Monday, 18 August 2014

The 5 Smallest States in the World

There are 193 states in the world – all recognized by the United Nations and members. Together comprise the ten smallest countries of this world so much that their surface area if put together is still smaller than Mexico City, which covers 1,499 square kilometers of urban area. Here, below are 10 of the world’s smallest states, some of these has no armed forces at all.

5.Vatican City State:

Vatican City State
The sovereign city center of Rome does not belong to the United Nations, however, is recognized as an independent state internationally. Between 800 and 900 people living on an area that covers 0.44 square kilometers. 572 of them have a Vatican citizenship. This will only be awarded in connection with certain functions in the state. All the others are something like immigrants. In order to supply the tiny area as environmentally friendly as possible with energy, there is a solar power plant the size of a football field for additional alternative energy.

4.Principality of Monaco:

Principality of Monaco
Greek settlers founded in the 5th century, the foundation for today’s tax haven on the coast of France. Since February 25, 1489, the state is independent and attracts a lot of people. The principality is overall abounding on the 2.02-square-kilometer area with 17,889 inhabitants per square kilometer footprint. It’s amongst the most scenic places of Europe and way to Formula One Racing.


Dismissed from the British Commonwealth in 1974. At that time the island was called Ellice Islands. In 1978 it was renamed Tuvalu and recorded as a sovereign state within the Commonwealth of Nations.

2.Republic of San Marino

Republic of San Marino
San Marino is not only one of the five smallest states in the world, but it is also the oldest republic. In the year 301 to Marinus, a Christian stonemason from Croatia, have fled to Mount Titano.

1.Principality of Liechtenstein

Principality of Liechtenstein
The 160.47 square meter territory got its political independence in 1806. Until then, it was incessantly occupied repeatedly by different forces; Germans and French namely.
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Top 10 Natural Wonders of the World

Our world is full of wonders. From the evolution of Human life to till date , People are busy in exploring these wonders. Many of them are still hidden and undiscovered yet. These spectacular structures always inspires us and shows us that ther is a a power who created all these mighty things. Compiling a list of top 10 natural wonders of the world is never an easy task because various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from ancient to the present day, to catalogue the most spectacular natural wonders and man-made structures. Similar to the other lists of wonders, there is no consensus on a list of ten natural wonders of the world, and there has been a debate over how large the list should be. We did our best to compile this top 10 natural wonders of the world in a list. Hope you will like it. How many of them you have visited? Have a read and tell us in comments.

10. Wisteria Tunnel

Wisteria Tunnel
Wisteria (also spelled Wistaria or Wysteria) is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, that includes ten species of woody climbing vines native to the Eastern United States and to China, Korea, and Japan. Some species are popular ornamental plants, especially in China and Japan. An aquatic flowering plant with the common name wisteria or 'water wisteria' is in fact Hygrophila difformis, in the family Acanthaceae.


9.Cinque Terre, Italy:

Cinque Terre, Italy
The Cinque Terre (Italian pronunciation: [ˌtʃinkwe ˈtɛrːe]) is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. "The Five Lands" comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


8.Hotel La Montaña Mágica

Hotel La Montaña Mágica
Magic Mountain hotel is exactly what you think it is. It’s a hotel shaped like a mountain that spews water from the top. It’s located in Huilo Huilo, a private Natural Reserve in the Los Rios region of Chile.

7.Tunnel Of Love

Tunnel Of Love
Giant trees surround this old train tunnel located in Kleven, Ukraine. The magical-looking place is nicknamed “The Tunnel Of Love” by locals because it is a popular spot for couples to visit.

6.Ice Canyon

Ice Canyon
The ice canyons in Greenland were carved by meltwater and are as deep as 150 feet.

5.Ball Pyramid

Ball Pyramid
Ball Pyramid is the world’s tallest sea stack. It is the remains of a shield volcano formed about 7 million years ago. It is 562 meters high and is located southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean.

4. Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park 
Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest park in Croatia. The park is filled with luscious green scenery, beautiful lagoons, and amazing waterfalls.

3.Puerto Princesa Underground River


Puerto Princesa Underground River 
 The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is one of the most distinguished protected areas of the Philippines. It is located some 360 miles southwest of Manila. It was established as a National Park in 1971 primarily to protect and preserve the intact old growth forest, interesting wildlife, pristine white sand beaches, unspoiled natural beauty and one of the most impressive caves systems in the world.

2.Mount Everest

Mount Everest  
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world with the summit reaching a peak of 29,029 feet (8,848 m). It is located in the Himalayan mountain range on the border between Nepal and Tibet, China. Mt. Everest has a great deal of history behind it. It was named after Sir George Everest, surveyor-general of India. On May 28, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were left behind by their companions. They hoped to be the first to climb the world’s highest mountain.The next day they became the first people in the world to climb Mount Everest.

