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North & Central America

Giant Floating Iceberg Greets Fishing Village in Canada

22 Apr , 2017  

This small fishing village in Ferryland, on Canada’s East Coast recently became dwarfed by a giant blue iceberg floating off-shore. The iceberg is 150 feet tall (about 45 meters), counting of course only the part that you can see. It is now in shallow water and stagnant, so it might remain here for a while. Its […]

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Hidden Places

9 Caves Around the World That Dazzle the Human Mind

21 Mar , 2017  

#1.  Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Hang Son Doong cave is located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam and is currently known as the largest cave in the world.  It is said that the cave was discovered in 1991 by a local man named Ho Khanh, but nobody dared to explore it until 2009, when the […]

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Get Extreme, North & Central America

Sliding Active: Volcano Boarding Nicaragua

3 Mar , 2017  

Lakes, volcano and beaches ‘dot’ the landscape of Nicaragua, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in Central America. While searching for things to do there, we ran across volcano boarding. Maybe not the most thrilling experience you will have around an active volcano, but a distinctive one to say the least. The Cerro […]

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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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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 […]

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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Hidden Places

The Chocolate Hills, Spotting Legends in the Philippines

21 Oct , 2016  

Beyond clean beaches and crystal waters adored by visitors, you will find some unprecedented geological formations whose origins remain shrouded in mystery. We are now in the island of Bohol, in the Philippines, home of the Chocolate Hills. These original looking formations are a constant factor of doubt when it comes to deciding if they’re […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Today’s Idyllic Walk: The Small Village of Bibury, England

17 Oct , 2016  

Let’s go for a walk today through a countryside gem in England! Discover Bibury, a small village located in the hills of the eastern Cotswolds province. Besides the idyllic location, and a fresh green grass greeting you almost all year long, this place stands out thanks to its honey-colored stone buildings. You can reach the main street, […]

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Hidden Places

5 Weird Church Placements Around the Globe

7 Oct , 2016  

It’s not just nature that creates things hard to imagine, but there are also brilliant minds that built the unimaginable. Years pass and a certain building fits so well in its surroundings that makes tourists hardly believe that a man’s hand put it there, rather than thinking the world began exactly like that. This is […]

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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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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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Asia, Hidden Places

The Beautiful Tree Houses of Kerala, India

27 Aug , 2016  

The state of Kerala (also known as ‘God’s Own Country’) is well known for its diverse nature with backwaters, mountains, beautiful beaches and the continuous developing eco-tourism. Situated in Southern India, this territory is a tropical wonder full of palm trees and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal land that stretches […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

In Search of Thailand’s Best Beaches: 5 Hotspots

31 Jul , 2016  

In our search for Thailand’s best beaches, we ran across calm and clear waters, small fishing villages, local culture, memorable boat journey and diving adventures. Above everything, we hope this post will provide you with inspiration when it comes to finding your future Thailand escape. And here are 5 hotspots to get you started! 1# Koh […]

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