7Sahara Desert, Africa

Spanning across North Africa, the Sahara Desert is the world’s largest hot desert, covering an area larger than the United States.

Its golden sands stretch endlessly, punctuated by towering dunes that rise like surreal sculptures against the horizon. The shifting sands create ever-changing patterns, casting a spellbinding spell on visitors. From the ancient pyramids of Egypt to the vibrant markets of Morocco, the Sahara’s mystique has inspired explorers and artists for centuries.