Slovenia has four World Heritage sites. Two of them, the mining town of Idrija and the incredible Škocjan cave systems, are an easy day trip from Ljubljana and are well worth a visit. … More Idrija & Škocjan Caves: Two World Heritage sites in Slovenia.
The stunning archaeological site of Angkor … More The stunning Archaeological Park of Angkor
The vibrant capital city of Cuba, Havana, is a city with charm and history. … More Where time has stopped: Havana
A symbol of reconciliation after the horrors of the war. The Old Bridge area of Mostar. … More A bridge against the war: Stari Most.
A visit to the stunning Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, where people live in harmony with the environment and use the natural resources in a sustainable way. … More Harmony between humankind and the environment: The Ifugao Rice Terraces
Istanbul has much more to offer than only the Archaeological Park near Sultanahmet Square. It’s a unique, fascinating city with many stories to tell. … More Istanbul, the city of many names. Part 2, a unique, fascinating city.
Istanbul has been the stage of many major events in political, religious and art history for more than 2,000 years. The first part of this blog focuses on the Archaeological Park at the tip of the Historic peninsula. … More Istanbul, the city of many names. Part 1: The Archaeological Park.
The inhabited medieval citadel of Sighișoara, founded by the Transylvanian Saxons in the 12th century. … More A Saxon city in Transylvania: Sighişoara
Nara: the crib of Japanese culture in a time of great political change. … More Nara and its majestic temples.
Where a Roman Emperor retreated and a powerful Italian family built a garden that has dictated the rules for European Gardens. … More Tivoli: Villas from different times