Top 10 Hikes of the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest of the USA is a beautiful area with mountains, lakes, rivers, and a spectacular coastline. You can explore the beautiful Oregon coast, with rocky headlands, sandy beaches, and views out over the Pacific Ocean. You can head into the Cascade Range in Oregon and Washington for some of America’s most iconic mountains – […]
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Top 10 Cathedrals in France

The cathedrals of France are a testament to Medieval architecture and stonework. We now marvel at the skill and imagination of the men who dreamed of, and then built, these monuments to God. Not only are they breathtaking buildings in and of themselves, but the artwork that graces them is beautiful as well. From graceful […]
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Top 10 Ruins in Mexico

From central Mexico down through to Central America, civilizations rose and fell from as early as 1000 BC. They left behind amazing ruins of temples where animal and human sacrifices took place, ballcourts where teams played some form of racquetball with a nine pound rubber ball, and fascinating murals and carvings that give us a […]
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Top 10 Whisky Distilleries to Visit in Scotland

The whisky distilleries in Scotland are divided into several distinct locations: Speyside is famous for its single-malt whiskies, and half of all Scottish distilleries are located here, although it only shows up twice on out top 10 list. The Isle of Islay off the southwest coast of Scotland is a short 25 miles long and […]
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Top 10 Surf Spots in California

The beaches in California offer some of the best surfing in the world. Whether you’re a beginner just getting your feet wet or an expert looking for the perfect point break, there’s a surf spot for you. In the winter, the Santa Ana winds, often combined with El-Nino driven storms, deliver big Pacific swells that contribute to […]
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Top 10 Museums in Paris

Choosing the top 10 museums in Paris requires quite a lot of thought. There are some 200 museums in the city, many of them in buildings that are pieces of art all on their own. Paris has an astonishing collection of art on offer at all of these museums, from all over the world, and from every era. […]
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Top 10 Safari Lodges in Zambia

Safaris in Africa entice more and more people every year – the image of a near-silent group of people in an open topped jeep watching lions and zebras is very tempting. In Zambia, the opportunity to do this is improved by the national parks – 30% of the country is set aside for wildlife. The top […]
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Top 10 Pubs in London

London pubs – what is more iconic and comforting than the thought of sitting in a cozy oak beamed room on comfy chairs, next to a fire, drinking a pint? There are over 7000 pubs in London, some fabulous, some not, so the question, of course, is which are the top 10? From pirate dens […]
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Top 10 Mosques in Istanbul

The mosques of Istanbul are magnificent and numerous. More than 3000 mosques dot the city with their domes and minarets. Some are pretty, some are functional, and some are simply breathtaking. Here we have a list of the top 10 mosques to visit in Istanbul. While you visit each one, be sure to check out […]
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Top 10 Metro Stations in Moscow

Beneath the streets of Moscow lies unexpected beauty. The stations of the Moscow Metro are a stunning art gallery of the Soviet era. In 1935 the architects and artists of the metro stations were tasked with designing spaces with the themes of svet and svetloe budushchee – light and a radiant future.  As a result, the stations have […]
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