The Bahamas are a coral archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. They are made up of over 700 islands and coral islands, some uninhabited, others full of resorts. Grand Bahama and Paradise Island to the north are among the most popular and are home to many large hotels. Scuba diving and snorkeling take place at the Great Barrier Reef of Andros, the Thunderball cave (used in James Bond films) and the black coral gardens of Bimini.
Bahrain, a nation that includes more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf, has been at the center of major trade routes since ancient times. In its modern capital, Manama, the famous Bahrain National Museum exhibits artifacts from the ancient Dilmun civilization that thrived in the region for millennia. The thriving Bab al-Bahrain bazaar within the city offers goods ranging from hand-made fabrics to spices and pearls.
Baja California is a Mexican state located on the Baja California peninsula, bordering the U.S. state of California. The landscape consists of mountains and beaches overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California. Near the border with the United States are the cities of Tijuana, famous for its nightlife and shopping, and Rosarito, with its wide and sandy beaches on the Pacific coast.
Belarus, a landlocked Eastern European country, is known for Stalinist architecture, fortifications and virgin forests. In the modern capital, Minsk, the monumental KGB headquarters dominates Independence Square, while the Museum of the Great Patriotic War recalls the role played by the country during the Second World War. The capital also houses many churches, one of which is the neo-Romanesque church of Santi Simone e Elena.
Bangladesh, located east of India on the Gulf of Bengal, is a South Asian country characterized by dense vegetation and numerous streams. The rivers Padma (the Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna create a fertile plain and traveling by boat is very common. On the south coast, Sundarbans, the huge mangrove forest shared with East India, is where the Bengal royal tiger lives. Check below the booking services of Bangladesh Travel And Tours.
Barbados è un’isola dei Caraibi orientali e una nazione indipendente del Commonwealth. Bridgetown, la capitale, è un porto navale con edifici di epoca coloniale, dove sorge anche la sinagoga Nidhe Israel, fondata nel 1654. Tra le spiagge, i giardini botanici e le grotte di Harrison’s Cave, sull’isola si trovano anche le tipiche plantation houses del XVII secolo, una delle quali è la St. Nicholas Abbey. Lo sport nazionale, il cricket, e il tè del pomeriggio fanno parte delle tradizioni locali.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe. In the countryside there are medieval villages, rivers and lakes, as well as the impervious Dinaric Alps. In the capital Sarajevo, the historic Baščaršija district is well preserved, with distinctive buildings such as the 16th century Gazi Husrev-bey mosque. On the Latin bridge, from the Ottoman era, the assassination of Archduke Francesco Ferdinando took place, which triggered the First World War.
Belgium is a nation in Western Europe known for medieval cities, Renaissance architecture and as the seat of the European Union and NATO. It is divided into distinct regions: Dutch-speaking Flanders in the north, French-speaking Wallonia in the south and the German-speaking community in the east. The bilingual capital, Brussels, is home to Art Nouveau buildings. The richly decorated guild houses overlook the Grand Place.
Belize is a country on the east coast of Central America, facing east on the Caribbean Sea, while in the west it is characterized by a dense jungle. Off the coast is the grandiose Belize Barrier Reef, the coral reef whose numerous islets below sea level, called cays, are perfect for observing marine life. In the heart of the forest are the ruins of the Mayan Empire: Caracol, famous for its tower pyramids, Lamanai, overlooking the lagoon, and Altun Ha, a stone’s throw from the former capital Belize City.
Benin, a French-speaking West African country, is the place where the vudun religion (more commonly called “voodoo”) was born and was the seat of the ancient kingdom of Dahomey from 1600 to 1900. In Abomey, the old capital of the kingdom of Dahomey, the History Museum occupies two royal palaces: here are the bas-reliefs that evoke the history of the kingdom and a throne built on human skulls. To the north, Pendjari National Park allows visitors to go on safari between elephants, hippos and lions.
Bermuda is an island under British rule in the northern Atlantic Ocean, renowned for pink sand beaches such as Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay. The impressive Royal Naval Dockyard arsenal combines modern attractions such as the Dolphin Quest with the history of the navy that can be explored at the National Museum of Bermuda. The island is characterized by the typical mix of English and American culture, which can also be observed in the capital Hamilton.
Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom in the eastern Himalayas, is famous for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzong) and spectacular panoramas ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and their valleys. Himalayan peaks such as the Jomolhari, 7326 m high, are a popular destination for trekking lovers. The Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as the Tiger’s Den) is built overhanging the side of a mountain on the forest of the Paro valley.
Bolivia is located in the central part of South America, with a varied territory ranging from the Andes chain to the Atacama desert, up to the rainforest of the Amazon basin. The administrative capital, La Paz, rises more than 3500 m above sea level on the Andean plateau, in front of the snowy peak of Mount Illimani. Nearby, the Titicaca, the largest lake on the continent, extends with its calm waters beyond the borders of Peru.
Bonaire, an island under the municipality of the Netherlands, is located off the coast of Venezuela in the southern Caribbean. Its coral-rich coast is part of the protected area of the Bonaire Marine National Park. In addition to a thriving marine life, the island offers refuge to reptiles, donkeys and birds within the immense Washington Slagbaai National Park, characterized by beaches, lagoons, caves and desert hills.
Borneo, a very large and rugged island located in the Malaysian archipelago (Southeast Asia), is divided between the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, the Indonesian Kalimantan and the small nation of Brunei. It is known for its beaches and the ancient tropical forest rich in species, including wild animals such as orangutans and clouded leopards. In Sabah there are Mount Kinabalu, which with its 4095 m is the highest peak of the island, and the island of Sipadan, famous for diving.
The British Virgin Islands, part of a volcanic archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, are an English overseas territory. They comprise four main islands and numerous smaller islands and are renowned for the beaches surrounded by the coral reef and very popular with yachts. On the largest island, Tortola, there is the capital Road Town and the Sage Mountain National Park, full of tropical forests. On the Virgin Gorda island is instead The Baths, a labyrinth of huge granite boulders that sink on the beach.
Bulgaria is a Balkan nation with diverse terrain encompassing Black Sea coastline, a mountainous interior and rivers, including the Danube. A cultural melting pot with Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian influences, it has a rich heritage of traditional dance, music, costumes, and crafts. At the foot of domed Vitosha mountain is its capital city, Sofia, dating to the 5th century B.C.
Burkina Faso is a state of 274 200 km² and 17 322 796 inhabitants in 2014 in West Africa landlocked and bordering Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana in the south and Ivory Coast in the south-west.
Tourism in Burundi refers to tourism in Burundi. Bujumbura, the largest city and former capital of Burundi, is a major tourist attraction in the country. Furthermore, Lake Tanganyika is a popular tourist attraction.