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California is known as the Golden State for many reasons — the seemingly endless sunshine, the fields of yellow wildflowers that appear every spring, the history of gold mining in the state, and of course, the golden sunsets.

The state itself is as diverse a place as its official nickname. California is the most populated US state and home to 3 of the country’s largest cities as well as 36 National Natural Landmarks, 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 280 state parks, and 149 federally designated wilderness areas.

This vast state has everything you could want for an epic nature getaway, from rugged mountain ranges to sandy beaches plus plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting.

Deciding where to go first might just be the hardest part of planning a visit to California, so to help you out we’ve made a fun quiz to give you a personalized travel recommendation.

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From the ancient ruins of Turkey to the colourful palaces of Iran, from the formidable landscapes of the Amazon to the towering vistas of the Himalayas, and from the quaint charm of the English Lake District to the imposing detail of China's terracotta army, there is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for every traveller.

But deciding where to visit first can be a daunting task, especially with new sites being added to UNESCO's list every year.

To help you decide which country's World Heritage Sites you should visit next, we've pulled together a quiz to give you a personalized travel recommendation for the perfect place to go on your next holiday.

Whether you're after history, wildlife spotting, or an outdoor adventure, we've found the perfect place for your next adventure. 

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“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”

– Jack London

 

Jack London was very much a man of his time. He was born in 1876 in San Francisco, and in his 40 years of life he fully embraced and embodied the spirit of adventure and freedom for which his young country was known.

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