16 January 2022

Recently Added Attractions

Colosseum of Rome

New Seven Wonders of the World

The New Seven Wonders of the World, or rather the New7Wonders was a campaign and popularity poll to select seven existing sites from a selection of 200 around the world that were historically and socially

Double-Barrelled Cannon (Athens, Georgia)

Based on the 1642 design of Florentine gun maker Antonia Petrini, this civil war era double-barreled cannon was (just like the Confederate States) a colossal failure based on ignorance. The American Civil War saw quite

The Gherkin

The Gherkin | 30 St Mary Axe (London, England)

Known around the world as “The Gherkin”, one of London’s most recognizable buildings, 30 St Mary Axe is famous for its beautiful design and the stark contrast it offers against the historic city’s skyline. Previously

Random Wonders

Unique Places to Eat

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Sites Around the World

  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...
  • Completed in 1902, the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest is a shining example of Neo-Gothic architecture.  Construction began on the building in 1896 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Hungary, the Parliament contains 601 rooms ...
  • Influenced by The Hell Gate Bridge in New York City, the Sydney Harbour Bridge was designed and built by the British architecture firm Dorman Long and Co. Ltd.  The Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened to ...
  • Most people know about the best French and Italian wines, but a small northwest region of Argentina is producing some amazing wines without the world noticing. Cafayate, Argentina is located in the central zone of ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Thermal Springs of Pamukkale
    Made of white limestone and travertine terraces, the thermal springs in the Denizili Province of southwestern Turkey are the world’s most famous hot springs.  Since classical antiquity people have been drawn to the thermal springs ...
  • The city of Pompeii was once a bustling city on a hill just across from the modern city of Naples.  Along with Herculaneum and many small villages in the surrounding area, Pompeii was destroyed by ...
  • Stari Most, the Old Bridge
    Widely considered to be one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans, Stari Most, commonly referred to as the Old Bridge, was an Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in ...
  • High above the Sacred Valley and tucked away from prying eyes for hundreds of years, Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca citadel that sits on a mountain ridge 7970 feet ( 2,430m) above sea ...

Bridges

Historic Landmarks

Amazing Sculptures

  • The Millennium Arches
    Los Arcos del Tercer Milenio (The 3rd Millennium Arches), more commonly known as Arcos del Milenio (The Millennium Arches) is an architectural work/art instillation in Colonia Jardines del Bosque in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, in ...
  • Chief Kyan Totem Pole in Ketchikan, Alaska
    With more than 80 in the city, the largest collection of totem poles in the world is found in Ketchikan, Alaska between Totem Bright State Historical Park, Saxman Native American Village, and the Totem Heritage ...
  • Garces Circle
    Anybody that has spent time in a small town knows that directions are often given by landmarks rather than streets. Bakersfield, California, despite having a population greater than Iceland is not unlike many other small ...
  • Storelgen
    Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only ...