Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland

Skógafoss is a breathtaking waterfall situated in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline.

Cubic Houses, Rotterdam

An architectural wonder, these elevated, tree house-like yellow Cube Houses were designed by Dutch architect Piet Blom in the early 1970s.

Taj Mahal, India

The most majestic of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is a pure white-marble mausoleum built as a symbol of love.

Colosseum, Rome, Italy

An iconic landmark of Rome, the Colosseum, or the Coliseum, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the Italian city and was once the largest amphitheatre in the world.

Shiprock, New Mexico, USA

An extinct volcanic plug, Shiprock is a wonderful monadnock rising nearly 1600ft above the high-desert plain on the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New Mexico.

Black Dragon Pool, China

An absolutely stunning area, this famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park, is located at the foot of Elephant Hill, a short walk north of the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan province. 

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Think heaven on earth because all you will get here is paradise mirror reflections of the beautiful sky. Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers. 

Bojnice Castle, Slovakia

One of the oldest and most distinguished of Slovakia’s strongholds; Bojnice is a stunning 12th century medieval castle boasting original Gothic and Renaissance foundations. 

Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya

The most enchanting guesthouse in Africa, Giraffe Manor is a truly special place with unique opportunities to explore the rich cultures and wildlife of this beautiful country.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA

An engineering marvel, the orangey-red Golden Gate connects San Francisco to Marin County and is one of the most recognisable bridges in the world. 

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

This maze of lakes and waterfalls is something straight out of a fantasy fairy tale, with lush greenery and clear turquoise waters as well as incredibly beautiful scenery.

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Wildlife and stunning landscapes, Ecuador’s Galapagos draws eco-tourists from all over the world who long to marvel the islands for the rich wildlife both on the ground and below the waves.

Wave Rock, Western Australia

An iconic natural formation in Australia, Wave Rock forms the north side of a solitary hill known as Hayden Rock, and is a 14-metre-high and 110-metre-long granite wave shaped like a tall breaking ocean wave. 

Windsor Castle, Windsor, England

The official residence of Her Majesty The Queen in England, the 11th century boasts some of the most awe-inspiring Victorian, Georgian and Gothic architecture.

Tunnel of Love, Ukraine

One of the most naturally beautiful places on earth, the long, leafy tunnel is used as a passage for a private train, near the town of Kleven.

Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

The Dingle Peninsula, in County Kerry goes beyond the westernmost point of Ireland, and is a place of surreal beauty with steep sea-cliffs, sandy beaches and a host sea life.

Chocolate Hills, Philippines

Though they are not fudge-like or edible, the nearly 2000 grass-covered hills are a unique natural wonder to visit. 

Colmar, France

The small town in Alsace is not only renowned for its magical front, but is also dubbed the ‘Capital of Alstain Wine’ and is often referred to as ‘little Venice’ for its stunning natural wonders and architecture.

Angel Falls, Venezuela

Salto Angel, or Angel Falls, is the world's highest waterfall standing around 16 times higher than Niagra Falls at a total height of 3,211 ft. The fall has an uninterrupted drop of 807m.

Icehotel, Sweden

A mind-boggling art project and a hotel made of ice and snow which is made anew every year and where you can even get married in its ice chapel.

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

A Spanish architectural anomaly, fusing modern art with gothic styles, the Sagrada Familia was designed by Spaniard Antoni Gaudi - the building is yet to be finished.

Zhangye Danxia Landform, China

These colourful, unusual and unique rock formations are located within the geological park in Gansu Province, China and visitors are guaranteed remarkable scenery.

Prague Castle, Prague

Home to the Czech Crown Jewels, Prague Castle is a symbolic monument of the Czech lands and one of the most important cultural institutions in the country.

Djemma El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

The heart and soul of Marrakech, this vibrant and cultural marketplace has been around for 900 years and provides the best in local entertainment and food.

Vatican City, Italy

With more history, art and culture than many whole countries have on offer, this small city stands as the centre for the Roman Catholic Church.

Niagra Falls, Canada & New York, USA

This magnificent waterfall straddles the Canadian-American border and can be visited from either side. 

Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia

Uluru - image: Paul Mannix, Flickr

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is the huge red rock foundation that dominates the landscape in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, standing 335 km south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat is the biggest religious monument in the world, devoted to spiritual faith of Hinduism. Built in the 12th Century, the City of Temples has become a major tourist destination.

Pyramids, Giza, Egypt

By far the most famous attraction on the continent of Africa, the pyramids in Giza are a fascinating ancient site to visit. 

Stonehenge, England

This 5,000-year old circle is perhaps the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. The fact that nobody knows how it got there or what it represents makes it even more intriguing.

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