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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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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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Asia, Hidden Places

6 Most Beautiful Beaches in India

26 Jun , 2016  

Whether you are a backpacker, a marine biologist, a writer or a sportsman, the sunny waters and the sandy shores in India will compel you to kick off your shoes and lie back careless. With an impressive 7,500 km long coastline, India has an enormous palette of beautiful beaches which can be very hard to […]

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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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Asia, Crazy Accommodation

Book and Bed Hostel, Tokyo: Falling Asleep Inside a Bookshelf

12 Nov , 2015  

Book and Bed Tokyo (or “the accommodation bookshop”) is an innovative hostel that aims to bring book-loving travelers together. It is the result of a metamorphosis from a traditional izakaya pub (a type of informal Japanese eat&drink establishment) into a literary crib. As the owners say, the concept has nothing to do with regular accommodation. […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Ha Long Bay: Amazing Seascape Sculptured by Nature

26 Aug , 2015  

Ha Long Bay is a perfect destination for travelers who prefer to discover areas enriched by nature-sculpted elements. With its magnificent limestone pillars and the most extensive marine-invaded tower karst in the world, Ha Long Bay is a seascape to witness and remember. The magical spot is located in Quảng Ninh Province, northeast of  Vietnam, 170 […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

The World Without Us: Abandoned China Village Overtaken by Nature

12 Jun , 2015  

Surprisingly, these photos are not taken in a village where landscape architecture takes central stage, but in an abandoned site where people are no longer part of the scenery. Time seems to also be taking a break in this former fishing village on Shengshan Island, China (one of almost 400 that make up the Shengsi […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Hypnotizing Mountain Tent Views Captured by Russian Photographer Oleg Grigoryev

1 Sep , 2014  

Russian photographer Oleg Grigoryev captured some of the hypnotizing feel of mountain mornings in his photography. Witnessing some memorable landscapes while hiking in the mountains of Tajikistan probably determined the photographer to share the blissful state further. In his “Morning Views From The Tent” series, the artist frames mountain scenes which include two original “elements”: […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Waterfalls Restaurant in the Philippines, an lntense Dining Experience

17 Jul , 2014  

Waterfalls Restaurant in the Philippines is our suggestion for those who have a desire to experience new things this summer! How about a refreshing lunch very close to a waterfall (and by close we mean… at the base of the waterfall, feeling water flowing over your feet). Maybe it sounds dangerous but we assure you […]

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Asia, Europe, Hidden Places

The Many Colors of Istanbul

27 Feb , 2014  

As we were reading this travel guide on Istanbul, we kept thinking of a way to uniquely illustrate its diversity on our blog, so that its personality would stick and urge us to finally visit it. And then it hit us: colors! Bridging Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. Istanbul is a city of […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Nature Frenzy: Underwater Forest in Kaindy Lake, Kazakhstan

27 Aug , 2013  

  This underwater forest in Kaindy Lake, Kazakhstan brings a whole new dimension to the concept of “walking through the forest”. At 6 degrees Celsius (the highest temperature this lake can reach during summer time), a “walk” can only be imagined in a high-insulating swim suit. According to Amusing Planet, the sunken forest is part […]

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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 […]

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