Redwood National Park comprises a region of coastal mountains bordering the Pacific Ocean north of San Francisco. It is covered with a magnificent forest of coastal redwood trees, the tallest and most impressive trees in the world. The marine and land life are equally remarkable, in particular the sea lions, the bald eagle and the endangered California brown pelican.

The park’s primary feature is the coastal redwood forest, a surviving remnant of the group of trees that has existed for 160 million years and was once found throughou
The Igloo Village, which is part of Hotel Kakslauttanen, is guaranteed to give guests a prime position for viewing the northern lights display during the winter months. Located in the Arctic Circle near Finland's Urho Kekkonen National Park, guests can stay in a glass-roofed igloo or brave the cold in a traditional snow igloo.

The Igloo Village offers a serene atmosphere, surrounded by snow and woodlands, creating an idyllic setting for viewing one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The night-time light display of the Aurora
Hong Kong’s Symphony of Lights show is the world’s largest, permanent light and show sound, and is nothing short of spectacular. Using the forest of skyscrapers that surround Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, the Symphony of Lights sees the skyline pulse and flash with spotlights and colored beams all set to music.
The show features 44 of Hong Kong’s most iconic skyscrapers and buildings, and is a carefully crafted and choreographed 14 minute extravaganza. If you’re in town, it really is a must and is a great hit with kids.
In the heart of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation, lies one of the major sites of Mayan civilization, inhabited from the 6th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D. The ceremonial centre contains superb temples and palaces, and public squares accessed by means of ramps. Remains of dwellings are scattered throughout the surrounding countryside.

Tikal was a Maya city of great power and size, the largest of Maya cities during the "Classic Era" over 1000 years ago. Many beautiful buildings have been uncovered and many more wait to
The Louvre is the national museum of France. It is situated in the capital city of Paris. The museum is considered by many to be the best in the world. The museum covers a total area of 652,300 square feet and has more than 35,000 objects placed in it. Due to its size and vast collection of art and artifacts it is impossible to see the entire museum in a couple of hours. The collection spans from the 6th century BC till the 19th century AD.

This museum was actually built as a living space for Philip II and some remains of its origina
The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, Italy is one of the most famous chapels in the world. It is also the official home of the Pope. The chapel is the final stop that visitors make when they are taking a tour of the Vatican Museums.

The Chapel has garnered much attention because of its amazing and intricate architecture and artwork that was carved and painted by some of the greatest artists of all time. It has a 12,000 square foot painted ceiling, parts of which were painted by Michelangelo. The paintings depict the life of Christ and
Iceland's most popular visitor attraction, the Blue Lagoon is a giant bathtub that pools six million litres of geothermal seawater from 2000 metres beneath the earth's surface. By the time it reaches the lagoon, the mineral-rich milky, aqua blue waters simmer at temperatures between 37 and 39°C. In addition to the lagoon, there's a sauna, steam bath carved out of a lava cave and a massaging waterfall. A shop, caf? and viewing deck keeps spectators amused.
Where: In a lava field in Grindavik on the Reykjanes Peninsula, on Iceland's south-
5 best floating markets around Asia
When traveling, it's always fun to head over to the local open-air markets and gain some insight into the culture and their products. To make the browsing experience even better, some markets forgo street stands and set up shop right in the water. To see this for yourself, checkout this list of the five best floating markets around Asia.

1. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Ratchaburi, Thailand
While there are myriad floating markets in Thailand, one in particular stands out for the r
One of the joys of Marrakech is soaking up the atmosphere of the Souks, the markets and bazaars that spring up across the city where almost anything can be bought or bargained for. Always remember that haggling is expected and almost required and that if you are a foreigner you will end up paying higher prices than the locals, but try not to let obsessive bargain hunting get in the way of your enjoyment.

The main street market in Marrakeck is Souk located next to the Place Djemaa El-Fna. This is the largest, most diverse but als
There is nothing more exhilarating then zooming around Bangkok in a Rickshaw. Recognised by their three wheels and open sides, I think this has got to be the best way to see this buzzing city! Rickshaw is a great mode of transport for people watching and taking in all the sights, sounds and smells. It is also good for traffic dodging! Bangkok is a fast paced 24-hour metropolis where the fun never stops.  Jump on and off Rickshaws, making sure you secure a price before you get in or barter for a fair price to have one stick around all day wi