Travel Archive

Famous Building Models

In the Japanese city of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, is an amusement park which has recently opened the “Tobu World Square” exhibition. It presents structures to the scale of 1:25, including 45 copies of buildings and structures that are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Amongst other things, it also includes the now non

The Conch Republic

Image credits: We hear the term “third world” tossed around with a much greater frequency than the other “worlds.” Based on an outmoded Cold War taxonomy in which the first world consists of capitalist NATO nations and their allies, the second world of the communist Soviet Union and its allies, the third of former colonies/developing