Trending On CnK: Top 20 Posts From 2012
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Roger Federer and Andre Agassi have a go at it on the world’s highest tennis court at Burj Al Arab, Dubai.
Yacht Island is a super-luxury yacht that’s still in its concept stage. Imagine cruising in that!
The Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort, in San Pablo City, Philippines is a 2000 acre coconut plantation offering village tours, a museum, restaurants and accommodation, all with the aim of presenting authentic Phillippine culture and history.
The “Hole in the mountain” is famous for stunts performed by pilots who fly their aircraft through the hole. The stairway, said to be 999 steps
and as well as the footpaths which zigzag across the side the of the mountain with a sheer drop to the bottom, are also a big draw.
The bright, lively and colourful tulip fields of the Netherlands’ countryside
A bridge meant exclusively for ships to go under and on it, as well!
Star gaze in the world’s first sand hotel in Weymouth, Dorset. It took 1000 tonnes of sand and 4 sculptors to make this open-air hotel.
This 8 km long bridge from the Swedish coast to the artificial island of Peberholm, lies in the middle of the strait between Sweden and Denmark. It is the Europe’s longest combined road and rail bridge, with Drogden tunnel forming the undersea part.
Pulpit Rock, 1982 feet above Lysefjorden, in Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway has an 82 by 82 feet flat plateau, which is a famous tourist attraction in Norway.
This photograph taken by Aldask, shows the Sagrada Familia, a Roman Catholic church on the left
The Port of Manila located around the capital city of the Philippines, is considered one of the finest natural harbours in Southeast Asia.
This splendid view can be had from the Chateau de Gordoun, a castle in a feudal French village, built in the 9th century.
Lakshwadeep is an archipelago of 39 islands with the gorgeous airstrip at Agatti being the only one in the area.
The Maldives are ranked the third-most endangered country in terms of flooding due to climatic changes. Just 4 feet 11 inches above sea level, it is the planet’s most low-lying country.
Dubai, the city of gold, is the 22nd most expensive city in the world, and the most expensive city in the Middle East. The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, is in Dubai.
Gibraltar, an overseas British territory, at the southern end of Spain, at the mouth of the Mediterranean, is just 20 km from North Africa. The airport’s runway was crossed by a road, which was used for vehicular traffic.
The infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands resort offers a breathtaking view of Singapore.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris is the world’s most visited paid monument. Built in 1889, it took 2 years, 300 workers, 18,038 pieces joined by two and a half million rivets.
The Eiffel tower stands at 1050 feet, as tall as an 81-storey building. There are various levels for visitor access.
Lítla Dímun, or Little Island, the only uninhabited island in the Faroe Islands of Denmark, is the smallest of the main 18 islands. It is less than 250 acres in area.
If ever there was a career that involved the study of sleeping cats, Rashmi Deshpande would probably be in it. But for now, she is in an industry she loves--the travel industry. Rashmi has worked with Femina as an Assistant Manager, and freelanced for several online and offline publications such as Lonely Planet India magazine and Nat Geo Traveller India. She currently works as the online content manager with Cox & Kings.View more articles