International Mountain Day 2019; Unesco

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Daniela Caputo’s Destinations: Island-hopping in Greece – Rhodes; Suburban

Rhodes, is an island in Greece located in the eastern Aegean Sea, and is the largest urban centre on the island. Rhodes is located northeast of Crete and southeast of…

Source: Daniela Caputo’s Destinations: Island-hopping in Greece – Rhodes

Rice terraces in critical state – FAO; Pia Lee-Brago; PhilStar Global

Rice terraces in critical state – FAO

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Maps One Million Square Kilometers of Seafloor and Joins Monumental Mapping Initiative; FIS

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India’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway: a train journey into the clouds; Len Williams; The IET

Len Williams takes a ride on South India’s iconic Nilgiri Mountain Railway – a classic of Victorian engineering – and learn how the UNESCO world heritage railway line came to be.

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Beaumaris Castle; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History Encyclopaedia

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Exploring Mt. Fuji : A Day Tour from Tokyo, Japan; Aileen Adalid; I am Aileen

Spend an unforgettable day trip from Tokyo with this Mt. Fuji tour! Choose your pick from stops like Lake Kawaguchi, 5th Station and more!

Source: Exploring Mt. Fuji : A Day Tour from Tokyo, Japan – I am Aileen

Accessible cities: Europe’s top wheelchair-friendly holidays; Jemma Porter; Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

Packed with accessible cultural attractions, these are the must-visit cities in Europe for wheelchair-friendly holidays. Read on for Skyscanner’s top tips.

Source: Accessible cities: Europe’s top wheelchair-friendly holidays | Skyscanner’s Travel Blog

Hamburg: meet one of Europe’s most pulsating cities; David Szmidt; Kiwi.com

A gritty metropolis with a heart of gold…

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Best in architecture in 2019: Notre Dame saved, Wright honored, Old Post Office revived; Blair Kamin; Chicago Tribune


In a year also marked by notable losses, heroics in Paris, an overdue step for Frank Lloyd Wright landmarks and new life for a Chicago eyesore were all good news. Plus, of course, Starbucks. Our Top 10, plus some notable losses.

Source: Best in architecture in 2019: Notre Dame saved, Wright honored, Old Post Office revived

Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world, is running dry due to climate change; Farai Shawn Matiashe; Quartz

Victoria Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site but is running dry…

Source: Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world, is running dry due to climate change

Landing a jet engine in the middle of a Grade II-listed Silk Mill; Paul Thompson; Construction News

Project Derby Silk Mill – Museum of Making

Client Derby Museums

Contract value £16.4m

Contract type Integrated Project Insurance (IPI)

Main contractor Speller…

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Odisha’s Golden Triangle. Have You Been?; Uttara Gangopadhyay; Outlook India


Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark are the holy trifecta…

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Army men guard water body in Madhya Pradesh district to check overdrawing; Anupam Pateriya; Hindustan Times


Army men guard water body in Madhya Pradesh district to check overdrawing…

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From the Big Apple to the Golden State and Beyond: Top 3 Must-See US States for Travellers; Easier.com

From the Big Apple to the Golden State and Beyond: Top 3 Must-See US States for Travellers. Whether you are thinking of visiting the US for the first time, or of taking a trip to another US state, one thing is for certain: there is so much diversity across US states that you can never get bored.

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World Mountain Day: Bird’s-Eye View of India’s 5 Major Mountain Ranges; Kunal Kambli; The Weather Channel

On the 2019 International Mountain Day, The Weather Channel takes a look at the five major mountain ranges in India.

Source: World Mountain Day: Bird’s-Eye View of India’s 5 Major Mountain Ranges | The Weather Channel

Three amazing sites that lost their UNESCO World Heritage site status; Alex Bresler; Matador Network

They failed to keep their badge of honor.

Source: Three amazing sites that lost their UNESCO World Heritage site status

Tourist tax for famous Japanese island; Stuff

It’ll only cost $1.40 extra to go to Miyajima, but when you have over 4m visitors a year, that can add up.

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Landmarks of Macao: Ruins of St. Paul’s; She Jingwei; CGTN

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How to design a forest fit to heal the planet; Heather Plumpton; EconoTimes

Source: How to design a forest fit to heal the planet – EconoTimes