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Best Subway Stations in the World (Destinations)

Arts et Métiers Station,  Paris, France Arts et Métiers Station, Paris, France
It is situated in the Beaubourg quarter, the intersection of rue de Turbigo and rue Reaumur on the surface and lines 3 and 11 below the surface. The name of the station got its name from the Museum of Arts and Crafts , located above it. This is one of the few metro stations, the French, which is worthy of careful study. So, do not miss the Museum of Arts and Trades above the station is full of inventions and oddities of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including Foucault's original pendulum used to ...
Avtovo Station, Saint Petersburg, Russia Avtovo Station, Saint Petersburg, Russia
This is an artwork in the memory of more than 1 million people who died in the siege of 872 days of the city by Nazi troops during the Second World War. Ironically, Avtovo Station, Petersburg, built in 1955, is more alike than superficially with another famous symbol: the American Capitol. The Neoclassical domed roof rises above the station of grand marble columns and mosaics. The authors of the architectural design are Eugene Levinson and Andrew Gruska. The main architectural element of the artistic under...
Center Metro Station , Washington DC Center Metro Station , Washington DC
When a train approaches, the lights on the platform stick strong to announce its upcoming arrival. Washington Metro is a rarity among utilities of America, according to Zachary M. Schrag, professor of history at George Mason University . "Kennedy was president during its design," says Schrag "and was convinced that architecture is the dignity of the federal government, not the cheapest solution possible.". The result, designed by architects Harry Weese and Associates, after Weese toured th...

The Best Airports in the World (World Tourism)

Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam
The biggest and the best airport in the Netherlands is definitely Schiphol Airport, located  only 14km outside Amsterdam. It rises up in the Haarlemmermeerpolder and thanks of this location it received the name of Schiphol. A great section of the former lake was called Schiphol, but the  meaning of the name is not completely understood. Some people believe that it was a place where many ships disappeared. Actually  more probable is that the name comes from ‘...
Hong Kong International Airport Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong International Airport  is perfectly raised at less than five flying hours from half of the world's population. This is the third busiest international passenger airports and operates one of the busiest international cargos facility. Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport that serves the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or Hong Kong SAR. It is also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport.  The ...
Changi Airport in Singapore Changi Airport in Singapore
Singapore Changi Airport rises up as a veritable airport hub based in the Southeast Asia region and this  is the most important  airport in Singapore. The airport includes  about 4,340 flights every week, operated by 80 airlines to over 116 cities in 59 countries, serving  over 36,701,556 passengers annually.  Singapore Changi Airport is regarded as the 19th busiest airport in the world and the 5th busiest in Asia for the passenger traffic.   ...

The Most Spectacular Mountain Peaks in the World (World Tourism)

Ama Dablam Mountain Peak Ama Dablam Mountain Peak
Ama Dablam is one the most spectacular mountain peaks in the world. This 6,857 meters high peak is one of the best climbs in the Khumbu, and it is an attraction that should not be missed. The main peak of the mountain is of 6812 meters high. The long ridges on each side look like the arms of a mother  who protects her kids. The marvellous pyramid of Ama Dablam is considered one of the world’s most excellent and sophisticated  mountain peaks, compared  ...
Makalu Peak Makalu Peak
Makalu is considered  the world's fifth highest peak  rising with a height of about 8,463 meters. This beautiful and impressive peak stands beautifully just 14 miles east of Everest in the Khumbu region. Its size and shape is absolutely impressive, but its perfect pyramid structure designed with four sharp ridges makes this wonderful mountain  more and more spectacular. Makalu is actually a double peak. The secondary peak which appears just north of the main summit connected b...
McKinley Peak McKinley Peak
Mount McKinley  is recognised as the highest mountain in North America and perhaps the single most spectacular mountain in the world, such as all the highest peaks are rising up in the well-known Himalaya or in the Andes, significant part of massive mountain ranges. McKinley appears as a veritable mountain, being 16,000 feet above the snowline. Although McKinley represents an important section of the Alaska Range, which looks as a massive ice-clad range of spectacular peaks, dominating ...

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...

The best sightseeing places to visit in the U.K. (Destinations)

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
About the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is one of the most visited countries of the world. It covers the greater part of the British Isles, a group of islands lying off the northwest coast of mainland Europe. The islands include the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of Fr...
London-one of the world London-one of the world's leading destinations
About London  London is one of the most beautiful and one of the largest cities in the world as well as one of the oldest cities in Europe. London is a city which was never planned. It has accumulated and it has everything a visitor might want to find. It is certain that a foreigner might be initially bewildered by his first sight of London as it has thousands of places to offer. But it is not unlikely to be disappointed. This might...
Stonehenge-lonely place in history Stonehenge-lonely place in history
About Stonehenge At approximately 130 km far from London there is a very strange place- a bunch of huge stones, neatly arranged in a circle in the middle of a clean field. Their age does not give an accurate assessment of even the means of modern science- that is three thousand years, or all five. Being one of the major tourist attractions in the U.K, Stonehenge has all chances to share the fate of planet Earth from the book “ The Hitchicker’s Guide to the Galaxy” written by Douglas Adams. Stonehe...

