Call for Applications: 2022 World Heritage Residence Scholarship; Unesco

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Source: Call for Applications: 2022 World Heritage Residence Scholarship

Everything you need to know before booking a flight to Ibiza from Edinburgh Airport in 2022; David Hepburn; Edinburgh News

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With travel continuing to open up after more than 18 months of Covid restrictions, many of us haven’t been on a foreign holiday since 2019.

Source: Everything you need to know before booking a flight to Ibiza from Edinburgh Airport in 2022

 

Kew and the Museum of Architecture launch treehouse design competition; Dezeen

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Museum of Architecture have launched a competition to find exceptional designs for three new treehouses.

Source: Kew and the Museum of Architecture launch treehouse design competition

The unique and evocative beauty of Ani; Lyn Ward; Fethiye Times

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The DK Eyewitness: Turkey guidebook describes Ani as “one of the most evocative historical sites in Turkey. Set on a windswept, grassy plateau along the Barley River (Arpaçay), the site contains important remnants of Armenian architecture, including the city walls protecting its northern border, parts of which are still intact.”

Source: The unique and evocative beauty of Ani – Fethiye Times

10 Must-Visit Places In Asia (For First-Timers); Rajender Bhatia; The Travel

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First time visiting Asia? Don’t worry – Rajender Bhatia has got a comprehensive list of all the beginner-friendly places that you should consider.

Source: 10 Must-Visit Places In Asia (For First-Timers)

The rhino that became an icon for peace; Geetanjali Krishna & Sally Howard; BBC

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In a pocket of north Indian wilderness, the rhino is helping to bring peace and pride back to a community healing from ethnic conflict.

Source: The rhino that became an icon for peace

Chinese experts mull major restoration of world’s largest stone Buddha statue; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Chinese experts mull major restoration of world’s largest stone Buddha statue…

Source: Chinese experts mull major restoration of world’s largest stone Buddha statue

Son Doong cave adventure tour fully booked for 2022; VietnamPlus

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All 1,000 slots for Son Dong expedition adventure tour to the world’s largest cave in the central province of Quang Binh have been fully booked by domestic visitors for 2022, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.

Source: Son Doong cave adventure tour fully booked for 2022 | Travel | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Historic City of Stone-Hewn Churches Re-Opens to Pilgrims Barred by War; Lisa Vives; In Depth News

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8 days in Alsace Itinerary in May; Inspirock

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Created on Inspirock.

Source: 8 days in Alsace Itinerary in May

Dorset Coastline named ‘one of most beautiful places in the world’; Kayleigh Heckford; Bournemouth Echo

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THE world’s ‘top 10 most beautiful places in the world’ have been revealed – and Dorset’s Jurassic Coast has made the list.

Source: Dorset Coastline named ‘one of most beautiful places in the world’

Go eco-glamping on the Great Barrier Reef; Leonie; Holiday Pirates

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Check out this floating eco-home in the middle of the largest coral reef in the world! 😱

Source: Go eco-glamping on the Great Barrier Reef🐬

Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide; GTP Headlines

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Internet users will soon have the opportunity to explore the monuments and hidden gems of the old town of Corfu through a new augmented reality (AR) tourism guide.

Source: Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide | GTP Headlines

Drones create lovely model of China’s Shenyang Imperial Palace; David MacQuarrie; Drone DJ

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A drone 3D model of a Chinese treasure. Enjoy this model of the UNESCO World Heritage building, in the Shenyang Imperial Palace.

Source: Drones create lovely model of China’s Shenyang Imperial Palace

Discovering the seven natural wonders of Africa; Times of India

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Africa, one of the most naturally diverse continents, has stretches of untouched nature and landscape brimming with rich wildlife and beautiful cultures. The land of beauty, Africa is home to some amazing natural wonders. Africa has the world’s largest free roaming wild animals and the largest collection of carnivores. The continent is home to the Big 7: lion, leopard, crocodile, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and the lowland gorilla.

Source: Discovering the seven natural wonders of Africa

Milan: Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci – Small Group See all things to do Milan: Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci – Small Group: Keys Of Italy; Trip Advisor

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The controversy behind this Silk Road city’s ancient wonders; Patrick Kenny; National Geographic

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In Uzbekistan, debate simmers around whether restoration in Samarkand preserves or erases history.

Source: The controversy behind this Silk Road city’s ancient wonders

A cultural melting pot; Chung Ying Yi; The Edge

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Penang’s capital, George Town, was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2008. It was named after King George III and is one of the most interesting historical cities in Malaysia, with atmospheric streets lined with heritage architecture. The Edge takes a look at the George Town Heritage Trail, which highlights several tourist-worthy attractions.

Source: A cultural melting pot

The 8 best places to visit in Oman: rugged mountains, seaside towns, and culture-rich cities; Natasha Amar; Lonely Planet

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Seongsan Ilchulbong Most Popular Jeju Tourist Attraction for Those Traveling by Car; Korea Bizwire


Jeju Island’s Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise) Peak, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the southern resort island’s famous geographical features, was the most visited place on Jeju among tourists traveling by car last year.

Source: Seongsan Ilchulbong Most Popular Jeju Tourist Attraction for Those Traveling by Car

 

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