Africa, Hidden Places

Victoria Falls, Tips for a Genuine Adventurous Experience

28 May , 2010  

Victoria Falls is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Located on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia, Victoria Falls is one and a half times wider than Niagara Falls and is twice its height making it the most impressive curtain of water on the globe. In […]

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Get Extreme

“Walk the Skies”: Grand Canyon Skywalk

21 May , 2010  

The Grand Canyon is known worldwide for its spectacular landscapes. But here’s something we hope will surprise you. Situated 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) above the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon Skywalk is an ingenious structure, completed in 2007.  The concept is simple: you walk on a transparent pathway above the canyon and you feel like […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Auroville: The City of Hope

14 May , 2010  

Existing in a community where everyone is different, where the nationality is not a measurable scale for splitting people by their skin or language, a place where “my values and goods are also yours” its apparently an utopic imagine in these days. Why did I use “hope”? Cause we need an optimistic point of view […]

Australia and Oceania, Hidden Places

Maria Island, Tasmania: History and Sightseeing

4 May , 2010  

To be honest,what really got to me was finding out that this place is being called “a photographer’s dream”. Maria Island is located in Tasmania, South of Australia.  More info after the photos: Location: Access to Maria Island is usually by boat.  The only jetty on the island is at Darlington Bay. The  Maria 1 […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Cut Through Ages: Guoliang Tunnel Road, China

25 Mar , 2010  

“The magnificent tunnel road in the Taihang mountains was built by 13 local villagers headed by their chief, Shen Mingxin, and took around five years to finish. Many villagers lost their lives in accidents during construction of the tunnel but the others continued relentlessly. The tunnel was opened to traffic on May 1st, 1977. The […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Few Facts About the Feroe Islands

24 Mar , 2010  

Feroe Islands : 18 islands connected by tunnels and a public ferry service. Located halfway between Iceland and Norway. Almost 50.000 inhabitants, with a culture and language of their own. Known for their unusual whale behavior. Officially belonging to Denmark, although fighting for independence. Best visiting period: late May or early June. Getting there is […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Tree Cottages: The Fun Way to Travel and Sleep

16 Feb , 2010  

These amazing looking tree cottages are located in France, but this type of accommodation is catching ground all over Europe. Up to 6 people can stay in one house. Costs per cottage per night: 115 Euros. Some of them are equipped with terraces and beautiful wooden …stuff : ) If you are not too picky, […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Cinque Terre, Italy: Five Villages of Breathtaking Views

2 Feb , 2010  

Cinque Terre (free translation: Five Lands) is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and stands for five amazing villages which offer breathtaking views. Some of the things we like about it: it is is quite tourist-free, comparing to other similar looking places (Santorini in Greece, for example); there are no cars allowed in the […]

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Hidden Places

Where the Hell is Matt?- aka Dream Job

14 Jan , 2010  

Matt is basically a dude that traveled through the whole world and made movies while doing a peculiar dance. Examples: We loved the “About Matt” section from the official site, so here it is: “Matt is a 32-year-old deadbeat from Connecticut who used to think that all he ever wanted to do in life was […]

Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

Hiking in The Summer, The Basics

13 Nov , 2009  

If you are completely new to hiking, but have the will power, we would like to help you with some tips. Remember, these advices are for summer trips only, when the temperature is above 0 Degrees Celsius (30 Degrees Fahrenheit) and for altitudes of maximum 3000 meters (9842.51 Feet). I took these pictures myself last […]

Europe, Hidden Places

North Cape, Norway – Front Row Seats To Live Aurora Borealis

8 Nov , 2009  

“Auroras” (also known as the northern and southern lights), are beautiful natural phenomena which occur in the ionosphere. They are visible during the night in the polar regions and “they go” something like this: There are only a few special places on the Globe that offer a perfect view of the phenomenon and North Cape, […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Yemen: Unique Architecture and Fantastic Landscapes

4 Nov , 2009  

  Unusual landscapes. Exotic flaura and fauna. Camels. 🙂 A beautiful movie, enjoy! We found this warning on Wikipedia that you should take into consideration. Still, Yemen remains an unusual destination worth considering when making long term traveling plans. Travel to Yemen at this time is not recommended because of the very high threat of […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Unusual Italy: Villa D’Este, Tivoli

27 Oct , 2009  

Villa D’Este is located in Tivoli, a small but beautiful city 20 kilometers away from Rome. How to get here: From Fiumicino or Ciampino Airport, take a local bus (not a Shuttle, these are a lot more expensive) towards Anagnina metro station (1,2 Euros).  Take the metro until Ponto Mammolo station, get off, get a […]

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Get Extreme

Tandem Skydiving Over Kilimanjaro

19 Oct , 2009  

Without trying to exaggerate in any way with this clisheeic saying, this could be you : Tandem Skydiving basically means that all your responsibility (jumping, pushing buttons on time) is passed on to another person. This particular program  involves sky diving over the Kilimanjaro Mountains ( 19300 ft high, btw). The exact place for take-off […]

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