- The World's largest Reef system, comprised of over 2,900 reefs and 900 Islands. They are located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in North-East Australia. The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms. They have also been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Threats to this site include climate change, pollution, crown-of-thorns starfish, oil spills, tropical cyclones, and fishing are the primary threats to the health of this reef system.
7. Bali, Indonesia
- Bali is an Indonesian Island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 33 provinces. Its 3,891,000 people account for most of Indonesia's Hindu minority. It is also the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metal-working, and music. My sister traveled to Bali a few years ago and came back with amazing stories and fabulous tapestries she adores. She said the people are so humble and are amazing.
8. Istanbul, Turkey
- Historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople, Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey. With a population of 13 million, Istanbul is the largest metropolitan city proper in Europe and the second largest metropolitan area in Europe. Famous sites in the city include the Turkish baths, the Grand Bazaar, the Spice Markets, and the Hagia Sophia.
9. Cinque-Terre, Italy
- Cinque-Terre is a portion of the Italian Riviera compromised of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Cormigilia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Noted for its beauty, the paths, trains and boats connect the villages, and cars cannot reach it from the outside. It is a very popular tourist destination that boasts sensational beauty.
10. Niagra Falls, Canada
- Located in Ontario, Canada, these Fall attract millions of visitors each year. They are formed as a result of natural occurrence from the Niagra River.