From lustrous parks to a cool fortress and great shopping, the Finnish capital has plenty to offer…
Chris Coplans remembers precious little of his first brush with Amsterdam. In 1972, him and some friends followed the Grateful Dead on their infamous European tour. They slept in an old VW camper van, which expired somewhere on one of the beguiling canals that criss-cross the city.
Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve a UNESCO World Heritage is translated from Mayan as “where the sky is born”; Mayan Explore
Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve a UNESCO World Heritage is translated from Mayan as “where the sky is born”. It is the first established Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. One of the writer’s preferred tour organizations in this area is Community Tours Sian Ka an.
Lee F. Mindel visits Claude-Nicolas Ledoux’s masterpiece of neoclassicism…
A detailed plan for preserving and developing the Thang Long Citadel complex in downtown Ha Noi and the Co Loa Citadel complex on the outskirts of the capital were discussed at a meeting here last Thursday.
The Crayola cliffs: Beautiful mountains which looks like they’ve been coloured-in is captured in glorious evening light; James Rush; Daily Mail
The Danxia mountains, near Zhangye, in the Gansu province of China, have been formed from reddish sandstone which over millions of years has eroded to create this alien-looking landscape.
As part of The Local’s tour of Germany’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, they take a stroll around Brühl to scope out the Augustusburg Palace and Falkenburg hunting lodge.
Listing out the ones that need the most urgent attention.
The UN cultural organization UNESCO has added 19 new sites to its World Heritage list. Seven of them are in Asia. The list comprises a total of 981 natural and cultural sites of extraordinary importance to mankind.
The picturesque Wilhelmshöhe mountainside park has become the 38th UNESCO World Heritage site in Germany. Some sites were subject to lengthy negotiations but Wilhelmshöhe got the thumbs-up in just eight minutes.
This ancient Roman city used to attract more than 20 000 foreign visitors annually before the 2011 war. Now it’s deserted.
Peterhof is a town 47 kilometres from St. Petersburg. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was the summer residence of the Russian tsars and for this reason it sometimes is referred to as the “Russian Versailles”. The palace-ensemble, along with the city center, is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The canals of Amsterdam are one of the first attractions you think of when visiting Amsterdam, and they’re one of the best. You can’t help admiring them.
New tours, a safari camp and a music legend in the Bungle Bungle range. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the Bungle Bungle range – the distinctive beehive-like domes in Western Australia’s Purnululu National park.