Citizens step in to revive Tunis crumbling old town; Layli Foroudi; Reuters

Tunis’ medina, dating back to the seventh century, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, but locals say the area has long been neglected…

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Why Tunis could be the new Rome; Erin Clare Brown; BBC


Tunis is bursting with the creative energy of a generation taking full advantage of its newfound freedom of expression and fervour for preserving its heritage in unexpected ways.

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Tunisia was part of the Roman Empire and has spectacular ruins to prove it; Abbie Synan; Matador Network

Yeah, there is coliseum in Africa.

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CNN Travel’s 20 best places to visit in 2020; Katia Hetter; CNN

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CNN Travel unveils 20 of the best places to visit in 2020, including a lesser known gem in the Caribbean, a remote island off the coast of Africa and a German town with the coolest trains.

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When in Tunis, remember not to walk but stroll at a slow pace for pleasure; Zahrah Mazhar; Dawn

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Scenery of Amphitheatre of El Jem in Tunisia; Wang Yamei; Xinhua

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10 Amazing Things to do in Tunisia; Amy Trumpeter; Medium.com

Tunisia is an excellent option for anyone wanting a very adventurous Mediterranean holiday within just a few hours flight time from London…

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The 55 Best Things to Do in Africa; Steph; Big World Small Pockets

Whether it’s the north, the south, the east or the west you’re headed to, here’s Steph’s list off the 55 best things to do in Africa …

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The Implicit Threat of Being Designated a World Heritage Site; Michael Press; Hyperallergic

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Battle of Carthage: Tunisia Demolishes Homes to Protect Ancient Site; Reuters

Saber Sessi was working the night shift at a municipality vehicle depot in Carthage, Tunisia, when he signed off on five bulldozers in the early hours of July 9. Unbeknownst to him, the intended target for those bulldozers was his home. “I opened the gate, I handed [the keys] over and then I saw them drive around to my house,” said Sessi, 50, who lived beside the depot in the working-class neighborhood of Mohamed Ali, in the northern surburbs of the Tunisian capital. Sessi’s house and nine other buildings were razed…

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The Best Roman Amphitheaters You Can Go To For A Piece Of Ancient History; Azhar Alvi; CEOWORLD magazine

One thousand five hundred years ago if you asked people what they did for entertainment, there would not be an awful lot to talk about. Humanity was still in the discovery phase, and much of its activity centered on exploration. In the vicinity of the 5 AD period, where much of the human civilization was…

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Experience the Outstanding on a Tunisia Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

Tunisia tours offer the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful beach vacation and combine it with other interesting things to see and do. Tunisia will certainly provide you with sun-drenched days on the beach but it will also allow you to satisfy your cultural desires with historical sites and desert experiences. It’s a wonderful combination to …

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Battle of Carthage: Tunisia demolishes homes to protect ancient site; Reuters

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El Jem Amphitheatre; Nate Robert; Atlas Obscura

The largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheater in Africa was designed to seat 35,000 people.

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The 20 Best Places to Visit in August; Elizabeth Atkin; Wanderlust

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Why now is the perfect time to visit a resurgent Tunis; John Brunton; The National

Tourists are flocking back to the North African city after being encouraged by low prices and diverse attractions…

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Go all-inclusive in Tunisia this summer from £125pp; Clare Mellor; The Sun

BRIT holidaymakers flocked back to the North African country of Tunisia last year and it’s one of the hottest holiday destinations for summer 2019. Located between the Med and Sahara Desert, …

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Six sites across the Arab world to explore on World Heritage Day; Arab News

Thursday marks World Heritage Day, so read on for some of the region’s most fascinating UNESCO-listed sites.

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In pics: ruins of Antonin Baths in Tunisia; ZX; Xinhua

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The Mediterranean’s drowning heritage; Omnia Gohar; Nature Asia

Sea level rise threatens Mediterranean UNESCO heritage sites.

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