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Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

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Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan Mohenjo-daro, is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of th...

Palm Islands, Dubai

Saturday, 19 May 2012

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Palm Islands, Dubai The Palm Islands are an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on which major commercial and residential infrastructures are constructed. They were constructed by Nakheel Properties, a...

Vatican City, Rome

Friday, 30 March 2012

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Vatican City, Rome Vatican City Listeni, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vaticano, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the ...

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

Thursday, 29 March 2012

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Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. Often referred to as "The Rock", the small island was develop...

Red Square, Moscow

Friday, 03 February 2012

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Red Square, Moscow Red Square is a city square in Moscow, Russia. The square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant qua...

Westerham, home to Sir Winston Churchill

Thursday, 02 February 2012

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Westerham, home to Sir Winston Churchill Westerham, home to Sir Winston Churchill and General James Wolfe (victor at the Battle of Quebec, widely credited for beginning the British Commonwealth) both homes now owned by the National Trust, a...

The Mahabodhi Temple, India

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

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The Mahabodhi Temple, India The Mahabodhi Temple (Literally: "Great Awakening Temple") is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya (loc...

Hierapolis and Pamukkale, Turkey

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

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Hierapolis and Pamukkale, Turkey Hierapolis (Greek: 'holy city') was the ancient Greek city on top of hot springs located in south western Turkey near Denizli. Hierapolis is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there ha...

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Monday, 30 January 2012

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Hagia Sophia, Istanbul Hagia Sophia, the "Church of Holy Wisdom", was built by the Emperor Justinian in the 6th century. It was, for nearly a thousand years, the largest enclosed space in the world, and still seen as one o...

The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia

Friday, 27 January 2012

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The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia. As a symbol of the U.S. military, "the Pentagon" is often used metonymically to ref...

Ryugyung Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

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Ryugyung Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea The Ryugyung Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea is one of the 20th century’s greatest architectural failures.  Initially designed as a beacon of progress and power for this misunderstood peni...

Songdo, South Korea

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

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Songdo, South Korea Songdo in South Korea is leading the charge to become a blueprint for the city of the future. An estimated 27,000 people will have moved in by the end of 2012. Every inch of the city has been wire...

Old Town Square, Prague

Tuesday, 03 January 2012

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Old Town Square, Prague Located between Wenceslas Square and the Charles Bridge, Prague's Old Town Square is often bursting at the seams with tourists in the summer. Featuring various architectural styles including the goth...

Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco

Saturday, 03 December 2011

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Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco The Monte Carlo Casino is a gambling and entertainment complex located in Monte Carlo, Monaco. It includes a casino, the Grand Théâtre de Monte Carlo, and the office of Les Ballets de Mo...

Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

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Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia Angkor was the ancient capital of the Khmer empire, in western Cambodia and one of the world's greatest cultural treasures, today the national symbol of the country. This is the Main Temple, the best...

White House, Washington DC

Thursday, 06 October 2011

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White House, Washington DC The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the president of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the house was designed by Irish-bo...

Tiananmen Square, Peking, China

Wednesday, 05 October 2011

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Tiananmen Square, Peking, China Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen...

Taj Mahal, India

Thursday, 29 September 2011

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Taj Mahal, India The Taj Mahal "crown of buildings", is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "...

Empire State Building, New York

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

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Empire State Building, New York The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark skyscraper and American cultural icon in New York City, United States, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height...

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Monday, 19 September 2011

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Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It is situated behind the Cathedral a...