UNESCO Sites Off the Beaten Track – Asia

The fourth in my series about UNESCO sites off the beaten track takes us to the continent of Asia. My fellow bloggers have helped me produce the following list of unusual UNESCO sites in Asia. Lesser-known UNESCO sites in Asia Lijiang Old Town, China  By Brittany from Asia Undiscovered Lijiang Old Town is located in…

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Colourful Tenemnet houses in Zamosc Poland with blue, red and yellow painted facades

UNESCO Sites Off the Beaten Track – Europe

I recently visited the Isle of Man which I discovered is the only whole nation to be a member of the UNESCO world network of Biosphere Reserves. This got me thinking about other lesser known UNESCO sites that are off the beaten track. I reached out to some of my fellow bloggers and the result is this…

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Lion looking at the camera at Rra Dinare safari

Rra Dinare Our First Safari in Botswana

It doesn’t matter how many brochures/articles or blog posts you read about going on a safari, it really does not compare to actually experiencing one. Rra Dinare in Botswana was our first taste of safari life and within minutes we were enchanted. What We Saw on Our Two Days at Rra Dinare Camp April 10,…

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Safari Botswana FAQ

Safari in Botswana – FAQs

Going on a safari is on most travellers and wildlife fans bucket list. After a month-long housesit in Maun, Botswana, we decided to treat ourselves to a 6-day safari in the Okavango Delta. Why go on Safari in Botswana? Although it is located in the midst of the Kalahari Desert, the Okavango River floods the…

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Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As…

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Top 7 Photo Tips for Taj Mahal

Top 7 Photography Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is one of the most photographed monuments in the world. With its stunning ivory-white marble domes, minarets and intricate details it is a photographers dream! Built in the 17th Century to house the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, the favourite wife of Shah Jahan, it stands on the banks of the Yamuna river…

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Our Travel Plans 2018, read where I am going and what I am doing in 2018 | thesilvernomad.co.uk

101 in 1001 Days Challenge

 101 in 1001 Days Challenge By LarchMarch 24, 2018 Having read a post on The OMG Diaries blog, where Sophie complied a list of 101 challenges that she wanted to complete in 1001 days, I have been inspired write my own 101 Challenge. It is like a mini bucket list with a timeframe! Like Sophie, I…

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