Top 11 Highest Dams In The World

Top 11 Highest Dams In The World

With massive walls that often reach hundreds of feet high and hold in place trillions of gallons of water, dams are among the biggest, heaviest and most impressive structures made by human hands in the world. When Hoover Dam was finished in 1935 it was the tallest dam in the world. Since then, larger, taller and more…

10 Amazing Artificial Islands Of The World

10 Amazing Artificial Islands Of The World

People have always imagined islands as paradisiac places, far from civilization, where people sit in front of turquoise-colored water and drink coconut water while cool sea breeze refreshes hit your face. Nowadays, islands are more than that. Men have created their own islands where they build empires, cities, multi-million dollar skyscrapers, luxurious hotels, floating airports…

10 Iconic Lighthouses Around The World

10 Iconic Lighthouses Around The World

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. However, in ancient times hope was scarce. Travelers, conquerors, adventurers and sailors needed clear signs in order to cross the seas. Before the construction of seaports people were guided by fires on top of the hills near the coasts. This…

The World's Longest Non-Stop Flights

The World’s Longest Non-Stop Flights

Ever since the Wright Brothers, humanity has been obsessed with flying. Amazing advances in technology now let nonstop flights fly farther and cheaper for airlines than ever before. Though Singapore Air’s 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year, there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose from. Do you really enjoy…

10 Most Extraordinary Churches Of The World

10 Most Extraordinary Churches Of The World

Although religion is playing a less prominent role in civilization nowadays, churches, cathedrals and basilicas still play a very important role in the landscapes of most cities around the world. Some of the most beautiful and inspiring creations in the world are churches, and regardless of our religious beliefs and affiliation, anyone can appreciate churches…

6 Most Confusing Interchanges In The World

6 Most Confusing Interchanges In The World

Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences. In the modern world sometimes road interchanges have led to major cultural development and bonanza. People cross our paths everyday and they say there is always a reason why. Nowadays, civil engineering has made those paths to cross in a smarter, efficient, more…

8 Most Stunning Glaciers In The World

8 Most Stunning Glaciers In The World

Glaciers have been our guardian angels for centuries. We owe them “life”. Yes, life, because Glaciers are the largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth. Thanks to them we have thousands of rivers which keep our valleys and agricultural fields alive. It goes without saying that the water we drink and use at home also…

10 Largest Islands Of The World

10 Largest Islands Of The World

They say islands are natural workshops of evolution. People have traveled miles across the oceans and resettled in paradisiac yet sometimes deserted islands and have built nations from scratch. There are islands with vast vegetation and fauna and others with nothing but arid land and volcanoes. However, they all have wonderful treasures to share with…

10 Spectacular Sea Stacks Around The World

10 Spectacular Sea Stacks Around The World

Mother Nature is wise and knows what she does. She is the greatest artist of all times and had shaped our beautiful planet over centuries, painted it with incredible colors and furnished it with breathtaking forests, sand dunes, lakes, and to decorate the shorelines of our continents she created the sea stacks. These steep rock…

7 Places For Lava Lovers

7 Places For Lava Lovers

Volcanic eruptions are a result of glowing hot magma being forced up from the mantle through vents in the earth’s crust. They are active, dangerous, sometimes causing devastating results, but also creating a fertile soil around them. The volcanoes have been worshiped and feared for ages blasting billions of tons of ash and lava into the…

10 Most Unusual Lakes In The World

10 Most Unusual Lakes In The World

Lakes are some of the most beautiful natural water formations on earth, and although there are more than three million lakes worldwide, there are some that just stand out from the crowd. From pink lakes in Australia to a lake filled with harmless jellyfish in Palau. Check out our list of the 10 Most Unusual Lakes…

The 8 Most Unique Forests Around The World

The 8 Most Unique Forests Around The World

Forests make up nearly a third of our planet. They help make our planet hospitable to life; they purify the air, manage nutrients, capture greenhouse gases, create soil, play a role in weather systems and are the home to 80% of our terrestrial biodiversity. The following forests are visually stunning and unique. Enjoy the 8 Most Unique Forests Around The…

8 Most Captivating Sand Dunes Around The World

8 Most Captivating Sand Dunes Around The World

By definition, a sand dune is a mount or hill of sand that lies behind the part of the beach affected by tides. They are formed over many years when windblown sand is trapped by beach grass or other stationary objects. Only Mother Nature can sculpt some incredible works of art and create one of earth’s most inspiring…

Top 6 Most Amazing Sinkholes On Earth

Top 6 Most Amazing Sinkholes On Earth

Nature never stops to amaze us with its fascinating phenomenon just like these sinkholes, terrifying massive holes that open up in the Earth without warning. As well as being very dangerous, sinkholes are also a very dramatic geological feature and in most cases they are beautiful. WOW Travel offers you a unique list of the Top 6 Most Amazing Sinkholes On Earth.…

World's Most Impressive Parliament Buildings

World’s Most Impressive Parliament Buildings

These impressive buildings are the offices of all public meetings and different parliamentary offices. however, government buildings play not only a role in the political life of a country, but they are historical monuments too and a perfect illustration of a country’s heritage. With a government’s deep pockets and motivated by pride and prestige, they are inherently symbolic…

The Most Famous Lost Cities In The World

The Most Famous Lost Cities In The World

A lost city is a settlement that fell into terminal decline and became extensively or completely uninhabited. The location of many lost cities has been forgotten, but some have been rediscovered and studied extensively by scientists. There are many places around the world that have been in existence longer than we can possibly imagine. From the lost…

10 Most Famous Statues In The World

10 Most Famous Statues In The World

Over many centuries, great artists have provided humanity with stunning statues, each having a story to tell. These statues are considered to be beautiful, distinctive and a symbol of different cultures and traditions, but most importantly they have educated, inspired and moved us for centuries and continue to influence our understanding of the world. Here are the Top…

Top 10 Highest Mountains In The World

Top 10 Highest Mountains In The World

Measuring each mountain’s summit, or tallest point, by their height above sea level, the highest ten mountains on earth, including famous mountains such as Mount Everest and K2, are all located in Asia. Each of these mountains belongs to the “eight-thousanders” club, a list that consists of the 14 mountains on Earth that are 8,000 meters…

10 Most Breathtaking Canyons In The World

10 Most Breathtaking Canyons In The World

Carved out over millions of years, by the elements, canyons are undoubtedly one of the world’s most amazing natural wonders. They can be less than 3 feet across yet well over thousands feet deep! Hidden away, and with walls that remind us of abstract art. These canyons hold great beauty and every single one is unique,…

The World's Most Breathtaking Monoliths

The 9 World’s Most Breathtaking Monoliths

A monolith is a monument or natural feature such as a mountain, consisting of a single massive stone or rock. Erosion usually exposes these formations, which are most often made of very hard and solid metamorphic rock. The word monolith comes from the Greek word “monolithos”, derived from mono (“one” or “single”) and lithos (“stone”).…

The Most Interesting International Borders On Earth

The Most Interesting International Borders On Earth

China shares its borders with 16 other countries, Russia with 14 but at the same time, Japan and Australia don’t have any neighbors. The way borders are drawn and what’s used to delineate them can be really fascinating. While borders seem like permanent fixtures they have revolved throughout time, reminding us that the only constant is change.…