1.Grand Canyon:

Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most remarkable natural wonders in the world. Located in the state of Arizona, USA, it is one of the deepest gorges on Earth with an average depth of one mile (1.6km) and an average width of ten miles (16km). The canyon was carved over the past 6 million years by the action of the Colorado River as it drops over 2,200 feet (670m) along the 277-mile (446 km) length of the gorge. For thousands of years, the area has been continuously inhabited by Native Americans who built settlements within the canyon and its many caves. The Pueblo people considered the Grand Canyon a holy site and made pilgrimages to it.

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Sunday, 17 August 2014

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK

5.The Virgin Islands, British:

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK
The Virgin Islands,[4] commonly known as the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago; the remaining islands constitute the US Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands.


4.Starfish Beach, Grand Cayman Island, UK:

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK
Starfish Point Grand Cayman is a breath-takingly beautiful location. A remote beach situated on the Northern coast of Grand Cayman at the end of a finger kai, with shallow, crystal clear water on all sides. Starfish naturally live here and regularly frequent the shallows looking for food. Whether you’re looking to sunbathe on a remote beach, take amazing photos, snorkel or spend time with the kids hunting for starfish and beachcombing, this is a perfect location.


3.Stonehenge, England, UK:

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.[1]


2.Cornwall, United Kingdom:

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK

Cornwall (British English pronunciation: /ˈkɔːnwɔːl/ or /ˈkɔːnwəl/[2][3][4] Cornish: Kernow [ˈkɛɹnɔʊ]) is a ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England, within the United Kingdom. Cornwall is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea,[5] to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Cornwall has a population of 536,000 and covers an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi).[1][6] The administrative centre, and only city in Cornwall, is Truro, although the town of St Austell has the largest population.


1.Trafalgar Square, London, England:

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In UK
Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. It is situated in the City of Westminster. At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base. There are a number of commemorative statues and sculptures in the square, while one plinth, left empty since it was built in 1840, The Fourth Plinth, has been host to contemporary art since 1999. The square is also used for political demonstrations and community gatherings, such as the celebration of New Year's Eve.


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Saturday, 16 August 2014

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA

5.Dead Mans Cove, Cape Disappointment, Washington

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA
Cape Disappointment State Park, formerly known as Fort Canby State Park, is a 1,882-acre (7.62 km2) park located southwest of Ilwaco, Washington. The park is located on the southern part of Long Beach Peninsula, which is fronted by the Pacific Ocean. The park is one of several state parks and sites in Washington and Oregon that make up the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks. Sights in the park include 27 miles (43 km) of ocean beach, the North Head Lighthouse, Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. The Colbert House Museum is a nearby historic house that is open by appointment.


4.Winter Sun Set At Yosemite National Park, California

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA
Yosemite National Park (/joʊˈsɛmɨtiː/ yoh-SEM-it-ee[4]) is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. The park, which is managed by the National Park Service, covers an area of 747,956 acres (3,026.87 km2)[2] and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain.[5] Over 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year:[3] most spend their time in the seven square miles (18 km2) of Yosemite Valley.[6] Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, Giant Sequoia groves, and biological diversity.[6] Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness.[7] Yosemite was central to the development of the national park idea. First, Galen Clark and others lobbied to protect Yosemite Valley from development, ultimately leading to President Abraham Lincoln's signing the Yosemite Grant in 1864. Later, John Muir led a successful movement to establish a larger national park encompassing not just the valley, but surrounding mountains and forests as well - paving the way for the United States national park system.[8]


3.Denali National Parks,Alaska, USA

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA
Denali National Park and Preserve is a national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali (Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America. The park encompasses more than 6 million acres (24,500 km²), of which 4,724,735.16 acres (19,120 km²) are federally owned. The national preserve is 1,334,200 acres (5,430 km²), of which 1,304,132 acres (5,278 km²) are federally owned. On December 2, 1980, a 2,146,580 acre (8,687 km²) Denali Wilderness was established within the park. Denali's landscape is a mix of forest at the lowest elevations, including deciduous taiga. The preserve is also home to tundra at middle elevations, and glaciers, rock, and snow at the highest elevations. The longest glacier is the Kahiltna Glacier. Today, 400,000 people visit the park annually. They view wildlife, climb mountains, and backpack. Wintertime activities includes dog-sledding, cross-country skiing, and snowmachining.


2.Umpqua Hot Springs, Oregon, USA

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It is bordered on its west by the Pacific Ocean, north by Washington, south by California, east by Idaho, and southeast by Nevada. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary, the Snake River largely its eastern.


1.Glacier Bay National Park,United States

Top 5 Best Nature Place To Visit In USA
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve [1] is a United States National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is in the Panhandle of the state of Alaska. The park is best known for its massive glaciers, but is also an ideal destination for those seeking wildlife, kayaking, or simply a chance to get away

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Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan

5.Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan
Nagato (長門市 Nagato-shi?) is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.


