The Seven Wonders of New Zealand

Charlotte Harbor New Zealand Wonders of the World

Ladies, gentlemen and Kiwis of all ages, it’s time to dust off our categorization of the Seven Wonders of World series, inspired by the New 7 Wonders contest years back, and take a close look at all that New Zealand offers! It’s no secret we find it a fascinating country (enough that we profiled it …

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The Seven Wonders of the Philippines

The Seven Wonders of the Philippines

The Seven Wonders of the World is a fun list that has inspired a lot of people to look at other countries in a new light. The New Seven Wonders of the World furthered that fascination with the best natural and made-made beauty that every country has to offer. For that reason, my Seven Wonders …

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7 Wonders of America

The White Pass and Yukon Railway - Skagway, Alaska

When the New Seven Wonders of the World came out, I added my two cents—it wasn’t always favorable, because there’s a lot that doesn’t make much sense in how that global contest panned out. Buy that list inspired me to look the countries—including the USA—that I visit with an eye toward the natural, manmade, and …

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The Seven Wonders of Australia

A natural wonder at Australia's Kakadu National Park

Australia is among the wealthiest countries in the world, and it’s the sixth largest country by land size. Don’t be fooled by the size though, as interior is sparsely populated and most of the life is lived along the eastern and southern rim of the continent. That means when you’re planning a trip to Australia, …

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The Seven Wonders of Spain

Overlooking the skyline of Alicante, Spain

Spain is a country that needs no introduction to the world on why visit—north to south the country has long attracted visitors keen to hike in the Pyrenees and explore Asturia, experience the cosmopolitan charm of Barcelona and the otherworldly landscapes in the Canary Islands. And through it all—travelers and locals enjoy world-class tapas, seafood, …

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Complete List of the NEW Seven Wonders of the World

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

As I shared in Easter Island update, an organization has been taking votes for what should be considered the New Seven Wonders of the World. These seven wonders wouldn’t replace the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, but instead a more contemporary list of places worthy of awe and wonder. Before we get to the …

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The Seven Wonders of Egypt

Great Pyramids and Sphinx The very fist list of wonders created by Herodotus in the 5th Century BC had the pyramids on the list. In 2,500 years, not much has changed. The Great Pyramids and the Giza Complex are still one of the most impressive sights in the world. The pyramids are from the Upper …

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The Seven Wonders of Japan

I bring you, in no particular order, the Seven Wonders of Japan. Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto Kiyomizu-dera is a Tendi Buddhist temple in Kyoto and is one of the oldest and best-known temples in a historic city filled with temples. The current building was built in 1633 by the third Tokugawa shogun and temples on the location …

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