Central & Northern Asia

Central & Northern Asia

Central Asia comprising the former Soviet Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan is often referred to as ‘the stans’ because of the countries that are part of this region. For several years the region was largely ignored by the world because of the barrenness of the landscape and the earlier inaccessibility to many…

America

America

The two continents which make up this part of the world were largely unknown to the outside world until the 15th century when Christopher Columbus accidentally discovered North America. Although the Norse explorer Leif Erikson had already sailed to this part of the planet before the Spanish, he did not colonize the land and left…

Top 8 Things To Do In Tahiti

Top 8 Things To Do In Tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti, in the heart of the South Pacific, made up of 118 islands and atolls spread out over five archipelagos. It offers an array of diverse experiences combined with rich Tahitian culture, stone temples deep in the heart of luscious jungle heartland, black and white sand beaches and tranquil, clear water, with vibrant coral…

Top 8 Things To Do In Bonn

Top 8 Things To Do In Bonn

Bonn, one of Germany’s oldest cities, is best recognized as the birthplace of Beethoven. Situated on the Rhine River, Bonn maintains a cozy, relaxed atmosphere of a small town, featuring  a charming old town, many museums and  many outdoor cafes and beer gardens. It is the perfect base city if you are looking to visit…

Top 8 Things To Do In Dortmund

Top 8 Things To Do In Dortmund

Located in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, Dortmund is one of Germany’s most eclectic and dynamic 21st-century cities and a center of high-tech industry. The former “steel city”, developed into a modern and cultural city, it is well-known for its excellent shopping, beer, and football and has many things to offer. From its spacious green parks…

Top 10 Things To Do In Tenerife

Top 10 Things To Do In Tenerife

The natural beauty of Tenerife is known worldwide. People from every corner of the globe come here almost like a pilgrimage to enjoy the sun, luxury hotels, the cold and refreshing Atlantic Ocean, stunning scenery and eternal spring climate. Dreamy sunsets and black sand beaches are the best natural relaxant there is in life according…

10 Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens In The World 2

10 Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens In The World

Botanical gardens are dedicated to the beautiful world of flora. They are often run by universities or scientific research organizations. Their role is to maintain documented collections of living plants for the purposes of conservation, scientific research, display, and education. With over 1,775 botanical gardens around the world, it was not so easy to pick the 10…

Top 10 Largest Countries On Earth

Top 10 Largest Countries On Earth

The world’s largest countries provide a beautiful snapshot of the variety of geography, climate and wildlife on the planet. Here is a listing of the Top 10 Largest Countries On Earth by area, in both square kilometers and square miles.The world’s ten biggest countries by size are ranked based on information from the CIA World…

Top 9 Things To Do In Quebec City

Top 9 Things To Do In Quebec City

Loaded with history and culture, Québec City is unique among North American cities and maintains its European roots with a predominantly French-speaking society. With its cobblestone streets, 17th and 18th-century architecture and outdoor cafes, Old Québec has a European-style charm. It is a magical wonderland in the winter and a breathtaking landscape in the summer…

Top 6 Things To Do In Guangzhou

Top 6 Things To Do In Guangzhou

Located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 miles) north-northwest of Hong Kong and 145 km (90 miles) north of Macau, Guangzhou offers all the hustle, bustle, culture and commerce of other major Asian metropolises minus the massive tourist crowds. Guangzhou provides a combination of ancient structures and traditional cultural heritage with modern buildings, art galleries, natural…

Top 9 Things To Do In Lausanne

Top 9 Things To Do In Lausanne

Smaller but livelier than its better-known neighbor Geneva, the French-Swiss town of Lausanne, is an old city located on the shores of Lake Geneva that enjoys wonderful views of the surrounding mountains. With its historic old town, impressive cathedral, wonderful outdoor markets, swanky bars and cozy cafes, Lausanne is definitely a pleasant surprise. Check out our…

5 Most Beautiful Towns In Poland

5 Most Beautiful Towns In Poland

3We were asked by a few readers “which town in Poland do you consider to be the most beautiful”, but we couldn’t choose one. From majestic castles in Malbork and a sprawling market square in Kazimierz to snow-tipped mountain settings in Zakopane. Here are our picks of the 5 Most Beautiful Towns In Poland. Chocholow 1 Most…

Top 10 Smallest Countries On Earth

Top 10 Smallest Countries On Earth

There are 196 countries in the world today, according to eight accepted criteria used to determine whether a place is an independent country (also known as a State) or not. From the word “Country” some may think of a large area of land with lots of people residing, but some of the countries on earth are so small…