11 European destinations listed as World Heritage sites in 2019

Augsburg, Germany
Photo: Stadt Augsburg, Ruth Plössel.

Every year, Unesco nominates new destinations across the world as World Heritage Sites. Only those destinations that have outstanding universal value and meet at least one out of ten selection criteria can be listed as heritage sites. In 2019, 11 out of 29 new inscribed sites were in Europe.

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10 Best Road Trip Destinations in India

They say the world is a book and those who do not travel, read only a page. Few things in life are as fulfilling and exhilarating as a road trip. Whether on a solo expedition to discover an exciting new place, or a leisurely trip with buddies, hitting the road and exploring the world has its own thrill. So, for all the travel enthusiasts out there, presenting the 10 best places for a road trip in India.

1. The Golden Triangle Route

taj mahal, india
Photo by Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0
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Why visit Valencia instead of Barcelona in Spain

From: Klaava Travel Guide ebooks

Overtourism (too many tourists in the same place at the same time – crowds so large that they negatively affect the daily life of residents) is a serious problem in the world’s most popular travel destinations. Particularly legendary European cities and ancient towns are planning ways to restrict the number of visitors. The New York […]

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Why you should avoid Wi-Fi access points at Airbnb rentals, and more internet security tips for travelers

man with laptop at airport. photo by Priscilla du Preez.
Photo by Priscilla du Preez.

If you work and travel, you know the feeling when you have managed to arrange a reliable and secure internet connection in a new destination. Big relief. Connections to work, friends and family depend on network access. Often, the temptation to quickly connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot is too much, and risks are taken. Don’t do it. Read our tips for keeping your online work and life secure on the road.

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At low speeds, electric vehicles must generate an audible sound in EU countries

Tesla model S, charging in Copenhagen Denmark

A few years ago, I was about to cross a street in the old city center of Copenhagen, Denmark, without even bothering to look if any cars were approaching from behind (note: you should always look both ways because bicycles travel fast and silently along Copenhagen’s flat terrain) since I didn’t hear engines running. From the corner of my eye, however, I could see a dark shadow silently approaching from the morning mist. I stopped and waited on the pavement. A black Tesla slowly sailed by. It was completely silent. I could only hear a faint sound as the electric vehicle’s tires rolled over wet cobble stones.

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