4.Kintai Bridge, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan
The Kintai Bridge (錦帯橋 Kintai-kyō?) is a historical wooden arch bridge, in the city of Iwakuni, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.


3.Kyoto, island of Honshu, Japan

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan
Kyoto (京都市 Kyōto-shi?) (Japanese pronunciation: [kʲoːꜜto] ( listen)) is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, it is now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture located in the Kansai region, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. One historical nickname for the city is the City of Ten Thousand Shrines.


2.Shirahone Onsen, Japan

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan
Shirahone Onsen (白骨温泉, literally "white bone hot spring") is a small onsen town in the Northern Japan Alps. The town is a loose collection of a dozen or so ryokan along the slopes of a steep valley, which lies near famous alpine nature spots such as Kamikochi and Norikura. Shirahone Onsen gets its name from its milky white spring water, which is nearly opaque with magnesium and calcium sediments and is believed to relieve gastrointestinal ailments.


1.Yasu Falls, Japan

Top 5 Best Place To Visit In Japan
The Yasu-no-Taki Falls (安の滝) are a group of waterfalls in the Ani area of Kitaakita.

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Friday, 15 August 2014

The 6 Most Beautiful Places in the World

6.Beachy Head – England

Beachy Head is a chalk headland in Southern England, close to the town of Eastbourne in the county of East Sussex, immediately east of the Seven Sisters. Beachy Head is located within the administrative area of Eastbourne Borough Council which owns the land. The cliff there is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 metres (531 ft) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south east coast from Dungeness in the east, to Selsey Bill in the west. Its height has also made it one of the most notorious suicide spots in the world.


5.Split Pinnacle – Hunan China

Hunan (Chinese: 湖南; pinyin: About this sound Húnán) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the south-central part of the country to the south of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting (hence the name Hunan, which means "south of the lake").[4] Hunan is sometimes called and officially abbreviated as "湘" (pinyin: Xiāng) for short,[5] after the Xiang River which runs through the province.


4.Lake Campotosto, Abruzzo, Italy

Lake Campotosto (Italian: Lago di Campotosto) is a man-made lake in the Abruzzo, Italy. The reservoir is located at an elevation of 1,313 m and comprises an area of 14 square kilometres. It is located in the natural park known as the "Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park".


3.Mount Ai-Petry at Night, Crimea, Ukraine

Ai-Petri (Ukrainian: Ай-Петрі, Russian: Ай-Петри, Crimean Tatar: Ay Petri); (translated from Greek. Saint Peter) is a peak in the Crimean Mountains. For administrative purposes it is in the Yalta municipality of Crimea.


2.Sơn Đoòng Cave, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam

Sơn Đoòng Cave (hang Sơn Đoòng, "Mountain River cave" in Vietnamese)[1] is a solutional cave in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Bố Trạch District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. As of 2009 it is the biggest known cave in the world,[2][3] and is located near the Laos–Vietnam border. Inside is a large, fast-flowing underground river. It is formed in Carboniferous / Permian limestone.[4]


1.Musha Cay, Bahamas

.Musha Cay, BahamasMusha Cay is a 150 acre (1/4 of a sq. mile), privately owned island in the Exuma Chain, in the southern Bahamas. It is located 85 miles (137 km) southeast of Nassau. It is owned by illusionist David Copperfield.[1][2]


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Thursday, 14 August 2014

5 Most Beautiful Places You Must Visit Before You Die! – part 2

The world in which we live is full of wonderful places that most of us do not know  they really exist. Here you can see some of those breathtaking places  around the world. Enjoy!

5.Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system[1][2] composed of over 2,900 individual reefs[3] and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi). The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.

4.Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls, Iguazú Falls, Iguassu Falls or Iguaçu Falls (Portuguese: Cataratas do Iguaçu [kataˈɾatɐʒ du iɡwaˈsu]; Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú [kataˈɾatas ðel iɣwaˈsu]; Guarani: Chororo Yguasu [ɕoɾoɾo ɨɣʷasu]) are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentina province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. The Iguazu River rises near the city of Curitiba. The river flows through Brazil for most of its course, although most of the falls are on the Argentine side. Below its confluence with the San Antonio River, the Iguazu River forms the boundary between Argentina and Brazil.

