11 Incredible Abandoned Islands Around The World

11 Incredible Abandoned Islands Around The World

The theme of being stranded on abandoned islands has inspired many novels and films. These include the famous TV series Lost and the riveting and heart-wrenching Tom Hanks movie Cast Away. When it comes to writing, the quintessential deserted island story is the famed 1719 novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Dafoe. Frozen in time and with…

11 Most Dangerous Cities In The World

11 Most Dangerous Cities In The World

With so many thousands of cities to see in the world, there are seemingly endless cultures to experience and places to travel to. While seeing the world has its perks, but how safe are you exactly? Whether you vacation once in a blue moon or travel a lot for work or pleasure, it’s always important to…

15 Most Dangerous Roads In The World

15 Most Dangerous Roads In The World

The world’s dangerous roads, as many as they are, are plagued by poor design and unsafe speed limits. However, few have such perilous conditions that have sent drivers sliding across icy or slippery lanes or even plummeting to their deaths. From narrow cliff face paths to icy highways and storm-pummelled bridges, the world’s dangerous road…

The 12 Highest Capital Cities In The World

The 12 Highest Capital Cities In The World

The dictionary defines a capital city as ‘a city or town that functions as the seat of government and administrative center of a country.’ However, not all countries have their seat of government in the capital city, like Sucre in Bolivia, which is the official capital but not the seat of the government. Capital cities…

The 12 Most Remote Islands In The World

The 12 Most Remote Islands In The World

One of the more popular getaway destinations for travelers is a tropical island, characterized by lush green lands, surrounded by the sparkling blue sea, fringed with white or golden beaches. Other islands that lure travelers are those with a bit of mystery, islands with luxuriant jungles, verdant valleys and stunning peaks. However, in recent times…

The 12 Most Haunted Places In The World

The 12 Most Haunted Places In The World

Hair raising ghost stories and death-defying experiences have always had their fair share of followers. There is something morbidly fascinating about the supernatural, especially ghost stories that have been passed down through the ages. These hair raising tales have gripped the imaginations of many a novelist and filmmaker. However, the truth behind some of these…

12 Most Polluted Cities In The World

12 Most Polluted Cities In The World

Every year, the World Health Organization releases its list of the world’s most polluted cities and this year, nearly all of them are in India. While the list mainly focuses on air quality, it does consider other types of pollution. Not only do these cities experience a higher rate of health conditions, but pollution also…

12 Places To Visit Before They Disappear

12 Places To Visit Before They Disappear

Traveling the world has been a lifelong dream for many of us. Yet our dreams are challenged year-by-year against some natural conditions causing the extinction of both more familiar and off-the-beaten-track places around the world and their ecosystems. Thousands of indigenous species, habitats, islands and mountains have been at risk for several decades now, perhaps,…

10 Best Amusement Parks In The World

10 Best Amusement Parks In The World

Nothing beats the thrill of your first childhood theme park visit. Millions of visitors to the world’s most popular theme parks agree: these rides, shows, and costumed characters are worth the waits. Enjoy our list of the 10 Best Amusement Parks In The World. Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida 1 Magic Kingdom is the place where every…

Top 7 Things To Do In Mongolia

Top 7 Things To Do In Mongolia

Mongolia lies in central Asia between Siberia and China, at an average of 1,500 meters (5,800 ft) above sea level. It is the least densely populated country on the planet, a vast country with endless grassland, evergreen trees and rugged mountains. However, 45% of the Mongolian population lives in the busy capital, Ulaanbaatar, where life is a lot…

Top 10 Tallest Water Slides In The World

Top 10 Tallest Water Slides In The World

In the amusem­ent park industry, the roller coaster is king, but during the hot summer months, these classic attractions get some tough competition from water slides. Water slides are some of the most fun a person can have, whether you’re a child or an adult. Some of the tallest and, therefore, the best water slides…

6 Best Places To See The Northern Lights

6 Best Places To See The Northern Lights

Northern lights, or the Aurora Borealis, are one of the world’s most dazzling natural phenomenons. It is said to be a truly fantastic experience and very awe inspiring. During the Aurora season many people visit areas including Alaska, Iceland and Norway for a holiday vacation, in the hope of catching this amazing natural wonder of the world.…