Top 12 Things To Do In Zug

Top 12 Things To Do In Zug

Like most towns in Switzerland, Zug too is ringed by mountains and situated near a lake, but what makes this city stand out is its obvious affluence. Zug which was founded by the Kyburgers in the 13th century AD is a low tax region where the headquarters of a number of multinational enterprises are located.…

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

The historic city of Tangier in northwestern Morocco has had a rich and varied past. From being a strategic Berber town and Phoenician trading center to the rather seedy repute it had garnered in the 20th century, Tangier has probably seen the best and worst of humanity. During its time as a semi-independent international zone,…

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…

Top 12 Things To Do In Modena

Top 12 Things To Do In Modena

The ancient city of Modena on the south side of the Po Valley in northern Italy is a ‘foodie haven.’ The birthplace of balsamic vinegar and the creative force behind the giant tortellini, the backstreets of the city have little known restaurants which serve up gastronomic delights. Modena is also home to the ‘best restaurant in…

Top 12 Things To Do In Crete

Top 12 Things To Do In Crete

Crete, the largest and most populous of the islands of Greece, is located 318 kilometers south of the port Athens. It is the most southerly outpost of Europe with its southern coast extending to the Libyan Sea. The island is steeped in tradition and history; being the birthplace of the Minoans, the first advanced civilization…

Top 12 Things To Do In Mendoza

Top 12 Things To Do In Mendoza

The City of Mendoza as it is officially known as is located in the northern central part of the province of Mendoza in Argentina. The bustling tree-lined city is a stopover point for climbers to Mount Aconcagua and also for skiers in the winter looking for easy access to the Andes. Mendoza is synonymous with…

Top 12 Things To Do In Montevideo

Top 12 Things To Do In Montevideo

The capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, is the southernmost capital in the Americas and has been consistently rated first on the quality of life in Latin America. The city was founded in 1724 by a Spanish soldier as a strategic move against Portugal during the dispute over the platine region. The first inhabitants of the city…

Top 12 Things To Do In Dar Es Salaam

Top 12 Things To Do In Dar Es Salaam

It is hard to imagine that Tanzania’s most populated city and former capital, Dar es Salaam, was once a small fishing village. The city was founded by Sultan Majid bin Said of Zanzibar in the latter half of the 19th century but fell into decline after his death. The town witnessed a revival in 1887…

Top 12 Things To Do In Male2

Top 12 Things To Do In Male

Male the capital of the Maldives is throbbing with energy with the number of visitors that constantly descend on the island. Visitors either come to explore the attractions of the island or transit from Male to the other resort islands. With its ever-growing population, Male has the distinction of being the fifth most densely populated…

Top 12 Things To Do In Hiroshima

Top 12 Things To Do In Hiroshima

For most people, the name Hiroshima instantly conjures up the horrific events of 6 August 1945, when the city became the target of the world’s first atom bomb. Poignant reminders of that tragic time are visible in different parts of the city that has risen from the ashes like a phoenix. Today one can hardly…

Top 12 Things To Do In Nairobi

Top 12 Things To Do In Nairobi

The name of Kenya‘s capital and largest city, Nairobi, is derived from the Maasai phrase ”Enkare Nairobi” which literally means ‘cool water’ Founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities, the town expanded rapidly and in 1907, replaced Mombasa as the capital. Today Nairobi has the distinction of being East Africa‘s most cosmopolitan city with contrasting…

Top 12 Things To Do In Yangon

Top 12 Things To Do In Yangon

The largest city and the commercial capital of Myanmar, Yangon or formerly Rangoon is a tourist hotspot of the country as well as south-east Asia.  It was originally developed as a center for sea trade along the coast of Bay of Bengal and later developed into a prime metropolis. Although the city has witnessed the…

Top 12 Things To Do In Lahore

Top 12 Things To Do In Lahore

Lahore is the capital city of the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is the second wealthiest city in Pakistan after Karachi. Its wealth is not only monetary but Lahore also displays a very rich cultural heritage. Dating back to days of Indus Valley Civilization, Lahore has been under the rule of various rulers ranging from…

The 12 Most Beautiful Places In Tibet

The 12 Most Beautiful Places In Tibet

Nestled among the mighty Himalayas, to the north of India, lays the mystical land of Tibet. It is the highest habitable place on the face of this earth lying at an average elevation of 5000 m above the level of the sea. A place where you can touch the sky, if anybody is asked what…

Top 12 Things To Do In Abuja

Top 12 Things To Do In Abuja

Nestled among the West African Savanna woodlands and grasslands lay the country of Nigeria. Abuja happens to be the capital city of Nigeria. It was not always so, but rampant modernization led to the planned construction of this city in the 1980s. Soon, by December 1991 Abuja flourished and replaced Lagos, the most populous city…

Top 12 Things To Do In Varanasi

Top 12 Things To Do In Varanasi

Varanasi’s claim to being the oldest city in the world may still be undecided, but there is no doubt whatsoever that this city is known to every Hindu in the world as a place they must visit at least once in their lives. A dip in the Ganga here is supposed to cleanse one of…

Top 12 Things To Do In Arequipa

Top 12 Things To Do In Arequipa

Arequipa, the second-largest city in Peru after Lima, has earned the sobriquet of the ‘legal capital of Peru’ since it is the seat of the Constitutional Court of Peru. It is also part of the Southern Peru Tourist Corridor along with Cusco, Puno, and Nazca. The city which was founded in 1540, has maintained a…

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…

Top 12 Things To Do In Ko Samui

Top 12 Things To Do In Ko Samui

Ko (Koh) Samui or Samui Island is Thailand’s second-largest island after Phuket. It is famous for its sandy beaches, luxurious to mid-range hotels, lush vegetation, deep blue waters, and coral reefs. Travelers and tourists around the world visit Ko Samui in large numbers each year and enjoy this beach paradise. Samui was once a fisherman’s…

Top 12 Things To Do In Ko Phi Phi

Top 12 Things To Do In Ko Phi Phi

Ko Phi Phi is a group of Thai islands between the Phuket and the Straits of Malacca. Administered under the Krabi Province, the islands are an Asian paradise. A group of six islands is included in Phi Phi, the two largest are Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. Phi Phi Don has more population…

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

The city of Casablanca is the economic capital and the largest city situated at the central-western part of Morocco along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Invaded by Portuguese, Spanish, British and French colonialists, the city has been the prime attraction for its demography, especially to establish the naval base in the Europe-Asia sea trade…

Top 12 Things To Do In Quito

Top 12 Things To Do In Quito

Quito, the capital city of Ecuador sits at an elevation of 2,580 meters above sea level, making it the second-highest official capital city in the world, after La Paz. It also has the distinction of being the closest capital city to the equator with its central square being about 25 kilometers south of the equator.…

Top 12 Things To Do In Lucerne

Top 12 Things To Do In Lucerne

One of the most popular destinations in Switzerland is the little gem called Lucerne, located in Central Switzerland, at the foot of the Alps. This beautiful medieval city which began as a small fishing village is now the most populated town in Central Switzerland. Situated on the shores of Lake Lucerne and within sight of the…