You Can Virtually Tour The Palace of Versailles From Home; Isabel Garcia; House Beautiful

See how royalty lived.

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Relish world’s best coastlines to fight lockdown blues ;WIO News

Water waves crashing across the shore provide a unique kind of solace and tranquility which the world desperately needs now amidst the fear induced by the coronavirus pandemic.  Here are the world’s best coastline destinations, scattered across six continents and three oceans:

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Before-and-after photos show how the coronavirus has left the world’s biggest tourist attractions looking like ghost towns; Sophie Claire-Holler; Insider

People around the world are self-isolating, leaving famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions eerily devoid of humans.

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Rock Drawings of Valcamonica; Ingrid Garosi; Ancient History

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See the World with Seabourn Cruise Line’s UNESCO World Heritage Cruise; Allie Moore; Trazee Travel

Seeing as many UNESCO World Heritage sites as possible can be a daunting, and expensive, task, but what if there were a way to check off a handful of sites by taking an easy cruise vacation? Seabourn Cruise Line has a partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization since 2014, but recently extended this…

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Day Trips from Florence, Tuscany – great things to do in Tuscany; Fiona Maclean; London Unattached

Easy Day Trips from Florence – explore Tuscany and find out more about the food, wine, architecture and heritage of this stunning part of Italy…

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Amid Lockdown, Optimistic Photos Show Dolphins and Swans Return to Venice; Hakim Bishara; Hyper Allergic

Images from the city show lucid canals and the unprecedented return of wildlife to the city’s waters as gondola traffic has been brought to a halt.

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How to Visit Your Favorite Museum from the Comfort of Your Couch; Annie Goldsmith; Town and Country Magazine

Tour the Met, see the opera, and hear the symphony, all while social distancing.

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Sightseeing in Alberobello – what to see. Complete travel guide; Orange Smile

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Eerie before-and-after photos show public spaces emptied out around the world amid the coronavirus panic; Natalie Colarossi; Insider

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, public spaces have been left abandoned. These eerie photos show how empty places have become.

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The Historic Italian Hillsides Producing Silky, Superior Prosecco; Kerin O’Keefe; Wine Enthusiast

Prosecco may be synonymous with affordable bubbles. But in Italy’s Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore, producers make world-class sparklers.

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7 Great Books To Transport You To Italy While You Wait To Travel There; Catherine Sabino; Forbes

Italy, one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, is among the places most severely impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak. If you’ve postponed travel plans, but are still longing for a taste of this endlessly alluring country, have a look at these evocative titles.

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Venice a shell of itself as tourists flee virus; Francisco Seco & Nicole Winfield; AP

The Carnival period in Venice usually marks the start of peak season in one of the world’s most visited cities, with hordes of tourists piling onto…

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Wonderful World: Discover Rome; Tom Sawyer; Dos Mundos

Welcome tourists! In this edition, Dos Mundos has to talk about the capital of an European country, which is also one of the oldest and most famous cities in the world. They are talking about Rome, Italy. The city of Rome was founded in 753 BC, which means that this year it turns …

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Before-and-after photos show how fear of the coronavirus has emptied out Europe’s biggest tourist attractions; Sophia Ankel; Business Insider

Milan, Rome, Venice, the Vatican, and parts of Paris have been left closed or deserted as European nations do what they can to halt the spread.

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7 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Italy; Neeta Karnik; Femina

Here are 7 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Italy…

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Free Tours of Siena ‘Contrade’: 17 Stories /One Story; Magenta Florence; Republica

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Pompeii’s House of Lovers Reopens to the Public After 40 Years; Theresa Machemer; Smithsonian Magazine

The building, one of three newly restored painted houses, is named for a Latin inscription that reads, “Lovers lead, like bees, a life as sweet as honey”…

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Incredible treasures found during restoration of Pompeii after earthquake; Faye Brown; Metro

The six-year restoration project has breathed new life into the ruins of the 2000-year-old city.

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Visiting Cinque Terre: My Complete Cinque Terre Travel Guide; Nellie Huang; WildJunket Travel Blog

Visiting Cinque Terre for the first time? Here’s Nellie Huang’s Cinque Terre travel guide to help you plan your visit to all five Cinque Terre towns.

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