Post by: Lavinia

Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

How to Pack Smart For a Backpacking Adventure Through Asia

27 Feb , 2017  

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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Crazy Accommodation, Europe

Tiny Mountain Shelter in Slovenia Greets Climbers on the Edge

19 Feb , 2017  

Designed for extreme weather conditions, this aluminum&timber alpine retreat is located on the edge of Mount Kanin in Slovenia. The tiny shelter was envisioned by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and implemented by structural engineers CBD  for the adventurous climbers in the region. “This particular site was chosen because of its 360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy, and spectacular views […]

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Asia

China Inaugurates World’s Highest Bridge [Video]

4 Jan , 2017  

Designed by a team of Chinese engineers, the Beipanjiang Bridge is now officially the world’s highest bridge, suspended 564 metres above the Beipan River in mountainous southwest China. Since 8 of the Globe’s 10 highest bridges are in China, this news may not come as a surprise. According to Dezeen, the new constructions (open just before the […]

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Hidden Places

Hot River of Hveragerði, Iceland: What You Need to Know

31 Dec , 2016  

As you start going south from Reykjavik, the small Icelandic town of Hveragerði should be your first stop. Aside from the famous greenhouses where even bananas are grown (!), the place is know for its high geothermal activity. Probably the most striking “feature” of this hidden gem is the river that crosses the village. It is […]

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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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Europe

Magical Christmas Markets to Visit in Europe This Year

15 Nov , 2016  

Each holiday season we try to come up with suggestions for Christmas markets in Europe. This time we were sent an infographic that splits this year’s must-visit markets into a few interesting categories. More to the point, if you are looking for traditional food and mulled wine, Romania is the place to be. Bucharest has a bohemian […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Zhangye Danxia Landforms, the Perpetual Rainbows of China

30 Sep , 2016  

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, also known as Zhangye Danxia (Landform), has become one of the most important sites for landscape photographers and travelers that visit China since it was classified as a national park in 2011. Located near the city of Zhangye (about 30 minutes west by car) in China’s northwestern Gansu province, in […]

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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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Get Extreme

15 Skywalks and Dazzling High Altitude Platforms Around the World

13 May , 2016  

New perspectives are always a part of the seemingly almighty traveling experience. Without taking things lightly, these breathtaking skywalks and viewing platforms around the world will give you a genuine feel of what it’s like to be “walking on sunshine”. Just imagine speed running up a mountain (unfortunately some of the mountain itineraries have recently […]

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Eat & Chill

Giant Vertical Garden Adds Life to Mexico City Hotel

3 Mar , 2016  

Whenever we see green details in a fashionable hotel, or luxurious venue of any kind, we get a sense of “normality”. This giant green panel was designed by the team at VERDEVERTICAL (literally translated “vertical green”), a Mexican shop specializing in vertical gardens. It enhances a boundary wall of a hotel located in the historic center of Mexico City, […]

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Hidden Places

Seven of the World’s Most Beautiful Colorful Sand Beaches

25 Feb , 2016  

Here is a fascinating example of nature frenzy: prepare to see some of the world’s most colorful sand beaches. Red, green, pink, purple and even black are some of the colors featured in this breathtaking display of nature serenity. Enjoy! GREEN Papakōlea Beach is also known as the Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach and […]

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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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 […]

Crazy Accommodation

ol Donyo Lodge: Chill Between Safaris in Kenya

30 Jan , 2016  

ol Donyo is a safari lodge situated in a vast conservation area of the Maasai people in southeast Kenya. It is perched on the wild pitches of Chyulu Hills National Park, offering a spectacular view to the legendary Mount Kilimanjaro that rises to the west. Once it was built in 2008, the lodge became part of an important conservation […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Lebanon [VIDEO]

7 Dec , 2015  

Baatara Gorge Waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, often being ranked among the top places to visit in Asia. The nature spectacle is situated at 1,150 m altitude, on the Lebanon Mountain Trail, in the village of Balaa. This lies between the cities of Laqlouq and Tannourine. Beirut is located 76 […]

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