Grand Canyon: Arizona’s wonder

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, United States of America. Author National Park Service Digital Image Archives. No Copyright

The Grand Canyon National Park, the most visited park of Arizona and the second the United States, is located in northwestern Arizona, it covers an area of 4,931 square kilometers, and includes the most spectacular part of the canyon carved ...

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Grand Canyon climate: when to go to the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author Tobias Alt. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of the plateau above the Grand Canyon is desert and semi-rigid climate, with significant temperature ranges that are quite well marked between the day and night. The temperatures of the North Rim (the northern part of the canyon) ...

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Alaska climate: when to go to Alaska

Mount Shishaldin, Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States. Author Michael Theberge, NOAA Photo Library. No Copyright

The climate of Alaska is of the sub-polar or polar type with cold, snowy, long and dark winters and short and relatively mild summers. The climate differs depending on the latitude, altitude, on the arrangement of the mountains and the distance from the ocean. In Alaska ...

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Alaska: The last frontier, mountains, rivers and glaciers

Cape Promontory, Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States. Author U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. No Copyright

Alaska (The Last Frontier) is the largest among the states that form the United States of America and is also one of the least populated. Detached from the rest of the federation, Alaska is located in the northwestern part of ...

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Cervino – Matterhorn: the most spectacular mountains in the Alps

Matterhorn (Cervino), Switzerland. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Cervino-Matterhorn (4,478 meters), called monte Cervino in Italian, Mont Cervin in French and Matterhorn in German is one of the most famous and photographed mountains of Europe. The Cervino-Matterhorn is located in the Central Alps, on the border between Italy (Valle ...

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Casa Rocca Piccola: one of the last noble still lived palace in Valletta

The summer dining room, Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta

Welcome to Casa Rocca Piccola! One of the last noble still lived palace in Valletta. This house is lived by an ancient Maltese family and his history goes up again to 400 years ago when the Riders of St. John decide ...

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Washington (State): nature and high technology

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, United States. Author National Park Service (NPS). No Copyright

The state of Washington (The Evergreen State), is located in the north-western area of the United States, along the shores of the Pacific Ocean, bordered to the north by Canada, while to the east by Idaho and to the south by ...

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Oregon: the most spectacular coast of the United States

Grant Provincia, Oregon, United States of America. Author Michael (a.k.a. moik). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Oregon (Beaver State) is a United States state that is located in the north-west of the country along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, the largest city in Oregon is Portland, but the state capital is Salem. Oregon is lapped by ...

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Montana: forests, mountains and prairies

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, United States of America. Author David Restivo, NPS. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Montana (Big Sky Country), is a landlocked state of the US north-western. The territory of the state is composed of a vast plateau called Great Plains that occupies the east-central part of the state. The Great Plains are cut by hills, ...

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Nevada: an arid desert and a mirage of lights

Hoover Dam, Nevada - Arizona, United States. Author JoshBerglund19. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Nevada (Silver State) is located in the western side of the United States, the most important and famous city of the state is Las Vegas, the center of gambling and entertainment, another important city is Reno, while the state capital is ...

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Florida: swamps and tropical coasts

Miami, Florida, United States of America. Author John Spade. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Florida (The Sunshine State) is a US state that is located in the extreme south-eastern area of the country, it includes the peninsula of Florida and – along the Gulf of Mexico – a long and narrow  offshoot in the north-west side, in ...

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Utah: the most beautiful parks in the Far West

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States. Author US NPS. No Copyright..

Utah (Beehive State), is the state of the Mormons, who are still nearly 60% of the population. Utah it’s located in the western part of the United States and is a landlocked country, bordered to the south by Arizona, to the west ...

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New York (State): nature and city, Niagara and New York

Niagara Falls, New York - Ontario, United States of America - Canada. Author ilkerender. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The state of New York (The Empire State) is located in the north eastern of the United States, the largest city of the state is New York, but the state capital is Albany, one of the oldest cities in the ...

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Colorado: Great Plains and Great Mountains

Maroon Lake, White River National Forest, Colorado, United States of America. Author US Department of Agriculture. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Colorado (The Centennial State) is in the Rocky Mountains area in the central-western United States, the state capital is the city of Denver. The state has rectangular shape, bordered to the north by Wyoming, to the north-east by Nebraska, to the ...

