UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni

The Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni
One of Malta’s most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni is an underground prehistoric burial site that was first discovered during construction work in 1902. Consisting of three distinct levels that each feature rock-cut burial chambers, this...

Exploring Malta’s 7000 Year History

View of Valletta
Being located right in the center of the Mediterranean, Malta has an incredibly rich and colorful past. From Valletta to Gozo, here are some of the best spots to visit if you want to truly immerse yourself in exploring Malta’s 7000 year history. Valletta The capital city of...

The Magic of Bavaria

Famous for being one of the most beautiful, and versatile, regions of Germany, Bavaria is the most popular holiday state in the country, and makes for the perfect year-round travel destination. With everything from untouched Alpine scenery to fairy tale lakes and gurgling rivers...

A Walk Through the Mestizo District

The City of Vigan
Located in the city of Vigan on the west coast of Luzon island, the historic Mestizo District, also known as Calle Crisologo, stands out for the way in which it manages to beautifully merge Chinese and Spanish aesthetics. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, taking a walk...

The Historic Center of Puebla City

Puebla, Mexico
The fourth largest city in Mexico, Puebla lies at the foot of Popocatepetl, one of the highest volcanoes in the country. With this strategic location, the city has played a significant role in Mexico’s history, so much so that the Historic Center of Puebla, which is where...

Ancient Island of Sardinia

Sardinia is one of Europe’s most ancient lands, and, while there may not be many traces of this left, has been inhabited since the Paleolithic period. Sardinia gave birth to a number of unique cultures and traditions, and while these may have ended up merging over time,...

Canals of Amsterdam

Amsterdam canals
Over a quarter of Amsterdam consists of canals and harbours, making it the most water-filled city in the world. In addition to giving the city a picturesque medieval quality, the waterways are also used for transportation, ferrying around over 3 million passengers each year. The...

Top 10 Luxury Destinations in Australia

With so much diversity, Australia is a country that can appeal to just about everyone, from budget travelers wanting to explore the outback to holidaymakers who are looking for a relaxing beach vacation. For those of you who want to be truly pampered while taking in all of the...

New UNESCO World Heritage Sites of 2015

1978 saw the beginnings of the UNESCO World Heritage program, with just twelve sites. Now, the program boasts over 1000 different sites, with new ones being added each year, encouraging people all over the world to recognize these valuable places and work to preserve them for...