Japan's got the first two positions secured with Tokyo and Osaka. According to Mercer's 2009 Worldwide Cost of Living survey, Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world, knocking Moscow off the first place. If you thought you're paying a lot for your daily expenses, try buying a coffee, a newspaper and a bus ticket in Tokyo, it will knock you off. The newest entry to the top is New York, who moved from No.22 to No.8.
Fountains have always been used to embellish the outdoor space. From the beautiful Fontaines de la Concorde in Paris to the very modern Crown Fountain in Chicago, they continue to attract millions of tourists with their spectacular light and water shows, or just with their unique design. Check out our list and see how many you recognize.
You’ve tied the knot and now you’re looking for that perfect destination. What are the best honeymoon destinations in the world? Browse through our list of ideas and make your honeymoon special. Really special.
The underwater life has always fascinated people, with its corals, plants, millions of colors and many fish species. And once you've discovered the beauty of the underwater life, you'll be hooked for life. With so many amazing diving sites around the world, its hard to chose just ten, but here's our list.
If you've tried it once, you'll definitely try it again and again, because surfing is addictive. Anyone who's tried it, knows it. Surfer addicts are always in the look for the best waves, the best places where they can conquer a great force of nature. Great beaches with great waves are spread all over the world, starting with the Gold Coast of Australia, a true surfers' paradise. Check out our list and start planning your next adventure.
What wine aficionado doesn't dream of visiting as many of these world famous wine regions? Walking around the vineyards, enjoying a relaxing atmosphere and tasting some of the best wine in the world, right where it's produced. From the famous France regions, with enchanting chateaus, to the vineyards of Tuscany and California's famous Napa Valley, you'll find it all here. And there's still enough time to plan your visit for this year's harvest season.
Canyons (ocasionally known cañon or gorge) are true unsual natural wonders. Seen from above, they are impressive, but walk down into a canyon to discover the true hidden world. Some are carved by rivers, above ground, exposing cliffs of sandstone or granite, some, the "submarine canyons" are underwater, at the mouth of rivers. Some are built through a geological or tectonical uplifts and some are rifts between moutains, carving the landscape deep, creating fairytale like scenes.
A fjord is an narrow arm of the sea, with steep sides, carved by glacial activity. Some of the longest and most beautiful fjords are in Norway, being even a symbol of the country, but they can be found in various places, all over the world. Fjordland National Park in New Zealand is also home to some famous fjords, like Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Other destinations were fjords can be seen are Alaska and Greenland, where impressive glaciers can be spotted. No matter which one you'll chose to visit, it's going to be spectacular.
The natural wonders of the world are unfortunately, slowly disappearing. Human interventions are putting many of these landmarks in danger. Combined with the global warming, the effects are devastating. But even with all of this, the natural wonders are abundant and amazing.
These are the happiest places on Earth. According to statistics here's where you'll meet the happiest people on Earth. Get infected with happiness,joy and good mood. You'll be glad you visited... :-)
Bridges are an amazing work of human art. They're unique, strange and inventive. You never know what to expect. Nowadays, bridges are not built just as a mean of transportation, but they are meant to attract people and they are true tourist attractions. There are many interesting bridges all over the world, but here are the ten that made our list. Enjoy!
Are you looking for the ultimate adventure? What could be more exciting, thrilling and adventurous than climbing an active volcano? Kilauea Volcano, on Hawaii's Big Island, has been erupting non-stop since January 3, 1983 and Stromboli Volcano in Italy is erupting nearly continuously for over 2,000 years!
Don't let the dreaded airport delay ruin your vacation. Find out which is the best airport to get stuck at and enjoy your stay.
Just weeks away until Valentine's and couples are looking for places where they can rediscover their love and spend time together. Here's a list with some of the most romantic destinations, from ancient cities to beautiful beaches. Choose something that you'll both enjoy.
Want to try something different for your next adventure? You should definitely consider hiking some of the world's most beautiful glaciers. There are opportunities for beginners, and the more experienced hikers can even try ice climbing on the glacier's walls. Exploring the landscape from an helicopter is also another option. From the countless glaciers in Antarctica to the more famous on Mount Kilimanjaro, each and every one will offer you a unique experience.