Praia, Cape Verde

Praia is the capital and largest city in Cape Verde. The city of 128,000 people (2012 estimate) is located on the southern coast of Santiago Island, and serves as the commercial center and main port of the country. It also has one of the four international airports of Cape Verde. More on Praia Praia traces […]

Rangiroa, French Polynesia

Rangiroa Atoll is one of the biggest atolls in the world. It is part of the Tuamotu Archipelago, in French Polynesia. The atoll covers 79 sq km (30.5 sq mi). The administrative village in Rangiroa is Avatoru, while the biggest village is Tiputa. These two Polynesian villages are separated by the Tiputa Pass, a stretch […]

Cat Island, Bahamas

Cat Island is an island in central Bahamas. It covers 389 sq km (150 sq mi) and has a population of around 2,000 people (2012 estimate).

Berry Islands, Bahamas

Berry Islands is a string of islands in Bahamas. It covers 78 sq km (30 sq mi) and comprise thirty islands as well as over a hundred islets or cays. Due to the rich tropical marine life in the shallows, Berry Islands are often called the “Fish Bowl of the Bahamas”. The population of the […]

Balcony House Museum, Bahamas

Balcony House Museum is a museum on Market Street, off Bay Street, in Nassau, Bahamas. As with many of the wooden colonial houses in the city, it is painted pink with white trimmings. Built in the 18th century, it got its name from the overhanging balcony upstairs supported by knee brackets. The beauty of the […]