Yuanyang County, stretched along the Red River, is known world wide for its stunning rice terraces. The area is included in the list of World Heritage Site in China. Untouched by the tourism, the site has preserved its authenticity.
The exciting capital of Taiwan is considered to be a global city for a good reason: Taipei embraces heritage from Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese cultures, that blends with the modern lifestyle nowadays.
The festival takes place across the nation during the full moon on a second half of November. The Buddhist celebration is meant to cleanse the spirit from bad luck by sending lanterns to Buddha.
A contemporary white Buddhist temple is very unusual. Designed by painter-architect Chalermchai Kositpipat, the sanctuary also looks like a piece of art.
The red grass genus Sueda defines the unusual and impressive landscape. Shalow seas and tidelands attract thousands of migrating birds to the biggest wetland and reed marsh in the world.
The location attracts many visitors from all around the world for a good reason. It is considered to be a natural wonder, as well as a historic and cultural place.
The deepest lake in the world, reaching 1,642 m (5,387 ft) depth, becomes a gorgeous spot when is frozen. The freshwater lake is also one of the oldest lakes in the world: at least 25 million years old!
A deep pit with blue walls is overlaid with a transparent glass, which is covered with a thin layer of water. The effect is overwhelming: it really looks like a swimming pool, filled with water. However, the visitors do not even get wet!
Pergamon gives a glimpse of the greatness of it: the rich city used to impress with architectural monuments. Today the ruins of the historical city are widely visited by tourists.
Tianzi means “son of heaven” and is called after Xiang Dakun, who was a farmer and a leader of a farmers’ revolt. The spot is so unique, that nowhere else in the world you would find anything like it.
With many waterfalls, mountains and ecological diversity, the spot attracts many visitors. Doi Inthanon is 1,850 m (6,070 ft) high and is the highest mountain in Thailand. Overall elevation varies, which has effect on the unequal climate.
Lake Kucherla, Siberia, Russia. The magnificent lake is situated in the Altai Mountains, in Katun Nature Reserve. It stretches for 4,67 kilometers and is surrounded by high peaks, that reach 3000 meters height.
Jiuzhaigou Valley (Nine Village Valley) is definitely one of the most amazing places on Earth. Located in northern Sichuan province, on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, it is China’s national park and a nature reserve. The location was barely known for outsiders for a long time. Now it is being heavily visited by the tourists ever since.
Maldives is an amazing place to go for a vacation if you want to spent time in heaven on Earth. Maldives has it all you might wish: warm crystal clear water, white sandy beaches, palm trees, colorful marine life. The climate is warm throughout the year. The sea breeze works as a natural air conditioner, making the weather softer and the most pleasant than anywhere else.
Vaadhoo Island, Maldives. The famous group of islands are known for being a heaven on Earth. But Vaadhoo Island has a lot of surprises, that are revealed at night.
Socotra is a four islands archipelago in Indian Ocean. The unusual island belongs to Yemen. It is of continental origin and is the most isolated place in the world of that kind.
Top 10 World’s Strangest Buildings. Nice architecture not only provides comfortable houses. It shapes the aura of the cities we live in, depicts their mood and pleases our curious eyes. Check out ten world famous buildings, you might want to visit one day.
The Phi Phi Islands are stunning holiday destination, located in Thailand. Andaman Sea washes their shores and the bigger island Phuket is not far away. The group consists of six islands. Their size varies from 28 km2 (8 km in length and 3.5 km wide) to 6.6 km2.
Floating Movie Theater is found in Thailand. Designed by German architect Ole Scheeren, the entertainment spot attracted many movie buffs this year.
Bird’s Nest Restaurant is located in Soneva Kirl Eco Resort in Thailand and has become one of the main attractions there.
Hua Shan or Mount Hua is located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province. The bigger city of Xi’an is found about 120 kilometers (75 mi) East from it. The highest peak is the South Peak at 2,154.9 meters (7,070 ft). The tracks are one of the most dangerous in the world.