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UNESCO is an international organization of the United Nations for Education, Science and Culture, which has made it its mission to award and protect outstanding testimonies of human history and natural history with the World Heritage Title. The World Heritage List was first opened in 1978 and today comprises 1,121 sites in more than 167 countries (as of May 2020), which are world-important in their uniqueness, authenticity and integrity. These are currently 869 cultural monuments, 213 natural sites and 39 mixed natural and cultural sites. They are all architectural and artistic masterpieces, diverse cultural landscapes and parks, unique natural areas or testimonies of social and technological developments and testify in their entirety to the diversity of the world’s natural and cultural heritage. There are currently 46 World Heritage Sites in Germany, including seven cross-border or transnational sites.

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Vienna – Tourist Attractions, Things to do & Photo spots (Austria)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Austria

In the centre of Vienna, i.e. the Inner City or the 1st district, are many of the top sights of the 1.8 million large Austrian capital. The historic centre of Vienna has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001, as it is a special 3 key periods of European political and cultural development (medieval, baroque and founding period).

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Southern Cyprus – Tourist Attractions, Things to do & Photo spots (Cyprus)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Cyprus

After our sightseeing stops in Northern Cyprus we wanted to explore the most important sights of Southern Cyprus, because also the south of the island has all sorts of interesting and interesting things to offer. It would have been almost impossible for us to look at all the main attractions of Cyprus in one week. So we just picked out a few things that we could easily reach by car from our Hotel Acapulco Beach Resort & SPA in Kyrenia. …

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Brussels – Tourist Attractions, Things to do & Photo spots (Belgium)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Belgium

Brussels is ideal for a short weekend getaway. Depending on where you live, Brussels is not all too far away from Germany, so it is easy to reach, the city is quite clear and not all too big and well developed for tourism. Whether on foot, by sightseeing bus or public transport – you can get to all important sights quite quickly and easily.

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Palau – Scenic Flight over the Rock Islands & Seventy Islands (Palau)

Categories: Travel reports, Dream Destinations, Oceania, Palau

Even before our holiday we had seen the pictures of the Rock Islands in Palau in the diving magazines and on the internet, we knew that we really wanted to make a scenic flight over the Ngerukeuid Islands (better known as The Seventy Islands). We think sightseeing flights are just a great opportunity to marvel at our world from above and get a completely different perspective on our earth. For example, we have already made sightseeing flights over the Blue …

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Curacao – Island Tour, Attractions & the best Photo spots (Curacao)

Categories: Travel reports, Central America & the Caribbean, Curacao

This morning we arrived at the port of Willemstad, the capital of Curacao, at around 7.30 a.m. Curacao, like Aruba and Bonaire, is one of the so-called ABC Islands,with Curacao being the largest of these. The island is located about 65 km off the north coast of Venezuela and thus belongs geographically to South America.

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Tallinn – Tourist Attractions, Things to do & Photo spots (Estonia)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Estonia

We explored the city of Tallinn as part of a day trip starting from the city of Helsinki. Due to the short distance of these two capitals and the good connections by ferries and even air connections, it is a great opportunity to combine these two cities on a sightseeing trip. Ferry Terminal D is just a 15-minute walk from Tallinn’s Old Town.

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Strasbourg – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo spots (France)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, France

Our day trip to Strasbourg was very spontaneous: Friday was predicted in the news super weather for the whole weekend and on Sunday at 9 o’clock we sat in the car and entered Strasbourg as a destination in our navigation system. From Darmstadt, Strasbourg is only about 200 kilometres away, so it took us just under 2 hours to get to the city. And the weather forecast was also true: it was bright blue sky and the sun was already …

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