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The Best Places To Visit In St. Petersburg, Russia

The Best Places to Visit in St. Petersburg, Russia

People often ask me “which city has been your favorite to visit”, and my answer is simple: St. Petersburg, Russia.

Why St. Petersburg? It could be the amazing people that live in the city, the incredible history around each corner, the beautiful buildings that surround you, or the delicious food that can be found in almost any cafe/restaurant/food stand. Any of these reasons alone could justify my response, but this city has each of them.

Let’s take a quick journey around the city of St. Petersburg, lovingly called “The Venice of the North”.

Most Haunted Cities In The World

An average person would probably never want to deal with any of these spine-chilling locations, but for someone as brazen as you are, being in any of these cities is for sure an adventure of a lifetime! These places are believed to be inhabited by spirits that roam around old or abandoned buildings. For most of them, their past was one filled with horror and, sometimes, violence, no wonder that up to this day, paranormal elements continue to be felt… and seen.

20 Middle East Destinations You Need To Visit

The Middle East is more than just its billions of barrels of oil reserves. Though that is impressive, its vast array of magnificent spots is even more! It is home to the greatest ancient civilizations known to mankind, which means a plethora of ruins are there for you to explore. The holiest of places also happen to be here. There are mosques and castles to satisfy your penchant for brilliant architectural designs. It has gorgeous bodies of water fit for snorkeling and diving activities. Utmost relaxation you say? An indulging hammam is what you need!

20 Gorgeous Places To Visit in Africa

There is a deluge of natural wonders in Africa. Apart from the almost endless deserts and safaris, this part of the world also boasts of other divine locations such as an enthralling island in Seychelles, a lake in Kenya swarmed with a myriad of flamingos, as well as a city of earthen structures in Morocco, just to name a few. So, if you’re planning on traveling the world, better have dates saved especially for African destinations because what a shame if you wouldn’t!

Stunning World Heritage Sites In Europe

For a place to be ordained as a “World Heritage Site” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a big deal. It only means that a certain location is of special significance to humanity, a unique and unparalleled spectacle ought to be revered perpetually. Europe has plenty of World Heritage Sites, 20 of which happen to be on the list below. Just keep scrolling if you want to see them in all their jaw-dropping resplendence!

Best Places To Explore In South America

South America isn’t just a land of beautiful people. It’s also home to enchanting landscapes, astonishing structures, and just the most picturesque locations you will ever find. There’s that five-colored river in Colombia, an outlandish desert oasis in Peru, an elephantine statue of Jesus Christ in Brazil, a still-debated advancing glacier in Argentina, stunning bodies of water and land, and many more! If you’re itching to know how they look like, just keep scrolling!

20 Philippine Islands With Spectacular Beaches

Philippines is an archipelago, which means it is comprised of many islands (7,641 to be exact), and which means there is a proliferation of beaches on this part of Asia. And, not just ordinary ones, you guys, but spine-tingling, awe-inspiring beaches that look like living works of art. There’s your usual Boracay, Coron, and El Nido, but you’ll be surprised to know that there are countless other gems waiting for you to discover! Rest assured that booking a trip to any of these topnotch islands will be the best decision you will ever make!

1. Mararison, Antique

 

2. Calaguas, Camarines Norte

Top 20 National Parks In The World

To say that these national parks will blow your mind with their outlandish allure is quite an understatement. They abound in uber-picturesque natural formations and are teeming with wildlife, perfect for both nature lovers and thrill seekers. If you want to hike, go on a safari trip and get up close with fierce animals, or explore caves, then might as well visit these well-preserved locations!

1. Goreme, Turkey

 

2. Phong Nha-ke Bang, Vietnam

Best Hot Springs In The World

Did you know that bathing in hot springs has a number of health benefits?  They contain minerals that can relieve stress and pain, heal skin problems, and improve blood circulation. But, the steaming pools of water that made it on the list below are not only beneficial to one’s well-being; they sure are visual candies as well—world wonders set on gorgeous landscapes that will leave you breathless… and feeling hot.

1. Boiling Lake, Dominica

 

2. The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Magnificent Castles From Around The World

If you are an old soul who has an affinity for everything about the days long gone, you will certainly be in awe of these wondrous castles that have been shaped by and have endured time. They have been standing strong for many years, bearing witness to the countless changes that have embraced the world as well as the challenges it had withstood and continue to withstand. What a pleasure to be able to visit these age-old structures!

 

1. Castelo de Santiago do Cacém, Portugal

2. Citadel of Carcassonne, France

Most Beautiful Palaces In The World

Want to feel like royalty even for just a day? These palaces might just make that dream come true! Their colossal size, stupendous architecture, hauntingly gorgeous interiors, and their rich history are collectively an experience you can’t have anywhere else. Their gates are open in case you want to go on a historical trip or do some simple sightseeing. There is basically no reason for you not to go!

1. Grand Palace, Thailand

2. Palace of Versailles, France

Most Beautiful Lakes In The World

Lakes are serene bodies of water whose beauty lie in their understated elegance and quiet confidence. Though they don’t usually get people’s fancy, that doesn’t take away from the fact that they are some of the most gorgeous sights on this face of the planet. They are underrated beauties offering a tranquil experience that soothes the senses and satisfies the soul. The following lakes will prove just that.

1. Lake Kawaguchi, Japan