Tourism

Flemish Béguinages in Belgium

The Béguines were women who dedicated their lives to God without retiring from the world. In the 13th century they founded the Béguinages ,…

Bialowieża Forest in Belarus

The Bialowieża Forest World Heritage site, on the border between Poland and Belarus, is an immense range of primary forest including both conifers and…

Qal’at al-Bahrain in Bahrain

Qal’at al-Bahrain is a typical tell – an artificial mound created by many successive layers of human occupation. The strata of the 300 ×…

Great Barrier Reef in Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is a site of remarkable variety and beauty on the north-east coast of Australia.As the world’s most extensive coral reef…

Butrint in Albania

Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and a bishopric. Following a period of prosperity under Byzantine administration, then…

Kasbah of Algiers in Algeria

The Kasbah of Algiers is an outstanding example of a historic Maghreb city, a unique kind of Medina, or Islamic city. It stands in…