Saturday, 18 August, 2018

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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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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A Local’s Guide To Poznan, Poland

A Local’s Guide To Poznan, Poland

Poznań is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region. It is best known for its renaissance Old Town and Ostrów Tumski Cathedral. Today, Poznań is an important cultural and business centre and one of Poland’s most populous regions with many regional customs such as Saint John’s Fair (Jarmark Świętojański), traditional Saint Martin’s croissants and a local

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The Safest Places Around The World

The Safest Places Around The World

Gallup’s 2018 Global Law and Order report offer leaders an update on the progress countries are making toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of “promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies” and highlights those countries that are in need of dire change. This report reveals the answers to the following questions

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19 Places To Visit In Outer London

19 Places To Visit In Outer London

Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group. Time Out started its publication in 1968 and had expanded its editorial recommendations to 108 cities worldwide. It was first published as a London listings magazine by Tony Elliott, who used birthday money to produce a one-sheet pamphlet, with Bob Harris as co-editor. The London edition of Time

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