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10 Best Attractions In Normandy

Normandy in a region in western France. For many of us, the first thing that comes to mind is D-Day and the second world war, and movies like Saving Private Ryan or Spielberg’s mini series Band of Brothers. That crucial part of history that took place on the shores of Normandy is very noticeable and remains from the battles, monuments...

10 Best Attractions Around Lake Geneva

I listed the best attractions in Geneva and included there a couple of well worth day trips, one of which was a trip around the lake. I wanted to further elaborate on great destinations and landmarks around the lake Lake Geneva, or lac Léman (French) is long and narrow, and is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. The beautiful lake lies...

10 Largest Countries In Europe

There are 50 countries in Europe, and with one great exception (Russia – which resides on both Europe and Asia), Europe’s 10 largest countries are far from the sizes of the world’s largest countries. After listing Europe’s 10 smallest countries, here’s a list of Europe’s largest countries, by area 1. Russia...

10 Best Attractions In Ireland

Ireland is a wonderful destination for a holiday. Spend some time on the island traveling between big castles and old cities, green lands and enormous cliffs, learn the country’s long history and culture and hear the mythical stories and legends, all while listening to Irish folk music and drinking local whisky and beer. Before you is a list...

10 Best Attractions In New Zealand

New Zealand is absolutely the place for nature lovers. The remote country is composed of two islands – the North Island and the South Island. The North Island is the smaller but more populous island. It is home to Auckland, the country’s largest city, and Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city. The South Island is larger but much...

10 Largest Oil Consuming Countries

The following list contains the top oil consuming countries in the world. Although industries are interested in using green and sustainable energies, the fact remains that we are still very much dependent in oil, and the oil consumption in the world is still growing. There’s also a correlation between the largest oil consuming countries and...

10 Smallest Countries In Europe

The following is a list of the smallest independent countries in Europe by area, some of which are known as the European microstates (or ministates). A microstate is usually a small independent state that is recognized by larger states. This list does not include, for instance, Northern Cyprus – which is an unrecognized country, or Kosovo...

10 Fascinating Enclaves From Around The World

An enclave, with respect to countries and international borders, is a part of a state, or an entire state that is entirely surrounded by the territory of another state. Thus the only way to access the territory of that enclave is by crossing the territory of the surrounding country. The reason for the existence of each enclave is fascinating and...

10 Countries With Longest Coastline

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This list contains the 10 countries with the longest coastline in the world. By nature, the list corresponds to the list of largest countries, and the list of countries with largest water area 1. Canada – 202,080 km (125,567 miles) of coastline. Canada is also the country with largest water area in the world, and the second largest country...

10 Island Countries You Should Visit

The following is a list of 10 island countries you should definitely consider visiting. An island country is a country that is located on one main island. Meaning, the entire island belongs to a single country and the island is the only or main territory of the country 1. Australia – Either a huge island or a small continent –...

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