My Travel Recommendations

Visited countries & my recommendations: EGYPT Abu Simbel, Egypt : Massive Egyplian temples carved out of a cliff; moved in […]

Visited countries & my recommendations:

EGYPT Abu Simbel, Egypt : Massive Egyplian temples carved out of a cliff; moved in 1971 during construction of the Aswan High Dam.
GREECE Acropolis, Greece : Ancient citadel; site of the Parthenon, one of the great architectural wonders and elegant symbol of the Golden Age of Athens.
CAMBODIA Angkor Wat, Cambodia : World’s Iargest religious complex; capital of a medieval Khmer empire; hidden for centuries in the jungle.
SRI LANKA Anuradhapura Ruins, Sri Lanka : Remains of the first Sinhalese capital; includes a tree said to have grown from a branch of Buddha’s bo tree.
JAPAN Atomic Bomb Dome, Japan : Skeleton of a building serves as a grim memorial to Hiroshima’s atomic destruction in 1945.
POLAND Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland : Site of the Iargest of the Nazi death camps and memorial to the millions of Iives that were Iost there.
JAPAN Bamboo Forest (Sagana/Kyoto), Japan : Very attractive place to walk in Bamboo forest.
MALDIVES Banana Reef, Maldives Irelands : Dive site Gaathugiri, known as Banana Reef, gets its name from shape of the island. It is one of the oldest dive sites in the Maldives, one of the first to be discovered. It is located to the west of Club Med and one of the most northern of the two reefs.
MALAYSIA Batu Caves, Malaysia : Limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in the Gombak district. It is the focal point of Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia.
MARITUS Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritus Ireland : Extends over 16,680 acres and provides a haven to highly endangered native plants and animals. It plays home to around 311 species of native and endemic flowering plants and nine species of birds that can only be found in Mauritius.
SOUTH AFRICA Cape of Good Hope, South Africa : The currents of the two oceans meet at the point where the warm-water current meets the cold water current and turns back on itself.
ARGENTINA Cape of Horn, Argentina : Cape Horn (also Kaap Hoorn and Cabo de Hornos) is the southernmost point of land closely associated with South America; at the southern end of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago in southern Chile.
TURKEY Cappadocia, Turkey : Hundreds of early Byzantine churches carved into a haunting Iandscape of volcanic rock cones.
ROMANIA Carpathian mountains, Romania : Carpathians are a range of mountains forming an arc roughly 1,500 km long across Central and Eastern Europe, making them the second-longest mountain range in Europe
PERU Carthage Ruins, Tunisia : Remains of a once famous city; arch rival of .ancient Rome.
PERU Chan Chan, Peru : Ruins of the World’s Iargest adobe city; former capital of Chimu empire (12th century); fell to the Incas c.1470.
INDIA Charminar, India : Landmark 16th-century Muslim archway flanked by minarets; fine views of city from upper-storey mosque.
UKRAINE Chernobyl, Ukraine : Site of the World’s worst nuclear accident, 1986.
UK-FRANCE Chunnel, France-England : The Euro Tunnel connects France and England by rail below the English Channel; 36km; opened in 1994.
CANADA CN Tower, Canada : World’s tallest free-standing structure at 553m.
ITALY Colloseum, Italy : Supreme example of engineering /architecture of ancient Rome, public events included battles between gladiators, prisoners and wild beasts.
SOUTH AFRICA Cradle of Humankind Museum, South Africa : World Heritage Site, about 50 km NW of Johannesburg in Gauteng province, contains limestone caves, Sterkfontein Caves, where the 2.3-million year-old fossil Australopithecus africanus (nicknamed “Mrs. Ples”) was found in 1947
USA Disney World, USA : World’s Iargest amusement park.
ROMANIA Drakula Castle, Romania : Bran Castle (Romanian: Castelul Bran) situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia, known as “Dracula’s Castle”
SPAIN EI Escorial, Spain : Austere and majestic palace/monastery built in 1584; seat of Phillip 11’s Spanish Empire.
FRANCE Eiffel Tower, France : Sophisficated engineering feat of Ihe 19th century that became one of the World’s best known Iandmarks.
