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.

On top of Padar island - Komodo National Park

Visiting Komodo National Park

 Visiting Komodo National Park Of all the most exotic places to visit in Indonesia, Komodo National Park, a chain of isolated islands from the Indonesian archipelago of Flores is sensational. Dedicated as both a Unesco World Heritage site and a Man biosphere Reserve, points to the importance of this national park and the famous Komodo dragon in […]

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Travel photo postcard - Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

Travel photo postcard – Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

Travel photo postcard – Prambanan Temple, Indonesia   I’m visiting the ancient complex at Prambanan Temple in Indonesia built in the early 9th and 10th centuries and is the largest hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. Designated as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1991, the complex comprises of over 240 temples and is […]

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Chania waterfront Crete, Greece - Exploring Chania, Crete

Exploring Chania, Crete

Exploring Chania, Crete – Travel Photo Monday Chania, the ancient capital city of Crete is perhaps one of the most visually stunning ports on the island.  The city has a rich history due to many cultural influences and rulers of the Byzantine, Ottoman, Venetian, Crusaders and the early Minoan civilization along with the current Greek government.  This has created many diverse architectural landmarks, monuments […]

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Hall of mirrors at the Palazzo Reale in Genoa, Italy

Genoa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites

Genoa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites Genoa boasts one of the most glamorous Unesco World Heritage sites in an area that is filled with of amazing palazzo or grand palaces just beyond the harbor and the medieval section of the city. This entire stretch of palaces is called the Strade Nuove or ”New Streets” and includes the decadent […]

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Visiting Genoa and its many stunning churches

Visiting Genoa

Visiting Genoa, Italy in 24 hours – Travel Photo Mondays Genoa, Italy is one of those harbor cities that are so underrated and not even on any radar for travelers visiting Italy. Even though the big three destinations, Rome, Florence or Venice are a must, Genoa is also special because of its illustrious trading history.  For those looking beyond […]

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