How To Choose A South Pacific Island

How To Choose A South Pacific Island South Pacific Islands: The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world’s biggest ocean. What you can’t tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks…

Progreso Mexico Travel

Progreso Mexico Travel Progreso Mexico: If Mérida’s heat has you dying for a quick beach fix, or if you want to see the longest pier (6.5km) in Mexico, head to Progreso (aka Puerto Progreso). The front strip (malecón) can get packed with diners, drinkers and oversunned tourists,…

Granada Spain Travel

Granada Spain Travel Granada Spain: Granada is blessed with Moorish heritage dating back more than 700 years. The pinnacle of this is the Alhambra, a compound with palaces, courtyards and gardens where the Emirs of Granada would escape the summer heat. Drawn by the allure…

Placencia Travel

Placencia Travel Placencia Belize: One of the most popular destinations in Belize, Placencia is a charming, low-key fishing village located at the southern tip of the Placencia Peninsula in southeastern Belize. Bordered on one side by a lovely mangrove-lined lagoon and on the other by…

Northern California Megaregion

Northern California Megaregion Northern California: The Northern California Megaregion (also Northern California Megalopolis), distinct from Northern California, is an urbanized region of California consisting of many large cities including San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, and Oakland. There are varying definitions of the megaregion, but it is generally seen as encompassing the San…

Iceland Map And Satellite

Iceland Map And Satellite Iceland Map: Are you coming to Iceland for the first time and wondering where all of the country’s best attractions are on the map? Do you want to know where Reykjavík’s points of interest are or where the best waterfalls are along…

Lake Titicaca Travel

Lake Titicaca Travel Lake Titicaca: Spanish Lago Titicaca, the world’s highest lake navigable to large vessels, lying at 12,500 feet (3,810 metres) above sea level in the Andes Mountains of South America, astride the border between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. Titicaca is the second largest lake of South America (after Maracaibo). It covers…