Around the World

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Other Places to Visit Around the World

Sharm el Sheikh Egypt - Often nicknamed "The City of Peace", Sharm el Sheikh is a city situated on the Sinai Peninsular, lapped by the Red Sea in Egypt. It has a resident population of around 35,000, but of course attracts many thousands of additional visitors due to its popularity as a holiday resort...... Sharm el Sheikh Map (weather).

Crete - The largest of the Greek Islands with an area of 8,260km2, Crete is also the 5th largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Crete is around 260 kilometres long and about 56 kilometres across at its widest point..... Crete Map - Crete Weather

Rhodes - Rhodes is a popular holiday destination in the eastern Aegean Sea, between the Greek mainland and Cyprus. Rhodes has an excellent choice of hotels and holiday rental accommodation. The island has some wonderful sandy beaches and unspoilt sandy coves.......Rhodes Weather.

Heraklion - The largest city and capital of Crete, Haraklion is also the 4th largest city in Greece. Located in the north of the island of Crete........ Heraklion Map

Portugal - The most westerly country of mainland Europe, Portugal (officially the Portuguese Republic) is bordered by Spain to the north and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south, it has a population of approximately 10.6 million and an area of 35,645 square miles...... Portugal Map - Portugal Weather.

Madeira - A popular holiday island and an autonomous region of Portugal, Madeira has a population of around 245,000 and an area of 828 square kilometres. Part of an archipelago with volcanic origins, Madeira is located to the north of the Spanish Canary Islands and east of the coast of Morocco..... Madeira - Map - Weather.

Sardinia - The 2nd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, Sardina is located off the west coast of Italy and has an area of 24,090 km2 and a population of approximately 1,665,000. Probably settled since the Palaeolithic Period, Sardinia's first civilization seems to have been around 1500 BC, when known as Hyknusa by the Mycenaeans...... Sardinia Map - Sardinia Weather

Buenos Aires - The largest city in Argentina with a population of nearly 3 million, Buenos Aires is also the countries capital. Buenos Aires (‘Fair Winds’) is situated on the banks of the Rio de la Plata and was founded by Pedro de Mendoza for the Spanish in 1536...... Buenos Aires - Weather - Map.

Bahamas - An independent English speaking country, the Bahamas is located in the Atlantic Ocean to the north of Cuba, it covers an area of 5,358 square miles and has a population of 330,000.... Bahamas Map - Bahamas Weather.

Bermuda - Most populous of the remaining British Overseas Territories, Bermuda is also the oldest. Also called the Somers Islands, Bermuda actually comprises some 138 islands, with a total area of just 20.6 square miles...... Bermuda Map - Bermuda Weather.

Cabo San Lucas Mexico - A sizeable city with a population of over 50,000, Cabo San Lucas has developed as a top class holiday destination since the mid 1970's...... Cabo San Lucas Map.

Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic occupies about two thirds of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, the other third being occupied by Haiti...... Dominican Republic Map - Dominican Republic Weather.

Malta - Situated in the Mediterranean Sea, the country of Malta (the republic of Malta) is an archipelago of 7 islands to the south of Sicily......... Malta Map - Malta Weather.

Panama - The Republic of Panama is the southernmost country in Central America, it has a population of around 3.3 million and an area of 75,517 square kilometres, it gained its independence from Columbia in 1903....... Panama Map - Panama Weather.

Turkey - Officially known as The Republic of Turkey, this Eurasian country is roughly 1,600km long and 800km wide, with an area of 783,562 square kilometres, occupying mostly the Anatolian Peninsular....... Turkey Map - Turkey Weather.

Bodrum - A historic city on the Aegean coastline of Turkey, Bodrum was formerly known as Halicarnassus, and has in recent years become a popular holiday destination due to its fine climate and excellent beaches...... Bodrum Map - Bodrum Weather.

Sicily - The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is also the largest autonomous region of Italy with an area of 25,708 square kilometres and a population of over 5 million...... Sicily Map - Sicily Weather.

Boca Raton Florida - Located in Palm Beach County, Florida USA, Boca Raton is a popular resort with a resident population of around 75,000 (2006 census). Founded in 1925 the city of Boca Raton has an area of approximately 29 square miles....... Boca Raton.

Boynton Beach Florida - Another of the coastal cities of Palm Beach County, Florida, Boynton Beach has a population of approximately 67,000........ Boynton Beach.

Lake Worth Florida - The city which proclaims itself to be "where the tropics begin", Lake Worth is situated in Palm Beach County, Florida USA........ Lake Worth Florida.

Jamaica - The island of Jamaica is located 145 kilometres south of Cuba and is the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea, it has a population of around 2,651,000 and has an area of 10,991 km2....... Jamaica Map - Jamaica Weather. Jamaica Hotels: Royal Decameron Runaway Bay - Jamaica Resorts: Runaway Bay.

Niagara Falls - A huge waterfall straddling the borders of the USA and Canada, the Niagara Falls are located 27 kilometres north-west of Buffalo, N.Y. Between the cities of Niagara Falls, New York and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada..... Niagara Falls Article - Niagara Falls Map - Niagara Falls Weather.

Marrakech - An ancient city in Morocco, Marrakech derives its name from the Berber "mur n akush" meaning "land of God", it has a population of around 1 million and is the capital of the region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz and is the third largest city in Morocco...... Marrakech Article - Marrakech Map - Marrakech Weather.

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