Franschhoek, South Africa

Franschhoek is a small town in the Western Cape Province and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa.

Rai Leh, Thailand

Rai Leh is accessible only by boat due to high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Lake Toba, Indonesia

Lake Toba (North Sumatra) is a large natural lake occupying the caldera of a supervolcano.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru.

Empty Island, Maldives

The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 coral atolls, which are made up of hundreds of islands.

Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is an ancient city in central Myanmar (formerly Burma) with more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Amalfi Coast, Italy

A 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the Campania region.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan’s bustling capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples.

Salta, Argentina

Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres (3780 feet) above sea level in the northwest part of Argentina.

Ubud, Indonesia

Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud is famous for its beautiful scenes of rice paddies involving the subak (traditional Balinese cooperative irrigation system).

Tupiza, Bolivia

Tupiza is a city in Potosí Department, Bolivia. It is located at an elevation of about 2850m.

Flores, Indonesia

Flores, the island named ‘flowers’ by 16th-century Portuguese colonists.

Isle of Skye, Scotland

The largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.

Sal, Cape Verde

Sal is part of Cape Verde, a group of 10 islands off the west coast of Africa.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Translated 'Four Kings', Raja Ampat has the highest marine life diversity on earth.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio is the second most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth largest city in the Americas.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Rinca Island, Indonesia

The island is famous for Komodo dragons, giant lizards that can measure up to 3 metres (9.8 ft) long.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai has been ruled by the Al Maktoum family since 1833; the emirate is an absolute monarchy with no elections.

Salta, Argentina

Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres (3780 feet) above sea level in the northwest part of Argentina.

Iguaçu Falls, Brazil

A total of 275 individual falls occupy an area more than 3km wide and 80m high, which makes them wider than Victoria, higher than Niagara and more beautiful than either.

Kyoto, Japan

Once the capital of Japan, Kyoto is home to thousands of classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

U-Bein Bridge, Myanmar

The 1.2-kilometre bridge was built around 1850 and is believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world.

Uluwatu, Indonesia

Home to the Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple and the number four surf destination in the world.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Komodo National Park, Indonesia

These volcanic islands are inhabited by a population of around 5,700 giant lizards, whose appearance and aggressive behaviour have led to them being called 'Komodo dragons'.

Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is an ancient city in central Myanmar (formerly Burma) with more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments.

Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sulawesi, an Indonesian island east of Borneo, comprises 4 peninsulas radiating from a mountainous center.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Amalfi Coast, Italy

A 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the Campania region.

Isle of Skye, Scotland

The largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.

Salta, Argentina

Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres (3780 feet) above sea level in the northwest part of Argentina.

Matsumoto Castle, Japan

Matsumoto Castle (松本城 Matsumoto-jō) also known as the "Crow Castle" is Japan's oldest castle.

Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Originally cultivated in the Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey), tulips were imported into Holland in the sixteenth century.

Bukit Lawang, Indonesia

Bukit Lawang is a small village at the bank of Bahorok River in North Sumatra province of Indonesia.

Shan Highland, Myanmar

A vast mountainous zone that extends through Yunnan to Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and Thailand.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Death Road, Bolivia

Christened as the "world's most dangerous road", the Yungas Road is a road leading from La Paz to Coroico.

Iguaçu Falls, Brazil

A total of 275 individual falls occupy an area more than 3km wide and 80m high, which makes them wider than Victoria, higher than Niagara and more beautiful than either.

Flores, Indonesia

Flores, the island named ‘flowers’ by 16th-century Portuguese colonists.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The cosmopolitan capital and largest city of the Argentine Republic.

Isle of Skye, Scotland

The largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.

Isla del Sol, Bolivia

"Island of the Sun" is an island with no motor vehicles or paved roads in the southern part of Lake Titicaca.

Amalfi Coast, Italy

A 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the Campania region.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

The world's largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi) in southwest Bolivia.

Himeji Castle, Japan

The finest surviving example of early 17th-century Japanese castle architecture, comprising 83 buildings with highly developed systems of defence and ingenious protection devices.

Guadalupe, Bolivia

The village is located 40 km south-east of the provincial capital San Pablo de Lípez at an elevation of 4,173 m amsl at a tributary of Río San Juan del Oro.

Death Road, Bolivia

Christened as the "world's most dangerous road", the Yungas Road is a road leading from La Paz to Coroico.

Zanzibar, Tansania

Lying off Tanzania's coast, the Zanzibar Archipelago consists of over 50 islands, most of which have a long history and a rich cultural mix.

Colorado Lake, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada is a shallow salt lake in the southwest of the altiplano of Bolivia.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio is the second most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth largest city in the Americas.

Similan Islands, Thailand

The Similan Islands is a group of islands in the Andaman Sea off the coast of, and part of, Phang Nga Province, southern Thailand.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan’s bustling capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples.

Pura Tanah Lot, Indonesia

Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. It is home to the pilgrimage temple Pura Tanah Lot.

Isle of Skye, Scotland

The largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.