PHILLIPINES El Nido, Phillipines : El Nido is a first class managed resource protected area in Palawan in Philippines. About 420 km southwest of Manila, 238 kilometres ortheast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. Best Beach and Island destination in the Philippines.
TURKEY Ephesus, Turkey : Ancient Greek center; site of the Temple of Artemis.
CHINA Forbidden City, China : One ofthe World’s most opulent palaces; symbol of China’s past imperial power.
TANZANIA Freddie Mercury house, Tanzania : Mercury was born in the Sultanate of Zanzibar and grew up there and in India until his mid-teens.
JAPAN Fuji Mountain, Japan : It is one of Japan’s “Three Holy Mountains” along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku; it is a Special Place of Scenic Beauty, a Historic Site, and was added to the World Heritage List as a Cultural Site in 2013. Selected as a “cultural” rather than a “natural” heritage site
INDIA Ganges River, India : The Ganges is the most sacred river to Hindus. It is also a lifeline to millions of Indians who live along its course and depend on it for their daily needs. It is worshipped as the goddess Ganga in Hinduism.
N.IRELAND Giant’s Causeway, N. Ireland : Honeycombed columns of volcanic rock form a gigantic stairway into the sea.
INDIA Golden Temple, India : Spirjtual center of the Sikh religion.
USA Grand Canyon, USA : World’slargeşt gorge; widely hailed as nature’s most richly colored and majestic geological wonder.
EGYPT Great Pyramids, Egypt : Monumental and mathematically precise tombs of three pharaohs; fascinating the World for 4500 years.
CHINA Great Wall of China, China : World’s largest man-made construction; 6400 km barrier and higtway; said to entomb ttıousands of its builders.
TURKEY Hagia Sophia, TurKey : Sublime church arcitecture; symbol of Byzantium for 1000 years; becamea mosque in 1588.
USA Harlem Gospel Music, USA : Gospel music is a music genre in Christian music. It is composed and performed for many purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, religious or ceremonial purposes.
MORACCO Hasan 2 Mosque, Moracco : It is the largest mosque in Morocco and Africa and the 7th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world’s tallest at 210 metres. The mosque stands on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic Ocean.
RUSSIA Hermitage, Russian Federation : Amongst the World’s largest museums; sumptuous buildings include the Winter Palace and Hermitage theatre.
ARGENTINA Iguaçu Falls, Argentina : Worlds broadest waterfall 4 km wide.
USA Intrepid Sea, Air&Space museum, USA : Military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City/Manhattan. (Aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the submarine USS Growler, a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane, and the Space Shuttle Enterprise).
MOZAMBIQUE Iron House, Mozambique : Designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1882. It is made up entirely still walls and roof.
GERMANY Jung Frau, Switzerland : German: “maiden/virgin” 4,158 m is one of the main summits of the Bernese Alps, located between the southern canton of Bern and the northern canton of Valais, halfway between Interlaken and Fiesch
AUSTRALIA Kakadu Natural Park, Australia : Australia’s Iargest park; home 10 many species of plants and animals not yet classified.
JAPAN Kansai Airport, Japan : International airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, 38 km southwest of Osaka Station,located within three municipalities, including north, south, central in Osaka Prefecture, Japan
EGYPT Karnak, Egypt : One of the most venerable of Egyptian temples.
USA Kennedy Space Cenler, USA :Space mission Iaunching area and museum.
INDONESIA Kintamani and mount Batur, Bali-Indonesia : Located in the Karangasem Regency, is home to Mount Batur and the Caldera Lake. The still-active Mount Batur volcano has erupted about 24 times since 1800, each time reshaping the surrounding landscape.
RUSSIA Kremlin, Russion Federation : Moscow’s splendidly towered palaca, seat and symbol of the Czars and subseqent governments
SOUTH AFRICA Kruger National Park, South Africa : One of the largest game reserves in Africa. (19,633 square km in provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa and extends 360 km from north to south and 65 km from east to west.
THAILAND Kwai Bridge, Thailand : The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 World War II film directed by David Lean, based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai (1952). The film is a work of fiction but borrows the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942–43 for its historical setting.
JAPAN Kyoto, Japan : With its 2000 religious places- 1600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines, as well as palaces, gardens and architecture intact, it is one of the best preserved cities in Japan
USA Las Vegas, USA : Word’s largest, most spectecular and dazzling display of neon lihgting, casinos and theme park resorts.
