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The Longest Rivers in the World (Destinations)

The Lena River The Lena River
Great rivers in the world   Glance at a map of the earth, and in most places, you will see lines snaking their way across landmasses. These are tendrils cross plains, deserts and grasslands. They wind their way through valleys, canyons, and forests. These are rivers, our planet’s arteries of life. Rivers ...
The Amazon River The Amazon River
About Amazon   Amazon is a river in South America, the greatest and the largest in the world in its size, water content and length. The river is formed by the confluence of the rivers Marañón and Ucayali. The length of the main source of the Marañon is of 6437 km. Its source Apacheta is approximately 7000 km from the source of the Ucayali. The basin area is o...
The Nile The Nile
About the Nile   The Nile is a river in Africa, it is one of the greatest and the longest rivers in the world. The word "Nile" comes from the Greek name of the river "Neylos." The Greeks also called this river "Egiptos", hence the name "Egypt." The river originates ...

Top wonders of the world you did not know about (Destinations)

Sigiriya in Sri Lanka Sigiriya in Sri Lanka
  Sigiriya, or Lion’s Rock, is an ancient mountain fortress, in ruins now, located in the central district of Matale in Sri Lanka. The fortress is surrounded by the remains of a vast network of gardens, pools and other structures. This is a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka. Sigiriya is also known for its ancient images, murals. The fortress was built during the reign of King Kasap I (477 - 495 AD), and it is one of the seven world heritage sites in Sri Lanka.      Sigiriya was...
Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, India Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, India
   Ajanta Caves in Maharastra, India, dating from the fifth century BC and contain paintings and sculptures considered peaks of Buddhist religious art. They were abandoned by their creators in the year 480 AD, leaving in the next 1300 years and completely forgotten by the locals. In spring 1819, but a British officer found the hunting of tigers in India has entered into a chance of artificial grottoes covered completely by lush vegetation. Although the place had become a refuge in which he only birds, bats and small animals, caves ...
Banaue Rice Terraces in Philippines Banaue Rice Terraces in Philippines
  Banaue Rice Terraces are at least 2,000 years old and were carved on the mountain slopes by the ancestors of today's residents. Filipinos call this place "the eighth wonder of the world", a term not exaggerated at all, taking into account that everything was done with a minimum of equipment and machinery, for the most part was built manually. Situated at an altitude of about 1500 meters, the rice terraces cover an area of 10,360 square kilometers and are still irrigated by an ingenious system that was built in antiquity...

Top wonders of the world (Destinations)

Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef
     The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef world. It is situated off Queensland, Australia. It covers 2 600 km from Bundaberg to the tip of Cape York. Covering an area of 350 000 km ², it can be seen from space. By comparison, Germany has an area of 357 000 km ². The Great Barrier Reef has more than 2 000 islands and reefs around 3 000 of all kinds. It can be seen near the coast, but the most spectacular are some 50 km offshore. It is listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.    Th...
The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
  Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural monuments on Earth, being crossed by the Colorado River, for millions of years. The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northwestern Arizona. The Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River in the plateau of the same name. The huge canyon is 445 kilometers long and about 25 km width, while the height is more than 1500 meters.   Founded in 1919, the park is visited annually by more than four million visitors. The diversity of nature and landscap...
Angel Falls in Venezuela Angel Falls in Venezuela
Salto Angel or Salto del Angel (Angel Falls) is located in southeastern Venezuela, by those of his 978 meters, the tallest waterfall in the world (with a step of 805 m). The locals called it Kerekupai-Meru Bounce deepest meaning. Region located in Gran Sabana, Angel Falls is the most isolated in Venezuela and maybe the world. Completely inaccessible by road, Angel will give a choice: either risk a few days climbing, rafting, climbing and based on either hire a pilot to take you to the right place. good to know that BASE jumping (skydiving si...

Top architectural wonders of the world (Destinations)

Kogod Courtyard in Washington D.C. Kogod Courtyard in Washington D.C.
  If your holiday destination is Washington really need to visit the Kogod Courtyard. "Robert and Arlene Kogod" courtyard, with the elegant glass roof, designed by world renowned architect, Norman Foster, is situated in a historical building called the Patent Office, which houses the Art Museum and National Gallery of Portraits Smithson. Foster has worked with the Institute Smithson at the center of the gym building. The roof is not on the original structure of the building, which was built in several stages between 1836 ...
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
   The Guggenheim Museum is a museum of modern and contemporary art located in Bilbao, Spain and it is one of the five museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. It is by far the most recognizable building in Bilbao. Built at the initiative of the Basque government and managed by Guggenheim Foundation, it is a modern and impressive edifice, in relative terms, with 16,000 square meters of exhibition space, being just one of the stages of the ambitious project to transform Bilbao into a metropolis and cultural cent...
Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates
   Burj al-Arab is the most luxurious hotel in the world. Burj al-Arab is 322 m high, being the second largest building, which is used exclusively as a hotel. Ryugyong Hotel in North Korea holds the record though. Burj al-Arab, or 'Arab Tower "is a symbol of Dubai. It is built on an artificial island and its foundations are moored 45 m below the seabed. It has 60 floors and 18 elevators. Burj al-Arab hotel has 202 suites. The 202 suites, all with two levels, feature bay windows offering breathtaking views of the Persian G...

The most beautiful canyons in the world (Destinations)

The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
  Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural monuments on Earth, being crossed by the Colorado River, for millions of years. The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northwestern Arizona. The Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River in the plateau of the same name. The huge canyon is 445 kilometers long and about 25 km width, while the height is more than 1500 meters.   Founded in 1919, the park is visited annually by more than four million visitors. The diversity of nature and landscap...
Sumidero Canyon in Mexic Sumidero Canyon in Mexic
   Sumidero Canyon is also called the Pearl of Mexic and it is located in the National Park of the Chiapas state, carved by the river Grijalva, up to 500 meters tall and is one of the oldest geological formations in Mexico....
Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah
    Bryce Canyon National Park is situated in the south-western part of Utah. The canyon is the park, which really is not a true canyon, but rather a natural amphitheater. Canyon arose through processes of erosion on the eastern most prominent plate "Paunsaugunt-plate" special petrographic structure allowed a higher erosion caused by wind, water and ice is forming formations called hoodoos geolgice. Depending on the composition of sedimentary rocks have colors ranging from red, orange and white. Bryce Canyon-National...