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Located 550 km off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Cocos Island National Park is the only island in the tropical eastern Pacific with a tropical rainforest. Its position as the first point of contact with the northern equatorial counter-current ...

Culture 2022-10-15 18:38:00

The Crown fans have been given a peek at new images from the upcoming fifth series, according to Yahoo News. The Netflix drama is set to return in November, with Elizabeth Debicki taking over from Emma Corrin as Princess Diana and Dominic West starring as Charles ...

Culture 2022-10-15 18:23:00

Located in the Trans-Baikal region of Siberia, about 25 miles from the Kodar Glaciers these yellow sand dunes are hard to miss. The Chara Sands are laid out at the base of snow-capped mountains and are surrounded by ice fields and frozen blue lakes ...

Culture 2022-10-15 18:18:00

Located at the mouth of the Moche Valley in an arid section of the coastal desert of northern Peru, Chan Chan is an archaeological site and ancient capital of the disappeared Chimú Kingdom. Chan Chan was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 ...

Culture 2022-10-15 16:07:00

Robbie Coltrane, the baby-faced comedian and character actor whose hundreds of roles included a crime-solving psychologist on the TV series “Cracker” and the gentle half-giant Hagrid in the “Harry Potter” movies, has died at the age of 72, according to AP ...

Culture 2022-10-15 11:24:00

Los Alerces National Park is located within the Andes of Northern Patagonia and the property’s western boundary coincides with the Chilean border. The property coincides with the formally gazetted Los Alerces National Park covering 188,379 ha and has a buffer zone of 207,313 ha ...

Culture 2022-10-15 09:56:00

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park contains Mauna Loa and Kilauea, two of the world’s most active and accessible volcanoes, both of which tower over the Pacific Ocean and where ongoing geological processes are easily observed. This property serves as an excellent example of island building through volcanic processes. ...

Culture 2022-10-14 17:12:00

The world-renowned Galapagos archipelago is located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 1,000 km off the coast of Ecuador. The remote islands are one of the world’s premier wildlife viewing destinations and feature on many an adventurer’s bucket list. Because the islands are home to such an exceptional diversity of wildlife ...

Culture 2022-10-14 17:06:00

Located in the Kedu Valley, in the southern part of Central Java, at the centre of the island of Java, Indonesia, the Borobudur Temple Compounds is one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world, and was built in the 8th and 9th centuries AD during the reign of the Syailendra Dynasty ...

Culture 2022-10-14 14:27:00

Fingal’s Cave is the most famous of the sea caves in the basalt southwest coast of Staffa, an island of the Inner Hebrides, western Scotland. Estimates of its length vary between 227 feet (69 metres) and 270 feet (82 metres), and its arched roof is said to reach between 66 feet (20 metres) and 72 feet (22 metres) above sea level. It is about 40 feet (12 metres) ...

Culture 2022-10-13 17:14:00

Sun Valley was the first destination ski resort in the United States, and it's still one of the country's leading ski towns. New Year's Eve is an ideal time of year to come and enjoy the excellent skiing and snowboarding that the area has to offer, but it's also a terrific opportunity to pamper yourself with delicious meals ...

Culture 2022-10-13 17:11:00

The Yediler Monastery from the 7th century A.D., near to Türkiye's Lake Bafa, boasts one of the best hiking routes. The Monastery stage on the Carian Trail Route is included in the 2021 world hiking routes selection by the National Geographic global travel editors ...

Culture 2022-10-12 19:47:00

The dense forest of the Osun Sacred Grove, on the outskirts of the city of Osogbo, is one of the last remnants of primary high forest in southern Nigeria. Regarded as the abode of the goddess of fertility Osun ...

Culture 2022-10-12 18:25:00

Located at the north river bank of Yangtze River in Zhong County, 32km from Zhong County and 190km from Chongqing City, China, Shibaozhai Pagoda is actually a rocky and craggy hill on the river side. It is a “National AAAA Tourist Attraction” and has been praised as one of the ...

Culture 2022-10-12 16:55:00

Baku's Yashil Bazaar is one of the largest food bazaars in the Caucasus and the best place to explore a world of Azerbaijani tastes and aromas. Located a little further from the city centre, Yashil Bazaar (Azerbaijani for Green Bazaar) is Baku’s largest food bazaar packed with organic ...

Culture 2022-10-12 14:36:00

A solo exhibition, “Yeditepe Istanbul”, by Azerbaijani artist Rafig Aziz has opened at the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall in Istanbul, Turkiye. The exhibition is held as part of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s Culture and Art Events 2022-2023. Rafig’s paintings highlight Istanbul's unique nature, rich history as well as social life of its people in different periods of history ...

Culture 2022-10-12 10:46:00

Considered among the oldest towers in the world and one of the symbols of Istanbul, Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi) was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List in 2013. Galata Tower, one of the most important structures that make up the silhouette of Istanbul ...

Culture 2022-10-11 18:25:00

The presentation ceremony of the book "The Children's World of Nizami Ganjavi", prepared and published for children by the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, was held in the "Khurshidbanu Natavan" presentation zone of the Baku Expo Center as part of ...

Culture 2022-10-11 14:41:00

Blaundus Ancient City, which is located on the top of a hill in the northeast part of Sülümenli village in Ulubey district of Turkish Usak province, looks like a peninsula surrounded by three stream beds presenting breathtakingly beautiful ruins ...

Culture 2022-10-11 11:30:00

DR Congo’s Virunga National Park is located in the centre of the Albertine Rift, of the Great Rift Valley. The property is unique with its active chain of volcanoes and rich diversity of habitats that surpass those of any other African park. Its range contains an amalgamation of steppes, savannas and plains, marshlands ...

Culture 2022-10-10 18:56:00