Great Barrier Reef living on borrowed time; Karl Wilson; China Daily
When the United Nations’ World Heritage Committee meets later this year, one of the items on the agenda will be whether Australia’s Great Barrier Reef — considered one of the great natural wonders of the world — should be added to the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Location Spotlight: Veneto – It’s Not Just Venice; LBBOnline
Italian service company 20 Red Lights highlights the incredible locations Veneto has to offer…
Source: Location Spotlight: Veneto – It’s Not Just Venice | LBBOnline
7 Unknown Interesting Facts About Khajuraho Temples, World Famous UNESCO Heritage Site; India.com
7 Unknown Interesting Facts About Khajuraho Temples, World Famous UNESCO Heritage Site…
Source: 7 Unknown Interesting Facts About Khajuraho Temples, World Famous UNESCO Heritage Site
The UK’s favourite historical English Heritage city is ‘fantastic’; Esther Marshall; Daily Express
If you’re looking for a historical staycation, an English Heritage city could be the perfect destination. The country’s favourite English Heritage city is “fantastic”.
Source: The UK’s favourite historical English Heritage city is ‘fantastic’
20 best things to do in Beijing according to locals; Kriti Nayyar; Lifestyle Asia
Kriti Nayyar has curated a list of the 20 best places to visit and things to do in Beijing to explore the city’s heart and soul.
Australia’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site is brilliantly alive; Andrew Bain; Traveller
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in Victoria is Australia’s first site listed purely for its Indigenous cultural value.
Source: Australia’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site is brilliantly alive
Architects given guidelines on projects next to Megalithic Temples; Karl Azzopardi; Malta Today
Kamra tal-Periti introduces rules for architects working next to Megalithic Temples…
Source: Architects given guidelines on projects next to Megalithic Temples
10 UNESCO World Heritage Site In India You Must Visit Once Before You Die; Zee News
Source: 10 UNESCO World Heritage Site In India You Must Visit Once Before You Die
Marathon and race walk routes revealed; World Athletics
Marathoners and race walkers at the World Championships Budapest 23 are set to compete in the heart of Budapest as the routes have been revealed.
Source: Marathon and race walk routes revealed | News | Budapest 23 | World Athletics Championships
In Old Cairo, residents reconnect with their heritage; AFP
For most of their lives, children from historic Cairo’s Al Khalifa district only saw the mausoleums, mosques and madrasa schools that pepper their neighbourhood from outside heavy bronze doors. In one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities, communities were becoming increasingly separated from the centuries-old buildings they lived alongside — prompting architect and heritage management expert May Al Ibrashy to launch a programme to “foster a sense of ownership over this heritage”.
Source: In Old Cairo, residents reconnect with their heritage
Canada: World’s largest skating rink to remain closed due to lack of ice!; Times of India
Valletta city guide: your weekend break sorted; Juliet Rix; The Times
Going Off The Beaten Track In Southeast Asia In 2023; Gwen Tay; Wonderwall.sg
Explore some of the lesser-known yet no less enchanting destinations in the ASEAN region.
Source: Going Off The Beaten Track In Southeast Asia In 2023
The Great Stupa At Sanchi Echoes Its Buddhist Heritage; India Currents
Inca citadel of Machu Picchu reopens after Protests; Etemaad
The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu was reopened on Wednesday as announced by Peruvian officials. The UNESCO World Heritage site, which is visited by thousands of tourists a day, was closed more than three weeks ago as anti-government protestors blocked key access routes.
One of world’s oldest castles is left ravaged after earthquake in Syria, photos show; Brendan Rascius; Charlotte Observer
What is Sri Lanka famous for?; Philip Briggs; Bradt Guides
What is Sri Lanka famous for? Golden-sand beaches, abundant wildlife, verdant hill country and ancient architecture…to name but a few!
Significance of the damaged historical sites in Syria and Turkey; AHM Rashed Sorwar; Daily Star
Here are some of the most important historical locations devastated by the earthquake in Turkey.
Source: Significance of the damaged historical sites in Syria and Turkey
The world’s largest outdoor ice rink is closed due to lack of ice; Julia Buckley; CNN
Ottawa’s Rideau Canal Skateway, which is the world’s largest outdoor ice rink, is usually open from January to March. But it has yet to open in 2023 because there’s not enough ice to open.
Source: The world’s largest outdoor ice rink is closed due to lack of ice | CNN