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.
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.
Colonies of Benevolence: Social Experiment with UNESCO World Heritage Status; Ewelina Lepionko; Al Bawaba
‘Colonies of Benevolence’ is a transnational application including seven sub-sites in Belgium and the Netherlands, established in the 19th century to reduce poverty through social employment in new agricultural settlements.
Sampling the quintessentially Dutch pastime of wadlopen, or “mud walking,” in the tidal flats of the Wadden Sea.
If you head to Curaçao’s capital, Willemstad, you’ll find a larger-than-life installation spelling out the local expression dushi, meaning “sweet” or “nice”.
These are some of the spectacular additions to Unesco’s World Heritage sites; Johnny Wood; European Sting
Sites in six countries have been added to the list, including some well-known and others just intriguing.
Iranian Railway, Ancient Chinese City Among New UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Neda Ulaby; Boise State Public Radio
What do a railway in Iran, a mountainous national park in Thailand and a spa town in the Czech Republic have in common? They’re all part of a newly announced group of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You’ll find echoes of the past everywhere you go during your first visit to Amsterdam. Here’s what not to miss.
Experience the Ancient World: 5 Historic Places to visit in Europe.
Ever wanted to spend 6 months working from a Caribbean island? Curaçao might be the place for you.
The Dutch, who love to ice skate, on Sunday had a rare chance to hit the canals after they froze over for the first time in almost three years.
Find out about Private Day Trip to Two Dutch Castles from Amsterdam like tour times and location. Book tickets online with free cancellation and skip-the-line access!
Rietveld Schröder House is an iconic masterpiece of the architecture world. Although, to the average public, it is just a pretty house. The house is of huge importance to designers worldwide.
Have a glimpse of Dutch architecture…