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Visited so far: 71 sites in 24 countries

UNESCO List of Sites

Namibia: Sossusvlei & Namib Sand Sea

Namib Sand Sea is the only coastal desert in the world that includes …
Namibia: Sossusvlei & Namib Sand Sea

Namibia: Twyfelfontein Rock Carvings

This world heritage site is small (less than 1 km2), but includes some …
Namibia: Twyfelfontein Rock Carvings

Botswana: Moremi Game Reserve / Okavango Delta

The Moremi Game Reserve initially consisted mostly of the Mopane Tongue …
Botswana: Moremi Game Reserve / Okavango Delta

Zimbabwe: Matobo Hills

The Matobo National Park forms the core of the Matobo or Matopos Hills, …
Zimbabwe: Matobo Hills

Zimbabwe: Khami World Heritage Site

Khami (also written as Khame, Kame or Kami) is a ruined city located 22 …
Zimbabwe: Khami World Heritage Site

Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls National Park

Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and …
Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls National Park

Malawi: Lake Malawi & Mumbo Island

Located at the southern end of the great expanse of Lake Malawi, with its …
Malawi: Lake Malawi & Mumbo Island

Tanzania: Ngorogoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Crater – with its lush green plains, woodland trees and …
Tanzania: Ngorogoro Conservation Area

Tanzania: Stone Town, Zanzibar

A labyrinth of chaotic alleyways interposed between towering limestone …
Tanzania: Stone Town, Zanzibar

Tanzania: Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of the most famous parks in Africa and is synonymous …
Tanzania: Serengeti National Park

UK: Cumbria – Lake District

The 885-square-mile Lake District is a hauntingly beautiful part of …
UK: Cumbria – Lake District

Kenya: Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara National Park is located in Kenya along the border of Tanzania …
Kenya: Masai Mara National Reserve

UK: Cheshire – Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank Observatory, formerly Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories …
UK: Cheshire – Jodrell Bank

Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the southwestern part of …
Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest

UK: London – Westminster Abbey & Palace

The Palace of Westminster is a Victorian Gothic masterpiece designed by …
UK: London – Westminster Abbey & Palace

UK: London – Tower of London

Tower of London, byname the Tower, royal fortress and London landmark. …
UK: London – Tower of London

UK: London – Maritime Greenwich

The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, …
UK: London – Maritime Greenwich

Kenya: Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is located in the south of Kenya – about 240km …
Kenya: Amboseli National Park

France & Belgium: UNESCO listed belfries

The Belfries of Belgium and France are 56 bell-towers, built between the …
France & Belgium: UNESCO listed belfries

France: Picardie – Amiens cathedral

The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Basilique Cath …
France: Picardie – Amiens cathedral

France: Paris – Château de Fontainebleau

The Château de Fontainebleau is located in the small town bearing the …
France: Paris – Château de Fontainebleau

France: Maison la Roche – Le Corbusier

Designed and built between 1923 and 1925 by Le Corbusier and Pierre …
France: Maison la Roche – Le Corbusier

France: Paris – Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was the principal residence of the French kings …
France: Paris – Palace of Versailles

France: Paris – the banks of the Seine

The banks of the River Seine through the heart of Paris are listed as …
France: Paris – the banks of the Seine

Costa Rica: Finca 6 Sphere Museum

The exact purpose and natue of the near perfectly spherical pre-Colombian …
Costa Rica: Finca 6 Sphere Museum

New York: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

\”The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World\” was a gift of friendship …
New York: Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Mexico: México – Teotihuacan

If during a visit to the Mexico City area you are looking to escape the …
Mexico: México – Teotihuacan

Mexico: Colonial Cholula & Puebla

Due to its history and architectural styles ranging from Renaissance to …
Mexico: Colonial Cholula & Puebla

India – New Delhi – Humayon’s Tomb

Our first day in India was an exploration of New Delhi visiting the …
India – New Delhi – Humayon’s Tomb

Czech Republic: Prague – Old Town

Prague has many fascinating places to visit, none more so than Old Town …
Czech Republic: Prague – Old Town

Spain: Andalusia – Córdoba

The City of Córdoba is the capital of the province of Córdoba and has a …
Spain: Andalusia – Córdoba

Peru: Cusco – The seat of Incan Kings

Set at 12,000 feet above sea level Cusco, is the ancient capital of the …
Peru: Cusco – The seat of Incan Kings

Wyoming: Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park\’s 3,468.4 square miles is made mountains, …
Wyoming: Yellowstone

India: Uttar Pradesh – The Taj Mahal

We were a little worried with the potential of fog completely engulfing …
India: Uttar Pradesh – The Taj Mahal

Mexico: Mexic City UNAM

National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma …
Mexico: Mexic City UNAM

Sri Lanka: Highlands – Horton Plains

Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands …
Sri Lanka: Highlands – Horton Plains

