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  • The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is a public park situated in northeast of Paris, in the 19th arrondissement. Occupying 24.7 hectares, it is the fifth-largest park in Paris. The park has 5.5 kilometers of roads and 2.2 kilometres of paths. The most famous feature of the park is the Temple de la Sibylle, inspired by the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli, Italy, perched at the top of a cliff fifty metres above the waters of the artificial lake.
  • France
    Montmartre is a hill in the north of Paris, France. It is 130 metres high and gives its name to the surrounding district, in the 18th arrondissement, a part of the Right Bank. Montmartre is primarily known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Cœur on its summit. Many artists had studios or worked around the community of Montmartre such as Salvador Dalí, Amedeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh.
  • Le moulin de la galette est le seul moulin à vent en état de marche de la butte Montmartre dans le 18e arrondissement de Paris. Il est visible depuis la rue Lepic. Il fut jadis une célèbre guinguette. Actuellement intégré à une résidence privée, il n'est plus accessible au public. The Moulin de la Galette is a windmill situated near the top of the district of Montmartre in Paris.
  • The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. La basilique du Sacré-Cœur, située au sommet de la butte Montmartre, dans le 18e arrondissement de Paris.
  • The Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world
  • Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed road-bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France.
  • The mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal island and a commune in Normandy, France. It is located approximately one kilometer (just over half a mile) off the country's north coast.
  • Pena National Palace is a Romanticist palace in São Pedro de Penaferrim, municipality of Sintra, Portugal.
  • Experiencing wildlife and game from the most eartly and natural point of view possible. Whilst being the weaker race (human) you have to be truly humble and respect the fact that you are in their (animals) territory. I was amazed by how the experience of being part of nature felt. The nature is beautiful, the animals in their own habitat seized my breath and the people who give their lives to preserve this piece of earth are the best on this globe. Nb. avoid the luxury acco's and go for a tent!
  • Australia
    The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in the Australian city of Sydney.
  • The Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the church of Trinità dei Monti. The Scalinata is the widest staircase in Europe.
  • United States
    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.
  • Italy
    The Vatican is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of just over 800.
  • United Kingdom
    Tower of London is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England.
  • Italy
    The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire
  • The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean.
  • Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, United States, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.
  • United Kingdom
    Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is generally extended to refer to the clock or the clock tower as well.
  • The Louvre museum is one of the world's largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement (district).
  • The Sagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.
  • The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle (originally named Place de l'Étoile), at the western end of the Champs-Élysées.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is a Gothic, Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
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  • Meenakshi Temple is a historic Hindu temple located in the holy city of Madurai in India.
  • Golden Temple is a prominent Sikh gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab (India).
  • India
    Varanasi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (199 mi) southeast of state capital Lucknow.
  • Myanmar
    Bagan, formerly Pagan, is an ancient city in the Mandalay Division of Burma. Formally titled Arimaddanapura or Arimaddana and also known as Tambadipa or Tassadessa, it was the capital of several ancient kingdoms in Burma.
  • The Shwedagon Pagoda, also known as the Golden Pagoda, is a 98 metres (322 ft) gilded pagoda and stupa located in Yangon, Burma.
  • Sri Lanka
    Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures.
  • India
    Rajasthan, the land of Rajasthanis, ("the land of kings" or "the land of colours"), is the largest state of the Republic of India by area.
  • Mexico
    Teotihuacan is an enormous archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico, containing some of the largest pyramidal structures built in the pre-Columbian Americas.
  • Abu Simbel temples refers to two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road).
  • Jamaa el Fna is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city).
  • Angkor is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 13th centuries.
  • The Golden Pavilion Temple also known as Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.
  • Indonesia
    Borobudur is a 8th-century Mahayana Buddhist monument near Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.
  • Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Gothic Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner.
  • Guggenheim Museum is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, built by Ferrovial and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain.
  • Jiuzhaigou is famous for its ancient and mysterious scenery, encompassing snow-capped mountains, forest, grasslands, waterfalls, streams, and lakes.
  • Philippines
    The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 kilometers north of the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.
  • Iceland
    The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation.
  • Japan
    L'ile des lapins au Japon. L'endroit est envahi de lapins sauvages qui n'hesitent pas a venir vous voir pour demander de la nourriture ! Rabbit Island in Japan. The place is full of wild rabbits who don't hesitate to come to see you to ask for food !
  • Nepal
    Capital city of Nepal. Full with beautiful very old hindu temples, narrow streets, saddhu's (hindu priests), cows, rikshas etc. Colours, smells, sounds... Amazing. Very friendly and welcoming people, they like to explain and show you their culture, religion and buildings.
  • Cuba
    Capital of Cuba, beautiful buildings, beautiful people, beautiful climate. Go see the Capitolio, the Malecon, El Morro castle, the markets and most of all: go dancing in the street ! Everybody is making or playing music or is dancing to it !!!!!!!!!!
  • Ecuador
    Mitad del mundo is Spanish for middle of the world. It is placed in Ecuador. The name allready sais it, it lays on the equator. In Quito, the capital of Ecuador, has been build something like a village. It lays exact on the Equator. So you can put 1 foot at the northside and the other one on the southside of the eath
  • Brilliant location when the airplane the brought you leaves. You feel like a pirate here with local restaurants only (and no McDonalds). Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is claimed to be the most remote inhabited island in the world.
  • The Avenue of the Baobabs is prominent group of baobab trees lining a dirt road which is best experienced at sunset. More than a dozen trees about 30 meters in height make a beautiful silhouette against a barren landscape. One of the most visited destinations in Madagascar.
  • Indonesia
    Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia. The island has a surface area of 390 km² and over 2000 inhabitants.
  • The bamboo forest is in the southwest Liantian Mountains Which border the Changing County and Jiangan County of Yibin City, and covers an area of 120 square kilometers with an elevation from 600 to 1000 meters.
  • The mission of the Québec Winter Carnival is to organize an annual winter celebration as well as creating a first-rate economic, social and tourism event that all Quebecers could be proud of.
  • 100,000 Lotus Lanterns brighten the world and the heart! Experience a brilliant ocean of light from the countless handheld lanterns and the giant lantern floats in the festival's main event, the Lotus Lantern Parade!
  • The Fêtes de Bayonne is a series of festivals in the Northern Basque Country in the town of Bayonne, France. The festivals last 5 days and always start the Wednesday before the first Sunday of August.
  • United Kingdom
    From the top of the hill a round of Double Gloucester cheese is rolled, and competitors race down the hill after it. The first person over the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese.
  • Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year and ends on the full moon 15 days later.
  • India
    Holi is a spring religious festival celebrated by Hindus. It is primarily observed in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and countries.
  • Italy
    Il Palio is a horse race held twice each year on July 2 and August 16 in Siena, Italy, in which ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen Contrade, or city wards.
  • United Kingdom
    Stonehenge Solstice is a free, one night only event to celebrate the summer solstice at Stonehenge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire.
  • Germany
    Oktoberfest is a 16–18 day festival held each year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October.
  • United States
    Halloween is an annual holiday observed on October 31, which commonly includes activities such as trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.
  • The Acropolis is a flat-topped rock that rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens, with a surface area of about 3 hectares.
  • Indonesia
    Bali is a beautiful Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali offers an incredible wide variety of attractions and there are countless reasons why one should come to the Island of the Gods and enjoy an unforgettable holiday. The welcoming nature of the Balinese, the incredible value for money ratio for almost anything the island has to offer (particularly accommodation, food and spas) the unique, vibrant and alive culture, the physical beauty of the island, and the year-round pleasant climate make Bali a place regarded by many visitors as a “Top 100 Favorite Place” on Sullivan's List. ACCOMMODATION : Most famous is the Amandari Resort. If you want to experience luxury Bali, spend then a night at Amandari located in the village of Kedewatan, on the fringe of Bali’s cultural capital, Ubud. Perched on an escarpment high above the winding Ayung River gorge, this resort follows the design of a traditional Balinese village. Pebbled walkways link the thatched-roof suites, each of which has its own walled garden. Amandari provides a unique setting from which to experience the cultural richness of Bali’s artistic centre as well as its mountainous region to the north. More info: http://www.amanresorts.com/
  • Spain
    The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex constructed during the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus, occupying the top of the hill of the Assabica on the southeastern border of the city of Granada in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.
  • The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville (Andalusia, Spain). It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world.
  • Netherlands
    Gay Pride Amsterdam is one of the best and most fun prides in the world. Amsterdam will have street parties all weekend long, the best club circuit parties and of course the famous Canal Parade on Saturday.
  • Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cusco.
  • The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups.
  • Italy
    Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
  • The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo.
  • Egypt
    The Nile is a major north-flowing river in North Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world.
  • The great coral reef is the world's largest reef system and it is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia.
  • United States
    Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement and one big holiday in New Orleans. Everyone is wearing purple, green, and gold; and adorned with long beads caught from the beautiful floats.
  • The Victoria Falls is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Saint Patrick's Day is a religious holiday celebrated internationally on 17 March. It commemorates Saint Patrick the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.
  • Australia
    Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia.
  • Brazil
    The Rio Carnaval is not only the biggest Carnival, it as also a benchmark against which every other carnival is compared and one of the most interesting artistic events on the Globe
  • Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne (currently Cardinal Joachim Meisner), and is under the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne.
  • Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos). The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
  • The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed around the equator in the Pacific Ocean, 972 km (525 nmi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part.
  • The Amazon Rainforest, also known as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America.
  • Argentina
    Iguazu waterfalls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones.
  • Bolivia
    Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi).
  • Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the second largest Art Deco statue in the world.
  • Morocco
    Sand dunes of the Sahara is the world's largest hot desert.
  • The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
  • United States
    Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the Cathedral and the Baptistry.
  • The Ponte Vecchio is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common.
  • The Grand Canal is a canal in Venice, Italy. It forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Public transport is provided by water buses (Italian: vaporetti) and private water taxis, and many tourists explore the canal by gondola.
  • The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. These voluminous waterfalls are situated on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between Canada and the US.
  • The Versailles castle is a royal château in Versailles, the Île-de-France region of France. In French, it is known as the Château de Versailles.
  • Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany.
  • San Marco Squire is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza".
  • United States
    Vivaa Las Vegas!! Welcome to the city that truely never sleeps. Vegas, baby: it's the only place in the world where you can spend the night partying in Ancient Rome, wake up in Paris and brunch under the Eiffel Tower, bump into Superman on the way to dinner in New York, watch an erupting volcano at sunset and get married in a Pink Cadillac at midnight. Spend an evening in the most amazing suite, take a free craps lesson or double down with the high rollers, browse couture or tacky souvenirs, sip a neon 3ft-high margarita or a frozen vodka martini set on a bar made of ice. Vegas is the place you need to tick of your Sullivan's List..
  • United States
    Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. The event starts on the Monday before, and ends on the day of, the American Labor Day holiday.

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