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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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Tips & Tricks

GoTicket Search Platform Helps Travel the U.S. by Train or Bus

17 Jun , 2016  

Tourism on the Edge is always on the lookout for hidden travel gems and places of profound beauty. But we also cherish memorable experiences on the road, which makes us fans of “slow travel”. Today’s post goes out to those discovering the USA; to those who like to stop and admire colorful fields and farmlands, […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

9 Travel Experiences to Try Out in Belfast

15 Mar , 2016  

Belfast is a beautiful port city, usually associated with the birthplace of The Titanic. But this Northern Ireland capital has many surprises for the less conventional tourist as well, and we decided to list just a few: #1. Saint George’s Market St George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions, hosted by a Victorian building […]

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People, Travel Inspired

“Zigzagging Through Romania”, an Inspiring Travel Project [Videos]

21 Feb , 2016  

If you are lucky enough, you can make a traveler fall in love with a new place by sharing a good story with him or her, or by revealing a single mind-blowing photo. But what if you could do something to capture the essence of an entire country, during a single trip? Perhaps a complex puzzle that is built […]

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Travel Inspired, Travel Journals

Submit Your Travel Journal!

1 Feb , 2016  

Sometimes being a traveler is hard work and we are well aware of the following: all the time you put in for finding a decent map, all the calculations needed to prepare just the right amount of clothes, all the small accessories your back can support, all the strange noises coming from outside tents, how wet a […]

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

Traveling to Santa Claus Village, Lapland: Christmas Traditions in Finland

6 Nov , 2014  

Reindeers, husky sleigh rides, ice sculptures and glowing Christmas trees add up to the magic of Santa Claus Village (located north of Rovaniemi), the place where Christmas feels most at home. Traveling to Rovaniemi, Lapland in Finland for Christmas is more rewarding when equipped with some general information regarding the country’s traditions. Christmas in Finland […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Holiday Travel Inspiration: Beautiful Places To See in Turkey

26 Jun , 2014  

Aside from being an intense cultural experience, visiting Turkey can also become synonymous with ultimate relaxation. After doing some research, we compelled five beautiful places to see in Turkey, if that travel impulse ever takes you there. #1. Butterfly Valley  Located in southwestern Turkey, Butterfly Valley (in Turkish it is called Kelebekler Vadisi) is a […]

Hidden Places

20 Authentic Outdoor Traveling Experiences Around the World

5 Feb , 2014  

We like to think of ourselves as avid seekers of authentic outdoor traveling experiences. And in its four years of existence, Tourism on the Edge has gathered quite a few hints on mesmerizing places around the Globe. You can admire them from afar, dream about them, gather more information and perhaps even plan an outstanding […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Three Unusual London Hotels for the Eccentric Traveler

19 Aug , 2013  

  When it comes to picking out cheap London hotels, my bohemian spirits coupled with a certain appreciation for tasteful modern design approaches usually lead the way. In a simple search for uncommon London hotels, I ran into these three, which appeal to the eccentric traveler, as well as to the one in search for […]

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 […]

Hidden Places

7 Architecturally Surprising Destinations for the Wandering Traveler

19 Mar , 2013  

Off to see the world? Here are seven destination that will feed your appetite for charming and original architecture along the way. From Yemen to China, prepare to get a glimpse of the world’s most creative small towns and villages ever built. 1. Alberobello, Puglia Region, Italy Alberobello is inhabited by 11,000 lucky Italians and […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Traveling to Setenil de las Bodegas aka The City Under Rocks

5 Mar , 2013  

Traveling to Setenil de las Bodegas in Spain may prove to be a real adventure for those suffering from symptoms of claustrophobia. Located in the scenic province of Cádiz, Spain, the unusual village was creatively built using local stone as construction material. Setenil lies along the river gorge of Rio Trejo, with which it developed […]

Europe, Hidden Places

11 Best Beach Destinations in Europe for Traveling on a Budget

21 Feb , 2013  

People usually fail to correlate traveling towards hedonistic and utterly relaxing places, with a tight budget. This is particularly true with seaside escapes, which most tend to label as “expensive” from the very start. Well, we have done some research and discovered some beaches in Europe, where you can stay for a week or even more, […]

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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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