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The Best Places to Visit in the Peloponnese, Greece (Greece - Destinations)

Tolo Tolo
Tolo is a picturesque fishing village, located along marvelous sandy beaches in the south-eastern part of the Argolic Gulf. Tolo is one of the leading summer destinations in Argolis. It offers a range of accommodation of all types and classes. This is the best summer destination for those who want to enjoy the sea and see the sights and beauty of the Peloponnese. Tolo grew into a famous touristic resort not only becaus...
Mycenae Mycenae
Tourism, this noble human occupation cannot be totally separated from history, legend, myth, geography, literature, and many other areas that are interconnected. This time I shall try to introduce the atmosphere of this fantastic city of Antiquity, Mycenae. The proud city of Peloponnese, Mycenae has a lot to offer to us and many sites to be discovered.   Mycena...
Olympia Olympia
Olympia is known for the original Olympic Games, which were held for the first time in 776 BC and here is the stadium where the games were held and where lights the Olympic flame, the symbol of the Olympic Games. Old Olympia is in fact, an extensive, like the Olympic village today. In the center are the ruins of the temple of Zeus. The Temple of Hera was used to honor the heroes athletes, but...

The Best Places to Visit in Indonesia (World Tourism)

Bali Bali
General information about Bali   East never ceases to amaze even the most experienced travelers, and, of course, it's a pleasant surprise. Here you will find unforgettable encounters: exotic nature, a kind of architecture, ancient monuments, unique culture and extremely friendly people. These were the first impressions of managers on the islands of the Southeast Asia. And the most amazing thought is that the islands are so close to...
Jakarta Jakarta
The capital of Indonesia is a huge metropolis that is home to more than 10 million people. It is located on the island of Java . Jakarta is a city of contrasts. This city has a special charm, despite its dirty, noisy streets and the poorest neighborhoods adjacent to the huge skyscrapers. The people build their own homes here, in totally unsuitable places. The stifling heat and the chaotic traffic on the streets spoils the charms of the city. In...
The Moyo Island The Moyo Island
Warm sea washes the shores of Flores… this wonderful, small island appeared from a volcanic eruption. Moyo is situated between the better-known island resort island of Bali and the island of Lombok .   Moyo National Park   Moyo is not very popular among tourists as it is needed to get to...

The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in the World (World Tourism)

The Devonian Botanic Garden The Devonian Botanic Garden
The Devonian Botanic Garden is a paradise of dreams for plant enthusiasts! Beautifully  located close to Edmonton, it represents the most northern Botanic Garden in Canada. Although the Devonian features some exotic gardens, many splendid  gardens are devoted to flora of Alberta. The Patrick Seymour Alpine Garden, the Plants of Alberta and the Native People's Garden all form a great section of the 80-acres you can walk in the Devonian Garden...
Singapore Botanical Gardens Singapore Botanical Gardens
Originally the Singapore Botanic Gardens meant to be a garden of relaxation and beauty for different ages, but more special for old people. There were  flower shows  and gardening festivals organized there. In 1874, the Singapore Gardens were offered to the government to maintain and manage their scenic beauty.   Interesting History of Singapore Botanic Gardens   ...
The Butchart Gardens The Butchart Gardens
The Butchart Gardens are located at about 30 minutes drive from downtown Victoria, Vancouver Island. The garden is a great stop for tour buses and cruise ships, that come at the waterfront of Victoria. The Butchart Gardens are one the most famous and excellent attractions in Victoria. Comprising  over 55 acres, the gardens feature a Sunken Garden, a Rose Garden, a Japanese Garden, and an Italian Garden. The visitors w...

The Most Luxury Trains in the World (World Tourism)

Maharajas’ Express Maharajas’ Express
Maharajas' Express represents one of the most  luxury trains in the world, that operates  on the Indian Railways from early 2010. Recognised as the most luxurious train in India, the Maharajas’ Express was designed to satisfy the romantic intrigue that alludes to train travel in the subcontinent. It has been created for those who know how to appreciate the finesse and the grandeur of things, for example the luxurious cabins,the delicious food, the great excursions with quality gu...
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express offers one of the best railway journeys in the world. The Trans-Siberian Railway runs like a speedy machine, making the connection between  the east and the west from Moscow over the Urals, across the Russian steppes and alongside the shore of the largest freshwater lake, Baikal. The train follows the classic route between Moscow and Vladivostok  and when the journey ends the travellers will have passed through 8 time zones and trave...
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
The Venice Simplon Orient Express  represents a private train of historic and surprisingly-restored 1920s, 30s and 50s coaches. It is that kind of train against which all other luxury trains are measured. It offers a classic luxury  experience between London, Paris, Innsbruck, Verona and Venice.  Venice-Simplon features an almost legendary reputation when it comes to the most luxury train that travels around the world. Forever known for the Agatha Christie...

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 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 cultural destinations in Asia (Destinations)

Bangkok in Thailand Bangkok in Thailand
  Situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, on the Chao Phraya River bank, near the Gulf of Thailand, Bangkok was founded in 1782 by the first monarch of the current Chakri Dynasty - King Rama I and it is now the spiritual, cultural, diplomatic, educational and commercial capital of Thailand. Bangkok covers an area of 1500 km2 and has a population of approximately 10 million people, concentrating over 10% of the country’s population. In terms of size, it is the 22nd largest city in the world and an important financial and econ...
Agra in India Agra in India
  Agra is a city in India located approximately 220 km south of Delhi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, on the west bank of the Yamuna river, between Mathura and Surajpur. The name of the city derives from the Sanskrit word “Agrabana”, meaning paradise. Agra was first mentioned by the Arians. The Greek geographer, Ptolemy was the first to include the city on the world map in the 2nd century AD under the name of Agara.     Being fully aware of the strategic and commercial importance of ...
Jerusalem in Israel Jerusalem in Israel
  Thick walls testimony to millennial history, a holy city with a great mystical significance for the Jewish, Christian and Muslim, a mixture of cultures, traditions and customs –this is what Jerusalem is about.     Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel and the largest city in the country. Situated on the Mountains of Judea, at an altitude of about 800 meters, Jerusalem, which counts 760,000 inhabitants, is one of the most beloved and visited places in the world. The city became the poli...