Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha -largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since China.

✮ Ecola State Park, Oregon

Ecola State Park, Clatsop County, Oregon My absolute favorite place to be! Love the Oregon coast--especially Cannon Beach!

Jiuzhai Valley National Park – Photos

Jiuzhaigou Valley in China attracts with a unique landscape, defined by waterfalls and woods. The remote reserve is the famous attraction in China.


Phraya Nakon Cave in Thailand Phraya Nakon Cave is a cave, placed within Thailand’s Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. It is one of the most.

Turquoise Icebergs Dot Iceland's Black Sand Beach - My Modern Metropolis

Black Sand Beach in Iceland is Dotted with Turquoise Icebergs

Black Sand Beach in Iceland is a spectacular natural wonder that is dotted with turquoise icebergs. Check out these stunning photos and plan your visit!


White Pocket, Arizona Miniature lakes reflect the sky in White Pocket, one of the geological spectacles on the Paria Plateau. Photograph by Richard Barnes, National Geographic

A half-mile block of 40-story buildings could fit inside this lit stretch of Son Doong cave

The Hang Son Doong cave in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. Son Doong is the world’s largest cave, created million years ago. A half-mile block of buildings could fit inside it!

Ghadames, known as the “pearl of the desert”, is an oasis town in the Nalut District of the Tripolitania region in southwestern Libya. It is one of the oldest pre-Saharan cities and an outstanding example of a traditional settlement. The town has a population of around 10,000, mainly Berbers, who live in tightly clustered traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses, packed together like a honeycomb.

Ghadames, Libya Photograph by George Steinmetz Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.