Europe, Hidden Places

Need Your Help for More Information about Polejansko Frozen Lake in Bulgaria

25 Jul , 2010  

While feasting our eyes on some beautiful mountain landscapes, we ran into this amazing frozen lake photo, belonging to Veliko Tarnovo. It took us a while, but after some serious research we only found a little basic information. The name of this lake is “Polejansko” and it is also known as the “Frozen Lake” from […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

Twins Day Festival Ohio, an Unusual Event

24 Jul , 2010  

Since only 2% of the people on this planet have an identical twin, we find these rare cases absolutely fascinating.  Since Tourism on the Edge is about unusual traveling, unusual locations and unusual events, we think this festival somewhat fits the profile. We are only presenting this Twins Days Festival because we find it to be uncommon […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Romantic Traveling Adventures Along Norway’s Largest Fjord

19 Jul , 2010  

For those of you who did not yet figure out where to escape this summer, here is a romantic traveling idea. Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway and a place with so much natural beauty that it is almost impossible to discover it in a single trip. If you forgot this particular Geography lesson- […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the USA: Black Canyon and Bryce Canyon

19 Jul , 2010  

7. Black Canyon National Park is located in western Colorado and it has two entrances; the more-developed south rim entrance is located 24 km east of Montrose, while the north rim entrance is located 18 km south of Crawford and is closed in the winter. This national park represents 19 km of the 77 km long canyon of the […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

Landshut Wedding Festival, Travel Back Through Medieval Times

15 Jul , 2010  

Along with the growing fascination for the Middle Ages in the late 20th century, the Landshut Wedding became a well known medieval festival with great effects on the cultural traditions in the region and its aspects of living history. At every four years the medieval wedding is reenacted, and everyone gets carried away with medieval […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Kaghan Valley, Pakistan: Beauty Between Glaciers

12 Jul , 2010  

Kaghan Valley is located in the north-east of Mansehra District of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The valley is named after the town of Kaghan, a nice place which is at its best during summer (from May to September). In May, the temperature ranges between a maximum of 11 °C and a minimum of 3 °C. The […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Saint Michel Abbey, an Ocean Fortress of Medieval Times

10 Jul , 2010  

Saint-Michel Abbey is located on a  tidal island in Normandy, North-West of France. It is one of the country’s religious landmarks and it is situated one kilometer away (just over a half-mile) from the coast, within the Atlantic ocean. Giant waves, some of them measuring over 14 meters (46 ft) in height, moving sands and a […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the USA: Big Bend and Biscayne

9 Jul , 2010  

#Big Bend National Park is located in the U.S. state of Texas and it has a national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecoology in the United States. Big Bend National Park, with its 393 km length, forms a natural boundary between United States and Mexico. Despite Big Bend’s hursh […]

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Alcatraz: a Destination of History, Legends and Ghosts

5 Jul , 2010  

We know, this really contrasts with our usual posts, but we figured some of you would like to see more “bold” locations, ones that inspire fistyness and “guts”. What the heck, let’s talk a little about Alcatraz. Located in the San Francisco Bay, at a mere 1,5 mile distance from the city bearing the same […]

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Navagio Beach

Europe, Hidden Places

Probably the Most Spectacular Beach in the World: Navagio, Zakynthos

4 Jul , 2010  

 Zakynthos Island is a place where there is a lot to see and a looot to do- hiking, scuba-diving, swimming are just some of the tips we can give you. This is a wonderful choice if you are looking for a holiday to remember. In this post we will concentrate on the landmarks that caught […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

A Place Of Spirituality: Potala Palace, Tibet

3 Jul , 2010  

Form ancient times it has been said that Tibet is a sacred land or a “gate” to a spiritual world. With their strong belief in peace and harmony, with their mysteries and experiences beyond material world , the people from Tibet represent one of the most fascinating cultures. The center of their spirituality and their […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

Sand Sculpture Festivals, Creativity Takes Shape

2 Jul , 2010  

The beach and the sand always remind us of our childhood and the endless time spent on giving birth to our imagination, to build castles and mermaids, and in the end to show the stunning creation to our parents. We all are undiscovered artists and some childhood passions still hunt us today. Lately, this hobby […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Portofino, Italy, A Pitoresque Mediterranean Village

1 Jul , 2010  

Portofino is a small Italian fishing village and tourist resort at the Mediterranean Sea, located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. It is said that Portofino was founded by the Romans who first named the place “Portus Delphini” (“Port of the Dolphin”), because of the dolphins that inhabited the area. With its […]

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