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9 August 2021

Meet the 34 who made it to the 2021 UNESCO World Heritage List

The Covid-19 pandemic meant that the UNESCO (United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) committee was unable to meet. This year, however, a combined review of […]
6 August 2021

Meet Abushe. The Ethiopian boy bullied for his beautiful blue eyes

A young Ethiopian boy has been capturing the attention of the internet and the world since 2019 because of the color of his eyes. Young Abushe, […]
6 August 2021

New evidence shows that Machu Picchu is older than once thought

Machu Picchu is older than previously thought, scientists say, after releasing the results of new findings. A study led by Yale University professor Richard Burger has […]
5 August 2021

Bringing Museums to life through AR and VR

In the past few months, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have become increasingly popular in museums, and their popularity shows no sign of slowing down. VR […]
3 August 2021

UNESCO adds Germany’s Jewish sites Speyer, Worms and Mainz to World Heritage List

Following their latest session, UNESCO has added several new sites to its famous World Heritage List. In Germany, the ShUM (Hebrew initials of the three cities) […]
3 August 2021

Triennial Bruges, an international art trail

An international contemporary arts initiative in Bruges aims to provide a much-needed shot in the arm for the city’s tourist sector. Called “TraumA”, the event, which […]
30 July 2021

Iran’s Hawraman/Uramanat cultural landscape gains place on UNESCO World Heritage List

On Tuesday during the latest UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in Fuzhou, China, the organisation added Iran’s Hawraman/Uramanat cultural landscape to its list of world heritage […]
30 July 2021

10 Netflix series to watch this summer holidays

Travel advisories around the world these days are like the weather: you don’t know what to expect from one day to the next. With vaccination campaigns […]
29 July 2021

John Muir. Father of the National Parks

John Muir, known as the Father of the National Parks, lived all through Queen Victoria’s reign to the start of World War I. He emigrated aged […]
28 July 2021

Royal Palace in Brussels opens to the public again

The Royal Palace in Brussels opened its doors to the public on Friday July 23rd with some slight modifications given the current situation. Entrance is free […]
27 July 2021

Power Games. A new Paula Rego exhibition at the Museum De Reede in Antwerp

A solo exhibition of the multifaceted artist Paula Rego will run at Museum De Reede in Antwerp from July 30 until October 25, 2021. The English-Portuguese […]
23 July 2021

Liverpool loses its UNESCO World Heritage status

UNESCO has decided to remove Liverpool from its World Heritage List, which was described as an “extremely disappointing” decision for a British government determined to boost […]
21 July 2021

World’s largest astronomy museum is now open to the public in Shanghai

The world’s largest astronomy museum is in Shanghai and has opened its doors to the public on July 18th. Its shape is somehow reminiscent of the […]
16 July 2021

Portuguese village of Monsanto could be the next setting for “Game of Thrones”

Last week it was announced that the new “Game of Thrones” series could be partially shot in the historical village of Monsanto, in the heart of […]
14 July 2021

5 UNESCO sites you should visit in Europe

Although made more complicated by Covid-19, traveling has seldom been easier than in 2021. Contrary to our forefathers, we don’t have to discover the world on […]
9 July 2021

Exploring the street art scene in Ghent

The city of Ghent in Flanders, Belgium, is a known tourist attraction for many reasons. However, beyond the stunning architecture, quaint streets and beautiful canals, the […]
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