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Ephemeral ICEHOTEL in Sweden, a Handcrafted Winter Marvel

14 Dec , 2010  

The ICEHOTEL, located in the village of Jukkasjärvi, about 17 km from Kiruna, Sweden, rebirths each year from December to April. It’s majestic story began in 1990, when French artist Jannot Derid held an ice sculpture exhibition in an igloo within the area. One night, when there were no rooms available in the town, some of the […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Travel Back in Time: Visby, a Scandinavian Jewel

30 Oct , 2016  

Visby is a city in the Gotland district, Sweden. It is considered the only historic city on the island of Gotland and the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia. Its name comes from the word “vis” that means “sacrifice” in the northern language. Visby is a favorite holiday destination among Scandinavians in summer, receiving tens of thousands of […]

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Crazy Accommodation

A Thrilling Winter Accommodation Experience: Arctic SnowHotel in Rovaniemi, Finland

7 Nov , 2014  

The Arctic SnowHotel is located in the Arctic Circle, near Rovaniemi, in Lapland, Finland. Once you get there, an incredible white world reveals in front of your eyes, digging through all senses, opening a new perception about space. Often referred to as being an “exotic” destination (only if we turn our thermometer upside down), at […]

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Sleep in a Parked Aircraft: Jumbo Stay Hostel, Stockholm

8 Jan , 2014  

Spending your night on-board an airplane might not be what most travelers dream of. But what if this airplane would not take off? The Jumbo Stay Hostel at Arlanda Airport near Stockholm, Sweden is one of the most original accommodation units we’ve seen so far. According to the description provided by Jumbo Stay, the “hostel” […]

Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

Australian Tourism is Hiring: 6 Perfect Jobs, Each with a $100,000* Package [Video]

5 Mar , 2013  

Tourism Australia is teaming up with industry and State and Territory tourism partners in a new A$4 million campaign targeting the international youth market. At the heart of the campaign is a global competition involving six of Australia’s State and Territory Tourism Organizations – each offering their own unique ‘Best Job in the World’ as […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Christmas Traveling: 15 Of the Most Beautiful Christmas Markets in Europe

7 Dec , 2012  

Did you know that Christmas markets originated in Germany and Austria? The first Christmas markets ever were held in Vienna (1294), Bautzen (year 1384 ) and Dresden (1434). In time, the festive spirit took over the entire world, with numerous city squares being converted in the month of December. Ginger bread, wine, cinnamon and oranges, […]

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