Europe, Hidden Places

Most Adventurous Beach in Spain: Playa de Las Catedrales

25 Jun , 2014  

Playa de Las Catedrales (literally translated as Beach of the Cathedrals and officially named Praia de Augas Santas) makes for an interesting beach escape. This is due to its many arches and caves, which can be seen and explored during low tide (approximately from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.). In your 300 meter walk, you […]

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Stairway to Nothingness Suspension Bridge in the Austrian Alps

21 Jun , 2014  

Stairway to nothingness – what an inspired name for this hypnotizing 100-meter-long bridge defying the 1,300ft (396 meters) drop below and located in the Austrian Alps, at the Dachstein Glacier resort. Built for travelers with nerves of steel, the bridge meanders around the mountain range then descends fourteen steps into a glass viewing platform. The […]

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Sail Through Canals Soaked in a Warm Bath: The Hot Tug

20 Jun , 2014  

Peculiar enough to be memorable, a canal ride in The Netherlands inside an improvised bathtub is our idea of an unconventional traveling experience. The Hot Tug is the entertaining innovation of Supergoed’s designer Frank de Bruijn, who currently works on a barge in the port of Rotterdam. Simple, yet ingenious, the wood-fired hot tub allows travelers […]

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Eat & Chill

Seaside Cave Restaurant at Hotel Grotta Palazzese, Italy

15 Apr , 2014  

Open from May to October, the Seaside Cave Restaurant at Hotel Grotta Palazzese in the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy promises unique dining. Naturally lit by the aqua marine reflectionfrom the waters, the summer cavern has been the scene of many a romantic moments since local nobility held banquets here in the 1700s.

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10 Great Places In India For Adventure Sports

10 Apr , 2014  

Adventure sports refer to performing activities that have a certain amount of thrill and danger involved. Skiing, mountaineering, bungee jumping have garnered a huge number of followers and are practiced all across the globe. Although not very familiar with this particular genre of sports, India is still the 2nd most populous country in the world […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

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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Spectacular Natural Swimming Pools Across the World

21 Mar , 2014  

For today we’ve prepared a virtual dive into some of the world’s most spectacular natural swimming pools. If you happen to know any other fabulous locations for a fun nature swim, please let us know by leaving a comment below. Without further ado… 1.Fairy Pools, Scotland. A delightful series of splash-pools and gullies in the […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Kadir’s Tree House Hostel, a Colorful Oriental Hideaway

7 Mar , 2014  

Kadir’s Tree House Hostel is one of the most appreciated hostels around the world not only for its remote and fascinating location, but also for its spell projected through colors and rural house designs. The unconventional hostel is situated near the Mediterranean shore in a place called Olympus, 50 km away from Antalya, Turkey’s biggest […]

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 […]

Hidden Places

12 Exotic Beaches Across the World for Unconventional Holidays

20 Feb , 2014  

We all wish to have a holiday to remember, on an exotic beach, with white and smooth sand, turquoise waters, illuminated terraces, fancy hotels and excellent services, in the most remote corners of the world! We offer our idea of the most exotic beaches in the world and all you have to do is choose […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

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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Band Playing Ice Sculpted Instruments Animates Lapland

9 Feb , 2014  

These ice sculpted instruments by musical group Ice Music take the idea of unconventional concerts to a whole new level. According to Bored Panda, the band’s songs are unconventionally played on guitars, violins, xylophones and cellos, all hand-carved in ice by Ice Music’s founder Tim Linhart. After being carefully designed and sculpted, the “ICEstruments” are […]

Hidden Places

20 Authentic Outdoor Traveling Experiences Around the World

5 Feb , 2014  

We like to think of ourselves as avid seekers of authentic outdoor traveling experiences. And in its four years of existence, Tourism on the Edge has gathered quite a few hints on mesmerizing places around the Globe. You can admire them from afar, dream about them, gather more information and perhaps even plan an outstanding […]

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Australia and Oceania, Hidden Places

Samoa’s Most Beautiful Swimming Spot: To Sua Ocean Trench

27 Jan , 2014  

To Sua Ocean Trench (literally translated as “large swimming hole”) is a swimming spot located in Lotofaga village, on the south coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Most likely, its origins date from a time when volcanoes erupted and covered the nearby shores with lava. The ground collapsed, leaving behind a 30 meters deep hole […]

Europe, Hidden Places

4 Invigorating and Affordable Places to Stay in London this Year

17 Jan , 2014  

Since we discovered London’s Hot Tub Cinema, our attention has been redirected towards visiting the UK capital. Until that happens, we are on the lookout for creative places to book a stay in. Here are some interesting and affordable hotels and hostels we ran across so far: #1. After reading quite a few reviews, Clink78 […]

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