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It’s always difficult to choose a single favorite of anything, but we wanted to make sure that we kept a record for the kids of their top foods, sites, and activities in each country or region we visited.
6/20/2011 under Cool Places - by
Beppu, located on the Japanese island of Kyūshū, is the second largest producer of geothermal water in the world. Located in the same area are the “Nine Hells” or ponds that each has its own remarkable character and colour thanks to the variety of minerals in the outflows. These “Hells” are a popular tourist attraction in Japan but are little known outside of the country.
Since 1988 Roussanou Monastery has been the home of a small group of nuns.
It’s always a pretty raw, fascinating experience to witness places were people have been or are locked up in prison. I guess I’m getting into the promotion of “dark tourism” here, but there really are some amazing prison tours that can be taken in Central and South America - and a lot of travellers really do rave about the experience of visiting such places. Here’s my pick of the best prison islands to visit, and prison tours available in Latin America.
The word “waterfall” is pretty self-explanatory: a mass of flowing water rapidly dropping over a steep cliff.
From the National Geographic book The 10 Best of Everything
E veryone (well, almost everyone) loves dessert. From tart and savoury to sweet and creamy, the best desserts come in all shapes and sizes. And while we might deny ourselves the pleasure of finishing off the meal with something special, when we travel the opportunity presents itself for some can’t-miss temptations.
This is the latest edition of our most popular feature, in which we demonstrate that the truth is stranger than Photoshop.
10. Why are dogs committing suicide by jumping off the Overtoun Bridge?
The 100 most beautiful places in the world (click a screenshot to enlarge it)
Sometimes, when the travel bug strikes, the only cure is to pack your bags and go. But where to? U.S.
This article attempts to list the oldest extant freestanding buildings constructed in the world, including on each of the continents and within each country. "Building" is defined as any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy . In order to qualify for the list a structure must: