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  1. Carcassonne: This French town looks something straight out of a children's storybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Somewhere at the intersection of fantasy and history stands the medieval city of Carcassonne, a castle-on-the-hill getaway in the south of France. The Cite, as the walled-off hilltop section of Carcassonne is known, has been a strategically important hub for millennia.

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  2. Bront Society could take over running of under-threat Haworth Visitor Information CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    Bradford Council has placed the future of its four visitor information centres under review, and consultants have recommended closing the offices in the tourist hotspots of Haworth, Saltaire and Ilkley, and only retaining the one in central Bradford. A formal decision is due to be taken soon by council bosses, but already community groups have been stepping in with plans to save their local tourist offices.

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  3. UNESCO preservation bid for Dudley's canals under Mayoral hopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Evesham Journal

    HISTORIC canals and towpaths in Dudley could be given the same status as Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China as part of an ambitious proposal to transform them. Andy Street, Conservative candidate for the Mayor of the West Midlands, is seeking to secure UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the canal network.

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  4. UNESCO preservation bid for Halesowen's canals revealed by Mayoral hopefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Halesowennews.co.uk

    HALESOWEN and Sandwell's historic canals and towpaths could be given the same status as Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China as part of an ambitious proposal to transform them. Andy Street, candidate for the Mayor of the West Midlands, is seeking to secure UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the canal network.

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  5. The top 10 breathtaking English Heritage sites you need to see if...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    St George's Day is fast-approaching, and what better way to celebrate the best of English history than a trip to one of the country's most breathtaking heritage sites ? From iconic landmarks such as Stonehenge and Hadrian's Wall to historical sites such as the Battle Abbey where the Battle of Hastings took place in 1066, there are plenty of jaw-dropping tidbits of history nestled amidst the landscape. That's not even counting the wide array of stunning castles and gardens waiting to be explored, some of which have been home to royalty, as well as the homes of some of the world's greatest minds - including Charles Darwin.

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  6. Lijiang discourages businesses irrelevant to traditional cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Daily Millbury

    Traditional residential buildings in Lijiang, Yunnan Province. The old town of Lijiang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, has banned open-flame BBQs, singing and dancing halls, as well as Internet bars amid new efforts to protect its cultural identity.

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  7. Windstar Announces New 'Have You Ever' CampaignRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | PRWeb

    "Never have I ever heard the visceral roar of the Monaco Grand Prix from premier grandstand seats, or mingled with the 'glitterati' of Monte Carlo before retiring to my yacht. Never have I ever watched a live Russian ballet performance actually in Russia.

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  8. First Gaud -designed House to Open...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    Beginning this fall, Barcelona's Casa Vicens will be open to the public in museum form. The building was, until recently, a residential or private space for over 100 years, and is notable for having been the first house designed by famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaud.

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  9. Giant's Causeway voted Northern Ireland's 'greatest view'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | Coleraine Today

    An artist s impression of what it would look like at the Giant s Causeway on a giant smartphone billboard which is travelling around the UK. INCR 16-754-CON It also features in the UK's top ten, according to new research that celebrates the most incredible sights, both ancient and modern.

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  10. Picture-perfect PortoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Marina Times

    The cosmopolitan city of Porto, home to the fortified wine named after it, is a popular draw for tourists and locals alike. Visitors can tour old port warehouses on one side of the Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia as well as the winding streets and historic buildings on the other side designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

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  11. Suffolk patient return 40 items of medical equipment after amnesty highlights A 3.4m cost to NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Ipswich Evening Star

    An amnesty on medical equipment intended to help recoup a 3.4million loss to the NHS in Suffolk has seen one patient return a "staggering" 40 items. Health commissioners launched the Return Recycle Reuse campaign at the beginning of March by announcing that around 40,000 of the 100,000 pieces of equipment loaned out to patients in the county last year had not been returned.

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  12. Want to pay less at the pump? Here are the cheapest places for petrol or diesel in Ipswich todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Ipswich Evening Star

    Morrisons in Sproughton Road has the best price on unleaded petrol in Ipswich today with the Goddard Road ASDA coming a close second. According to online price index Petrol Prices, drivers will pay A 1.127 per litre for unleaded at the Sproughton Road Morrisons.

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  13. Ipswich to get new music festival at Trinity ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Ipswich Evening Star

    The Suffolk Sounds organising committee has experience of helping Kesgrave Music Festival. Coming Out Of Exile performing here in 2012.

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  14. Crater Lake bracing for bustling season as attendance soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    While it's currently buried under nearly 12 feet of snow, Oregon's only national park is bracing for more crowds this summer after consecutive years of record-breaking attendance. "It is getting to the point where, during some of our peak periods, we're having issues," said Craig Ackerman , superintendent for the 184,000-acre Crater Lake National Park.

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  15. University of Suffolk tourism students get hands-on experience at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Tourism students at the University of Suffolk were able to experience first-hand how one of the world's most popular tourist attractions runs after enjoying a visit and presentation at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Greenwich. The popular destination which has a strong naval heritage includes top attractions such as the Cutty Sark, Royal Naval Hospital, National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory.

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  16. Good Ofsted rating for Cedarwood Primary School in KesgraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Ipswich Evening Star

    A short inspection was carried out on March 7, where inspectors judged the school to continue to be 'good' following a previous visit in July 2013. The report published on Friday said: "Pupils enjoy school and have a thorough understanding of the school values, which have impacted positively on relationships and behaviour in the school.

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  17. Colombia brims with travel wonders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Korea Herald

    Colombia is a world unto itself, says Ambassador Tito Saul Pinilla. From tropical rainforests to timeworn colonial buildings, the country boasts sundry treasures almost surreal to the senses, the top Colombian envoy to Korea extols in an interview.

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  18. Fiona Fernandez: Tracking a great terminusRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 26 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    As parts of CST go in for restoration, we hope that the UNESCO World Heritage site emerges as a commuter and tourist-friendly landmark Late September 2010. We were under a British autumnal spell; staring at the stunning medley of Victorian Gothic architecture that greeted us inside London's St Pancras railway station.

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  19. Rustic Vigan never disappointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Saipan Tribune

    For its first port call, CNMI and Guam media along with Stay and Cruise partners aboard SuperStar Virgo toured a veritable time capsule in Calle Crisologo in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. VIGAN, Philippines-The first port call of Resorts World Manila's Stay and Cruise package aboard the SuperStar Virgo luxury liner brought participants of the familiarization tour to the capital of Ilocos Sur, Vigan.

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  20. Iceland, overwhelmed by tourists, considers taxing them moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Columbian

    Overwhelmed by a record number of visitors in spite of its far-flung location, Iceland's government is considering ways of raising taxes in the tourism sector. The alternative would be to limit sightseers' access to the country's most popular spots.

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