The Five Best Temples in Hong Kong

Ditch the shopping malls and skyscrapers and delve into the city’s rich cultural heritage with a visit to one of Hong Kong’s top five temples. Nowhere is better to learn ...

24 Hours in Hong Kong

A single day in Hong Kong is definitely not long enough to do this great city justice. But, if you’re on a layover on your way to Bali or you ...

5 Tips on Finding Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Hong Kong

Imagine glittering skyscrapers rising before a deep blue bay, all shrouded by looming coastal peaks, criss-crossed by rattling trams and peppered with boats and jetties sticking this way and that. ...

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8 Tips on Finding Cheap Flights from London to Hong Kong

There’s no question about it, Hong Kong really is one of those destinations that seems to jump from the pages of travel brochures, drawing would-be visitors in with the promise of authentic Asian city living, shimmering downtown architecture and sleepless entertainments. Then there’s its business side and beating financial nerve center, attracting entrepreneurs and suited […]

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The view of Honolulu from the peak of Diamond Head.

The 10 Most Visited Cities in the United States by Foreign Travelers (2013)

The 2013 year-end statistics are in from the National Travel and Tourism Office on the most popular cities in the United States with international visitors. Altogether, 32 million international travelers ventured to the United States in 2013 and almost all of them managed to make it to one of these 10 cities. While no city […]

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The 10 Most Visited States in the United States by Foreign Travelers (2013)

Want to know which states are winning the race for valuable tourism dollars from overseas visitors? Well, check out the latest statistics from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries which tracks inbound tourism to the United States. Below readers will find the 10 most visited states in the United States by overseas travelers in […]

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The Ten Least Visited Countries in Europe

Record numbers of travelers are hitting the skies each year, as global tourism continues to boom, and no destination is hotter than Europe. Cities like Paris, London and Barcelona each receive tens of millions of visitors each year and are near the top on the list of world’s most visited cities. But what about Europe’s […]

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The Top Ten Cheap Travel Destinations in Asia

Asia’s always been a prime destination for gap year students and adventurers thanks to the thriving backpacker culture and cheap lifestyle. Cities like Bangkok and Hanoi have long been recognized as places where the dollar becomes positively acrobatic in its ability to stretch its value, but it seems that nowadays, travelers can travel more and […]

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How Big is Singapore in Comparison to Los Angeles, New York, London and Hong Kong?

Everyone knows that Singapore is a city-state, but what exactly does that mean? Well, with these maps and figures we’ll take a look at how Singapore stacks up, in size, to other major global cities: Los Angeles, New York, London and Hong Kong. Like Hong Kong, Asia’s other de-facto city-state, not all of Singapore is […]

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Comparing the sizes of Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

How Big is Switzerland in Comparison to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China and Japan?

Travelers can use the following maps and figures to put the size of Switzerland into context. For instance, we see that Switzerland is only a little bit larger than the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and that Switzerland is only about as big as the greater Shanghai area in China. It is worth noting, however, that Switzerland […]

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Comparing the sizes of Germany and the United Kingdom.

How Big is Germany in Comparison to the United States, United Kingdom and Japan?

It helps when planning a trip to Germany to know just how large the country is. More than just the number of square miles, the following maps and figures will help travelers put the size of Germany into context, as it’s compared directly to the size of California, Texas, Japan and the United Kingdom. For […]

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Comparing the sizes of the United Kingdom and California.

How Big is the United Kingdom in Comparison to the United States, Germany and Japan?

Is that road trip from Glasgow to London feasible? Anyone planning a trip to the United Kingdom should know how big their destination is and we don’t just mean square mileage. These maps should give travelers a good idea of how large the United Kingdom is in comparison to certain US states, Germany and Japan, […]

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Orca Island is a great stop for a relaxing holiday. Photo by //lucylu/Flickr.

The Ten Best Places to See Wildlife in the United States

With such diverse and delicate ecosystems, it’s no surprise that the United States has several top-notch parks, refuges and slightly off-the-beaten-track areas to spot the nation’s breathtaking wildlife and nature. These coral reefs, glaciers, woods and swamplands highlight the vast array of the country’s wildlife, including many endangered species. Visitors can see the world how […]

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