Cheonggyecheon Stream – South Korea

The Cheonggyecheon Stream is an 11 km long modern stream that runs through downtown Seoul, South Korea. On each side of the stream is a contemporary linear park. The stream and park were part of an urban renewal project that transformed an inner-city eyesore into a nature filled multifunctional public space. The stream starts from…

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Tam Coc -Vietnam

Tam Coc is a region of stunning natural beauty near the city of Ninh Binh which is located about two hours south of Hanoi, Vietnam. The landscape is dominated by hundreds of limestone hills towering above green fields of rice paddies with a calm river winding through it all. It only takes a glimpse of…

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Spree River – Germany

The Spree River flows primarily in Germany and is over 400 Kilometers long. The river starts in the Czech Republic and connects into the Elbe River before reaching the North Sea. The focus of this post is on the portion of the river that pass through Berlin. When I visit a new city, I always…

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Yarra River – Australia

The Yarra River begins in Mt. Baw Baw northeast of Melbourne and flows for a distance of 242 Km (150 miles) where it empties into Port Phillip Bay just after passing through the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne. The focus of this post is on the portion of the river that pass through the…

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Chao Phraya River – Thailand

The Chao Phraya River is the largest river in Thailand. Like all urban rivers, the Chao Phraya River has been fashioned after the city that it runs through. In this case, traveling along the Chao Phraya River will allow you to get a vision of present day Bangkok. The visions that I saw was that…

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Seine River – France

The Seine River is one of France‚Äôs longest rivers at 485 miles long. The river starts in the Burgundy Regions and it passes through Paris on its way to emptying into the English Channel. The focus of this post is on the portion of the river that pass through Paris. Taking a river boat on…

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Martha Brea River – Jamaica

Most people go to Jamaica for parting or to hang out on the beautiful beaches but taking a river raft down the Martha Brea River is a relaxing trip down a lazy river through the tropical bamboo forests. The Martha Brea River is a pretty river. The water is an unusual green color and it…

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