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The Most Unusual Churches in the World (World Tourism)

Sagrada Familia Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia is a church, located in Barcelona in the Eixample district, being built by private donations from 1882. It is a well-known project of Antonio Gaudi.   The first project was designed by the architect Francisco del Villar, who was replaced by Gaudi in 1883. Gaudi changed significantly the original draft. By the decision of the construction initiators, the temple financing activities mu...
Las Lajas Cathedral Las Lajas Cathedral
In Colombia, near the border with Ecuador, on the bridge over the river Guaitara Las Lajas Cathedral rises. Las Lajas Cathedral has everything to be a tourist attraction: the rare beauty of the architecture, a miraculous image and a poetic legend.   The cathedral building   The cathedral, which was built from 1916...
Milan Cathedral Milan Cathedral
Milan Cathedral is a symbolic monument. It is the administrative center of the Lombardy region and it is dedicated to Santa Maria Nashente. The famous fourth-largest church in the world is located in the Milan heart and is its symbol. This late Gothic wonder, which contains a forest of steeples and statues, marble pointed columns and turrets, woven together by a web of soaring towers, provokes you to say: grand, stunning, gorgeous. It is the third largest cathedral in Europe aft...

The Most Famous Restaurants in the World (Restaurant)

Noma Restaurant Noma Restaurant
Noma is a scandinavian cuisine famous restaurant in Copenhagen (Denmark). According to The Red Michelin guide the restaurant is estimated at two stars from three possible. It was recognized as "the best restaurant in the world" according to the prestigious British magazine "Restaurant" on April 26, 2010. It leads the list of 50 restaurants around the world, composed of more than 800 experts, restaurant critic and chef in...
El Celler De Can Roca Restaurant El Celler De Can Roca Restaurant
El Celler de Can Roca is one of the best restaurants in Catalonia, founded by Roca brothers as family business. They belonged to the third generation of the family, who dedicated himself to the restaurant business in 1929. Their grandparents opened a tavern in Sant Marti de Llemana in 1926, in 1967, the parents founded in Girona El the Restaurant de Can Roca, and in 1986 the brothers decided to open El Celler De Can Roca that became a follower...
Daniel Daniel's Restaurant
Daniel Boulud, a famous chef, calls himself a "Franco-American", which generally corresponds to the truth. This guy from the neighborhood of Lyons worked under the guidance of such legendary figures as Roger Berger, Georges Blanc and Michel Guerard before moving to the United States. His arrival in America was marked for him as the fulfillment of his American dream. Firstly he made his name at Le Cirque, and then built a business in se...

The Fastest Animals in the World (World Tourism)

Cheetah-greatest fast runner Cheetah-greatest fast runner
 Cheetahs are, without doubt, the fastest creatures in the world. The only animal that follows the Cheetah's spectacular speed is its favorite prey, the gazelle. In order to catch a meal that is fast as the wind, this animal had to develop the ability to run so fast, even faster than the gazelle, or even to choose another alternative - starvation. This is a quite strong motivation for practicing their wind sprints. These amazing cats can run up to 112kph. In 2009, a female cheetah in captivity became the  fastest l...
Wildebeest-amazing runner Wildebeest-amazing runner
 Wildebeest-amazing runner   The wildebeest is a subspecies of the antelope, that appears more like a bull. There are two species of wildebeest, both of them are native to Africa. The wildebeest is a guaranteed source of prey for several large African animals, that often pick out the weaker wildebeest who escaped from their herd. These amazing animals are able to sense thunderstorms that are up to 30 miles away, following  thes...
Pronghorns-interesting animals Pronghorns-interesting animals
Pronghorns are some of the most interesting mammals in North America. It is the fastest animal on this continent, capable of running approximately 90 km/h. These animals are not true antelopes, their horns are made of a hairy substance, beside the very inner core which is made of bone. Pronghorns have the longest land migration in United States. Pronghorns are not as fast as cheetahs, maintaining a high speed for a longer period of time than cheetahs.  In case that cheetah ...

The Most Bizarre Houses in the World (World Tourism)

The Kvivik Igloo The Kvivik Igloo
Kvivik is a village from the Faroe Islands on the coast of Denmark. A pair of identical igloos was built there. Each structure has about 91 square meters and a kitchen, a living room with double bed and a loft. Both igloos are very friendly with the nature. It has a lush green roof and they are so near to the mountains and the ocean. Tourists enjoy these two constructions as they can be rented at least for two nights....
The One Log House The One Log House
Would you believe that a tree trunk may become a house for you? So, there is a house carved into a huge, over 2,000 years old, tree of 42 tons. The tree is of the same family as the sequoia trees are. It was “built" by the carpenter Art Schmock in 1946. He exhibited this home at various fairs and festivals log across the country to promote the beautiful old trees in Northern California and his labor source. The house, which is almost 10 feet long and about 1.80 high, ...
The Upside-Down House The Upside-Down House
It represents a memorial to the horrors of communism and crimes against the humanity. The house was built at the initiative of Daniel Czapiewski, a Polish businessman who deals with the construction of wooden houses. The construction lasted 114 days, 5 times more than usual, because the workers felt confused and disoriented in the strange house. The house is a tourist attraction, but people who visit complain of symptoms similar to sea sickness. Czapiewski is also the holder of a Guinnes...

