Photo from the Natural History Museum

There are more than 60 museums in Washington, but we have chosen TOP-5 for you, they are considered to be famous and popular. 

National Museum of Natural History is one of the most famous museums in Washington and is considered to be a part of the Smithsonian Institution - the largest museum and research complex in the world. Its collections contain over 125 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts.

Photo made in Switzerland

Cеnter for Environmеntal Law & Policy organization (Yale University) decided to find out what is the greenest country in the world. 

As a result they came up with the list of Top 5 cleanest countries in the world. Number one in the list was Switzerland, then Latvia and Norway. As you know, Switzerland has been known as a country of the beauty and environmental friendliness. Here you’ll find not only the great climate and magnificent mountains, but also people who are doing everything possible to improve the ecological situation.

A plane flying in the sky

Travelling is great! You can explore the world, see new sights, you can broaden your mind…but jet lag is not the best thing about travelling. How to avoid these unpleasant feelings? Read and use in your trips. 

Why does jet lag happen?
Every one of us has an internal timing system known as the circadian rhythm. This personal watch is controlled by the hypothalamus, a small area of the human brain. Hypothalamus works in pair with our eyes in order to determine the time when the body needs the hormones. When we fly, the amount of light absorbed by the eyes changes, and this misleads the hypothalamus. As a result sleep hormones are released at the time when they are usually released.

Photo from the Starved Rock State Park

The territory of this magnificent park is 10 kilometers. The total length of walking trails is about 21 kilometer. Starved Rock State Park is not only the national treasure of America, but also one of the most popular places for hiking in Illinois. The park is located 120 km south-west of Chicago. Throughout the year, more than a million tourists visit this wonderful place of nature. 

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom is the most important spring event in the Japanese culture; Japanese themselves call this admiration Hanami. 

Cherry blossom starts in Okinawa in early January, on Hokkaido first blossom appears in May, but mostly trees are in flowers near the end of March. Official beginning of blossom starts with the blooming of cherry trees that grow in the ancient Buddhist temple in Tokyo. After the appearance of the first flowers meteorological services begin to talk about the beginning of cherry blossom season. Its duration is about two weeks.

Photo from Jaipur

No doubt the city of Jaipur can be called one of the most interesting and exciting places of India. It was founded in 1727 and was immediately proclaimed the capital of the Indian state Rajasthan. You will easily recognize Jaipur because of its unique and colorful architecture. It is known that in 1876, before Prince of Wales’ visit, a special decree was issued to paint all the local building in pink color. Since those times the city received its second name the “Pink City”. Jaipur is a very popular city, especially among tourists who love excursions to different Grand Palaces. 

Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris

City of love, the capital of fashion, and a literary paradise ... Paris has many different faces. Paris is an expensive city, but it can also open up from the other captivating beauty. 

1. Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris
Decorated with statues and gargoyles in the Gothic style, this impressive symbol of Paris is of great importance for every visitor. You can enter this magnificent medieval building is free of charge, but if you hate standing in long lines, take a walk along the Seine and you can enjoy an alternative view of the Cathedral’s famous peaks.

Photo of Balboa Park

This magnificent park was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. It is situated in San Diego, California, and is really a very beautiful place in America. The park was named after the famous explorer and traveler Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Most of the trees here were planted by an American gardener Kate Sessions. Placed in reserve in 1835, it is one of the oldest sites in the United States dedicated to public recreational usage. Besides open areas and natural vegetation, it contains a variety of cultural attractions including museums, theaters, gardens, shops and restaurants as well as the San Diego Zoo.