South Africa’s Cape might be just 0.5% of Africa’s landmass, but it has 20% of the continent’s plant species. And, oddly, they’re fascinating!
The historic centre of Naples is a World Heritage Site and you’ll see why if you can avoid the chaos and find the grandeur.
This mystical land of Sintra, just a short trip from Lisbon, takes you on a journey through centuries of opulent artistic creations.
Together these two landmarks are Lisbon’s only World Heritage Site – and a testament to a period that changed the world.
I went to this off-the-path World Heritage Site and was disappointed with what was left. Luckily, amongst the ruins, I found something even better!
The ancient Khmer temple of Preah Vihear is at the centre of a long-running dispute between Thailand and Cambodia that’s left many soldiers dead.
Koyasan is one of the World Heritage Sites on the Kii Mountain Range of Japan. For the pilgrims a thousand years ago, it was a welcome sanctuary.
It was once the largest city on earth, a trading metropolis with people from around the world. Now there are just ruins… still worth the visit, though!
The Palace of Versailles is one of the most magnificent buildings in the world… but its most famous room has a bloody secret…