The 12 Largest Castles In The World

The 12 Largest Castles In The World

The word ‘castle’ is synonymous with images of thick walls, fortified towers, hilltop settings, and fairytales. Most castles were built during the Middle Ages as residences and fortified cities by the nobility and royalty. Usually, they cover an extensive area because of their walls, moats, and fortifications. While most of the largest castles in the…

The 11 Most Religious Cities In The World

The 11 Most Religious Cities In The World

Religion plays a significant role in most people’s lives and this is evident in the 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, of which 84% are affiliated to one of the five dominant religious groups. Almost every religion has their holiest of holy sites where pilgrims of the faith from different parts of the world converge to pay…

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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 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 World’s 12 Most Expensive Cities

The World’s 12 Most Expensive Cities

Most people who live in important metros often complain about the high cost of living. Their complaints are usually based on the affordability of finding a home and the daily expenses of running that home. The Economist Intelligence Unit Worldwide, which brings out an annual listing of the most expensive cities in the world, bases…

11 Most Gay-Friendly Cities In The World

11 Most Gay Friendly Cities In The World

There are many cities around the world that welcome and embrace the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. These cities have in fact improved and grown economically by attracting one of the most important and powerful social groups of the 21st century. Chains of hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs, clothing stores and spas that cater…

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 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…

The 12 Tallest Flagpoles In The World

The 12 Tallest Flagpoles In The World

Tall, taller, tallest! The race to have the tallest or biggest structure in the world is nothing new. Taller towers, higher buildings, and bigger bridges never cease to amaze us as countries the world over showcase their building prowess year after year. The latest entrant into this race for supremacy seems to be the humble…

The 12 Best Gay Beaches In The World

The 12 Best Gay Beaches In The World

Looking for the greatest gay-friendly beaches out there? Look no further! We ranked the best gay beaches according to their sheer beauty and the unique character or the crowd they draw and selected the best of the best, just in time for summer. So whether you are gay or just love to hang out with…

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…