Maasai Warriors Dancing, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Get Cultural

Dance with the Maasai People !

10 Aug , 2012  

As we were stating in a previous article, Africa always has so much to offer whether it is the fauna, the landscapes or a huge variety of cultures and traditions. Many of the people outside the cities or the modern life often choose to live after ancient laws, keeping their devotion to the tribe. The […]

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Travel Inspired, Travel Journals

Bits of Austria: Hallstatt, Where Cats Party at 21 [Travel Journal]

27 Jul , 2012  

“Be gentle with that cat”, the camping lady told us, “He is 21!” “Does everybody in Hallstatt live this long?”, I asked, fully anticipating the answer. “Of course. Look around, you will understand why!” I initially wanted to put together an extensive travel journal about Hallstatt, elaborately describing my/our experience with this small town. And […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Giethoorn, the Netherlands: “Small Venice of the North”

26 Jul , 2012  

Giethoorn, also known as “the Venice of Holland” or the “Venice of the North”, is a beautiful village in the Netherlands. There are no cars or roads here; tourists leave them out of the village and have to travel by water or on foot over the lovely wooden bridges. Located in the Dutch province of […]

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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

Mysterious and Theatrical: Dona Ana Beach in Algarve, Portugal

10 Jul , 2012  

Praia de Dona Ana (or Dona Ana Beach) in Algarve, Portugal offers an unusual European beach landscape with its impressive grottos  and dramatic orange cliffs. An escape here will give you a chance to experience other surrounding beaches, small golfs and a beautiful small town, bearing rich historical meaning. Dona Ana Beach is located south […]

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Australia and Oceania, Hidden Places

Great Barrier Reef, Discovering Colorful Diversity

16 Jun , 2012  

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most […]

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10 Outstanding Photos Inside Glaciers by Eric Guth

14 Jun , 2012  

  Eric Guth has found a photography niche that dazzles the mind. Traveling in some of the most remote places on Earth, like Alaska and the Arctic, gave him the chance to experience ice and glaciers up close. Here is the story behind these photos inside glaciers. Eric Guth  took an interview for My Modern […]

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Hidden Places, South America

Mount Roraima, a Mystified Hiking Experience

13 Jun , 2012  

Today we will talk about Mount Roraima, one of the oldest mountain formations on Earth, a natural border between Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana in South America. It is also called Roraima Tepui or Cerro Roraima. There are some wonderful places on Earth that offer such breathtaking views that they might just stick with you forever […]

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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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Europe, Hidden Places

120 Bikes Displayed on Wacky Shop Facade in Altlandsberg, Germany

10 Jun , 2012  

Cheaper than an advertising billboard and in this case, more effective, the owners of this bike shop in Altlandsberg, Germany decided to hang 120 bicycles on the main facade. Who could anticipate that the beautiful historic town of Altlandsberg, located not far from Berlin would catch so much media attention due to an unusual bike […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Europe’s Grand Canyon: Verdon Gorge, France

7 Jun , 2012  

It may not be as long as the Grand Canyon, or come with a spectacular skywalk, yet Verdon Gorge in France is said to be the most beautiful canyon in Europe. The turquoise color of the Verdon river distinguishes the area and the canyon itself, while attracting numerous travelers for hiking and rock climbing, especially […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Second Most Challenging Trekking Region in the World: Annapurna, Nepal

6 Jun , 2012  

Annapurna is a scenic mountain section in Nepal, home to thirteen peaks over 7000 meters ((22,970 ft) and to Annapurna I summit, with its 8,091 meters (26,545 ft). Hiking, trekking and climbing in Annapurna go back a few decades. The first expedition successfully reaching Annapurna I in 1950 was led by Maurice Herzog. The conquest was a […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

10 Tips on How To Improve Your Traveling Experience- Open List

4 Jun , 2012  

When was the last time you had a holiday to remember?  Exciting and memorable traveling usually happens if you try a bit in having a meaningful contribution. Planing a trip does not take very long and could lead to some incredible results. Here are 10 small tips that you should keep in mind for an […]

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Crazy Accommodation

16 Colorful Tent Designs That Will Rock Your Camping World

1 Jun , 2012  

These wacky tent designs are not the way to scare off a bear, nor will they grant you better sleep. But they will definitely stand out in the crowd and cause some awareness. Found on Fieldcandy, a design-led brand of tents, the crazy-looking accommodation units are promised to “keep you as dry in the rain […]

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Get Cultural

Nature As a Way of Expression: Rice Field Art in Japan [VIDEO]

30 May , 2012  

Rice field art or tanbo art is a Japanese project originated in the village of Inakadate, Aomori in the Tōhoku region. It all started in 1993 when the locals searched for a way to revitalize their village and to develop tourism. After they realized that cultivating rice is an old tradition in the area, the […]

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