Situated on the Isthmus of Panama, the tropical Republic of Panama is of course best known for its canal. Thousands of ships cruise through the Panama Canal locks each year. Visitors to the country will also find diverse wonders of nature, including plants, birds, and trees. Panama City, its capital, has over a million inhabitants and is a modern, bustling destination.
The dazzling capital of the Czech Republic, the explorable Prague has fittingly been nicknamed "the City of a Hundred Spires." Halved by the Vltava River and notable for architecture Baroque, Renaissance, and Gothic, visitors will find much to take in here.