North & Central America

Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas​​ [Guest Post]

12 May , 2017  

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the […]

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Get Cultural

French Artist Uses Hyper-Realistic Murals to Revive City Walls

11 May , 2017  

French artist Patrick Commecy and his team of muralists from A.Fresco like to create a totally new perception of reality. They are transforming cold and faded facades around France into remarkable 3D mural paintings full of life and creativity. Commecy is using a technique called trompe-l’œil, through which balconies, windows, walls and tiles become scenes of […]

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Europe

First Underwater Winery Opens in Croatia

9 May , 2017  

We have a soft spot for one-of-a-kind travel experiences. The first underwater winery recently opened for tourists in Croatia mixes diving with wine tasting. A strange enough merger to draw a lot of attention. The underwater winery is located one hour north of Dubrovnik, in the town of Drače on the Pelješac Peninsula. Travelers who […]

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Tips & Tricks

How to Protect Your Android While Traveling

6 May , 2017  

When traveling, we are overwhelmed by new and exciting events. In these moments of escape, keeping our smartphone protected is the last of our worries. Which is why for today we decided to be a little tech-conscious and find an easy fix to this issue. Because smartphones are like small computers, they can be easily hacked. […]

Europe, Travel Journals

Skogar to Thorsmork Hike, Iceland: What You Need to Know

5 May , 2017  

It often happens that one adventure triggers the next. We were hiking the outlandish volcano formations in Westman Islands, Iceland, when this lovely Czech-Swedish couple told us about the Skogar to Thorsmork hike, “the best they ever did”. We knew them enough to trust their nature skills and mountain tastes, so we decided to take […]

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Get Extreme

4 Of The Best Cycling Routes In The World

1 May , 2017  

Cycling around the world often seems reserved to professional cyclists who set a goal to circumnavigate the Earth. We believe the contrary. That long-distance cycling is a fun and realist challenge for most biking enthusiasts. You just need to find the courage and time to train before a major adventure. On this note, here are […]

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Eat & Chill

Dine In The Dark, A Bizarre and Successful Restaurant Concept

28 Apr , 2017  

The idea of dining in complete darkness in a restaurant meant to raise awareness about people with impaired vision is bold and controversial. This concept originated in 1999, when the first “dine in the dark” restaurant was open by Jorge Spielmann, a blind clergymen in Zurich, Switzerland. He came up with the plan after noticing how people […]

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Get Cultural, People

An Uplifting Project: Camelback Library in Mongolia

26 Apr , 2017  

Most remote villages in the Gobi desert, Mongolia as described as dreary and uninviting. Children often get an education out of playing with dirt and pebbles in a place where books are almost entirely inaccessible. Luckily, there is a hero to this fragile, way too familiar story. His name is Dashdondog Jamba, publisher and translator […]

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North & Central America

Giant Floating Iceberg Greets Fishing Village in Canada

22 Apr , 2017  

This small fishing village in Ferryland, on Canada’s East Coast recently became dwarfed by a giant blue iceberg floating off-shore. The iceberg is 150 feet tall (about 45 meters), counting of course only the part that you can see. It is now in shallow water and stagnant, so it might remain here for a while. Its […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Feet off the Ground: 15 Peaceful Tree Houses You Can Rent

22 Apr , 2017  

Nature hasn’t lost its poetry yet. In the most gentle way, it can teach you all about simplicity, patience and calmness. In today’s post let’s teleport away from a vibrant and sometimes hectic city life, and into the most beautiful tree-houses out there. Just imagine: you are sleeping on a cloudy mattress, covered with soft blankets. […]

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Get Extreme

Swimming with Manatees at Crystal River, Florida

20 Apr , 2017  

Everglades National Park in the US offers some memorable encounters with subtropical wilderness. A biosphere reserve, this massive protected wetland in South Florida is home to rare species, such as the West Indian Manatee, American crocodile and the Florida panther. From the many activities at Everglades (the third largest National Park in the U.S.), we […]

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Eat & Chill

Hanged on a Solitary Cliff in the Indian Ocean: The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

19 Apr , 2017  

Tourism on the Edge is about unconventional places from across the world, including places where eating is itself a way of exploring. On this note, we would like to present the magical Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar. And what better way to discover the taste of a different culture than dining in a small restaurant hanged […]

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Tips & Tricks

A London Hostel Reviving Victorian Charm

15 Apr , 2017  

While searching for a place to stay in London, things got complicated. We realized we wanted many things from our accommodation “hotspot”, the “root” of all our daily city walks and discoveries. We craved for a crib slightly on a budget, with a great location and good services. But most of all, we needed a […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Banksy opens Walled Off Hotel next to the Bethlehem Wall

14 Apr , 2017  

Walled Off Hotel is a new daring project from the British anonymous street artist called Banksy, a space recently opened in Palestine, one of the most complicated conflict areas in the world. Israeli tourists are welcomed in the hotel, as one of Banksy’s goals is to open an unconventional dialogue between the two parts. The nine-room […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Literally Living in a Bubble: Attrap’Reves Hotel Under the Stars of France

1 Apr , 2017  

Ever thought about literally living (and sleeping) in a bubble? The innovative Attrap’Reves hotel consists of habitable plastic bubble domes and was built using recyclable materials. These transparent “spheres” are maintained by a silent blower which continuously allows fresh air to get in and keep a high level of oxygen. Each transparent bubble offers panoramic […]

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