The highest and the lowest point on Earth, the driest and the wettest, the hottest and the coldest. All the extremes on Earth.
Waterfalls: A true spectacle, proof of nature's forces and wonders of mother nature. The story of waterfalls is happy and sad. Some waterfalls have become major tourism attractions ("the big three" - Niagara, Iguazu, Victoria) and are well preserved and maintained, offering visitors sensory delights and experiences. However, sometimes, when economic interest prevails over beauty, waterfalls have been destroyed: Guaira (Paraguay) due to the Itaipu Dam, Tissitat (Ethiopia) due to the Tis Abbay power plant, and many more around the globe. These are what we think the greatest 10 waterfalls in the world.
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.
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!
National parks are spread all over the world, and they are the perfect place to watch nature in action. There are 113,000 national parks across the planet, which take 12.9% of the Earth’s landmass. It's impossible to visit all of them in a lifetime, but do visit as many as you can. It's not easy to chose just ten of them, but without further ado, here is our list.
The greatest sea creature, roaming from the ocean is an incredible sight to see, maybe even the greatest show on Earth. Whales can be spotted all year long, and our list will help you find the best place to go, summer or winter.
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.
Caves are true underground museums. Primitive men used them as shelters, today we visit them, we study them, trying to learn more about these extremely beautiful art works of Mother Nature. Interesting things happen underground we should definitely take the time to see them. The beauty of a cave stand not only in its size, but in its interesting formations that can either rise from the ground or hang from the ceiling. Each cave is different and special, so visit as many of them as you can, to better understand what's going on underneath our feet.