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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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How Big is South Korea in Comparison to the United States, Germany, Japan and UK?

If you’re planning a trip to South Korea, you should know how big your destination is. The following maps and figures will give travelers a good idea of South Korea’s size relative to its nation counterparts and should assist in planning itineraries. Keep in mind, however, that South Korea’s transportation infrastructure could be different than […]

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

The first thing any traveler planning a trip to Vietnam needs to know is the geographic size of the country. Well, here are the raw numbers along with a bunch of helpful maps to put Vietnam’s size and unique shape into perspective. As you’ll see, Vietnam is not a particularly large country, but it is […]

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

A common question that travelers have when planning a trip to a foreign country is “how big is X country in comparison to where I’m from?” Well, let us show you just how big Thailand is when compared to the United States and some other key countries/regions around the world. Of course, travelers should also […]

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Backpacks are a good choice for those traveling for extended periods of time.

Choosing The Best Luggage For Your Trip

Going on vacation can be an exciting time. You’ve got your flights booked, accommodation sorted and you’ve even gone as far as organizing an itinerary for your stay. But regardless of where you are going, everyone needs good luggage. Luggage is essentially just the storage space in which you keep a limited portfolio of your […]

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How The Megarich Travel In Style

The next time that you’re waiting in the economy line at the airport, or pulling in at Howard Johnson for a night’s sleep, spare a thought for our less fortunate brethren who can’t experience the joys of traveling on a budget. Unlike most of us, the megarich have to put up with an intolerable amount […]

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An iDBUS coach at Paris' Bercy Station, which is both a rail station and a long-distance coach station.

Bus Travel: Europe’s Other Transportation

Travellers planning on visiting Europe often make big plans regarding Eurail passes or flights, but many forget about the long-haul bus services that the continent has to offer. But with so many different bus routes available, finding the right one at the right price can be tricky. Some are easy enough: one could just travel […]

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