MAURITUS Le Morne Cultural Landscape, Mauritus Ireland : Unesco World Heritage site. Location is a symbol of resistance to slavery and a focal point for those wanting to commemorate its abolition – especially the descendants of slave communities who still live on the island.
UK London Eye, UK : The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, its official name was originally published as the British Airways London Eye
FRANCE Louvre, France : Originally a royal residance, this museum ranks as one of teh largest and finest in the world.
PERU Machu Picchu, Peru : Abondened Inca city found high in the Andes mountains in 1911.
ARGENTINA Magellan Strait, Argentina : The most important natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, considered a difficult route to navigate because of the unpredictable winds and currents and the narrowness of the passage
MORACCO Marrakesh Night Market, Moracco : It is the third largest city in Morocco after Casablanca and Rabat, and lies near the foothills of the snow capped Atlas Mountains and a few hours away from the foot of the Sahara Desert.
SUDAN Meroe Ruins, Sudan : Pyramid remains of ancient Nubia.
TURKEY Mount Ararat, Turkey : Mountain associated with Noah’s Ark.
JAPAN Mount Fuji, Japan : One of the World’s most beautiful natural wonders; a focal point of Japanese art; religion and identity.
TANZANIA Mount Kilimanjaro, United Rep. of Tanzania : Africa’s tallest mountain; 5895 m; a dormant volcano with two peaks, on strikingly snow covered.
CHILI Mount of Andes, Chili-Peru : The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world, extends from north to south by seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.
MORACCO Mount of Atlas, Moracco : The Atlas ranges separate the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara Desert. The population of the Atlas Mountains is mainly Berbers.
USA National Museum of American History, USA : Preserves and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history.
PERU Nazca lines, Peru : Puzzling Iinesand drawings of an enormous scale etched on stony desert; origins and function unclear
TURKEY Nemrut Dag, Turkey : Remains of colossalst.atues of gods
GERMANY Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany: The archetype of the romantic fairy tale castle, begun in 1870 by Ludwig the Mad King of Bavaria
CANADA Niagara Falls, Canada-USA : World’s largest waterfall by volume.
URUGUAY Old Port Market, Uruguay : At the foot of Pérez Castellano, whose impressive wrought-iron superstructure shelters a gaggle of bustling parrillas (steak restaurants).
JAPAN Osaka Castle, Japan : Landmark replica of 16th-century fortress.
CHILI Pablo Neruda House, Chili : Famous poet, occupied many diplomatic positions and served a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party
ARGENTINA Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina : It is the one of only three Patagonian glaciers that is growing
JORDAN Petra, Jordan : Remains of classical monuments cut into rock.
MALAYSIA Petronas towers, Malaysia : World’s tallest twin buildings, 450 m
SWITZERLAND Pilatus Mountain, Switzerland : The top can be reached with the Pilatus railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway (48%), from Alpnachstad.
TIBET Potala Palace, Tibet : Winter residence of Ihe Dali Lamas; now a museum.
CHINA Qin Shi Huangdi’s Tomb, China : Vast grave complex (52 sq.km) of China’s first emperor; Iife size, terra-cotta army of thousands; much remains unearthed.
MORACCO Quarzazate, Moracco : Nicknamed “The door of the desert”. Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1,160 m in middle of a bare plateau south of the High Atlas Mountains. To the south of the town is the Sahara desert.
SOUTH AFRICA Robben Ireland, South Africa : Nobel Laureate and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island for 18 of the 27 years.
SPAIN Sagrada Familia, Spain : Masterpiece of organic architecture; work still in progress; begun 1882.
MYANMAR Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Myanmar: One of the world’s most sacred Buddhist shrines; famous for its elegant dome, Ieafed in gold.
TUNUSIA Sidi Bou Said, Tunusia : Named for a religious figure who lived there, “Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia Ettamini el Beji”. The town itself is a tourist attraction and is known for its extensive use of blue and white.
JAPAN Sky Tree-Tokyo, Japan : Broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Tokyo. Tallest tower in the world 634 m, displacing second tallest structure in world after Burj Khalifa (829.8 m)
USA Statue of Liberty, USA : Symbol of welcome to the United States; gift of France
SOUTH AFRICA Table Mountain, South Africa : Flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top.
