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Top 10 art galleries in the world

Top 10 art galleries in the world

Visiting art galleries is one of my much-preferred activities during my vacations. I have explored numerous art galleries and have given below are ten best art galleries in the world: Dream Paradise Gallery Hawaii is well-known for its beaches and waves. There are many more things that Hawaii offers to its tourists. The Dream Paradise Gallery is located in Hawaii and is one of the best across the world. Gallery of Caribbean Art Gallery of Caribbean Art is the only art gallery in the region, which is responsible for promoting arts and artifacts of Caribbean region. It features Cuban artists, Jamaican artists, Haitian artists, and various other Caribbean artists. Johannesburg Art Gallery Johannesburg Art Gallery showcases African art, which mainly consists of woodcarvings, brass, and  [...]

Sailing into the City of Gondolas

Sailing into the City of Gondolas

Italy trademarks the most beautiful places in the world. Venice situated in the Northern part of Italy is known as a city of romance, exuberant architecture, gondolas, and canals. The city is stretched across 117 small islands in between the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic Sea in the northern part of the country. The most amazing experience will be either taking a gondola and sailing through the cozy Grand Canal or walking down the road and visiting ancient architectures. Piazza San Marco is the main attraction of tourists, situated in the heart of Venice. It houses Basilica San Marco, Museo Civico Corner, and Campanile. The most relinquishing fact about Venice is that you can gorge on your extra topped cheese piazza sitting outside the restaurant sitting by the Grand Canal. The  [...]

Top ten happiest countries in the world

Top ten happiest countries in the world

In the year 2006, few researchers working at the University of Leicester, located in Great Britain carried out an extensive. The aim of the research was to find out the geographic locations all over the world with maximum numbers of the happiest populations. They used several sources of data, ranging from the CIA up to UNESCO and various others alternatives. In conclusion they stated top ten happiest countries in the world, which are given below: Denmark The country of Denmark is renowned for its lenient policies, which includes the legalization of drugs and prostitution. It is also famous for its undisturbed and friendly speed, the lovely architecture, excellent cuisine and the traditional welcome that is offered to all of its foreign visitors. Switzerland Possibly it is the chocolate,  [...]

New York-5 things you just cannot miss out

New York-5 things you just cannot miss out

“Start spreading the news I’m leaving today I want to be a part of it New York, New York…” The first few lyrics of this song by Frank Sinatra is a booster for people who are on their way to the famous city of New York. Who has not heard about this world capital? But for newbie’s who come to this metropolitan need to know a few things one ought to do when they come. So let’s start the ball rolling. Restaurants: For a foodie, New York is not less than ‘heaven’. Boasting of more than 20,000 eating joints there is nothing that you will not find. From junk to exclusive cuisines, they have it all. And if you want to go in for an inexpensive treat, the street vendors are no less in their mouth watering eats. Night-outs: Can this city ever sleep? This is a question a person  [...]

Top ten popular national parks in United States

Top ten popular national parks in United States

The National Park Service of the United States is responsible for taking care of around 400 different properties, amongst them are 58 formally declared “national parks”, everyone of these 58 national park, provides tourists a vital and enthralling slice of the wilderness in America. It is actually impossible for pointing to any park as the “best national park”, on the other hand there are numerous that are outstandingly popular with the tourists, who come here from, each and every corner of the world. Mentioned below are top ten popular national parks in United States: Grand Canyon National Park The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona and is easily acknowledged in various photographs and film footage even by the young children. The deep valleys, the red clay cliffs, and the eye-catching  [...]

Top ten most eccentric places in the USA

Top ten most eccentric places in the USA

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the world eccentric means “deviating from a usual pattern or established style”. For all those, who are looking to take a trip to less traditional museums or else attend eccentric festivals as well as special events, then USA proffers them with an extensive range of varied options. After visiting the below mentioned eccentric places, you will come across the reason why this country is known as eccentric one, basically any person who is looking forward for visiting less traditional venues will be having plenty of choices. Amongst the most renowned as well as eccentric destinations in United States are as follows: The Hair Museum: The numerous visitors to Missouri and this museum will be capable of experiencing the numerous ways wherein hair  [...]

Ten Best Lighthouses in the United States

Ten Best Lighthouses in the United States

Huge numbers of people are absolutely charmed with the lighthouses. They are inexplicable, unusual as well as extremely romantic structures; moreover each one has its individual remarkable story. In addition, there are, nevertheless, numerous well-known or else even renowned lighthouses, as well as the ten best acknowledged in the United States are as follows: Monhegan Island Light Off the shoreline of Maine is the location of Monhegan Island, an abode to the renowned Wyeth family of the artists as well as the Monhegan Island Light. Constructed in the year 1824, the 47 ft high tower is even today in operation, moreover the house of the keeper is kept open for public visits. Grand Haven Pier Lights Within Grand Haven, Michigan is an only one of its kind set of lights, the outer and inner  [...]

Getaway to the Gorges

Getaway to the Gorges

If you want a break – away from the hustle-bustle of Vegas – then just drive for an hour and a half into the gorges of the arid Arizona desert. The Grand Canyon is a 190 km drive from Las Vegas and near to places like Phoenix and Denver. The Canyon is a perfect vacation spot for tourists visiting the U.S. Located in the desert of Utah, it is a steep-sided gorge carved by the Colorado River. It is near the Hoover Dam which is a major source of water supply to the entire Arizona desert. The Canyon was believed to be the home to many Native Americans called the Pueblo. It was believed to be cut across by the Colorado River 17 million years ago. It was a result of erosion that took place and carved across the plateau. It is 446 km long, its width ranges from 6.4 to 29 km and attains  [...]