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We are Laura and Lance, the duo behind Travel Addicts, the popular travel blog.  As travel writers and photographers, we've visited more than our fair share of World Heritage Sites.  First separately in the 1990s and then together, we've logged more than 200 sites on five continents.

Our travels are chronicled on our award-winning blog, Travel Addicts.

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Recent Reviews Travel Addicts

Grand Place, Brussels 05-Dec-18

In many ways, Grand Place in Brussels looks the same as it did in the 17th century. There’s a Starbucks now and a couple of chocolate shops and outdoor cafés, but the stunning architecture of the square’s old buildings dominates everything and makes the modern additions fade into the background.

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West Norwegian Fjords 30-Oct-18

West Norwegian Fjords by Travel Addicts

We visited Norway in late March and the mountains were still covered in densely packed snow.  As we made our way out to the west fjords, there was a chilling wind in the air, but we were excited to discover the majestic beauty of the fjords we’d heard so much about.  Whatever hype we’d heard about the fjords, they lived up to it and then some.

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Arab-Norman Palermo 25-Oct-18

Arab-Norman Palermo by Travel Addicts

We recently drove around the island of Sicily for a week.  We weren’t specifically in search of World Heritage Sites, but stumbled on the most incredible cathedral in the town of Cefalú and it changed the way we thought about the trip.  By the time we got to Palermo, we were blown away by the beautiful and intricate cathedrals of this Italian island.

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Name: Travel Addicts

Country: USA

Visited WHS: 138

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  1. Grand Place, Brussels : 4.5
  2. West Norwegian Fjords : 4.5
  3. Arab-Norman Palermo : 4.0
  4. Abbey of St Gall
  5. Acropolis
  6. Agrigento
  7. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  8. Ancient Thebes
  9. Archaeological Site of Delphi
  10. Auschwitz Birkenau
  11. Avignon
  12. Bamberg
  13. Banska Stiavnica
  14. Bauhaus Sites
  15. Belem
  16. Belfries
  17. Berat and Gjirokastra
  18. Bordeaux
  19. Bridgetown
  20. Brugge
  21. Bryggen
  22. Brú na Bóinne
  23. Budapest
  24. Butrint
  25. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
  26. Cape Floral Region
  27. Carlsbad Caverns
  28. Chartres Cathedral
  29. Chichen-Itza
  30. City of Bath
  31. City of Luxembourg
  32. Classical Weimar
  33. Cologne Cathedral
  34. Cordoba
  35. Corfu
  36. Costiera Amalfitana
  37. Cuzco
  38. Ephesus
  39. Everglades
  40. Florence
  41. Fossil Hominid Sites
  42. Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  43. Galapagos Islands
  44. Genoa
  45. Giant's Causeway
  46. Glacier parks
  47. Granada
  48. Grand Canyon
  49. Great Smoky Mountains
  50. Gwynedd Castles
  51. Göreme NP
  52. Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  53. Historic Cairo
  54. Independence Hall
  55. Isole Eolie
  56. Istanbul
  57. Kathmandu Valley
  58. Kutna Hora
  59. La Fortaleza
  60. Lima
  61. Luther Memorials
  62. Lübeck
  63. Machu Picchu
  64. Mantua and Sabbioneta
  65. Medina of Essaouira
  66. Medina of Fez
  67. Medina of Marrakesh
  68. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  69. Meknes
  70. Mesa Verde
  71. Modena
  72. Mont-Saint-Michel
  73. Monticello
  74. Morne Trois Pitons
  75. Mount Etna
  76. Naples
  77. Nubian Monuments
  78. Ohrid Region
  79. Olympic National Park
  80. Oporto
  81. Orange
  82. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  83. Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  84. Pitons Management Area
  85. Pompei
  86. Pont du Gard
  87. Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal
  88. Prague
  89. Pyramids (Memphis)
  90. Quito
  91. Rabat
  92. Regensburg
  93. Reims
  94. Riga
  95. Rome
  96. Saint-Emilion
  97. Salzburg
  98. San Antonio Missions
  99. San Gimignano
  100. Schönbrunn
  101. Segovia
  102. Seville
  103. Siena
  104. Sintra
  105. Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
  106. Statue of Liberty
  107. Strasbourg
  108. Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  109. Tallinn
  110. Taos Pueblo
  111. Thingvellir
  112. Toledo
  113. Tower of London
  114. Town Hall and Roland, Bremen
  115. University of Coimbra
  116. Valletta
  117. Vatican City
  118. Venice and its Lagoon
  119. Verona
  120. Versailles
  121. Victoria Falls
  122. Vienna
  123. Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
  124. Villa d'Este
  125. Vilnius
  126. Vlkolinec
  127. Volubilis
  128. Wadden Sea
  129. Warsaw
  130. Wartburg Castle
  131. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  132. Westminster
  133. Willemstad
  134. Wooden Churches of the Slovak Carpathians
  135. Works of Antoni Gaudí
  136. Würzburg Residence
  137. Yellowstone
  138. Yosemite National Park
  1. Alexandria, ancient remains and the new library (T)
  2. Ancient Greek Theatres (T)
  3. Big Bend National Park (T)
  4. Bonaire Marine Park (T)
  5. Brooklyn Bridge (T)
  6. Casablanca, Ville du XXème siécle, carrefour d'influences (T)
  7. Central Park (T)
  8. Cittadella (Victoria - Gozo) (T)
  9. Civil Rights Movement Sites (T)
  10. Coastal Cliffs (T)
  11. Dreams in Stone - the palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee (T)
  12. Early Chicago Skyscrapers (T)
  13. Early Farmsteads of the Cape Winelands (T)
  14. Early Medieval Monastic Sites (T)
  15. Ellis Island (T)
  16. Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings (T)
  17. Great Spas of Europe (UK) (T)
  18. Historic zone of Basseterre (T)
  19. Historical Lisbon, Global City (T)
  20. Human Rights, Liberation Struggle and Reconciliation: Nelson Mandela Legacy Sites (T)
  21. Knights Fortifications around the Harbours of Malta (T)
  22. L'amphitheatre de Durres (T)
  23. Lake Titicaca (T)
  24. Les Plages du Débarquement, Normandie, 1944 (T)
  25. Luther memorials in Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Bavaria and Thuringia (T)
  26. Mdina (Citta Vecchia) (T)
  27. Moravian Church Settlements (T)
  28. Moulay Idriss Zerhoun (T)
  29. Mount Vernon (T)
  30. Mývatn and Laxá (T)
  31. Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region (T)
  32. Nice, la ville neuve née du tourisme, ou l’invention de la Riviera (T)
  33. Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent (T)
  34. Old Synagogue and Mikveh in Erfurt - Testimonies of everyday life, religion and town history between change and continuity (T)
  35. Pharaonic temples in Upper Egypt from the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (T)
  36. Site of the Retiro and the Prado in Madrid (T)
  37. Slate Industry of North Wales (T)
  38. Taormina and Isola Bella (T)
  39. The Burren (T)
  40. The Historic City of Dublin (T)
  41. The Porticoes of Bologna (T)
  42. The Royal Sites of Ireland: Cashel, Dún Ailinne, Hill of Uisneach, Rathcroghan Complex, and Tara Complex (T)
  43. The Turf House Tradition (T)
  44. Thingvellir National Park (T)
  45. Thomas Jefferson Buildings (T)
  46. Vatnajökull National Park (T)
  47. VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Thingvellir National Park (T)
  48. Volterra: Historical City and Cultural Landscape (T)
  49. Western Stone Forts (T)
  50. White Sands National Monument (T)