3.Maui, Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii
The island of Maui (/ˈmaʊ.iː/; Hawaiian: [ˈmɐuwi])[3] is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands at 727.2 square miles (1,883 km2) and is the 17th largest island in the United States.[4] Maui is part of the State of Hawaiʻi and is the largest of Maui County's four islands, bigger than Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, and unpopulated Kahoʻolawe. In 2010, Maui had a population of 144,444, third-highest of the Hawaiian Islands, behind that of Oʻahu and Hawaiʻi Island. Kahului is the largest census-designated place (CDP) on the island with a population of 26,337 as of 2010 and is the commercial and financial hub of the island.[5] Wailuku is the seat of Maui County and is the third-largest CDP as of 2010. Other significant places include Kīhei (including Wailea and Makena in the Kihei Town CDP, which is the second-most-populated CDP in Maui); Lahaina (including Kāʻanapali and Kapalua in the Lahaina Town CDP); Makawao; Pāʻia; Kula; Haʻikū; and Hāna.

2.Canal De Corinto, Greece

Canal De Corinto, Greece
The Corinth Canal (Greek: Διώρυγα της Κορίνθου, Dhioryga tis Korinthou) is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, thus effectively making the former peninsula an island. The builders dug the canal through the Isthmus at sea level; no locks are employed. It is 6.4 kilometres (4.0 mi) in length and only 21.4 metres (70 ft) wide at its base, making it impassable for most modern ships. It now has little economic importance.

1.Rocca San Giovanni, Italy

Rocca San Giovanni, Italy
Rocca San Giovanni is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

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5 Most Beautiful Places You Must Visit Before You Die

The world in which we live is full of wonderful places that most of us do not know  they really exist. Here you can see some of those breathtaking places  around the world. Enjoy!

5.Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece
Santorini (Greek: Σαντορίνη, pronounced [sandoˈrini]), classically Thera (English pronunciation /ˈθɪrə/), and officially Thira (Greek: Θήρα [ˈθira]); is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an area of approximately 73 km2 (28 sq mi) and a 2011 census population of 15,550. The municipality of Santorini comprises the inhabited islands of Santorini and Therasia and the uninhabited islands of Nea Kameni, Palaia Kameni, Aspronisi, and Christiana. The total land area is 90.623 km2 (34.990 sq mi). Santorini is part of the Thira regional unit.

4.Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatian: Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera, colloquial Plitvice, pronounced [plîtʋitse]) is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.

3.Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park, Montana
 Glacier National Park is a national park located in the U.S. state of Montana, on the Canada–United States border with the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The park encompasses over 1 million acres (4,000 km2) and includes parts of two mountain ranges (sub-ranges of the Rocky Mountains), over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants, and hundreds of species of animals. This vast pristine ecosystem is the centerpiece of what has been referred to as the "Crown of the Continent Ecosystem", a region of protected land encompassing 16,000 square miles (41,000 km2).

2.Antelope Canyon, USA

Antelope Canyon, USA
Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon includes two separate, photogenic slot canyon sections, referred to individually as Upper Antelope Canyon or The Crack; and Lower Antelope Canyon or The Corkscrew.

1.Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland
Eilean Donan (Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Donnain) is a small tidal island where three lochs meet, Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh, in the western Highlands of Scotland; since the castle's restoration in the early 20th Century, a footbridge has connected the island to the mainland. A picturesque castle that frequently appears in photographs, film and television dominates the island, which lies about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from the village of Dornie.

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

5 Best Beaches to see before you die

When its summers the first thing which come to your mind when you feel the heat is a beach. Everyone wants to go to the beach and enjoy a great sunbath. Every year millions of people from around the world are going to visit the best beaches of earth. We have tried to collect 5 of the best beaches you should see before you die.

5. Maldives Beaches:

Whether your dream beach trip consists of spending a few pampered nights in a four-star resort or swimming among tropical fish some 80 feet (24 meters) underwater, the Maldives are the sort of islands where either—or both—can come true. Straddling the Equator southwest of Sri Lanka, the 1,102 islands that make up the Maldives form 26 atolls. The soft air enveloping the archipelago blends into a beautiful palm-fringed haze.

4. Greece:

Greece has one of the longest coastlines in the world – almost 16.000km. The mainland and island areas end in a myriad variety of coastlines, with countless beautiful small beaches, charming bays and coves. Half of the aforementioned length includes the thousands of Greek islands scattered through theGreek seas, while the rest extends along the mainland.

3. Thailand:

Thailand has some of the best beaches in the world, but with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to pick the perfect one. The best Thailand beach spots are listed below. Each has its own distinct personality, so you’re sure to find the right beach for you.

2. Australia:

All around the world, Australia is renowned for its beaches, and it isn't hard to see why: with some of the longest stretches of sand-covered coast line in the world, Oz's beaches are not only plentiful but also of an almost universally-high quality.

1. Seychelles:

One of the most photographed beaches in the world, the pale pink sands of Anse Source d’Argent unfurls across the island of La Digue, one of the 115 components of this archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The sands sparkle against a backdrop of towering granite boulders, worn by time and weather. The turquoise water is relatively shallow and protected from the ocean’s waves by a reef.
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