Grand Canyon

Hidden Places, North & Central America

Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon: A Few Ideas

25 Mar , 2013  

Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon are the best way to experience its landforms, taking in the impressive sites and engaging face to face with raw nature. The Grand Canyon is a natural exhibition of nearly two billion years of the Earth’s geological history. The Colorado River and its tributaries cut deep channels through layer […]

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Hidden Places

7 Architecturally Surprising Destinations for the Wandering Traveler

19 Mar , 2013  

Off to see the world? Here are seven destination that will feed your appetite for charming and original architecture along the way. From Yemen to China, prepare to get a glimpse of the world’s most creative small towns and villages ever built. 1. Alberobello, Puglia Region, Italy Alberobello is inhabited by 11,000 lucky Italians and […]

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Castell-Portmeirion-Village

Europe, Hidden Places

Designed from Memory Sketches of the Mediterranean: Portmeirion, North Wales

11 Mar , 2013  

Portmeirion, located in North Wales, Great Britain, is a distinctive village not just because of its remote position or secluded way of life, but due to its architecture innovation as well. Born from an unrestrained wish to bring history and beauty back home, Portmeirion is the “result” of the creative mind (and generous financing) of architect […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Africa’s Most Unusual Hostel: Santos Express Train Lodge

10 Mar , 2013  

We don’t know about you guys, but after 8 to 10 hours of train traveling (in order to reach the sea), the last place we would like to sleep in is… another train- as subjective as that may sound. However, we have to admit the idea of a train-hotel (like Santos Express Train Lodge) is creative […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Off the Beaten Path in Galway, Ireland

9 Mar , 2013  

Known for its breathtaking natural beauty and friendly residents, Galway is one of the most popular destinations for those wanting to get off Ireland’s beaten track. Galway Travelodge Hotel is a good accommodation option when traveling to one of the Emerald Isle’s most picturesque destinations. Here are some of our favorite things to do in […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

Australian Tourism is Hiring: 6 Perfect Jobs, Each with a $100,000* Package [Video]

5 Mar , 2013  

Tourism Australia is teaming up with industry and State and Territory tourism partners in a new A$4 million campaign targeting the international youth market. At the heart of the campaign is a global competition involving six of Australia’s State and Territory Tourism Organizations – each offering their own unique ‘Best Job in the World’ as […]

amazing city under rocks Spain

Europe, Hidden Places

Traveling to Setenil de las Bodegas aka The City Under Rocks

5 Mar , 2013  

Traveling to Setenil de las Bodegas in Spain may prove to be a real adventure for those suffering from symptoms of claustrophobia. Located in the scenic province of Cádiz, Spain, the unusual village was creatively built using local stone as construction material. Setenil lies along the river gorge of Rio Trejo, with which it developed […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

Getting to Know The Spirit of Cuba

25 Feb , 2013  

If there’s one place that never fails to alight the senses, the Caribbean is. And when it comes to dream holidays, the island of Cuba is a glittering gem in the Caribbean’s crown. Bubbling over with character and charm, Cuba boasts a magnificent 300 days of sunshine a year with an average temperature of 25 […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

10 Tips for Hiking Half Dome, a Phenomenal Mountain Trail in Yosemite

22 Feb , 2013  

Hiking Half Dome Yosemite is our idea of a perfect day. Some say it takes 12 hours to go all the way to the edge of the dome and back, but with experience, good equipment and perfect weather conditions, you could make the trip faster. Half Dome is situated in Yosemite National Park, in the […]

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Best Budget Beaches in Europe

Europe, Hidden Places

11 Best Beach Destinations in Europe for Traveling on a Budget

21 Feb , 2013  

People usually fail to correlate traveling towards hedonistic and utterly relaxing places, with a tight budget. This is particularly true with seaside escapes, which most tend to label as “expensive” from the very start. Well, we have done some research and discovered some beaches in Europe, where you can stay for a week or even more, […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

13 Psychedelic Lake Opera Stages in Bregenz, Austria

11 Feb , 2013  

The Bregenzer Festspiele  is usually associated with incredible floating opera stages and performances of famous plays. Even though the Bregenz Festival is held in five different locations throughout the city, Seebühne (the floating stage) on Lake Constance is the most popular of them all. In the staging process, the lake and its shores are the grounds for […]

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Hidden Places, South America

Surreal Land Art: Giant Hand in the Atacama Desert

7 Feb , 2013  

As if a giant man was trapped in the desert of Atacama in South America, the surreal Mano de Desierto (Hand of the Desert) seems to reach out from the sand in the shape of an impressive stone sculpture. The unusual landmark is located conveniently on the Panamerican Highway, where it proudly stands 11 meter […]

Positano Italy

Europe, Hidden Places

Fascination of the Amalfi Coast: Positano, Italy

2 Feb , 2013  

Positano may be one of Italy’s most luxurious and romantic vacation destinations, but to us its plain beauty and traditional architecture rank the highest. The town of Positano showcases fabulous coastal views on the renowned Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy. The picturesque settlement is suspended vertically on the face of a cliff and is popular […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

3 Most Romantic Destinations in the United States for Couples

28 Jan , 2013  

Curious about the most sought after romantic escapes in the US? Today’s guest posts comes with a few suggestions. Get immersed in the perfect climate of sun, surf, sand and fine-dining at Santa Barbara or take a heavenly stroll down the Charleston historic district of South Carolina, United States offers a plethora of romantic destinations […]

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Get Extreme

Largest Crystals in the World: Giant Crystal Cave, Mexico

4 Jan , 2013  

The spectacular Giant Crystal Cave is connected to the Naica Mine, located in Chihuahua, Mexico. It goes around 300 meters bellow the surface. The main chamber contains the largest selenite crystals ever found, some of them reaching 11 meters in length, 4 meters in diameter and about 55 tons in weight. The conditions here are […]

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