Archive | Unesco World Heritage sites

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.

Calle Crisologo in Vigan City

Must-see Vigan tourist spots, Ilocos Sur

Must-see Vigan tourist spots, Ilocos Sur   Vigan city in Ilocos Sur, located in the northwest region of Luzon in the Philippines is a beautiful Spanish colonial city. The city takes pride in its colonial past while mixing in some quirky, new and fascinating places to visit in the city and region.  If you are looking for something […]

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Theravadin temple built by Mahabodhi Society of India

Travel Photo postcard – Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini

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 […]

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Visiting Panama City's Unesco site Casco Viejo

Visiting Panama City’s Unesco site Casco Viejo

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 […]

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Grand Canyon National Park and Unesco Heritage Site

Grand Canyon National Park and Unesco Heritage Site

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. […]

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Loei temple 15 top places to visit in Northern Thailand

15 top places to visit in Northern Thailand

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 […]

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