Protect Their UNESCO World Heritage Status

Louisiana’s Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were ‘Incredible Engineers’; Livia Gershon; Smithsonian Magazine

Photo: howderfamily.com

A new study finds that enormous mounds and concentric earthen ridges were built in a matter of months…

Source: Louisiana’s Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were ‘Incredible Engineers’

The Top 5 Cities in Canada; Elizabeth Cantrell; Travel + Leisure

Photo: Getty Images

Whether you’re looking for a long-weekend getaway or a deeper dive into the local culture, these five urban centers in Canada will not disappoint.

Source: The Top 5 Cities in Canada

Ancient Chinese sites hit by flash floods this summer; Shana Wu; The Art Newspaper

Photo: Alvise Armellini

Read more from source

Dholavira: Here lies buried the spectacular remains of an Indus Valley city; Monidipa Dey; Financial Express

Ever since the discovery by Joshi, there had been much excitement and speculations among the archeologists about the site, and the 90s excavations revealed many new aspects of this ancient urban centre that easily placed it among the “most exciting discoveries of the past half century” (Allchins, Origins of a Civilization, 1997).

Read more from source

Family-Friendly Fraser Island Villa Escape with Roundtrip Ferry Transfers & A$100 Resort Credit, Fraser Island, Queensland; Luxury Escapes

Photo: Luxury Escapes

Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: Family-Friendly Fraser Island Villa Escape with Roundtrip Ferry Transfers & A$100 Resort Credit. Buy Now & Save 36% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

Source: Family-Friendly Fraser Island Villa Escape with Roundtrip Ferry Transfers & A$100 Resort Credit, Fraser Island, Queensland

Seals at 7,000-year-old Turkish site to shed light on bureaucracy; Anadolu Agency

Photo: AA

Source: Seals at 7,000-year-old Turkish site to shed light on bureaucracy

Bamiyan 20 years on; David Tresilian; Ahram Online

Photo: Ahram Online

 

Read more from source

Travel to the Caribbean during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go; WRCBtv

Photo: WRCBtv

If you’re planning to travel to the islands of the Caribbean, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: Travel to the Caribbean during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

%d bloggers like this: