Earth Day isn’t officially until April 22 this year, but it doesn’t have to be Earth Day to admire this beautiful rock we live on. Despite being approximately 4.5 billion years old, the Earth proves age is just a number. No amount of photos can capture the full scope of it’s geodiversity and beauty, with its oceans, mountains, and skies. From the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland to the pink sand beaches of The Bahamas, our planet proves everyday that it’s one made for adventure. We pulled together 35 stunning photos of Earth that will take your breath away.
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The world has a whole lot of beautiful, jaw-dropping places—this you know. But pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime. However, we think that these 50 regal landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. Between the majestic waterfalls found throughout South America, to Spain’s gorgeous beaches, to the colorful cherry blossom fields in Japan, here are 50 of the most insanely beautiful places in the world you should try to visit in your lifetime.
Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations. But unfortunately, some of the most stunning landscapes, natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change, air pollution, deforestation, and human carelessness. We sadly will be some of the last generations to see some of the Earth’s most cherished places. As such, the trend of visiting these places before they disappear is fast catching on. From Venice, Italy, to the Florida Everglades, here are some of the most famous sites and places travelers should visit before it’s too late.
It’s Valentine’s Day, and like a many other various holidays, different countries celebrate Valentine’s Day in different ways. Although in the U.S., shelves have been brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate for the last few weeks, not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, while others hold a special holiday for the loveless to mourn their single lives over black noodles. Here is a look at how 14 countries celebrate Valentine’s Day traditions all around the world.
Happy Chinese New Year! Each year, the holiday, also known as the Lunar New Year, begins on the first full moon between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. This year, that day fell on Saturday, Jan. 28. And with each turning year, comes the association of a new animal in the Chinese zodiac. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, and millions around the globe turned out to celebrate the occasion this past weekend. So, in honor of the Lunar New Year, here’s a brief explanation of the Chinese zodiac, as well as what your zodiac sign is and what that means to you.
Fireworks, champagne, and well-meaning resolutions are traditional ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the United States and elsewhere. But when it comes to welcoming the new year, many other countries have their own peculiar (and — let’s face it — a little weird) way of doing things. Some people throw bread, others burn scarecrows, and still others fist fight for good luck. Here are 25 of the most unusual New Year’s traditions from across the world.
2016 is nearly over, and it has been quite a year like no other. Over the past 12 months, we have witnessed the birth of sporting heroes in the Olympics, the devastating culmination of five years of civil war in Syria, Brexit and an unprecedented Presidential election. As we approach 2017, we thought we’d take a look back at the year through the eyes of photographers around the world, and the breathtaking work they’ve produced.
On Wednesday Forbes magazine released its annual list of the world’s most powerful and influential people for 2016, with Russian President Vladimir Putin taking the number one spot for the fourth consecutive year. Forbes’ annual ranking of the World’s Most Powerful People identifies 74 people – one for every 100 million on the planet – whose actions have the most impact across the world. Here are the top 30 most powerful people in the world, according to Forbes’ list.
This Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of Japan’s on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. The surprise attack unified American in a way seldom seen since, yet it also thrusted the nation into entering World War II—the deadliest war in modern history that resulted in the death of at least 60 million people across the globe, and nearly 419,000 Americans. In commemoration of Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary, a host of solemn tributes befitting to the historic tragedy that claimed over 2,400 Americans will be taking place in Honolulu, beginning Dec. 1 and continuing through Dec. 11.
With winter approaching fast, it is time to think about where you will spend your winter holiday this year. These days, when traveling is so easy and affordable, you have almost unlimited choices of destinations for your winter holiday. And if you are not sure what might be the best option for you, keep on reading because this post will help you decide where to go this winter. From isolated tropical islands to freezing cities located north of the Arctic Circle, here are 25 Unique Places to Spend Your Winter Holiday.
A chartered plane carrying a first-division Brazilian soccer team to a historic game slammed into a Colombian hillside Monday night, killing 76 of the 81 people aboard, many of whom were players, coaches and invited guests of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro died Friday night at age 90. Even in death, Castro’s impact remains controversial, which was reflected by the widely mixed reactions expressed by countless political figures and celebrities across the globe following the news of his passing, with responses ranging from grief to jubilation. Here are how several politicians, world leaders, Cuban-Americans, and Hollywood celebrities reacted to Castro’s death.