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The Beautiful Island of Capri, Italy

Small but remarkably beautiful, Capri is an Italian island situated about three miles from the mainland, into the blue Tyrrhenian Sea. The island has been a popular resort from the times of the Roman Republic, and the Greek mythology identified it as the island of sirens. Much less mystical today, Capri attracts with things like …

Tuscany’s Castiglion del Bosco Resort Receives New Villa

Villa Oddi is the name of the latest addition to the wonderful Castiglion del Bosco luxury resort in Tuscany. It is a 4,800-square-foot residence where every bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom. How many bedrooms, you ask? Six, is the answer, which is more than enough for a relaxed family vacation in Italy! This is …

The Amazing Ta Prohm Temple in Cambodia

Cambodia is fascinating in many ways, one of which is its history and the vestiges it left behind. The site of the Ta Prohm temple is an excellent example of the country’s many wonderful sights. Its origins go back to the 12th century, when it was built in the richly ornate Bayon style. You can …

The Wonderful City that Is Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the seat of the European Parliament, and that’s pretty much the thing that it is most famous for. It is also home to other important European institutions, but that’s really not the only thing to discover in this wonderful French city! It would be a shame not to discover its other remarkable attractions, …

The Fascinating Longleat Hedge Maze in England

The Longleat Estate in Wiltshire, England is a remarkable property with mazes, a beautifully landscaped parkland, a safari park and a stately Elizabethan country house. One of its mazes is particularly special because it is the world’s longest hedge labyrinth, totaling 1.69 miles of pathway. Known as the Longleat Hedge Maze, it is made up …

The Superb Icelandic Landscape in Landmannalaugar

It’s common knowledge that Iceland has some of the most fascinating landscapes in the world. But even so, the unique scenery of Landmannalaugar in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve manages to amaze people every time. You can find this amazing place at the end of the Laugarvegur hiking trail, at the edge of a lava field …

Imposing And Majestic Willis Tower In Chicago, Illinois

Even though it was built in 1973, the Willis Tower in Chicago is currently the eighth-tallest freestanding structure in the world and the second-tallest building in the United States. At the time of its completion, this majestic tower was officially the tallest in the world, and it surpassed the twin towers of the World Trade …

Harmandir Sahib – A Remarkable Temple in India

Harmandir Sahib is first and foremost a symbol of equality, tolerance and harmony. It is a place of worship where people from all walks of life are welcomed, regardless of their gender, belief and origin. Also known as the Golden Temple, it is an important Sikh Gurdwara in India. Gurdwara translates to “the gateway to …

The Historic Schloss Drachenburg Castle in Germany

Truly a fairy-tale-like castle, the Schloss Drachenburg private villa is fascinating. It was built in the 19th century, in only two years, between 1882 and 1884. It was Baron Stephan von Sarter’s plan to move and live here, but he never got to do that. You can find it in a town on the Rhine …

Largest Banyan Tree in Hawaii

One hundred and forty-one years is enough time for a Banyan Tree (Ficus Benghalensis) to become large enough to cover a whole block (or about two thirds of an acre). We are obviously talking about a particular Banyan fig, one that is located in Lahaina, Maui. Add this to your already packed list of reasons …

Naturally Beautiful Dana Biosphere Reserve In Jordan

Perhaps Jordan isn’t your first choice for a vacation destination, but maybe it should be. This Arab kingdom in Western Asia was host to about 8 million visitors in 2010, which means that it has plenty to offer in terms of attractions and accommodations. Still, we’re not going to talk about all of Jordan’s attractions because we’re …

Marrakesh – The Rose City Of Morocco, Africa

As one of the largest, most beautiful and most visited cities in Morocco, Marrakesh undoubtedly deserves a visit at least once in a lifetime. This is a major cultural and economic center of Morocco, and even though it hosts a generous number of tourists year after year, it still manages to retain its traditions and …

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