North America is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is present in the Northern hemisphere of the earth. Before Columbus discovered it, North America was unknown to Europe. It was occupied by indigenous tribes. Later it became free of colonization and is now one of the developed parts of the world.
On the extreme north is Greenland. Followed by it, is Canada. The United States of America is in the central part of North America. Next to it lies Mexico. The southernmost part of continent holds central America. Caribbean islands are scattered on the Pacific Ocean.
The modern world started from here. The cities here are hi-tech and smart. Chicago, Los Angeles, Kingston, Panama City, Vancouver, New York City, Washington DC are some of those cities. Natural wonders which will grab your attention are Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, etc.
Airway connectivity is extensive. Traveling between countries is affordable. Most travelers prefer riding their cars across the borders. It saves a lot of time(compared to the bus) and is adequate.
US dollars are accepted in most parts of the continent. But in Canada, you need to exchange the currency. Mastercard and Visa are accepted throughout North America.
The English language is the lingua franca in this continent. But in places like Caribbean and Mexico you need to step your game up with Spanish. French is also used in some parts of the continent. A basic knowledge of French and Spanish with full command over English will help you communicate with the natives.
North American cuisines are a blend of cultures. Different groups of people have come together in this continent. Due to which you will find varied forms of traditional cuisines.
A full package of fun awaits you when you step into this culturally diverse continents. Enjoy the beaches, metropolitan cities, neo- classic architecture and warm hosts.
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August 23, 2016 12:00 am 1 Comment
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