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Endangered historical Japanese townhouses being turned into accommodation for tourists

KYOTO, Japan - Machiya, Japan's historical townhouses, are being turned into accommodation facilities for foreign tourists.

Seychelles National Heritage Week in progress

The 100th anniversary of the official completion and opening in 1910 of the Carnegie Building in Victoria, which now houses the Natural History Museum was also the chosen date to launch the annual "Na

Lamu Island at risk of losing World Heritage site status

Rich foreigners are making massive purchases of buildings on Lamu Island in Kenya, Africa, and this is putting the island in danger of losing its World Heritage site status.

Resort of The Week: La Quinta Resort and Club, California

Most historical places of interest in Los Angeles usually get razed to make way for a new parking lot, so it is little wonder the folks in LA love La Quinta Resort just outside of Palm Springs.