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High art and monuments are to be found everywhere around Italy. It is also famous worldwide for its trendy fashions, diverse regional cultures and dialects, and many beautiful coasts, alpine lakes and mountains.
Europe's well preserved cultural heritage, open borders and efficient infrastructure make visiting a breeze, and you'll rarely have to travel more than a few hours before you can immerse yourself in a new culture.
Spain is an exotic country with friendly inhabitants, relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities. Spain offers great beaches, mountains, ski resorts, superb weather, many cultural regions and historic cities.
Asia is home to the majority of humanity, lively cities, sublime landscapes and almost endless options. Asia varies from the mega-cities and technology capitals of East Asia to the magnificent monuments in South Asia, and from the beach bungalows and jungle treks of Southeast Asia to the desert ruins and modern mega-malls of the Middle East.
Europe's largest and most vibrant country is known for its friendly and warm-hearted people, and strong cultural traditions. Diverse expereinces range from cities to villages, beaches to mountains, and a culture that spans from Central European to post-Soviet influences.
While predominated by the dynamic United States and Canada, much of North America, including Central America as well as most of Mexico and the Caribbean, has much more in common with South America.
Greece has an ancient culture that has had a significant influence on the arts, language, philosophy, politics and sports of European society. It's a geographically appealing nation, with a mountainous mainland and idyllic island beaches.
Africa is home to over 50 countries, more than any other continent in the world, and is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population. Africa abounds with bustling metropolises, diverse people, and amazingly varied and beautiful landscapes.
Japan is a country where the past meets the future. Japanese culture stretches back millennia, yet has also adopted and created the latest modern fashions and trends.
Ruins of ancient civilizations share South America with world-class metropolises, outstanding architecture, many of the world's biggest festivities, and genuine indigenous culture mingled with the fingerprints of Iberian colonizers.
India offers a view of fascinating religions and ethnography, a vast variety of languages, geographies and climates, and monuments that have been present for thousands of years.
Oceania is a vast, arbitrarily defined expanse of the world where the Pacific Ocean – rather than land borders – connects the nations. It is home to glistening white beaches, coconut palms swaying in the breeze, beautiful coral reefs, and rugged volcanic islands rising out of the blue ocean.
With great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture and superb beaches, Thailand is a magnet for travelers the world over.
Mexico has warm people, unique food, art and archeology, pyramids, museums, 10,000 kilometers of shoreline, superb architecture and 21st century cities, and climates ranging from snowy mountains in the Sierras, to rainy jungles in the Southeast, to desert in the Northwest.
New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty: jagged mountains, rolling pasture land, steep fiords, pristine trout-filled lakes, raging rivers, scenic beaches, and active volcanic zones.
France's joie de vivre is shown by world-famous gastronomy, long coastlines, massive mountain ranges, picturesque villages and farmland vistas, and great philosophers, writers and artists.
Indonesia is a huge archipelago of disparate islands straddled between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. With an abundant of green forests on all of its islands, Indonesia is nicknamed The Emerald of the Equator.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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