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This Suspension Bridge Is Made From Grass

Travel<p>The 120-foot-long Incan bridge has been built and rebuilt continuously for five centuries.<p>On either side of a gorge high in the Peruvian Andes, an aging rope bridge sags precariously over the Apurímac River.<p>Every spring, communities gather to take part in a ceremony of renewal. Working …

South America

UNESCO launches new travel platform ‘World Heritage Journeys' to promote sustainable tourism in the EU

Coinciding with the European Heritage Days celebrations, UNESCO will launch the first-ever web platform dedicated to World Heritage and sustainable …

European Union

Turkey’s UNESCO heritage sites inadequate, says official

Turkey is considered the cradle of civilization but has fewer UNESCO World Heritage sites than other nations.

Turkey

Una segunda vida para las casas palacios de Sevilla

El Barroco sevillano es el que predomina en la <b>Casa San José</b>, que acoge cinco apartamentos con capacidad para una veintena de huéspedes, todavía sin …

Pazos, castillos y aldeas a precio de saldo

Portales inmobiliarios especializados en construcciones singulares ofertan propiedades a precios de ganga. Ahora bien, ¿alguien se atreve con ellas? …

Climate Heritage Summit

Description<p>Climate change poses a serious threat to many of the things that are vital to life today - agriculture, infrastructure, weather. Cultural …

San Francisco

Aston Martin opens dedicated heritage showroom in Mayfair

Aston Martin has opened a dedicated showroom for its heritage models in Mayfair, London, aimed at wooing international clients

Aston Martin

Tackling Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Heritage

Hawai<b>‘</b>i community leaders will attend a global climate conference Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the Cultural Heritage Mobilization component of the …

Hawaii

Behind the Scenes with Cartier’s Master Jewelers

What does it really takes to make a magnificent piece of haute joaillerie?<p>While technological advancements have infiltrated nearly every aspect of …

Jewelry

Will Ralph Lauren's 50th Anniversary Extravaganza Help it Survive Another 50 Years?

The American stalwart is pouring an additional $100 million into marketing over the next five years, with events like Friday evening’s spectacle …

Ralph Lauren

Why Brazil’s National Museum Fire Was a Devastating Blow to South America’s Cultural Heritage

A towering inferno of smoke and flames dominated the Rio de Janeiro skyline on Sunday night, signaling the abrupt demise of Brazil’s National Museum, …

Rio De Janeiro

Brunello Cucinelli Launches a Fully Restored Medieval Village

The iconic designer unveils the brand’s sweeping (and sustainable) new headquarters in the picturesque village of Solomeo.<p>Most people know Brunello …

These Residential Lobbies are Transforming into Fine Art Galleries

Developers see museum-worthy art as a new way to heighten a building’s appeal.<p>Famed artist Joan Miró’s spectacular triptych <i>Mural Painting I-III</i> is …

Art

38 Holy Places With Awe-Inspiring Architecture

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Get inspired with a visit to these sacred spaces.<p>For millennia, humans across religions and belief systems have built architectural wonders to honor higher powers. Using the finest materials and painstaking details, these buildings serve as powerful locations for religious …

Catholicism

The first edition of the international event “Vigoni for Europe: Cultural Heritage and International Cultural Relations" kicks off on Sunday

On Sunday September 9th, the <b>German Minister of State, Michelle Münterfering</b> and the <b>Italian Undersecretary of State, Guglielmo Picchi</b>, will open the …

Europe

Un recorrido que evideció el legado de la ciudad

Con motivo de la celebración de los 40 años de la declaratoria de Quito como Patrimonio Mundial, el Instituto Metropolitano de Patrimonio (IMP) …

Cultural Heritage Management Podcasts: Dr. Paolo Rondelli | Advanced Academic Programs | Johns Hopkins University

<i>Our most recent podcast: Episode 18-04</i><p>San Marino: A Small Republic with a Big History<p>An interview with Dr. Paolo Rondelli<p>Dr. Paolo Rondelli<p>Perched on …

Johns Hopkins University

Protecting heritage is a human right

Technological advancements in archaeology in recent decades have produced amazing insights into the lives of ancient peoples. These range from …

Aboriginal Australians

The World’s Oldest Jewelry House Unveils a Striking New Design

Mellerio's new Medici necklace builds on a portfolio of strong innovations that date back centuries.<p>Mellerio—the high jeweler favored by European …

Jewelry

Cultural heritage and traditions threatened by land use changes

Often connected with local flora and fauna, cultures and traditions of indigenous peoples are affected by land use changes associated with rapidly …

These 18 Hotels Feature Breathtaking Views of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Photos

Jiwo Entrance with view through to BorobudurPhoto: Courtesy of Amanjiwo<p>The United States’ looming departure from UNESCO has the best of us clenching our fists. But instead of stamping our feet, there’s all the more reason to put one foot in front of the other and travel to international horizons …

Brunello Cucinelli Sees More Double-Digit Growth in the Future

Sales and core profit at the group, known globally for its plush cashmere designs, have consistently increased in the last six years.<p><b>MILAN, Italy —</b> …

Menswear

See the Striking Earthen City of Timbuktu

25 Unique Traditions Around the World

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>The human instinct to create meaningful rituals is universal.<p>Homemade rockets hurtle into the mountains to invite the beginning of the rainy season. A daughter takes afternoon tea with her aging father to keep the memories alive. Hundreds of people build human towers several …

Travel Photography

Stabilizing and Maintaining the Endangered World Heritage Site of Cyre | Council of American Overseas Research Centers

<b>Conservators with the Libyan Department of Antiquities clean and consolidate mosaics at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Cyrene.</b><p><b>In this essay, Susan</b> …

Archaeology

Un médico "enamorado" de ruinas y castillos

? Víctor Madero, el nuevo dueño de Can Oleza, es médico pero se ha hecho millonario en la gestión. En 2017 vendió Quirón Salud a la compañía alemana …

Brazil's Unesco World Heritage sites are 'crumbling' due to lack of funds

Historic sites in Brazil such as the infamous slave harbour Valongo wharf are in danger of crumbling unless they receive more funding, the country's national heritage authorities have warned.<p>Twenty-one local governments have demanded that extra care and funding is provided for the upkeep of …

Brazil

Los castillos, testigos de la historia y la arquitectura

Un trabajo de carácter histórico y novedoso que narra la crónica más reciente de los castillos de la provincia de Valladolid, un patrimonio destacado …

Cartier’s Coloratura hits the high note

Cartier Yoshino necklace in white gold with two emerald-cut morganites totalling 55.18 carats, three cabochon-cut opals, tourmaline beads, pink …

Jewelry

Who is heritage for?

Aug 26, 2018-Having lived in Kathmandu on and off for the last 12 years, one of my favourite things to do is show people the hidden corners of the …

Kathmandu