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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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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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Discover the Artistic Spirit of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

10 Jun , 2016  

Have you ever heard about Carmel-by-the-Sea, a small town in California, United States? This hidden place with stunning natural beauty and houses built in various European styles has been a nest for artistic movements for around one hundred years. Carmel-by-the-Sea (or shortly called Carmel) is located on the Monterey Peninsula in California. Its expansion was highly […]

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Nature Up-Close: Best National Parks in the U.S. for Hiking

30 Sep , 2015  

Since many happy campers read our small blog, we decided to remind you of 5 United States National Parks (some are more known than others) that we consider ideal for mountain activities, especially hiking. This is a subjective choice; needless to say, all the national parks in the US are special and worth exploring step by step. […]

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The Hidden Beach, Mexico: A Swim To Remember

25 May , 2015  

The Hidden Beach is one of the most renown beaches in the world, an ideal place for snorkeling and water diving enthusiasts. It is situated on one of the Marieta Islands, now designated national park, 20 miles away from Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico. Due to the governmental regulations that prohibits any fishing and hunting that could damage the […]

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5 Best Outdoor Activities in Branson, Missouri

9 Mar , 2015  

Amidst the bright lights of Branson in Missouri, there are activities that make every outdoor enthusiast in the city enjoy life here. Running, biking, hiking, camping, kayaking, canoeing and horseback riding are some of the many outdoor activities in Branson that one can explore. 1. Hiking in Murder Rock Trail One can explore many great […]

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10 Things to Do This Winter In Ixtapa, Mexico

8 Sep , 2014  

Ixtapa is a beach holiday retreat located in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Best to visit from mid-November to March, the resort is a good winter destination for some adventurous leisure time, as well as for visiting some interesting cultural venues. Without further ado, here are ten things […]

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How Does the World’s Most Famous Landscape Look Today?

2 Apr , 2014  

Recognize this photo? Some say this landscape made famous by Windows is the most famous on Earth. But where is it and how does it look today? Bliss is the name of the default computer wallpaper of Windows XP, produced from a photograph of a landscape in Sonoma County, California, United States. The photograph was […]

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How Wolves Regenerated an Entire Ecosystem in Yellowstone

18 Feb , 2014  

After being absent nearly 70 years, wolves were reintroduced in Yellowstone National Park in 1995. This came with remarkable twists in the biodiversity and ultimately, in the geography of the park. Enjoy the video, it’s a mind-startling one!

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Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon: A Few Ideas

25 Mar , 2013  

Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon are the best way to experience its landforms, taking in the impressive sites and engaging face to face with raw nature. The Grand Canyon is a natural exhibition of nearly two billion years of the Earth’s geological history. The Colorado River and its tributaries cut deep channels through layer […]

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Getting to Know The Spirit of Cuba

25 Feb , 2013  

If there’s one place that never fails to alight the senses, the Caribbean is. And when it comes to dream holidays, the island of Cuba is a glittering gem in the Caribbean’s crown. Bubbling over with character and charm, Cuba boasts a magnificent 300 days of sunshine a year with an average temperature of 25 […]

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3 Most Romantic Destinations in the United States for Couples

28 Jan , 2013  

Curious about the most sought after romantic escapes in the US? Today’s guest posts comes with a few suggestions. Get immersed in the perfect climate of sun, surf, sand and fine-dining at Santa Barbara or take a heavenly stroll down the Charleston historic district of South Carolina, United States offers a plethora of romantic destinations […]

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The 58 National Parks in the USA: Canyonlands and Capitol Reef

11 Sep , 2012  

#Canyonlands National Park Is located near the city of Moab in the eastern Utah and it covers over 1,366 km2. Canyonlands is divided into three major districts (by the Colorado River and the Green River): the Island in the Sky, the Maze and the Needles. Although the areas share the same tough weather conditions, every district […]

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The Sacred Waters in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

15 Aug , 2012  

Many ceremonies and initiations during ancient times are believed to have taken place in these underwater caverns from the Riviera Maya. The Mexicans call them cenotes, caves and underground rivers created naturally over 6,500 years ago, resulted from the combination of various geological events and climate changes. What we can see now is an incredible […]

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The 58 National Parks in the United States (2): Arches and Badlands

23 May , 2012  

Arches National Park is located outside of Moab, in eastern Utah, and it is well known for preserving over 2000 natural sandstone arches. The most representative landmark of the park is Delicate Arch, a 16 m freestanding natural arch which became a symbol for the state of Utah. Its highest elevation measures 1,723 m and the surface […]

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