Muir Woods National Monument, California, USA

Muir Woods National Monument is a National Park located in the Marin County, North of the City of San Francisco, California, United States. Its around 12 miles North of San Francisco & has one of the oldest redwood trees. The age of redwood trees here range from 400 - 800 yrs with the height of up to 250 feet. The park is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California, USA

Pfeiffer Beach, located in the Big Sur area of the Central Coast of California in the United States, is a beautiful purple sand beach with rock formations with a big door sized hole which gets a spectacular view of light emerging out from that hole at the time of sunset. This beach is not so easily accessible, you need to take the Sycamore Canyon Road from Highway 1, which lies in the midway from Bixby Bridge to McWay Falls.

San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, the second most densely populated city in the United States, is the fourth largest city in the state of California after Los Angeles, San Diego & San Jose. This Fog City, though founded in 1776, got importance & rapid growth during the California Gold Rush in the 1850s, there was a lot of immigrant population moving to this city during this time from all over the world.

Downtown San Francisco from Twin Peak

Golden Gate Bridge

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Isla Mujeres is a small and beautiful island near Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. Its around 13 km from Cancun in the Caribbean sea. The island is only about 7 km long & little over half km wide at the widest point. There are various points of interest in this small island like a beautiful beach, Mayan Temple/Ruins, Dolphin/Shark parks, water sports activities, turtle farm, ... 

North Beach

Punta Sur (Southern tip of the island)

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Cancun, located at the south eastern part of Mexico in the state of Quintana Roo on the Caribbean Sea is a very beautiful beach city. The are two main parts of Cancun, one is the Cancun city/down town & the other being the Hotel Zone, which is a strip of 12 km off the Caribbean Coast with the Sea on one side & the Lagoon on the the other side. This is the major tourist attraction where all the hotels & beach resorts are located.

Playa Delfines Beach, Cancun

A typical resort in Cancun

Valladolid, Yucatan, Mexico

Valladolid is a Spanish Colonial city located in the Yucatan state of Mexico. It has a history and culture of pre-hispanic, post & the current lifestyle. This small beautiful city has a great cultural, historic, natural, authentic delicious Yucatanian cuisine.

San Servacio Cathedral

A typical street and buildings in Valladolid

Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Tulum is one of the coastal Mayan city located in the present state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. It was one of the most important commercial port on the eastern coast of the Mayan area. It was one of the last city to be built by the Mayans & its archaeological sites are well preserved. The Castle or also known as El Castillo is the center of attraction out of the three main archaeological sites, the other two are Temple of Frescoes & Temple of the Descending God.

The Castle (El Castillo)

Great Palace

Top 10 waterfalls in Karnataka, India with photos

The state of Karnataka because of its geographic location, the majority of state covered by western ghats, the highest mountains & some of the wettest places with high rainfalls, coz of all these Karnataka has the highest number of beautiful waterfalls in India.

Here in this page listing the top 10 waterfalls in Karnataka (Amazing Waterfalls in Karnataka):

1. Jog Falls or Gersoppa Falls
Jog Falls located in the Shivamogga/Uttara Kannada district borders of Karnataka is the second highest plunge waterfalls in India with a drop height 253m (830 ft)
Jog Falls, Karnataka

2. Dudhsagar Falls, Karnataka-Goa Border

Lower Half of Dudhsagar Falls, Karnataka-Goa border

3. Shivanasamudra Falls (Gaganachukki & Bharachukki Falls)

Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka
4. Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls, Madikeri, Karnataka
5. Gokak Falls

6. Sathodi Falls

7. Hebbe Falls

8. Sirimane Falls

9. Kunchikal Falls

10. Hanumangundi Falls

Mexico, North America

Mexico is the fourth largest country by area & second largest by population in the continent of North America. Mexico is bordered by the USA to the north, pacific ocean to the west & south, Guatemala & the Caribbean sea to the south east & Gulf of Mexico to the east. Mexico had many civilizations like the Aztec, Toltec, Maya & many more, before the arrival of Spanish in the sixteenth century.

Mexico being one of the largest economies of the world with the largest silver producer & tenth largest oil producer, Tourism is also one of the major contributor to the economy. Mexico is first in the Americas by the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites & it also ranks first in the number of international tourist arrivals.

Based on the type of the place, location, climate & few other things, tourism in Mexico can be categorized in to the following.

Beaches & Resorts
Heritage & Historical sites
City & Architectures
Adventure & Sports

List of places based on the following category:

Cities & Architecture
Lakes & Rivers
National Parks
Water Falls
Mountain & Valley
Nature & Forests
Palaces & Forts
Bird Sanctuary

Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza is one of the pre columbian cities of the Mayan Civilization. Its located in the state of Yucatan in Mexico. This archeological site has many ruins of the Mayan Temples, one of them is the El Castillo or its also called as the Temple of Kukulkan, this has been voted as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A lot of people around the world estimated to about 1.2 million tourists visit Chichen Itza every year.

El Castilo or the Temple of Kukulkan

La Iglesia

Dudhsagar Falls, Karnataka-Goa, India

Dudhsagar Falls located on the Karnataka - Goa border in India is one of the spectacular multi tiered waterfall. This 4 tiered waterfall has a height of 310m (1017 feet). There is a railway bridge at the 3rd & the last tier of the falls, the beauty of this falls is when the train is crossing the bridge with the falls in the backdrop. During summer the falls will mostly be dry, the best season to see the beauty of this falls is during monsoon and early winter which is July - December.

View of the falls from the view point of the lower falls.

Last tier, lower falls of Dudhsagar

Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Lake Tahoe is an Alpine Lake spanned across the states of California & Nevada of the United States. The North, the West & the Southern parts of the Lake lie in the state of California & the Eastern part & North Eastern parts of the lake lie in the state of Nevada. Its the largest alpine lake in North America with the surface elevation of 6225 ft. Its also the second deepest Lake after Crater Lake in the United States. Tourism to Lake Tahoe is mostly for the Winter skiing activities & summer water sports activities.

Heavenly Ski Resort

View of Lake Tahoe from Heavenly Ski Resort