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Top 10 nature reserves in China

As of 2007, China had 2,531 nature reserves. Here, we chose 10 nature reserves that provide good protection for various plants and animals and …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

Top 10 Things to Do in Japan

In a nation as culturally rich as Japan, it can be hard to know how to spend your time there. Here are ten of our favorite things to do.<p><b>Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites</b><br>Japan’s capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is bathed in history. The most iconic remnant of the city’s imperial past is the outrageously …

Top 10 Things to Do in U.K. Parks

See the top ten picks for things to do in U.K. national parks in this travel article from National Geographic.<p><b>Go Fishing at Loch Lomond and the Trossachs</b> <br>Loch Lomond is the largest lake in Great Britain, and its namesake park includes dozens of other lochs and some 50 rivers. Much of that cold, …

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South Africa's top 10 parks and reserves

From snow-capped mountains to the Bushveld, and from sub-tropical beaches to the Kalahari, South Africa is a mind-bogglingly diverse country. Showcasing the best of its stunning landscapes, its parks and reserves (<i>www.sanparks.org</i>) are great places to experience African wilderness and see the …

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Top 10: Things to Do in Canada’s National Parks

Canada is chock-full of national parks, marine reserves, and other protected places. Here are our picks for the top ten don't-miss spots.<p>Spot Polar Bears in Wapusk<p>This Manitoba park’s name means “white bear” in the Cree language, and for good reason—the remote realm on the shores of Hudson Bay is …

Garden atmosphere in Vienna

© Österreichische Gartenbau-Gesellschaft<p>Vienna is one of the greenest cities in the world. Apart from wonderful recreational oases, such as the …

The Lobau – Vienna’s jungle

The <b>Lobau</b>, the "water forest", lies in the east of Vienna, covers 2,300 hectares and accounts for almost one third of the entire area of the <b>Donau-Auen</b> …

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Best parks in London

From sunbathing and picnics in the summer, to brisk, refreshing walks in the winter, there's always a reason to visit one of London's parks. As well …

Top 10 Largest Protected Areas in the World

A protected area is a designated location that has been preserved for its ecological, natural and/or cultural values. Governments work with …

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

America's Most Popular City Parks

Check-ins on Foursquare identify the country’s hottest urban green spaces.<p>In New York’s Central Park, you’ll find people jogging, tossing Frisbees, …

9 of the world's most impressive city parks

Urban oases<p>Aside from a handful of world-famous greenspaces, most city parks are not on the tourist radar. Even so, many urban travelers end up …

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World's Most Beautiful City Parks

The great outdoors and big-city culture come together seamlessly at these beautiful parks.<p>A well-designed park is more than green space in the midst …

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10 Most Gorgeous City Parks in the World

Quim Llenas/Cover/Getty Images<p>Cities are often hectic places filled with noise, traffic, and congestion. However, a few select cities have figured …