Welcome to World’s Best Places, the online resource for the planet’s most spectacular destinations. From the idyllic beaches of Phi Phi, to the exciting metropolis of Amsterdam, Bangkok or Singapore, passing by the lovely towns of the French Riviera, it has something for every taste and budget.
Europe also called the old continent refers to both a cultural and political distinction as well as a physiographic one. It is, and especially Ancient Greece, the birthplace of Western civilization and still offers today a very rich cultural heritage. Europe can be divided into a variety of regions, but a common grouping is between the North and South, East and West.
Asia is perhaps one of the most diverse and intriguing continent on Earth offering an abundance of cultural and historical heritage, and a variety of natural wonders. It comes to no surprise that Asia has become one of the most sought after destination in the world with millions of tourist flocking in each year. From the idyllic beaches of Thailand to the Himalayas, the world’s biggest mountains, passing by some of the 21st century biggest cities include Shanghai, Hong Kong or Bangkok, it really has everything to blow your mind away.
Oceania is a geographical and geopolitical region consisting of numerous lands and islands in the Pacific Ocean. The most important and biggest country is by far Australia followed by New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The remainder of the continent is divided between the smaller nation groupings of Melanesia in the west, Micronesia to the north and Polynesia the Far East, and home to some of the world’s most idyllic islands destinations.
The Americas is a vast continent referring to the landmasses of both North, South, Central America and often including the idyllic islands of the Caribbean’s. It represents about a third of all the world land mass and some 13% of the world population. It is a place of great diversity, from the Rockies mountains in the North West of Canada, to the beaches of Brazil, passing by some of the worlds’ greatest cities such as NYC, LA and Buenos Aires.
Africa is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population and is best known to as the cradle of human civilization. It is a land of breathtaking natural wonders, from infinite deserts to amazing falls passing by safaris, friendly and genuine people as well as a variety of bustling metropolises. It is home to the longest river, the 6,650km-long Nile River running from Burundi to Egypt and home to the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, the 5,890mMount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.