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City Shaping VII: Connecting San Antonio

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Parks and open spaces are taking center stage in North America's urban renaissance as multi-purpose catalysts and vital connective tissue. The reuse a...

Let's Discover Walpurgis Night in Germany in the Land Rover Discovery Sport

Rita Cook | Posted 03.30.2016 | Travel
Rita Cook

Think about fairy tales and where does the mind wonder first? Germany! Think about myths and legends and then what - back to Germany, right? So when y...

War Has Damaged Hundreds Of Heritage Sites In Syria

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2015 | Home

BEIRUT, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civiliz...

Digging Out of Tourism Downfalls: Egypt's Archaeology Takes the Stage

Deborah Lehr | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home
Deborah Lehr

As the security situation improves, now is the time for Egypt to consider new opportunities to promote -- and protect -- its cultural and aesthetic patrimony.

Meet Meteora: The Monasteries In The Sky

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel

It's not hard to see why the rocky pinnacles of Meteora have been featured in fantastical works...this place looks truly magical. A UNESCO World H...

Mount Fuji Among 19 New World Heritage Sites

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Home

PARIS, June 24 (Reuters) - The Mount Etna volcano and Italy's Medici Villas were among 19 sites that have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list...

A First-Timer's Guide To Quebec City

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.06.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Wonderful to visit any time of the year, Quebec is at its most seductive when the city is covered with snow, its warm lights beckoning from shops and restaurants.

PHOTOS: 12 Of The 'Great Places Of History'

Posted 11.17.2011 | Travel

A new book from TIME explores 100 of the places where the course of world history has changed -- or one day will. Herewith, an excerpt from the editor...

PHOTOS: Which Is The Most Interesting Heritage Site On UNESCO's Endangered List?

Posted 08.28.2011 | Home

Tuesday's addition of tropical rainforests in Honduras and Indonesia to UNESCO's endangered world heritage site list is a sobering reminder that, with...