Asia

Pigeon Rock, Lebanon

Pigeon Rock (also known as “Raouche Rocks”) are a 60-meter tall offshore rock formations made out of Limestone. Pigeon Rock is situated offshore overlooking the upscale residential and commercial neighborhood of Beirut, Lebanon. (Beirut, once known as Paris of the Middle East is still a beautiful city). This is a romantic spot Read more…

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Asia

Tukad Cepung, Bali

Tukad Cepung, (Bangli province in eastern Bali) is a beautiful waterfall in a cave. The waterfall is not on most tourists books yet. It is a hidden gem. The temperature inside the cave is much lower and at the back of the the cave awaits the amazing waterfall.  

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Asia

Kawasan Falls, Philippines

Kawasan falls are located in the south west of Badian province, Cebu Island. It is a three tier cascade, and its water is coming from Kabukalan Spring. The water is very clear and have a distinct turquoise color. The first set of the waterfalls has a height of 40 meters, Read more…

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Asia

The tiger’s Nest, Bhutan

The temple of Paro Taktsang, which means The tiger’s Nest, stands up high on the side of a cliff above the Paro Valley in Bhutan. This is an amazing Monastery which is built in a location that seems impossible to reach, at an altitude of 3,120 meters. There are three mountain paths leading Read more…

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Asia

The Rainbow Mountains, China

The Rainbow Mountains (a.k.a The Gansu Zhangye National Geopark) is located in northern  China. this is a unique site with an amazing landscape configuration, The Geopark has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. it was formed due to tectonic shifts along the Himalayas and the vivid and colorful rock Read more…

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Asia

The Monastery of Mar Saba

The Monastery of Mar Saba (a.k.a The Holy Lavra of Saint Sabbas the Sanctified) The Greek Orthodox monastery looks a bit like a hive of buildings situated on a steep wall above the Kidron Valley ( Israel / The West-Bank – disputed territory). It was founded approximately 1500 years ago by St. Sabas who was born in 439 Read more…

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Asia

Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal is a deep lake found in Siberian District,  Russia with a rich history and plenty to do in the surrounding area. It is known for its crystal clear waters and the vast wilderness and should definitely be on your list of stops when you visit Siberian District. If you Read more…

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Asia

Kalyazin Bell Tower, Russia

Nikolsky Cathedral Bell Tower, also known as the Flooded Belfry and Kalyazin Bell Tower found on the Volga River, on the Uglich Reservoir. The neoclassical Bell Tower is 244 feet (74 meters) tall, It is facing Kalyazin, an old town in Tver Oblast, in the northwest of  Russia.  The Bell Tower was Read more…

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Asia

Nasir al Molk Mosque, Iran

Nasir al Molk Mosque in Iran looks quite ordinary on the outside, but the inside is absolutely extraordinary. Each morning as sunlight peeks through a large number of stained glass windows the mosque’s interior into a unique life size Kaleidoscope of colors and shapes. The Mosque is located in Shiraz (south central Iran) Read more…

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Asia

Shah i Zinda, Uzbekistan

Shah i Zinda is a large ancient cemetery with many burial chambers and Mausoleums, it is located in the north-eastern part of the city Samarkand in Uzbekistan. The vivid blue colors of the Mausoleums walls together with the unique Islamic ceramic tile artwork and architecture of each tomb are unbelievable. The translation of the name “Shah Read more…

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