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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”: […]

Asia, Hidden Places

The Seven Giants of the Urals: Man-Pupu-Nyor, Russia

15 May , 2012  

Man-Pupu-Nyor (little mountain of the gods) is a magical geological legacy sculpted deep within the Ural mountains in Russia. It consists of seven impressive rock formations with heights varying from 30 to 42 meters which reign over the solitary mountain plateau. The Seven Giants are located in an inhospitable and remote region in the Komi Republic, […]

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Tips & Tricks

1-Day Guide to 11 National Parks in Europe [Infographic]

7 Dec , 2016  

Drawn into its lively cities, one may often forget that Europe has a wild, pristine side as well. Today’s infographic is about discovering those special places beckoning for your “escape”. Did you know that Europe has no less than 500 national parks? From Oulanka in Russia to Peneda Geres National Park in Portugal, this graphic pins […]

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Hidden Places

5 Weird Church Placements Around the Globe

7 Oct , 2016  

It’s not just nature that creates things hard to imagine, but there are also brilliant minds that built the unimaginable. Years pass and a certain building fits so well in its surroundings that makes tourists hardly believe that a man’s hand put it there, rather than thinking the world began exactly like that. This is […]

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Eat & Chill, Europe

Café Pushkin, Moscow’s Library Restaurant

6 Feb , 2016  

Café Pushkin is a cozy restaurant in the center of Moscow, which integrates an old library. The restaurant is housed in a baroque mansion from the 19th century. The perfectly preserved interior design and the atmosphere revives the energy and passion of the aristocratic life from the early 20th century. Café Pushkin is located on […]

Travel Inspired

The Pilgreens: Eco Traveling From Bangkok to Toulouse in an Electric Tuk tuk

18 Aug , 2015  

The quest: 20,000 km  –  120 days  –  16 countries  –  3 friends – 3 wheels  –  2 electric batteries  –  1 solar panel Today we want to share with you this daring idea that came from 3 adventurous students: to  travel from Bangkok to Toulouse in an electric vehicle (Tuk tuk) to promote eco traveling […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

9 Vibrant Christmas Holiday Destinations in Europe

25 Nov , 2013  

  Brace yourself! Christmas is coming! The cold outside fits perfectly with a cup of mulled wine and a good story. They say children are the happiest during winter holidays, but let`s face it: deep down our soul a child is always playing hide and seek. The magic of Christmas lies in small things: candies, […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Mysterious Abbey in Kalyazin, the Remains of a Sunk Historic Region

8 Apr , 2011  

Image Credit Flickr User Basykes Seen on Kuriositas, the abbey in the Russian city of Kalyazin, located on the Volga river is both mysterious and intriguing. Makaryevsky monastery stands tall in the middle of an artificial lake and seems like a deserted lighthouse with an architecture reminiscent of past centuries. The story behind this “monument” […]

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