TAIWAN Taipei 101, Taiwan : Taipei 101 comprises 101 floors above ground and 5 floors underground. The building was officially classified as the world’s tallest in 2004, and remained such until the opening of Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2010.
INDIA Taj Mahal, India : Said to be the World’s most beatiful building; built to memorialize the bleoved wife of a Mogul emperor; c. 1650
INDONESIA Tanah Lot Temple, Bali-Indonesia : Tanah Lot must be the Bali ısland’s most iconic temple. Perched on top of a huge rock, and surrounded by the sea with waves constantly crashing on to its base. As among Bali’s most important sea temples, pays homage to the guardian spirits of the sea.
SERBIA Tara Mountain, Serbia : Tara Mountain is the oasis of intact and preserved pure nature and true pristine in western Serbia, which belongs to the Dinarides – Dinaric Mountains, considered one of the most beautiful mountains of Serbia.
CHINA Temple of Heaven, China : Harvets temple of the Ming emperors
CHINA Terra Cotta, China : The Terracotta Army or the “Terracotta Warriors and Horses” is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. (buried with the emperor to protect in his afterlife)
AUSTRALIA Three Sisters, Australia : Rock formation in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia, on the north escarpment of the Jamison Valley. They are close to the town of Katoomba and are one of the Blue Mountains’ best known sites
BOLIVIA Tiahuanaco, Bolivia : Remains of influential pre-Inca society
ARGENTINA Tierra del Fuego, Argentina : “Land of Fire” is an archipelago off the southernmost tip of the South American mainland, across the Strait of Magellan.
N.IRELAND Titanic Museum, Northern Ireland :  Titanic Belfast is a monument to Belfast’s maritime heritage where RMS Titanic was built.
BOLIVIA Titicaca Lake, Bolivia : Titicaca is a lake in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. By volume of water, it is the largest lake in South America. It is often called the highest navigable lake in the world, with a surface elevation of 3,812 metres
JAPAN Tokyo Tower, Japan : Communications and observation tower located in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 333 m, it is the second-tallest structure in Japan.
AUSTRALIA Tower of Center Point, Australia : tallest structure, it is also the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere.
RUSSIA Trans-Siberian Railroad, Russian Federation : World’s longest railroad, 9300 km.
TURKEY Troj, Turkey : A lost city until the 19th century; famous for the myth of the Trojan Horse
AUSTRALIA Twelve Apostles, Australia : Collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Currently there are 8 apostles left
INDONESIA Ubud temple, Bali-Indonesia : Treasure trove of cultural landmarks, ranging from ancient temples and majestic age-old royal palaces, to wonderful panoramas of green hillsides and rice terraces
AUSTRALIA Uluru (Ayers Rock) : Enormous red rock in the middle of the desert; sacred to Aboriginal culture.
INDONESIA Uluwatu Temple, Bali-Indonesia : Among the Bali’s most important sea temples, perched on a cliff edge in the southwestern Bukit peninsula. You can catch dramatic sunsets such as at Tanah Lot, Uluwatu.
PHILLIPINES Underground river, Phillipines : The Underground River is one of the longest navigable underground rivers in the world, with a total length of 8.2 Km in cave.
ARGENTINA Ushuaia, Argentina : Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world (as end of world)
EGYPT Valley of the Kings, Egypt : Location of many ancient Egyptian tombs including Tutankhamen’s.
INDIA Varanasi (Benares), India : Holy city of Hinduism on the Ganges river, where many go to bathe; site of the famous Durga Temple, inhabited by monkeys.
ITALY Vatican City Italy : Home of St.Peter’s Basilica, spiritual center of the World’s Roman Catholics.
THAILAND Wat Arun, Thailand : The majestic Temple of Dawn, a Bangkok Iandmark, contrasts with modern urban development.
THAILAND Wat Phra Kaew, Thaıland : The Emerald Buddha and a sumptuous collection of religious art are to be found here.
THAILAND Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand : The emerald Buddha and sumptuous collection with religious art are to be found here.
POLAND Wieliczka salt mine, Poland : Located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland as one of the world’s oldest salt mines still in operation