Love the missions? Mark your calendars for the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office Festival happening Sept. 8-12, 2021.
Tough travel restrictions to permanently stay for tourists at popular Machu Picchu; Esther Marshall; Daily Express
Machu Picchu is set to keep its strict tourist restrictions even after the pandemic ends. Travellers to the ancient site in Peru can expect strict controls on entry, long after other restrictions are lifted.
6 of the world’s most stunning lighthouses where you can spend a vacation; Andrea Gómez Bobillo & Qayyah Moynihan; Business Insider
From Hawaii to Sri Lanka, here are six of the most stunning lighthouses in the world where you can stay the night.
Located on a bend in the Nile in northern Sudan’s Nubia region, Jebel Barkal (Pure Mountain) was believed by ancient Egyptians to be the place the god Amun dwelled.
Today’s Crossword: Could the Stonehenge lose its status on the World Heritage List?; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News
We learn that some of UK’s historic and cultural sites are under threat of being delisted…
JOHN BORTHWICK looks at some great Australian islands to keep in mind for future travel — no passport required!
Source: A riot of islands
Venice will require tourists to pre-book visits to control overcrowding; Karen Graham; Digital Journal
After a difficult two years, starting with the acqua alta floods in late 2019, and the more recent coronavirus pandemic, tourism is returning to Venice, and the “City of Canals” wants to make tourism sustainable, and avoid overcrowding.
International Hydropower Association announces new commitment to World Heritage sites and protected areas; Unesco
A new ticketing and touring system are helping some of Machu Picchu’s overtourism problems.
This city built on Le Corbusier’s principles feels a bit too artificial…
Take a look at this wonderland from the sky and enjoy the beauty of mother nature.
One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting the ancient Greek monasteries. Here are the top 10 monasteries in Greece.
More than 20 graves, remains of 6 houses found in 7,000-year-old mound in Turkey; Zehra Nur Duz; Timeturk Haber
Discovery from Late Chalcolithic age to Late Hittite Period made during studies at Arslantepe mound…
China will further step up efforts to safeguard and transmit historical and cultural heritage with comprehensive protection systems, more funds and improved laws and regulations.
This Florida Museum Is Opening the World’s First-ever Virtual Walk-through of Machu Picchu; Jessica Poitevien; Travel + Leisure
The new museum exhibit and virtual reality experience will open this October.
September in Europe often means it’s harvest time, especially for wine growers. Many festivals celebrate this occasion in several countries.
Appreciating the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales
On 28 July, UNESCO added the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales to its list of World Heritage sites, which currently number 1,154. Chris Catling reports on the reasons for this inscription and marvels at the human ingenuity that has left us with a remarkable landscape combining natural and man-made features – fully worthy of being included in the top tier of all heritage sites in the world.
When Chris Catling opens his computer to start work each day, he is presented with a screensaver photograph courtesy of Microsoft depicting some dramatically scenic and distant part of the world – often in the USA or South America.