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Asia, Hidden Places

Hidden Colorful Pools in Huanglong Scenic Valley, China

20 Sep , 2016  

Today we are sending you to China, to travel the southwest of the country and discover a hypnotizing landscape. We are talking about the Huanglong Scenic Reserve, part of the Huanglong National Park. Even if the conditions are a bit harsh, with an average temperature of 7 degrees Celsius all year round and altitudes that might be […]

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kinderdijk, holland

Europe, Hidden Places

Most Beautiful Villages in the Netherlands Built on Canals

26 May , 2016  

Today we want to share with our fellow travelers six charming villages in the Netherlands which you can explore by boat. Built centuries ago around small harbors, these villages unveil a rich history and Dutch traditional architecture. Discovering their narrow streets or cycling along the banks of the small canals make for some memorable traveling experiences. Enjoy […]

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wroclaw, poland

Get Cultural

Why You Should Visit Wrocław, 2016 European Capital of Culture

24 Feb , 2016  

Wrocław is the 2016 European Capital of Culture; the events set by the cultural organizers are guaranteed to make your heart and mind dance together. Part of various empires and political disputes, Wrocław is a place where you can sense powerful historical vibes. The most flourishing time in the city’s development was during its Austrian rule. It […]

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Mostar-Herzegovina-and-Bosnia

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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Crazy Accommodation

Safari Lodge in Tanzania With Adobe-Colored Houses

26 Oct , 2015  

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is an unusual accommodation unit suitable for safari passionates and explorers of the wild life of Africa. Located on the south-western rim of the famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania (one of Africa’s treasures and an UNESCO World Heritage Site), the lodge offers breathtaking views and unexpected meetings with the wilderness. The unusual […]

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Eat & Chill

Hanged on a Solitary Cliff in the Indian Ocean: The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

14 Oct , 2015  

Tourism on the Edge is about unconventional places from across the world, including places where eating is itself a way of exploring. On this note, we would like to present the magical Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar. And what better way to discover the taste of a different culture than dining in a small restaurant hanged […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Windmills and Their History in Kinderdijk Village, the Netherlands

24 Jul , 2014  

Kinderdijk is a village in Netherlands, about 15 kilometers away from Rotterdam. An entire system of 19 windmills was built in this village almost 270 years ago, and they are now part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are a lot of symbols that come to our mind when we think about Netherlands.  Among them are […]

salar de uyuni

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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shangri-la, tibet

Asia, Hidden Places

Mystical Aura, Impressive Sights: Shangri-La in Tibet

5 May , 2013  

With its millenary culture, exotic food, and fascinating landscapes, China is one the world’s greatest travel destinations. Because this Asian nation is the second largest country in the world, tourists often need to plan their trip well or focus on only one region in order to have an enjoyable travel experience. The province of Yunnan […]

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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

Hallstatt, Austria’s Most Beautiful Lake Town

29 Sep , 2012  

Hallstatt is a little town of breathtaking views located between Salzburg and Graz, in the Salzkammergut Lake District of Austria. Considered to be one of the oldest still inhabited settlement in Europe, Hallstatt is a UNESCO heritage site and an important Austrian tourist attraction. The settlement gave the name to Hallstatt culture, a predominant Central European culture during […]

banaue rice terraces

Asia, Hidden Places

Banaue Rice Terraces, the Eighth Ancient World Wonder?

28 Aug , 2012  

The Banaue Rice Terraces are ancient sprawling man-made structures said to date back 2000 to 6000 years, that were carved into the Ifugao in Cordillera Mountains in the Philippines by ancestors of the indigenous people. These terraces built largely by hand are considered by the Philippines to be the “Eighth Wonder of the World” . […]

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iguazu falls

Hidden Places, South America

Iguazu, the Curse of an Eternal Fall

23 Aug , 2012  

An ancient legend tells that a god planned to marry a beautiful aborigine named Naipi, who fled with her mortal lover Taroba in a canoe. When the god heard about that, he became very angry and with an unmeasurable rage, he sliced the river creating waterfalls, condemning the two lovers to an eternal fall. This […]

Plitvice Waterfalls

Europe

Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, a Spectacle of Vitality

17 Jul , 2012  

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most talked about places in Croatia, an European country with a lot of amazing landscapes and one you should definitely turn to when planning a trip to Europe. 16 beautiful lakes interconnected by stunning waterfalls are the “essence” of this out-of-this-world scenery. Their water color varies, depending […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Škocjan Caves, Slovenia, An Exceptional Underground Canyon

11 Jun , 2012  

Škocjan Caves is a cave system located in Slovenia, Europe, integrated in the Škocjan Caves Regional Park. The grottoes are the creation of the Reka River, an underground river that springs from below the plateau. The total length of the Škocjan cave system is about 6 kilometers, but the amazing thing is the vertical difference […]

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