Sunday, 20 January, 2019

Category: Humanities

World's Most Liveable Cities 2018

World’s Most Liveable Cities 2018

Vienna, Austria Melbourne, Australia Osaka, Japan Calgary, Canada Sydney, Australia Vancouver, Canada (tie) Toronto, Canada (tie) Tokyo, Japan Copenhagen, Denmark Adelaide, Australia Melbourne has finally lost the title of world’s most liveable city after a seven-year reign. The Australian city came in second place on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2018 ranking of the world’s most liveable cities, missing out on the

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Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954. The Dales comprises river valleys and the hills, rising from the Vale of York westwards to the hilltops of the Pennine watershed. In Ribblesdale, Dentdale and Garsdale, the area extends westwards across the watershed, but most

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Where Danes Go On Holiday In Denmark

Where Danes Go On Holiday In Denmark

Jutland, also known as the Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula, is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and part of northern Germany. Its terrain is relatively flat, with open lands, heaths, plains and peat bogs in the west and more elevated and slightly hilly terrain in the east. Jutland is a peninsula bounded by the North Sea to the west,

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A Local’s Guide To Genoa, Italy

Genoa is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy. In 2015, 594,733 people lived within the city’s administrative limits. Over 1.5 million people live in the wider metropolitan area stretching along the Italian Riviera. Located on the Gulf of Genoa in the Ligurian Sea, Genoa has historically been one of the most important

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Follow The New Silk Road

Follow The New Silk Road

Beijing’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been called a Chinese Marshall Plan, a state-backed campaign for global dominance, a stimulus package for a slowing economy, and a massive marketing campaign for something that was already happening – Chinese investment around the world. Over the five years since President

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All Roads Lead To Romangna, Italy

All Roads Lead To Romagna, Italy

Emilia-Romagna is an administrative Region of Northeast Italy comprising the historic regions of Emilia and Romagna. Its capital is Bologna. It has an area of 22,446 km2 (8,666 sq mi) and about 4.4 million inhabitants. Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe, with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy. Bologna, its capital, has one of Italy’s highest quality of

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France’s Cantal Holiday Guide

France’s Cantal Holiday Guide

Cantal  is a department (admiCantal is province) in south-central France, with its capital at Aurillac. The department is named for the Plomb du Cantal, the central peak of the bare and rugged Monts du Cantal mountain chain which traverses the area. Its residents are known as Cantalians and its principal towns are Aurillac, Saint-Flour and Mauriac. Cantal is part of

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Cromer's Odyssey, Norfolk

Cromer’s Odyssey, Norfolk

Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. It is approximately 23 miles (37 km) north of the county city of Norwich and 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Sheringham on the North Sea coastline. The local government authority is North Norfolk District Council, whose headquarters is in Holt Road in the town. The civil parish

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19 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

19 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The recent 19 sites recognised by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee are: Colombia’s Chiribiquete National Park China’s Mount Fanjingshan Korea’s Sansa Buddhist Mountain Monasteries Spain’s Caliphate City of Medina Azahara Greenland’s Aasivissuit-Nipisat Hunting Grounds Germany’s Naumburg Cathedral Japan’s Kyushu Island First Christian Structures Turkey’s Gobekli Tepe Mexico’s Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Valley France’s

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