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Underwater Photography Exhibition in Florida [VIDEO]

9 Apr , 2016  

In 2010, Austrian photographer Andreas Franke started working on The Sinking World, a long-term project intended to merge sea life and art photography. The artist organizes photo exhibitions in unlikely settings— underwater shipwrecks or in the middle of coral reefs. The famous Vandenberg shipwreck (purposely sunk off the Florida Keys to become artificial reef) is home to the […]

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Hidden Places

10 Astonishing Pictures from National Geographic Photography Contest 2010

17 Feb , 2011  

Embracing the past year, we’ve decided to share some of the remarkable pictures from  National Geographic Photography Contest. Eruption of Gunung Rinjani (Indonesia) by Aaron Lim Boon Teck The pictures we have chosen from the nature category describe perfectly the unpredictability and beauty of nature. Enjoy! Twilight Clouds (North Face of Matterhorn) by Nenad Saljic […]

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Crazy Accommodation, Europe

Tiny Mountain Shelter in Slovenia Greets Climbers on the Edge

10 Nov , 2016  

Designed for extreme weather conditions, this aluminum&timber alpine retreat is located on the edge of Mount Kanin in Slovenia. The tiny shelter was envisioned by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and implemented by structural engineers CBD  for the adventurous climbers in the region. “This particular site was chosen because of its 360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy, and spectacular views […]

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Europe, Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

9 Engaging Things to do in Porto on a Budget

12 Apr , 2016  

One month of living in Porto (Portugal) is enough to make you nostalgic for life. This city is both bohemian and hard working, imposing, yet extremely friendly. If you are planning a trip to Porto, consider yourself lucky: you are in for a treat. To make things easier, we listed a few things you can […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

14 Small European Towns and Villages To Visit in 2016

10 Feb , 2016  

Dear independent traveler, since you decided to hit the road this year, we would like to contribute with some suggestions. Here are 14 special small European towns and villages to visit in 2016! Some of these travel destinations were part of our experiences on the road, other are taken from our future “travel trajectories”. We see traveling […]

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Africa, Crazy Accommodation

Giraffe Manor Hotel in Nairobi or How to Share Your Meal With 8 Giraffes

8 Oct , 2015  

Living with eight giraffes may seem uncommon for some of us weary travelers, but for the guests at Giraffe Manor hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, sharing breakfast with these pretty creatures is as natural as it gets. This interaction left us speechless and we marked the experience as a “must” on our long list of places […]

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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 […]

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Mammut Celebrates First Matterhorn Ascent by Lighting Up Hörnli Ridge [Video]

16 Oct , 2014  

Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut paid tribute to the first ascent of the Matterhorn peak taken by Edward Whymper and his team, 150 years ago. Earlier this year, mountain climbers ascended the Matterhorn’s Hörnli ridge (in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy) and lit bright red lights in order to celebrate the inaugural ascent. […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Hypnotizing Mountain Tent Views Captured by Russian Photographer Oleg Grigoryev

1 Sep , 2014  

Russian photographer Oleg Grigoryev captured some of the hypnotizing feel of mountain mornings in his photography. Witnessing some memorable landscapes while hiking in the mountains of Tajikistan probably determined the photographer to share the blissful state further. In his “Morning Views From The Tent” series, the artist frames mountain scenes which include two original “elements”: […]

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Band Playing Ice Sculpted Instruments Animates Lapland

9 Feb , 2014  

These ice sculpted instruments by musical group Ice Music take the idea of unconventional concerts to a whole new level. According to Bored Panda, the band’s songs are unconventionally played on guitars, violins, xylophones and cellos, all hand-carved in ice by Ice Music’s founder Tim Linhart. After being carefully designed and sculpted, the “ICEstruments” are […]

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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Asia, Hidden Places

Traveling Through the “Lungs” of Hong Kong: Lantau Island

14 Jul , 2013  

The opportunity of traveling to Hong Kong should be animated with a visit to Lantau Island, the largest island in the Chinese region. Because of its indigenous forests, Lantau is often referred to as “the lungs of Hong Kong”. So if you are a nature lover, this could be the perfect getaway to relax, contemplate […]

Asia, Hidden Places

A Photographers’ Haven: Golden Sea of Canola Flowers in Luoping, China

1 Jul , 2013  

If by any chance, the complicated twists of traveling will take you to the county of Luoping in eastern Yunnan, China in Spring, prepare for quite a visual spectacle: the golden sea. It is here that you will encounter fields of the yellow rapeseed flowers (also known as canola) in full bloom, perfectly blending in […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Tunnel of Love in Klevan, Ukraine, a Fairytale Train Track

24 Aug , 2012  

Tunnel of Love in Klevan (Ukraine) is the name given by local people to this fairytale track. It is not everyday you get in the train and find yourself surrounded by natural green arches, which is why we consider this sight in Kleven, Ukraine, special. Most of the photos below were taken by Oleg Gordienko, […]

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10 Outstanding Photos Inside Glaciers by Eric Guth

14 Jun , 2012  

  Eric Guth has found a photography niche that dazzles the mind. Traveling in some of the most remote places on Earth, like Alaska and the Arctic, gave him the chance to experience ice and glaciers up close. Here is the story behind these photos inside glaciers. Eric Guth  took an interview for My Modern […]

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