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WHC List #0351 – Painted Churches in the Troodos Region

The remote and little accessible mountainous interior of Cyprus hides ten churches. They are all modest on the outside, but with beautiful mural paintings inside. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes several...

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WHC List #1230 – Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain

Come to this mountain to pray like they have been doing in Central Asia for centuries. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes several hundred properties with outstanding universal value. They are all part of the...

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Central Asia 2014 (2) – The monumentalism of Tashkent

Being the capital of Uzbekistan and the largest city in Central Asia, Tashkent...

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WHC List #0543 – Itchan Kala

Let us us all go back to the old caravan routes of the Silk Roads, and to the...

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WHC List #0602 – Historic Centre of Bukhara

The madrassas and mosques are impressive and give you a sense of what the days...

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WHC List #0885 – Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz

This is the birthplace of the Great Tamerlane, the king and conquerer of a...

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WHC List #0603 – Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures

The famous Silk Road through present-day Uzbekistan was of vital importance to...

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The Gladmat festival in Stavanger, Norway

In late July each year 250,000 gather in Stavanger to take part in...

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Which passport is the best?

Of course, you are only eligible for a single passport, so the question may be...

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Is your paid vacation similar to other countries?

It comes as no surprise that paid vacation time varies throughout the world....

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