While you may not be able to travel the globe in one lifetime, you can view some amazing sites from the comfort of your couch, thanks to Google Earth. Here's where to go.
10,000 Years of Volcanoes
From Mount Vesuvius in Italy to Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, you can discover fiery mountains from the safety of your home. The collection comes from the Smithsonian Institution’s Global Volcanism Program (GVP), which is a database of more than 1,400 volcanoes and eruptions over 10,000 years.
Most Popular Vistas and Lookouts
There’s no better person to recommend a place than a resident of that place. Here, local reviewers share their favourite viewpoints around the world. Highlights include the Grand Canyon in the United States, the idyllic turquoise waters in Thailand, epic mountains seen from a glass platform in Mexico, and panoramic views of Brazil from a glass elevator.