30 UNESCO world heritage sites to visit; Bec Whish; Vogue

If you’re in the market for a new travel destination, the UNESCO World Heritage List showcases earth’s treasures, both natural and manmade.

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Milford Sound 101: How to Visit New Zealand’s ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’; Kate Springer; Fodor’s Travel

Anchoring the southwest corner of New Zealand’s South Island, the scenic Fiordland Region is often thought of as the end of the earth. The area’s untouched hinterland is home to chiseled cliffs that have been the backdrop for many a film—from the Lord of the Rings to this summer’s Mission Impossible 6—and Rudyard Kipling dubbed it the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Within the wild and rugged region, the mighty Milford Sound is the most frequented destination.

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World’s Loneliest Tree; Ellen Rykers; Atlas Obscura

The most remote tree in the world is more than 170 miles from its nearest neighbor.

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New Zealand is the natural wonder we’ve all be looking for; Canadian Traveller

And this is only an introduction…

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See thermal pools, Maori culture and Lake Taupo on this New Zealand walking tour; Anne Harnagel; Los Angeles Times

This exploration of the North Island starts and ends in Auckland. Reserve dates from December through March with New Zealand Walking Tours.

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Mountains? Rain forests? Fjords? New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park has them all; Erin E Williams; Washington Post

Campers on the South Island access the famous landscape — without the infamous crowds.

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5 remote destinations you can only get to on a cruise ship; Sarah Marshall; BT

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20 of the most beautiful campsites around the world; Jessica Booth; Insider

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World heritage status for Auckland volcanoes? One councillor is ‘optimistic’; Matthew Rosenberg; Stuff

Auckland’s volcanic cones are set to bid for World Heritage status, joining the likes of Machu Picchu and Great Barrier Reef.

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Farmer fighting to continue grazing cattle in UNESCO World Heritage Park; Joanne Carroll; Stuff

A West Coast farmer is fighting to keep 150-year-old rights to graze cattle in a UNESCO World Heritage Park.

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