Friday, May 8, 2020

Travel from the comfort of your living room!

Explore the World's UNESCO Sites

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

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

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

Visit a UNESCO storybook island

Visit a UNESCO storybook island

Take a guided walking and canal boat tour through Strasbourg and visit the Grand Île, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Explore the rivers of Europe, lined with iconic castles

Explore the rivers of Europe, lined with iconic castles

Discover the charming UNESCO-listed Heidelberg, boasting castles, prestigious universities, historic architecture, and a lively cultural scene