UNESCO has decided what the new World Heritage Sites this year will be. It’s an interesting list – including one that I’m going to claim straight away!
The Beemster Polder in the Netherlands is a feat of human engineering impressive enough – but especially when you find out when it was done!
In the small Dutch town of Lemmer is a marvel of human engineering. It’s the world’s largest and still active steam pumping station – Ir. D.F Woudagemaal.
It looks like a field but the Dutch site of Schokland has a long history. Once it was an island, then it was a sea. Now it is land again. What’s it like to visit?
These old metal contraptions on the Belgian canal look strange – but they are actually an ingenious invention. See how the four lifts work:
It’s been closed for years and will be closed for many more. But you can still see some of the World Heritage Site of Tournai Cathedral.
The French city of Le Havre has been completely rebuilt out of concrete since the Second World War. It creates a strange effect – but a beautiful one you have to see for yourself.
It’s one of the greatest national parks in the US. But what’s it like to visit Yosemite National Park and what is there to do as a solo, couple or family?
Not too far from the German capital, Berlin, the Prussian kingdom embarked on the biggest legacy project of its reign – Potsdam!