India: Delhi – The Red Fort & Old Delhi

When visiting India\’s capital city you simply must explore the somewhat …
India: Delhi – The Red Fort & Old Delhi

Sri Lanka: Galle old town

We spent the day travelling along the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, …
Sri Lanka: Galle old town

Ecuador: Quito – Colonial Centre

A day tour of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, with its delightful …
Ecuador: Quito – Colonial Centre

India: – New Delhi – Qutab Minar

Our first day in India was an exploration of New Delhi visiting the …
India: – New Delhi – Qutab Minar

Singapore: Botanical Gardens

On a previous visit to Singapore, I had visited the Botanical Gardens and …
Singapore: Botanical Gardens

Mexico: Mexico City – Xochimilco

The megapolis that is Mexico City today is a far cry from what the valley …
Mexico: Mexico City – Xochimilco

Sri Lanka: Kandy – The cultural capital

Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka., set on a plateau surrounded …
Sri Lanka: Kandy – The cultural capital

Spain: The Works of Antoni Gaudi

UNESCO has recognized the works of the great architect Antoni Gaudí (1852 …
Spain: The Works of Antoni Gaudi

Sri Lanka: Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site close to Sigiriya …
Sri Lanka: Dambulla Cave Temple

Spain: Andalusia – The Alhambra

The Alhambra, in Granada, Spain is a large palace and fortress complex …
Spain: Andalusia – The Alhambra

Sri Lanka: Polonnaruwa

Some 800 years ago Polonnaruwa was a bustling commercial and religious …
Sri Lanka: Polonnaruwa

Sri Lanka: Sigiriya Rock Fortress

The Sigiriya palace and fortress complex in central Sri Lanka is …
Sri Lanka: Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Mexico: Mexico City – Historic Centre

The energetic heart of this megalopolis has oodles of historical and …
Mexico: Mexico City – Historic Centre

Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura

The ruins of Anuradhapura are one of South Asia’s most evocative sights,  …
Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura

Iceland: Þingvellir National Park

40km from Reykjavik, Þingvellir (pronounced Thingvellir) National Park is …
Iceland: Þingvellir National Park

Italy: The Historic Centre of Rome

Rome, the \”Eternal City\” is a fascinating place to visit and there are …
Italy: The Historic Centre of Rome

Netherlands: Amsterdam – The canal ring

Amsterdam, has more than one hundred kilometres of grachten (canals), …
Netherlands: Amsterdam – The canal ring

Holy See & the Vatican City

Vatican City is an independent walled-off city within Rome that is about …
Holy See & the Vatican City

California: Yosemite National Park

We spent two excellent days exploring the magnificent Yosemite National …
California: Yosemite National Park

Belgium: Brussels – Historical Centre

The city of Brussels in Belgium is at the very heart of Europe. It is the …
Belgium: Brussels – Historical Centre

Washington: Olympic National Park

We spent 2 days exploring Washington State\’s Olympic National Park. – a …
Washington: Olympic National Park

India: Rajasthan – the Jantar Mantar

The Jantar Mantar, is a monument which houses a collection of nineteen …
India: Rajasthan – the Jantar Mantar

India: Uttar Pradesh – Fatehpur Sikri

The ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri was founded by Emperor Akbar as the …
India: Uttar Pradesh – Fatehpur Sikri

India: Keoladeo National Park

An unplanned visit to Keoladeo National Park which turned out to be …
India: Keoladeo National Park

Mexico: Yucatán – Chichen Itza

The ancient Mayan ruins at Chichén Itzá on Mexico\’s Yucatán Peninsula …
Mexico: Yucatán – Chichen Itza

Italy: Venice & its lagoon

Venice is a beautiful city. We went in August and it was very, very busy …
Italy: Venice & its lagoon

India: Jaipur the “Pink City”

Exploring Rajasthan\’s \”Pink City\”, with its population of around 3½ …
India: Jaipur the “Pink City”

Colorado: Mesa Verde National Park

A trip to the Pueblo ruins at Mesa Verde National Park. On the way we …
Colorado: Mesa Verde National Park

France: Occitanie – Carcassonne

Carcassonne, a hilltop town in southern France’s Languedoc area, is …
France: Occitanie – Carcassonne

Belgium: Bruges – Historical centre

Known as the Venice of the North, Bruges gets its name from the multiple …
Belgium: Bruges – Historical centre

Peru: Lima – Historical District

A day tour of the highlights of Lima, Peru, visiting Cathedrals, …
Peru: Lima – Historical District

Peru: Machu Picchu – The Lost City

A journey to the mysterious Inca ruins at Machu Picchu. This was one of …
Peru: Machu Picchu – The Lost City

Ecuador: 5-Day Galápagos cruise

The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador were made famous by Darwin as part of …
Ecuador: 5-Day Galápagos cruise

Hawai‘i: Volcano National Park

Hawai’i, the Big Island, like all the other islands in the 50th State of …
Hawai‘i: Volcano National Park
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