A Lake District Itinerary – what to see and do in one day

Lake District itinerary view of lake and mountains

(This Lake District itinerary post was updated in July 2019)   The Lake District is one of the United Kingdom’s most popular destinations attracting over 24 million annual day visitors. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017 the Lake District National Park covers an area of 2362 square kilometres and is England’s largest national […]

Visiting Blenheim Palace a UNESCO World Heritage Site

(This post about visiting Blenheim Palace was updated in July 2019)   Blenheim Palace, located a few miles north of Oxford, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Winston Churchill. This historic stately home is also home to Charles James Spencer-Churchill who is the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family. The […]

A guide to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia

  If you enjoy visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are planning a trip to Australia why not try to include some of the sites that are on the world heritage list for Australia into your itinerary? The answer to the question “How many world heritage sites sites in Australia?” is 19 as of July […]

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Around the World

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Around the World featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: the Eiffel Tower

Why visit UNESCO World Heritage sites? Why visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Following the destruction, or damage to, of so many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in recent years – the Buddhas of Bamiyan and Palmyra come immediately to mind – through wars, natural events such as earthquakes or in the name of progress (demolished for railway […]

Your ultimate guide to visiting Uluru – the red heart of Australia

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A guide to planning a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the red heart of Australia Visiting the “red centre” of Australia was one of things I really wanted to do when we moved here. And of course at the heart of that red centre is Uluru. Visiting Uluru (or Ayers Rock) can take some […]

A guide to visiting the Singapore National Orchid Garden

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We have visited Singapore twice and each time we have included a visit to the Singapore National Orchid Garden. The gardens are part of the Botanical Gardens in Singapore and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and were listed in 2015.  In fact they are the only botanical gardens listed by UNESCO. The Orchid Garden […]