Best beer festivals (Festivals)

Beerfest in Munchen, Germany Beerfest in Munchen, Germany
Munchen Beer is one of the best beer to taste.  The idea started from a simple Bavarian National Guard NCO. He suggested organizing a horse racing related festivities at the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese von Hildburghausen. Bavarian King Max I. Joseph von Bayern, showed more than happy with this suggestion. On 17 October 1810 horse race held on the princess bride called it Oktoberfest. As progress has been chosen instead of a meadow on the outskirts unused.     In this first celebration, drinks were served in...
Great British Beer Festival Great British Beer Festival
  Their particular tradition of cooking and consumption of beer is and Britain. And those who have ever been to the London Exhibition Centre Olympia Exhibition Center Hammersmith Road, can not disagree.     The festival is able to surprise even the most sophisticated beer drinkers. Every year here they bring more than 350 varieties of this British ale, 60 varieties of pears, and many varieties of bottled beer. Festival guests will enjoy and wheat, and ginger beer, beer with spices and herbs, as ...
Cannstatter Volksfest in Germany Cannstatter Volksfest in Germany
  Beer Festival is held in Stuttgart, Germany and is considered the second largest after the Oktoberfest. Volksfest translated as "folk festival", and that is as it is indeed. History of the Festival began in 1818, when Queen Catherine and King William Vurtembergsky decided to make a feast for his people after the difficult years of the plague. The official beginning of the holiday falls on the 11 o'clock, when the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, opens the first barrel of beer near the fruit of the column. On the first Sunday of...

Best festivals in the world (Festivals)

Glastonbury Festival in UK Glastonbury Festival in UK
  Britain's biggest happening in the open air has long been turned into a global brand. Is best known as a music festival, though there are also dance, circus, drama and comedy. For every self-respecting artist performance at Glasto - must be. Enumerate all the speakers at the festival musicians simply makes no sense, it will take more than one sheet. Glastonbury is built on the ideology of free hippie festival 70 - in its territory is "green" areas and most of the profit goes to charity. Unfortunately, long time not here...
Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil
  Modern Brazilian Carnival has its roots in Rio de Janeiro, when, in 1641, the town bourgeoisie imported from Paris habit of keeping masked balls and parties. Initially, the European form mimic the festival, but later absorbed elements derived from African and American cultures.     In the late 19th century in Rio de Janeiro have emerged "cordões" masked groups that marched on city boulevards singing and dancing. Today, known as "block" consisting of a special group o...
Holi Festival Holi Festival
   Color Festival is held every year in India, Guyana and Nepal, being a very popular Hindu festival. During the festival, people stick with colored powder and water. Substances are made from medicinal herbs and tradition says that people heal them flu and fever viral disease occurring in spring....

Best new sites included in UNESCO patrimony (Destinations)

Tubbataha Reef Marine Park Tubbataha Reef Marine Park
  The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park located in the Philippines, is enrolled in the World Heritage Site in 1993. National Park is home to beautiful coral reefs, with a great diversity of marine life including whales, dolphins, sharks and turtles. The site is now three times more than before, increasing from 33,000 hectares to 97,000. Its reefs host over 350 species of coral and almost 500 species of fish.     Besides the picturesque swimming, Tubbataha reef diving area is a classic, steep-walled, sh...
The Dolomites The Dolomites
  The Dolomites are part of the Italian Alps, is located in the north-east of their border with Austria, in which the Italians and Austrians call the South Tyrol Alto Adige. Their name comes from the rock mountains of which are made and what was called "Dolomia" after his name Dolomieu, who, fascinated by it, in 1789 had an important role in its classification. The site, which covers more than 1400 km2, consists of 18 peaks exceeding 3000 m altitude. This magnificent place is famous for its vertical slopes, narrow valleys...
Caral-Supe City Caral-Supe City
  City of Caral is one of the oldest cities known in Americas and a major tourist destination in Peru. The Norte Chico civilization known building is a pyramid with a height of 30 meters, located 20 miles from the Pacific coast.     A strong earthquake produced 3,800 years ago led to the disappearance of this amazing civilization who lived Soups valley, north of the current Peruvian capital Lima. Over 2,000 years, the inhabitants of the valley mentioned above have built some of the most pop...