Concerned about night skies, British county taps International Dark-Sky approved luminaires; Mark Halper; LEDS Magazine

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Tanzania starts moving Maasai out of Ngorongoro reserve; AFP

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Tanzania on Thursday began relocating Maasai pastoralists from the famed Ngorongoro conservation area in a move that rights campaigners described as unlawful evictions.

Source: Tanzania starts moving Maasai out of Ngorongoro reserve

10 of the world’s most impressive waterfalls; Selina Denman; The National

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10 of the world’s most impressive waterfalls…

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10 European Destinations You Can Reach By Train; Sheerluxe

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Travelling by train is more comfortable than flying, better for the environment and it’s getting quicker. Starting from London St Pancras, Eurostar takes you direct to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Amsterdam and Rotterdam. With some easy connections, you can then get to several other European cities and quaint towns within a few hours (sometimes minutes). Here are ten rail-friendly places to consider for your next mini break…

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Cursed tomb discovered with blood-red warning to anybody who dares to open it; Rachel Hagan; Daily Mirror

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Travel firms in Japan thrown in confusion as country reopens to foreign tourists; Bangkok Post

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As Japan resumed visa procedures to accept foreign tourists last week, travel companies have been thrown into confusion over the lack of communication regarding entry procedures and last-minute Covid-19 guidelines.

Source: Travel firms in Japan thrown in confusion as country reopens to foreign tourists

Skellig Michael is closed until further notice due to rockfall; Ceimin Burke; The Journal

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History On Wheels! Exploring Indian Cultures on These Heritage Trains; Jigyasa Sahay; India.com

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This summer vacation embrace yourselves with the grandeur of Indian heritage. Sounds boring you say? Then hop on the heritage trains and then explore the hues of Indian history, we say!

Source: History On Wheels! Exploring Indian Cultures on These Heritage Trains

Taj Mahal: A Wonder of the World in Peril; Peden Doma Bhutia; Skift

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Pollution, inadequate infrastructure and growing apathy towards the Taj Mahal is taking the shine off India’s most popular tourist attraction.

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Top 10 attractions and amusement parks for 2022, according to Tripadvisor; Forrest Brown; CNN

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A dreamy, uniquely designed cathedral in Europe that’s been under construction since 1882 is the top attraction in the world for 2022, according to Tripadvisor’s reviewers.

Source: Top 10 attractions and amusement parks for 2022, according to Tripadvisor

Heritage vs war: Cultural & heritage sites that have borne the brunt of armed conflict; Shubhangi Shah; Financial Express

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Whenever a war breaks out, cultural properties and heritage sites bear the brunt either as collateral damage or on purpose. But there’s no clear winner here, either in conflict or during peace.

Source: Heritage vs war: Cultural & heritage sites that have borne the brunt of armed conflict

Beyond Banff: 12 Other Amazing Places To Experience In The Canadian Rockies; Carol Colborn; Travel Awaits

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Banff is one of the most incredible places in North America. The beauty doesn’t end there though; don’t miss out on these nearby attractions.

Source: Beyond Banff: 12 Other Amazing Places To Experience In The Canadian Rockies

China tops world in number of world natural heritage sites; Xinhua

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China has the world’s largest number of world natural heritage sites, according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

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Cultural and Natural Heritage Day: Themed events across China; Xinhua

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Over 6,200 events that publicize and showcase China’s intangible cultural heritage have been launched in celebration of Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which falls on the second Saturday of June each year.

Source: Cultural and Natural Heritage Day: Themed events across China

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Emei; Big News Network

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Mount Emei located in southwest China Sichuan Province is an area of striking scenic beauty, notable for its lofty mountain and lush vegetation.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Emei

NTCA seeks action on tourist facility in Assam tiger reserve; The Hindu

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The local administration has established an eight-room resort in the heart of Manas National Park…

Source: NTCA seeks action on tourist facility in Assam tiger reserve

21 of the best things to do in Croatia; James Stewart; Times

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The best things to do in Croatia, from visiting Dubrovnik and its national parks to secret islands and road trips.

Source: 21 of the best things to do in Croatia – Times Travel

The best Japanese islands to visit; Times Travel

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Japan is a nation of 6,852 islands. Want to know how to go island hopping in Japan — by bike, boat and bullet train? The Times guides you through the main islands.

Source: The best Japanese islands to visit – Times Travel

Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, goes LED. Again; Mark Halper; LEDs Magazine

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US tourist causes $26,000 damage throwing e-scooter down Spanish Steps; Jack Newman; Daily Mail

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The 28-year-old and her male companion, 29, were fined $400 by police after footage showed her launching the rented vehicle down the famous steps in Italy.

Source: US tourist causes $26,000 damage throwing e-scooter down Spanish Steps

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