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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Best Tourist Attractions of North Korea &Ndash; The Hermit Kingdom | Socyberty


The East Asian country of North Korea, which is officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, occupies the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. The country, a socialist republic, is the most militarized nation in the world with a total of 9.495 million active, reserve and paramilitary personnel.

This nuclear weapon state is also considered the most isolated country in the world and has been tagged by some as “The Hermit Kingdom”. Although the country is isolated, there are numerous tourist spots and attractions in the country. Here are some of them.


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Mansudae Grand monument in Pyongyang.

Arirang Festival


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One of North Korea’s most popular tourist attractions if not the best is the Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang. These festivals are held in the Rungrado May Day Stadium in the country’s capital – Pyongyang. The festivals, a two-month gymnastics and artistic festival, are held annually in celebration of Kim Il-sung’s birthday.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

12 Best Tourist Destinations in The Netherlands | Trifter

12 Best Tourist Destinations in The Netherlands | Trifter

Here are the most astounding tourist attractions in the Netherlands.


The Netherlands in north-west Europe is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The country which is oftentimes referred as Holland is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherland.
The country is bounded by the North Sea on the north and west, Belgium on the South and Germany on the east. The Netherlands is a parliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy. The government is headed by the Prime Minister while the head of state is the King or Queen.
Here are the most astounding tourist destinations in the Netherlands.

1.) Keukenhof


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Keukenhof which means “Kitchen Garden” is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions not only in the Netherlands but also in Europe. The site is remarkably famous all over the world because it is the largest flower garden in the world. The park has an area of 32 hectares and is planted with 7 million flower bulbs annually.
The garden is located in the town of Lisse, South Holland. Accessible by bus from the trainstations of Haarlem, Leiden and Schiphol, it is open every year from the last week of March to mid-May. It is also known as the Garden of Europe.

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

The World's Biggest Donuts, Hot Dogs, Pie and Sausage

The World's Biggest Donuts, Hot Dogs, Pie and Sausage

The Donut Hole

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The Donut Hole is a huge replica of Donut in La Puente, California, USA. This massive donut, which is an example of programmatic architecture, is actually a bakery and landmark. The Donut Hole is one of the most photographed donut shops in the US.

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The World's Biggest Vegetables

The World's Biggest Vegetables

Here are the largest vegetable structures in the world.

The Big Carrot

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This year is the “Year of the Rabbit”. What is the connection of this to the carrot? This will remind you of a famous cartoon character, Bugs Bunny. What’s the first thing you remember whenever you see Bugs Bunny? Of course, it’s no other than a carrot. The largest carrot in the world is The Big Carrot. This huge replica of a carrot is located in Ohakune, a town in New Zealand’s North Island.

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Friday, January 14, 2011

Best Tourist Attractions of Taiwan | Socyberty


Here are some of the most notable tourist attractions of Taiwan.

One of the most progressive in Asia and in the world is Taiwan which is known in the past as Formosa – “beautiful island”. It is also referred to as the Republic of China” or ROC.Taiwan, located north of the Philippines and south of Japan, is one of Asia’s economic tigers along with Japan, Singapore and South Korea.

Here are some of the most notable tourist attractions of Taiwan.


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The above photo is Confucius temple located at Lotus Lake in Kaoshiung.

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Monday, January 10, 2011

The World's Biggest Worm and Insects


Have you seen the weirdest-looking insects? How about the freakiest insects? How about the largest insects? There are also very colorful and beautiful insects. Some insects are beneficial to human being and the environment but some are also harmful and destructive.
Insects are among the most numerous creatures on earth. Here are some of the world’s largest sculptures/structures of insects and a worm.
The Giant Worm





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The Giant Worm is an incredible 250 meters long and 4 meters wide structure located in Australia. It is one of the many “big things” th... From: The World's Biggest Worm and Insects
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