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Crazy Accommodation

Nature Up-Close: 8 Memorable Glamping Experiences in Europe

19 Mar , 2017  

We couldn’t stay away without bringing it into our niche. Why? Because it could turn out to be a totally new and mesmerizing experience. Some of you probably haven’t heard about glamping, in which case we are happy to surprise you with some of the best places in Europe where you can taste nature in a […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

Nature Up-Close: Best National Parks in the U.S. for Hiking

30 Sep , 2015  

Since many happy campers read our small blog, we decided to remind you of 5 United States National Parks (some are more known than others) that we consider ideal for mountain activities, especially hiking. This is a subjective choice; needless to say, all the national parks in the US are special and worth exploring step by step. […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Ha Long Bay: Amazing Seascape Sculptured by Nature

26 Aug , 2015  

Ha Long Bay is a perfect destination for travelers who prefer to discover areas enriched by nature-sculpted elements. With its magnificent limestone pillars and the most extensive marine-invaded tower karst in the world, Ha Long Bay is a seascape to witness and remember. The magical spot is located in Quảng Ninh Province, northeast of  Vietnam, 170 […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

The World Without Us: Abandoned China Village Overtaken by Nature

12 Jun , 2015  

Surprisingly, these photos are not taken in a village where landscape architecture takes central stage, but in an abandoned site where people are no longer part of the scenery. Time seems to also be taking a break in this former fishing village on Shengshan Island, China (one of almost 400 that make up the Shengsi […]

Crazy Accommodation

15 Crazy Ideas for Bringing Nature Inside and Around a Cozy Home

7 Oct , 2013  

Bringing nature into your home can be easier than you think. It`s not about planting trees in the middle of your hallway, but more about creating that feeling of freedom you have when you are somewhere out there, with no worries to cloud your day. With no further ado, here are some original ideas that […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Nature Frenzy: Underwater Forest in Kaindy Lake, Kazakhstan

27 Aug , 2013  

  This underwater forest in Kaindy Lake, Kazakhstan brings a whole new dimension to the concept of “walking through the forest”. At 6 degrees Celsius (the highest temperature this lake can reach during summer time), a “walk” can only be imagined in a high-insulating swim suit. According to Amusing Planet, the sunken forest is part […]

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Antarctica, Hidden Places

Frozen Waves, a Unique Nature Display in Antarctica

23 Nov , 2012  

We had a few posts here on ice caves and ice hotels and we figured since we started a trend anyway, we should continue with something no less spectacular: ice waves. This unique phenomenon occurs in Antarctica, so if you’re ever in a wild expedition near Earth’s southernmost continent, you may come across it. According […]

Antarctica, Hidden Places

Visually Intriguing Nature: Striped Antarctic Icebergs

18 Aug , 2012  

Contrary to all skeptics’ beliefs reading this, the photos below are real. These incredible striped icebergs were caught on camera floating carelessly in the Antarctic. Each of the formations is unique. The unusual iceberg stripes are said to be formed by snow melting in its reaction to various weather conditions. Here is more information from […]

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Get Cultural

Nature As a Way of Expression: Rice Field Art in Japan [VIDEO]

30 May , 2012  

Rice field art or tanbo art is a Japanese project originated in the village of Inakadate, Aomori in the Tōhoku region. It all started in 1993 when the locals searched for a way to revitalize their village and to develop tourism. After they realized that cultivating rice is an old tradition in the area, the […]

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The Evolver Spiraling Platform in Switzerland for Unobstructed Nature Observation

26 Apr , 2012  

The Evolver is an original project envisioned and put to practice by the students from Alice Studio. Located in Zermatt, Switzerland and overlooking Lake Stelli, the structure is composed of 24 wooden frames and encases a continuous 720 degree route. This makes for an unusual tubular itinerary, especially when considering the fact that the views […]

Hidden Places

30 Nature-Surrounded Bridges for the Bohemian Traveler

14 Mar , 2012  

A constant source of fascination for travelers everywhere, bridges have been around for ages, surpassing obstacles and giving our world continuity. As a tribute to their endless symbolism, we decided to gather 30 inspiring bridge photos. Just let your mind wonder through these nature-encircled bridges, some of which are perched above beautiful valleys, deep waters […]

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Get Cultural

Improvised Nature Symphony [Video]

7 Apr , 2011  

We ran across this incredible ad on Creative Monkeys which left us staring at the monitor for quite some time after the movie finished. Morihiro Harano came up with the concept of creating a giant wood xylophone in order to promote a phone with a wooden housing. The installation is memorable, and so are the […]

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Africa, Hidden Places

Nature can Sting: Tsingy Needle Formations in Madagascar [Video]

2 Apr , 2011  

by photographer Stephen Alvarez The Tsingy Formations are located in northern Madagascar and they are a world renowned natural reserve. Imagine a miniature world, lost somewhere on a calcareous coast, composed of stone needles resembling daggers which rise up 30 meters above the ground and you will get a glimpse of what the Tsingy Formations […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Smoo Cave, Charming Nature Spectacle with Dramatic Views

4 Oct , 2010  

Smoo Cave is a spectacular natural beauty located near the village of Durness, on Scotland’s most northerly coastline. Its dramatic shapes result from the fact that you are looking at a combined sea cave and freshwater cave. Smoo Cave is 200 feet long (60.96 m), 130 feet wide (39.6 m), and 50 feet ( 15.24 […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Dominica Boiling Lake, Where Nature Trembles

17 Sep , 2010  

Dominica Boiling Lake is located in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica. It is the second largest boiling lake in the world, after the Frying Pan Lake, located in Waimangu Valley, New Zeeland (which we will cover in a future post). It offers spectacular views to the travelers venturing 6.5 miles (10.5 km) east of […]

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