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The 11 Most Powerful Passports In The World

The global rankings for the Most Powerful Passports in 2019 were recently published by the Henley Passport Index and have 31 countries occupying the top 10 positions. The rankings which were started in 2005 takes into account the passports of 199 nations and the visa-free travel access that citizens of those nations have to visit…

The 12 Longest Land Borders In The World

The 12 Longest Land Borders In The World

Many countries around the world are landlocked and share borders with one or more neighbors. While China and Russia have the most number of neighbors and land borders that extend thousands of kilometers, there are other nations like the Vatican which are so small, its border doesn’t even go into double digits. Brazil, on the…

12 Bridges That Cross International Borders

12 Bridges That Cross International Borders

Bridges have been around since time immemorial, as man has attempted to cross raging rivers or great divides. From fallen trees and stepping stones, to boardwalks, rope bridges, and the engineering wonders we see today, bridges have been the vital link for connecting places. Throughout history, bridges have also had their fair share of controversy…

Top 5 Longest Tunnels In The World

Tunnels are some of the most amazing displays of engineering. They are laid through mountains and even water to meet the needs of highways and roads and they are definitely not the place for a car to break down. Check out the list of the Top 5 Longest Tunnels In The World. 5 Lærdal Tunnel, Norway – 24.5…

A New Airplane Patent Offers Seats On Top Of Aircraft

A New Airplane Patent Offers Seats On Top Of Aircraft

If the window seat doesn’t cut it for you when flying, how about a roof seat? The SkyDeck, designed by aerospace engineering firm Windspeed Technologies, puts luxury seats on top of aircraft and offers 360-degree views. SkyCanopy Passengers could access the SkyDeck via a staircase or elevator, and would be able to see out the…

Top 7 Fastest Trains In The World

The Japanese Maglev bullet train recently broke its own world record as the fastest train in the world by traveling at 604 kmph (374 mph) for nearly 11 seconds. Right now, the train is still only a prototype and we will have to wait until 2027 for it to be put into commercial transport between…

World's 11 Most Unique Train Stations

World’s 11 Most Unique Train Stations

Train travel, which was considered a great innovation once upon a time, is still a very important mode of transport. It offers travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world’s most incredible scenery. As train commuters, people often walk in and out of the stations at a…

World's 10 Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities

World’s 10 Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities

There are lots of cities where it is good to be a cyclist, but some are a true paradise for two-wheelers. As more environmentally friendly methods of travel are being embraced throughout the world, a number of countries have begun to reinvest in one of the oldest means of travel: the bicycle. Our list of the…

10 Most Extensive Metro Systems In The World

10 Most Extensive Metro Systems In The World

There are approximately 160 metro systems in 55 countries worldwide. Sometimes referred to as subways, U-Bahns or undergrounds. With features like heated seats, WiFi access, and art-filled stations, metro systems sometimes become the attraction itself rather than just a way of transportation. The metro system with the longest route length in the world is in Shanghai; the busiest one is in Beijing and the one…

World's 10 Most Dangerous Airports To Land

World’s 10 Most Dangerous Airports To Land

To reach some of the world’s most beautiful and remote locations, you may have to deal with a few scary takeoffs and landings along the way. Landing in an airport is usually a safe and fun experience, but certain circumstances make them really dangerous. You might want to avoid the following airports that have continuously…

10 Most Stunning Aerial Lifts Around The World

10 Most Stunning Aerial Lifts Around The World

Whether you call it an aerial lift, gondola, cableway or aerial tram it is still just a small box dangling from a thin wire attached to the top of a giant mountain. When transportation and tourism meet, it’s a beautiful thing and you wouldn’t believe the views some of the world’s most incredible aerial lifts provide. From the Table…

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…

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…

11 Cool Bridges From Around The World

There are thousands of bridges in the world, most of which are likely utilitarian. Yet some engineers take it upon themselves to make their creations unique and eye-catching, almost like works of art. Sure, some bridges are pretty like the Brooklyn Bridge. But what about the ones that stop you cold? The ones that cause…

The 10 Best Airports In The World

The 10 Best Airports In The World

The typical holiday no longer begins the moment you check into your hotel. These days, the whole experience starts (and ends) at the airport, once you’ve checked in your baggage and find yourself with hours to kill before boarding. And with many airports now offering facilities beyond the standard, travelers have a host of options…