As of 2021, there are a total of 1,154 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. UNESCO stand for United Nations Education Scientific, and Cultural Organization. These UNESCO sites include some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, monuments, and natural wonders.
UNESCO sites reflect our humanity and rich history. They are either significant cultural complexes or natural assets. Once inscribed on the UNESCO list, these sites are protected and conserved by international convention. My blog focuses on cultural UNESCO sites. To date, I have visited hundreds of UNESCO sites. I’m always on the UNESCO trail.
Here are my guides to the best UNESCO sites in Europe and the United States. In Europe, the most UNESCO sites are in Italy (59), Spain (49), and France (41). The Unites States has 24 UNESCO sites.
“Oh! Who can be ever tired of Bath?” — Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey Here’s my 1 day itinerary for Bath England. It covers all the top attractions and best things
“Always there have been six ravens at the Tower. If the ravens fly away, the kingdom will fall.” ― John Owen Theobald, These Dark Wings Nerds of the world, rejoice.
Here’s my guide to visiting the amazing town of Arles in southern France. It covers all the top attractions and best things to see and do in Arles. Arles is
If you like to travel with a theme, you’ve come to the right place. This is the ultimate guide to Antoni Gaudí’s UNESCO-listed architecture in Barcelona Spain. Gaudi is Spain’s
Here’s my guide to visiting Taliesen West, a historic Frank Lloyd Wright UNESCO site in Scottsdale Arizona. This guide covers the history of Taliesen West, everything to see at Taliesen
Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Brancacci Chapel in Florence Italy. If you’re an art lover, the Brancacci Chapel is must visit attraction in Florence. Inside, you’ll find a
Here’s my complete guide to the best UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe. These UNESCO sites are among the most famous landmarks, monuments, and attractions in Europe. From towering castles
Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. This guide gives you an overview of the history of the church. It also tells you
Here’s my guide to visiting the Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley. In this guide, I give you a history of Chateau Chambord, examine the possible influence of Leonardo
Here’s my guide to visiting the remarkable Baptistery of St. John in Florence Italy. The Baptistery sits in front of the main facade of Florence Cathedral. Dating from 1059, the