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Andalusia Climate: when to go to Andalusia

Alhambra, Granada, Andalucia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

Andalusia, lying at a latitude between 36 ° N and 38 ° N, is one of the hottest regions of Europe, it has a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild winters with irregular rains, which vary greatly ...

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Franschhoek: vineyards and fine South African wines

Boschendal, Franschhoek, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The town of Franschhoek is located in the center of the Cape Winelands, just 60 km from Cape Town, the city, is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, founded by French Huguenots immigrant in 1688. In fact, in ...

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Tasmania: the great Australian island

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia. Author Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Tasmania is a large island located in the southern part of the Australian continent. This island lost along the southeastern coast of Australia – from which is separated by the waters of the Bass Strait, an arm of the ocean ...

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London climate: when to go to London

Southbank Christmas market, London, United Kingdom. Author Marcus Povey. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

London’s climate is temperate and variable, with not too hot summers and cold winters, but rarely severe, the rains are regular, but light, throughout the year, the average annual rainfall is around 600 mm, is well below to that of Rome ...

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London: cosmopolitan city and the main tourist destination in the UK

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

London is the largest and most populous city in the European Union and is also one of the most important financial and business centers in the world. London as well as being the capital of the United Kingdom is a ...

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: historical centers, lavender, mountains, sea and beaches

Cap Ferrat, Cote d'Azur (French Riviera), France. Author Chuck Fewell. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur extends in south-eastern France, between the Alps, the Rhone and the Mediterranean Sea, to the east – along the Alps – it borders with Italy, to the north it borders with the region of ...

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Canary Islands climate: when to go to the Canaries

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. Author Jose Mesa (Mataparda). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Canary Islands have a subtropical dry climate – mild and pleasant throughout the year – with no abrupt changes in temperature between day and night. The average maximum temperatures vary between 20 ° C and 30 ° C while average minimum temperatures ranging ...

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Chile tourist attractions: what to see in Chile

Rano Kau, Easter Island, Chile. Author Arian Zwegers. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Chile is a nation squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountain range. The country has a great diversity of natural landscapes, there are among the driest deserts in the world – such as the Atacama desert -, peaks, volcanoes, fjords, ...

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Northeast of Brazil climate: when to go to Nordeste

Salvador de Bahía, Bahía, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The North-East of Brazil – that is the territory located between the states of Bahia and Maranhao – is the driest region of the country. In this region of the country the rainy season is concentrated in the months between January and ...

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Amazon climate: when to go to the Amazon

Amazon, Brazil. Author NASA. No Copyright

The Amazon region is characterized by a humid equatorial climate with high temperatures – annual average of around 26ºC – , high relative humidity (83%) and heavy rains, which have on average values of more than 2,000 mm per year. Temperatures remain stable ...

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Brazil tourist attractions: what to see in Brazil

Salvador de Bahia, Bahia, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Destination of the most interesting and varied in Latin America, Brazil has interesting tourist attractions related to the natural beauty of the country, such as the Amazon forest, the waterfalls of Iguazu (Cataratas do Iguaçu), the flood plains of the ...

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Milan climate: when to go to Milan

Duomo, Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of Milan is continental, winters are generally wet and cold, while the summers can be very hot and humid, with temperatures sometimes exceeding 30 ° C in July and August. In winter the average minimum temperatures are around ...

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Ukraine climate: when to go to Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves (Pechersk Lavra), Kiev, Ukraine. Author Norbert Aepli. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Ukraine is a nation formed largely by vast plains where prevailing the continental climate. Only along the coast that faces towards the Black Sea, the climate is milder and looks like –  especially in the summer months – to that of the ...

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Patagonia climate: when to go to Patagonia

Fitzroy, Argentina. Author Prissantenbär. No Copyright

The Argentine Patagonia, which includes the provinces of Rio Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz, Neuquén and Tierra del Fuego, is formed by a vast plateau that descends from the Andes up to the Atlantic Ocean. This region of Argentina which extends to ...

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United States climate: when to go to the United States

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author chensiyuan. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Because of the immense extent of the country the climate of the United States of America is very diverse, ranging from the tropical climate of Florida and the Hawaiian Islands, up to the polar climate of part of Alaska. Between these climate ...

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Central America and Caribbean

Shoal Bay East, Anguilla. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

GEOGRAPHY OF CENTRAL AMERICA Central America is a long and narrow isthmic region, that along with the archipelagoes and the islands of Antilles, combining among them North and the South America. The area of Central America is surrounded to the ...

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