10. Sri Lanka
Why: For being the only known permanent home of a colony of blue whales and for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya.
Why: Its home to the carnivorous marsupial Tasmanian Devil found nowhere else in the world.
8. Tristan Da Cunha
Why: It is the most remote inhabited island in the world!
7. New Zealand
Why: For being the last major country to be settled by humans.
6. Easter Island
Why: It's famed for its archeological sites, including some 900 monumental statues, called Moai, created by its early Rapa Nui inhabitants during the 10th-16th centuries.
Why: Because of its amazing volcanoes including the tiny but fierce EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL volcano.
Why: There is only one Komodo dragon and only one place you’ll find it – Komodo Island.
3. Cayman Islands
Why: Because it's home to a dragon that turns blue before your eyes – the incredible and endangered blue iguana.
Why: Because it is the longest archipelago in the world!
Why: Because it's home to unique species found nowhere else in the world like the lemur!