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Facts about Bora Bora Island

Facts about Bora Bora Island

Bora Bora, amidst the Pacific Ocean is considered among the best vacation destinations in the world. This secluded island surrounded by blue waters, white sands, and corals in French Polynesia is lovingly called the ‘Romantic Island’. It is no wonder that loving couples and honeymooners, who are ready to splurge for their romance, prefer this(…)

Published On: Friday, November 1st, 2013
Facts about the Amazon Rainforest

Facts about the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is widely recognized as the largest rainforest on earth, spreading across approximately five million square miles. This is about 40% of the continent of South America, and only 6% of the planet. The rainforest covers nine countries in the continent, of which the maximum is in Brazil (60%). Other countries include Suriname, Colombia, Ecuador,(…)

Published On: Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Lake Titicaca Facts

Lake Titicaca Facts

Lake Titicaca, a landlocked lake straddled across the border of Peru and Bolivia, is widely renowned for its beauty, history, legends, and the height at which it is situated (3,810 m above sea level). Perched on the Andes Mountains, this South American lake is known around the world for being navigable even at such a(…)

Published On: Monday, October 28th, 2013
Facts about Chichen Itza

Facts about Chichen Itza

Reminiscent of the advanced Mayan civilization in the pre-Columbian period, Chichen Itza is a fascinating archaeological site in the arid plateau of the north-eastern Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. A prominent city that was continuously inhabited throughout history, Chichen Itza was an important religious site for the Mayans. Its name, literally meaning the ‘Mouth of the(…)

Published On: Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Hot Air Ballooning in New Zealand

Hot Air Ballooning in New Zealand

Hot Air Ballooning is one of the most popular adventure sports in New Zealand. Many tourists in New Zealand participate in this fun-filled recreational activity whenever they visit the country. There are many tour operators in New Zealand that arrange for hot air ballooning. About Hot Air Ballooning Hot air ballooning is the sport of(…)

Published On: Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Mount Vesuvius Facts

Mount Vesuvius Facts

  Overlooking the Bay of Naples, in Italy, Mount Vesuvius is a rather infamous mountain peak in the world. Well known for its volcanic activity, this ‘hump-back’ shaped mountain is located to the east of the historic city of Naples. One of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities on earth, Naples has been bombed the most number(…)

Published On: Monday, October 21st, 2013
Facts about Mount Fuji

Facts about Mount Fuji

The magnificent Mount Fuji on Honshu Island is often known to the locals as Fuji-san. Renowned globally for its perfectly symmetrical conical peak, this mountain in Japan is a symbol for this island country across the world. Considered as one of the most scenic peaks on the planet, Mount Fuji has been inspiring the Japanese(…)

Published On: Friday, October 18th, 2013
Facts about Big Ben in London

Facts about Big Ben in London

A prominent icon of London and the United Kingdom, Big Ben is a large bell inside the Clock Tower on the northern side of the Palace of Westminster. This Palace is common to everyone as the British Houses of Parliament. Owing to the popularity of the Clock Tower and its chimes, citizens associate the name(…)

Published On: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Driving in New Zealand - Road Laws and Rules

Driving in New Zealand - Road Laws and Rules

Road rules are generally maintained and designed to avoid accidents and other wrongdoings on the road. New Zealand follows the rule that drivers should drive on the left side of the road, as in England and other commonwealth countries. This left-hand rule for the drivers was also designed to reduce the risk of rear-end collisions(…)

Published On: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013