The Armchair Traveler
Imagine strolling a storybook lane in the center of a French provincial town, or wandering through Asia's most sacred ancient city to marvel at sites more than 2,000 years old. This week, we'll be virtually learning new things while exploring some of the world's most fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites. From the thrilling Naadam games played for centuries in Mongolia to standing in awe under the shadow of castles in Heidelberg, Germany, it's time to discover the great diversity of UNESCO sites across the globe — from your home.
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Follow the ancient Silk Road
Travel from the comfort of your living room! Thought-provoking sites await you along the Silk Road, from Nisa, the former capital of the Parthian Empire, to Samarkand, in Ubekistan: Home to the Shakhi Zinda Mausoleum and St. Daniel’s Tomb.
See Mongolia's fabled desert games up close
Experience the Naadam festival, dubbed a UNESCO event for its lively competitions and cultural performances that celebrate the rich Mongolian tradition