Reykjavik, Iceland’s coastal capital, is renowned for the late-night clubs and bars in its compact center. It's home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history. The striking concrete Hallgrimskirkja church and rotating Perlan glass dome offer sweeping views of the sea and nearby hills. Exemplifying the island’s dramatic landscape is the volcanic setting of the geothermal Blue Lagoon spa. www.hoteldealchec...:
Chocolate Hills, Philippines - More than 1,770 perfectly cone-shaped hills can be found in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, more exactly in Bohol. The unusual geological formation has baffled geologists for decades. There are different theories on how the hills formed. Over an area of 50 square kilometers, the amazing hills are Philippines’s 3rd National Geological Monument together with Hundred Islands National Park and Taal Volcano, the world’s smallest active volcano.
Passengers flying off on a Caribbean holiday were stunned when they spotted this massive volcanic eruption, which sent a huge plume of ash into the sky. The explosion of the Soufriere Hills volcano, on the island of Montserrat, sent ash bellowing up to 40