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Genoa Aquarium: 10 Reasons to Visit

The Genoa Aquarium is located in Genoa’s old harbour and within the Pelagos Sanctuary which is a 90,000 square kilometre marine protected area. The Aquarium is Italy’s largest and one of Europe’s biggest too. With 70 tanks housing some 15,000 animals representing over 400 species, there are many reasons to visit. The following are my…

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Top 5 Exhibits at London’s Sea Life Aquarium

Located on London’s south bank across the Thames from the Parliament buildings and in the old county hall you’ll find London’s Sea Life Aquarium.  Home to around 500 species, London’s Sea Life Aquarium is a pleasant way to escape the rain and enjoy the beautiful world of life in the sea. In the shadow of the London…

Barcelona Aquarium

Walking down the boardwalk along the Mediterranean you approach the steps leading up to the largest aquarium in Europe, the Barcelona Aquarium.  This oceanarium is the only one of its kind in Europe and houses 35 different aquariums depicting different marine habitats, with 11,000 animals of 450 different species and all in 5 million litres…

A View From Sun Bears to a Rainy City

Sun bears, named for the patch of fur on their chest that resembles the rising sun, are the smallest and rarest species of bear.  A native of South East Asia, sun bears are known to be very curious and energetic which was quite evident on our visit.  With indoor and outdoor enclosures full of climbing structures,…