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Europe, Hidden Places

5 Less Known Beautiful Beaches Around Lisbon, Portugal

28 Jul , 2015  

Lisbon has its hypnotizing way to embrace you, to overwhelm your mind and your senses. Even though it is an European capital filled with noisy tourists waving maps everywhere, this fascinating city with some rural-like streets (as we call it during our incursions throughout its ups and downs) can offer a full pack of living […]

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Hidden Places

Spectacular Natural Swimming Pools Across the World

21 Mar , 2014  

For today we’ve prepared a virtual dive into some of the world’s most spectacular natural swimming pools. If you happen to know any other fabulous locations for a fun nature swim, please let us know by leaving a comment below. Without further ado… 1.Fairy Pools, Scotland. A delightful series of splash-pools and gullies in the […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Literally Living in a Bubble: Attrap’Reves Hotel Under the Stars of France

28 Nov , 2013  

Ever thought about literally living (and sleeping) in a bubble? The innovative Attrap’Reves hotel consists of habitable plastic bubble domes and was built using recyclable materials. These transparent “spheres” are maintained by a silent blower which continuously allows fresh air to get in and keep a high level of oxygen. Each transparent bubble offers panoramic […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

How to Pack Smart For a Backpacking Adventure Through Asia

19 Nov , 2013  

Backpacking through Asia should be a life changing experience, but if you don’t pack accordingly it might change your mood and physical well-being and simply make you switch your holiday plans. Travelers all around the world have their own idea of what the essentials are, and it’s usually a bit different from person to person. […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Fascination of the Amalfi Coast: Positano, Italy

2 Feb , 2013  

Positano may be one of Italy’s most luxurious and romantic vacation destinations, but to us its plain beauty and traditional architecture rank the highest. The town of Positano showcases fabulous coastal views on the renowned Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy. The picturesque settlement is suspended vertically on the face of a cliff and is popular […]

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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 […]

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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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

10 Tips on How To Improve Your Traveling Experience- Open List

4 Jun , 2012  

When was the last time you had a holiday to remember?  Exciting and memorable traveling usually happens if you try a bit in having a meaningful contribution. Planing a trip does not take very long and could lead to some incredible results. Here are 10 small tips that you should keep in mind for an […]

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Eat & Chill

Relax and Contemplate: 27 Breathtaking Infinity Pools Across the World

10 May , 2012  

We have to say we are not exactly fans of indoor pools. We would much rather take a jump in an open air natural spring or in a crystal clear sea water. However, these infinity pools did not leave us indifferent. Some of the them are natural, but most of the infinity edge pools in […]

Get Extreme

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 […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Naoussa Paros, a Magnetic Fishing Village in the Cyclades

19 Apr , 2012  

The gorgeous village of Naoussa Paros in Greece is ten kilometers east from Parikia, towards the northern side of the island of Paros. It is categorized under the “prettiest villages” in the Cyclades and, regardless of the expansion of tourism, this exquisite village has preserved its realism, spirit and magnetism. Enhanced by whitewashed small houses, […]

Hidden Places, South America

The Rainbow River: Caño Cristales, Columbia

24 Mar , 2012  

Caño Cristales (also known as the “river of five colors” or “the river that ran away from paradise”) has a unique biological feature: it is covered by colorful algae. According to wikipedia, “for most of the year, Caño Cristales is indistinguishable from any other river: a bed of rocks covered in dull green mosses are […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Bewithcing Santorini: Small Travel Guide in 40 Photos

12 Mar , 2012  

photo by Andreas Constantinou It is said that great poets have sung its praises and that its majestic shape hides the secrets of Atlantis. This post is not looking to solve any mystery, nor judge poets, but will simply give you a clue about how it feels to travel to Santorini in a short travel […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Guilin Hills China, a Surreal Landscape

21 Dec , 2011  

Guilin stands for “cassia forest”, a special tropical tree with yellow flowers that can be found here in abundance and which is what we “naive” Europeans refer to as  “cinnamon”. Cinnamon is the natural scent of this fascinating Chinese city, as from August to October the tropical tree “cassia” is in blossom.  Guilin is said […]

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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