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World (World Tourism)

The Old Yungas Road The Old Yungas Road
Many consider it the most dangerous in the world and call it “the road of death”. It has the length of about 70 kilometers and connects La Paz and Coroico. More than 25 vehicles crash and 100-200 people die annually on this road. According to one source, the road was built in the 1930s by the Paraguayan prisoners. Others say that American Construction Company worked here in the 70s of the last century.   The road des...
The Pan-American Highway The Pan-American Highway
The Pan-American Highway is a network of roads in America, whose total length is of 48 thousand km. If you do not take into account the 87-mile Darién gap, which is located in the jungle on the border of Panama and Colombia, the Pan-American Highway brings the national road network of the continental states of America in a single system.   According to the Guinness Book of Records the Pan-American Highway is the longest h...
The Sichuan – Tibet Highway The Sichuan – Tibet Highway
The Sichuan – Tibet Highway is 2412 km length. It begins from Chengdu, the Sichuan Province in the east and ends at Lhasa in Tibet in the West. The road spreads into Lhasa near Yaan, Garze and Qamdo. The Sichuan-Tibet highway crosses the 14 highest mountains, with the length of 4000-5000m. It includes dozens of well-known rivers, and crosses primeval forests and numerous dangerous sections. This is a breathtaking view on the line, with a unique ethnic customs. ...

The Most Spectacular Roads in the World (Destinations)

Stelvio Pass Stelvio Pass
One of the highest Alpine Passes of Europe is definitely Stelvio Pass with its 2758 m. The pass features  48 hairpin turns on its northern side. The original road was established between the  1820-1825, founded by the Austrian Empire to connect the former Austrian province of Lombardia with the rest of Austria, rising up as a climb of about 1871 m. Since then, the road has  suffered some changes. The 60 hairpin bends, including the 48 of them on the northern side numbered with sto...
Cabot Trail Cabot Trail
The most spectacular drive. The  best summer escapes. The  greatest road trip in the world. This is Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail  where stunning panoramas were invented. No matter how long  your stay is, it can never be long enough for sure. Just drive on this wonderful highway carved into the edge of an ancient highland with the delightful company of the eagles which fly above you, seals splash below you and moose wander alongside. You’ll  definitely understand...
The Great Ocean Road-a treasured meander The Great Ocean Road-a treasured meander
The Great Ocean Road is absolutely one of the most beautiful drives in the whole world. The Great Ocean Road is a treasured meander that has to be on your lifetime list of things to do. The road along the coast of Victoria, situated beautifully between Torquay in the east and Portland in the west, is considered one of Australia’s most wonderful roads. The road  passes some remarkable coastal towns, national parks with temperate rainforests, and some of the most popula...

Top 10 Best Cities in the World to Live in (Destinations)

Adelaide Adelaide
About Adelaide   Adelaide is the capital and the largest city of South Australia state. It is the fifth largest city in the country with a population of over 1.1 million. It is named in the honor of the Queen of Great Britain and the Hanover wife of King William IV who ascended to the throne from 1830 till 1837. The city is located on the oceanfront. The central part of Adelaide co...
Helsinki Helsinki
About Helsinki   Helsinki is the capital and the largest city of Finland with a population of 578,000 inhabitants. Its coves encircle the city streets, its bridges connecting the islands and ferries communicate with the most remote islands. Helsinki is a great city, and the port remains a constant noise of ships entering and leaving. Helsinki is the center of business, education, ...
Vancouver Vancouver
Vancouver is, for the fifth year, the head of the ranking of the best cities to live, according to an annual study published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).   About Vancouver   Vancouver, a city located on the west coast of Canada, w...

The Steepest Roads in the World (Destinations)

Baldwin Street Baldwin Street
The Baldwin Street is beautifully located in the city of Dunedin, in the southern New Zeeland. The street  received the name of being the steepest street in the world. This 350 meters long street starts with a moderate slope and then climbs steeply reaching a maximum slope of about 19 degrees. The Baldwin Street is so steep that its surface had to be made of concrete instead of asphalt, because on a very hot day the tar would flow down the slope. The city was established during the 1860s gold rush, and ...
Lombard Street Lombard Street
Lombard Street is a treasured rarity that represents San Francisco around the world. Lombard Street is one of America's crookedest and steepest streets that makes San Francisco very famous.This amazing hilly and steep street was founded with sharp curves to switchback down the one-way hill past exclusive Victorian mansions. If those strange curves, easing out this treacherous slope weren’t existing, people could easily be killed rolling down. If you want a...
Waipio Valley Road Waipio Valley Road
 Waipio Valley is a marvelous valley located in the Hamakua District of the Big Island of Hawai’i. In the Hawaiian language  "Waipiʻo" means curved water. Waipio represents  a steep road that goes down into the valley from a great point located on the top of the southern wall of the valley. The Waipio Valley Road on the island of Hawai'i is the steepest road of its length in the world, reaching 250 meters from the Waipio Valley to the plateau situa...