Ani – The Ruined City of 1001 Churches; Heritage Daily

On the eastern borders of Turkey in the province of Kars lies the ruined Armenian city of Ani. Renowned as a cultural and commercial centre on the Silk Road, Ani grew to become a bustling metropolis of over 100,000 inhabitants at its height.

Source: Ani – The Ruined City of 1001 Churches – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

After China Eased Social-Distancing Rules, 20,000 Visitors Flooded This UNESCO World Heritage Site—Forcing It to Close Again; Caroline Goldstein; Artnet

Visitors flocked to a popular tourist destination in China when the lockdowns were lifted, prompting fears of another wave of infection.

Source: After China Eased Social-Distancing Rules, 20,000 Visitors Flooded This UNESCO World Heritage Site—Forcing It to Close Again

How to take a virtual trip around the world; Zara Whelan; Manchester Evening News

Explore the planet without leaving your living room

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Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World!; Paul Ebeling; Live Trading News

Much of the world is at standstill right now while the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has hit “pause” on our physical travel plans, but we can fulfil our wanderlust, virtually.  From virtual museum tours to online Broadway productions, to safari livestreams in South Africa, there is a virtual tour for every traveler.  Here are the “Seven Wonders of the World” to…

Source: Till the World is ‘Unlocked’ Travel Virtually from Home, Here are the 7 Wonders of the World! – Live Trading News

Gothic architecture: Top nine Gothic buildings, cathedrals, castles & churches; Architecture & Design

Gothic architecture evolved from the Romanesque genre, retaining many of the elements such as the arches and vaulted ceilings, but in a more exaggerated form.

Source: Gothic architecture: Top nine Gothic buildings, cathedrals, castles & churches | Architecture & Design

Discover Angelina Jolie’s Cambodia and why she’s so in love; Hola USA

 

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You Can Virtually Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House; Isabel Garcia; House Beautiful

See inside L.A.’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: You Can Virtually Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

The age of armchair travel: How to see the world from the safety of your own home; Charukesi Ramadurai; National

Flights might be grounded, but our imaginations are not. Here are six ways to fulfil your wanderlust without leaving the house…

Source: The age of armchair travel: How to see the world from the safety of your own home

One hundred days in Indonesia; Md Talebur Islam Rupom; New Age Bangladesh

Travelling allows people to see the world differently and newly. After staying over three months in Indonesia, Md Talebur Islam Rupom writes about their incredible foods, mosques, temples, culture, language, beaches and people.

Source: One hundred days in Indonesia

Real-time journey up Rideau Canal in new four-hour documentary; Lynn Saxberg; Ottawa Citizen

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Razed Shuri Castle to be restored; NST

THE world famous Shuri Castle in Shuri, near Okinawa, which was razed in a fire last October, will be fully restored by the Japanese government by 2026.

Source: Razed Shuri Castle to be restored

UK travel website introduces 10 best Vietnamese national parks; VietNamNet

Phong Nha-Ke Bang, Cuc Phuong, and Bach Ma have been named among Vietnam’s 10 best parks by UK travel website The Culture Trip.

Source: UK travel website introduces 10 best Vietnamese national parks – VietNamNet

Digital Nomad Life: Month Fifty Seven; Katie; The World on My Necklace

Month Fifty Seven of Digital Nomad Life was Katie’s last month of travel for a…

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Parshat Tzav — Splendid isolation; David Sedley; Times of Israel

From the blog of David Sedley at The Times of Israel…

Source: Parshat Tzav — Splendid isolation

Indian Railways CSMT station in Mumbai to be redeveloped to world-class standards! IRSDC prepares for project; Nikita Prasad; Financial Express

CSMT station serves as the headquarters of the Central Railway zone and is one of the busiest stations across the country. The CSMT station will be redeveloping without disturbing its heritage value.

Source: Indian Railways CSMT station in Mumbai to be redeveloped to world-class standards! IRSDC prepares for project

Post-Corona Bucket List: 10 Places You Need to Visit After This Crisis Ends; Muhammed Kotb; Scoop Empire

With more than a billion people under lockdown and international flights grounded to a halt, the threats of the COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to undertake measures such as social distancing in an effort to flatten the curve. As the number of cases continues to rise, people on social media are thinking more and more […]

Source: Post-Corona Bucket List: 10 Places You Need to Visit After This Crisis Ends – Scoop Empire

An Unnatural History of Destruction: On Iconoclasm as a Tool of War; Alex Diggins; LA Review of Books

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The most breathtaking view in every US state; Sarah Fielding; Business Insider

These stunning views around the United States vary greatly, but the one thing they have in common is that none will disappoint.

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Fancy a game of golf in the Old City of Dubrovnik?; Mark Thomas; The Dubrovnik Times

News from Dubrovnik…

Source: Fancy a game of golf in the Old City of Dubrovnik? – The Dubrovnik Times

The Ming Tombs Reopen Just in Time for Tomb-Sweeping Day; Tom Arnstein; Beijinger

No tombs to visit this Tomb-Sweeping Day? The Ming Tombs make for a decent stand-in.

Source: The Ming Tombs Reopen Just in Time for Tomb-Sweeping Day