A sense of place – Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini Lumbini located on the southwestern region of Nepal, along the Terai lowlands is a subtropical area located close to India border. As an important pilgrimage site, the entire area is a Unesco World Heritage site along with other world Buddhist organizations that have created monasteries in honor of the Buddha’s […]
Unesco World Heritage sites are specific sites of historical and architectural value or ancient remains that have significant cultural, historic and national importance to an individual country that preserves its unique features and important role of a heritage site.
Exploring Chitwan National Park in Nepal Most visitors to Nepal know about Mt. Everest and the Himalayas, but few people are familiar with another major national park in the country that hosts wild rhinos, tigers, buffalo, leopards and sloth bears at Chitwan National Park. This region located in the southern part of the country and bordering India […]
Visiting Panama City’s Unesco site Casco Viejo Panama City’s historic district called Casco Viejo juts out into a Peninsula in Panama bay with stunning views of the city skyline and coastal landscape. This fascinating area was on the verge of decline and destruction in the early 90s when it was saved and certified with Unesco to […]
Grand Canyon National Park and Unesco Heritage Site The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular national parks in the United States, but did you know that it is also designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site? Established as a world heritage site in 1979, the Grand Canyon is also considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world. […]
Visiting Wat Phra That Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai One of the most important temples in the northern region of Thailand at Chiang Mai is the iconic Wat Phra That Doi Suthep or golden temple of Chiang Mai. Built in 1383, the holy temple is said to house a relic bone of the Buddha […]
15 top places to visit in Northern Thailand There are so many amazing places to visit in Thailand, but the northern provinces have some of the most unusual and authentic locations worth exploring and are not as touristy compared to different regions of Thailand. But if you are interested in a slower pace and a genuine Thai […]
Exploring the palaces and gardens of Potsdam Spring time in Potsdam is the ideal time frame to visit the royal palaces and gardens around Potsdam in Brandenburg, Germany. Home to the Prussian Kings of Germany and their magnificent royal residences, Potsdam became their showpiece close to the city of Berlin and the German equivalent to Versailles. The […]