Global treasures: New UNESCO World Heritage Sites for 2013

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Every year the United Nations World Heritage Committee adds sites to the World Heritage List.  The sites that are selected are natural and cultural areas of “outstanding universal value” and make some of the best tourist attractions in the world.  In June this year the World Heritage Committee met in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh and added 5 natural sites …

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Discover Hadrian’s Wall: magnificent coastal castles and vibrant cities

In Art & Architecture, Travel Inspiration, UK by KirstiLeave a Comment

The North East of England is jam-packed with attractions and activities: from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall, where you’ll be captivated by views of rural landscapes and one of the best preserved Roman frontiers in the world, to Bamburgh castle, which stands dramatically above the dunes of Bamburgh beach, replete with its long stretch of golden sand. …

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Art exhibitions you can’t miss this autumn in Europe

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Exploring Europe in the autumn is a wonderful experience, not least because of all the opportunities available to art enthusiasts. In the autumn, exhibits typically switch and new artworks are brought in to the major art museums of London, Paris and Prague, among others. If you are planning a trip to Europe in the fall of 2012, be sure to …

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The World’s Strangest Monuments

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Typically, monuments are built to commemorate a major event, to celebrate a famous life, or heroic deed, but some monuments capture the imagination because they are just downright bizarre. Whether they are created to provoke, to stun, to entertain, or to make a statement, each one tells a story. Sometimes the best way to get to know a place is …

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5 of the World’s Best Museums

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For those who enjoy history, art and culture there is no better way to spend a rainy afternoon than exploring some of the great museums of the world. There are so many fabulous museums and galleries that are a historical treasure trove of masterpieces, that we couldn’t possibly list all of them here, so here are 5 popular museums we …

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