Articles Tagged ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’

Postcard Perfect: Deer in Front of Red Gates, Japan

Postcard Perfect: Deer in Front of Red Gates, Japan April 4, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
A nearly-napping deer sits guard in front of the Itsukushima Shrine on the island of Itsukushima in the city of Hatsukaichi, Japan. The photographer notes that deer are common in public places in Japan, though they are friendlier in some places than in others. The Itsukushima Shrine is one of the UNESCO...

Friday Link Love: The World in Lego, Secret Travel Tips and more

Friday Link Love: The World in Lego, Secret Travel Tips and more November 20, 2009 | Around the Web | Read More
TGIF. Is the week before Thanksgiving always this long? Take a load off this weekend, and enjoy some of the interesting stuff going on around the travel web: How well do you know the flags of the world? Check out these 12 Awesome National Flags Made out of Food, from a basil, spaghetti and tomato Italy...

Photo Friday: An Ancient Guard House

Photo Friday: An Ancient Guard House January 16, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In what NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 1/19: The photo was taken at the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. About four hours Northwest of Cusco, Machu Picchu is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley. Rediscovered by American historian Hiram Bingham in 1911, the UNESCO...