Unesco World Heritage Sites

I love to visit Unesco World Heritage Sites and find that it provides an interesting way to form a travel bucket list. Here you will find my photos and words on the many Unesco World Heritage sites I have visited around the world.

The Maheno shipwreck on Fraser Island Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Queensland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Independent Fraser Island tours in Australia

It may be the world’s biggest sand island but Fraser Island is also famous for its rainforest and when the Wandering Kiwi family visited this island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, we loved its diversity and uniqueness. The traditional name of the island is K’gari, which means “paradise” in […]

Revolution in Havana Cuba
City Break Travel Ideas, Cuba, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering in search of Greene’s Our Man in Havana, Cuba

‘Our Man in Havana’, Graham Greene’s classic “entertainment” poking fun at the British secret service abroad was published just before the Revolution changed Cuba forever. When I visited the Havana I was fascinated to find a city that lives up to its nostalgic reputation but demands to be engaged with […]

View of Verona Italy
City Break Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Veneto

Wandering in romantic Verona, Italy

Is Verona the most romantic city in the world? The romantic appeal of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has always seemed a bit dubious. Young lovers and doomed love; destroyed by fate or unlucky chance. Why would you want to model a relationship on that? Or is it Juliet’s challenge to […]

CLimbing Mt Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Malaysia, Rock climbing travel ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Malaysia: Is climbing Mount Kinabalu worth it?

Climbing Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysian Borneo, is a popular experience for travellers visiting Malaysia. Tens of thousands of people reach the summit each year, from teenagers to grandparents and I’d like to share my experience of climbing Mt Kinabalu. A big reason for the popularity of the […]

Movenpick Dead Sea Spa and Resort Jordan Wandering Kiwi fun
Adventure Travel Ideas, Austria, Belgium, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Jordan, Myanmar, Ski Holiday Ideas, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

Wandering Kiwi’s 2017 Travel Highlights

Although I never feel like I’ve done enough travel, looking back over my 2017 travel highlights the Wandering Kiwi family had a great year! It’s important to take a moment and be reminded of all the wonderful experiences we have had in the past year. As well as travels within […]

Venice street sign windows Italy
City Break Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Veneto

If you’ve only got one day in Venice, Italy

Obviously I am not actually recommending that you only spend one day in Venice but what if your travel itinerary allows you only enough time for one day in La Serenissima? Venice in a day is still worth doing! “So now, thank God, Venice is no longer a mere word […]

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