South Island of New Zealand

The South Island of New Zealand is the larger of the two main islands but it has only about one-third of the population. New Zealand’s South Island is without a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful places. The island is packed with everything an outdoors person could imagine. The island has golden sand beaches,…

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White Cliffs of Dover – United Kingdom

The White Cliffs of Dover are located about 80 miles from London along the English Channel. The cliffs are at the point where the distance between the United Kingdom and France are the closest, a mere 20 miles away. The cliffs are primarily made of chalk giving them the white color. They are approximately 300…

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National Harbor – Maryland

The National Harbor is a mixed-use waterfront development on the Potomac River in Maryland on the outskirts of Washington D.C. The complex covers an area of 300 acres with 1.5 miles of river frontage. It consists of more than 160 shops, 40 restaurants, a casino, full service marina, convention center and multiple options for entertainment…

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Saigon Skydeck – Vietnam

The Saigon Skydeck is located on the 49th floor of the Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. The Skydeck is all about the view of the city and the surrounding area. The view from the Skydeck during the day gives you a completely different perspective of Ho Chi Minh City…

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Bitexco Financial Tower – Vietnam

The Bitexco Financial Tower (also known as the Lotus Tower) is located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. The building stands 262 meters high (68 stories) and houses offices, shops, restaurants and a movie theater. The Bitexco Financial Tower is the second tallest building in Vietnam and is the defining building for the…

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Stingray City – Cayman Islands

Stingray City is a shallow sandbar about a 15 minute boat ride from Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. The sandbar is in 2 to 4 feet deep warm turquoise Caribbean waters. Wild stingrays have been coming to the sandbar for decades to feast on the unwanted fish parts that the fishermen discarded while they…

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Cube Houses – Netherlands

Rotterdam has a reputation for having modern architecture and the Cube Houses are one of the city’s most famous modern buildings. There are a total of 38 regular cube houses with two super-cubes that were all built in 1977. Each of the houses are built on top of a concrete pillar and tilted 45 degrees…

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Split Point Lighthouse – Australia

The Split Point Lighthouse is located near town of Anglesea along the Great Ocean Road in Australia. The lighthouse was built in 1891 and overlooks Eagle Rock along the southern coast of Australia. The elevation of the Split Point Lighthouse is 66 meters but the height of the lighthouse itself is 34 meters. Prior to…

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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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Linderhof Palace – Germany

Linderhof Palace was the royal villa of Ludwig II of Bravaria. It was originally a hunting lodge belonging to his father Maximilian II. The palace was completed in 1874 and the gardens around the palace was completed in 1880. The palace is located about 100 km southwest of Munich, Germany and sets in the foothills…

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Melbourne CBD – Australia

Melbourne, Australia is known for being Australia’s cultural capital and is one of the best cities in the world to view street art but the Melbourne CBD (central business district) has many other things to see other than its street art. Melbourne Architecture The architecture in the Melbourne Central Business District is a combination of…

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Golden Bridge – Vietnam

The Golden Bridge also known as Giant Hand Bridge is located at the Sun World Ba Na Hills fantasy amusement park near Da Nang, Vietnam. The Golden Bridge is 150 meters in length and 12.8 meters wide. The bridge curves along the contour of the hill and has two giant hands that appear to be…

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