backpacking Asia

Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

How to Pack Smart For a Backpacking Adventure Through Asia

19 Nov , 2013  

Backpacking through Asia should be a life changing experience, but if you don’t pack accordingly it might change your mood and physical well-being and simply make you switch your holiday plans. Travelers all around the world have their own idea of what the essentials are, and it’s usually a bit different from person to person. […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

From Colossal Caves to Captivating Causeways: Top 5 Natural Wonders in the UK

8 Nov , 2013  

Radio Times conducted a poll to discover the greatest natural wonders available to visit in the UK. These places are guaranteed to leave visitors awestruck by their natural beauty, hence why they receive so many visitors year after year. From colossal caves to captivating causeways, here’s the top 5 as voted by the magazine’s readers: […]

Aborigenal People, William RIcketts

Get Cultural

William Ricketts Sanctuary, Australia: A Place of Rebirth

5 Nov , 2013  

“Spirituality is eternal and I want the people to regard this sanctuary just this way, timeless and eternal. All my work expresses  reverence for life everlasting. I believe that we are indivisible linked with all that life and we cannot be separated” – William Ricketts (1898–1993) William Ricketts Sanctuary is an amazing outdoor museum representing 92 […]

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banksi street art

Get Cultural

Seven Inspiring Street Artists That Give Art a New Meaning

31 Oct , 2013  

What if your street became an art gallery? You think that isn’t possible? Go to London, Los Angeles, San Francisco or San Diego. If you live there, you already know what we are talking about. If not, you are just about to find out. First is first! Let us talk a little about street art. This […]

Montserrat, Spain (2)

Europe, Hidden Places

Hiking Near Barcelona: Montserrat Mountain the Hard Way

28 Oct , 2013  

Montserrat mountain is the perfect day trip from Barcelona in terms of accessibility, distance and powerful, raw natural beauty. Montserrat, meaning serrated mountain, is an apt name for the jagged cluster of peaks located one hour outside Barcelona. Although it looks like a range of hills, Montserrat is in fact one single mountain with multiple peaks. […]

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Travel Inspired

James Asquith, the Youngest Person to Visit Every Country on Earth

16 Oct , 2013  

Hats off to James Asquith, officially the youngest person who visited every country on the Globe. It took James five years and £125,000 to achieve the ultimate round-the-world travel dream, founded by part-time jobs he had been having since the age of 16, including working in hostels in far away places. Unlike most RTW travelers, […]

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Crazy Accommodation

15 Crazy Ideas for Bringing Nature Inside and Around a Cozy Home

7 Oct , 2013  

Bringing nature into your home can be easier than you think. It`s not about planting trees in the middle of your hallway, but more about creating that feeling of freedom you have when you are somewhere out there, with no worries to cloud your day. With no further ado, here are some original ideas that […]

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Hidden Places

9 Caves Around the World That Dazzle the Human Mind

17 Sep , 2013  

#1.  Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Hang Son Doong cave is located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam and is currently known as the largest cave in the world.  It is said that the cave was discovered in 1991 by a local man named Ho Khanh, but nobody dared to explore it until 2009, when the […]

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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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ThePavilion rock and roll hotel

Crazy Accommodation

Three Unusual London Hotels for the Eccentric Traveler

19 Aug , 2013  

  When it comes to picking out cheap London hotels, my bohemian spirits coupled with a certain appreciation for tasteful modern design approaches usually lead the way. In a simple search for uncommon London hotels, I ran into these three, which appeal to the eccentric traveler, as well as to the one in search for […]

Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

6 Major Events in London to Witness This August

17 Jul , 2013  

London will fire up this August with a series of concerts, theater plays and original film festivals. For today’s post we chose six major events that we know we’d love to attend. #1. Movie fans, gather up! The Film4 Summer Screen (8-21 August) at Somerset House is the place where movie eclecticism meets 14 nights […]

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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 […]

canola flower fields luoping china

Asia, Hidden Places

A Photographers’ Haven: Golden Sea of Canola Flowers in Luoping, China

1 Jul , 2013  

If by any chance, the complicated twists of traveling will take you to the county of Luoping in eastern Yunnan, China in Spring, prepare for quite a visual spectacle: the golden sea. It is here that you will encounter fields of the yellow rapeseed flowers (also known as canola) in full bloom, perfectly blending in […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Visiting the Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

4 Jun , 2013  

Descending from history pages to contemporary land is not always an overwhelming feel. There are few landmarks that still carry respect for their inheritance within their fascinating architecture and one of them is Hohenzollern Castle in Germany. Hohenzollern Castle is located about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart. Is is considered the ancestral seat of the Hohenzollern family, […]

shangri-la, tibet

Asia, Hidden Places

Mystical Aura, Impressive Sights: Shangri-La in Tibet

5 May , 2013  

With its millenary culture, exotic food, and fascinating landscapes, China is one the world’s greatest travel destinations. Because this Asian nation is the second largest country in the world, tourists often need to plan their trip well or focus on only one region in order to have an enjoyable travel experience. The province of Yunnan […]

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