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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hohenzollern-castle-germany

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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Snorkeling with Rajan

Asia, Hidden Places

Top 10 Offbeat Things To Do In India

17 Apr , 2013  

India is mostly known as a spiritual travel destination by travelers across the globe. But its stunning  mountains, dense forests and wildlife sanctuaries are also known for attracting various  adventure enthusiasts. These hot-spots are most preferred by those who feel tired of a life of routine and are looking for the ultimate thrill and rejuvenation. […]

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wisteria tunnel, kawachi gardens, japan

Asia, Hidden Places

A Colorful Walk: Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, Japan

2 Apr , 2013  

Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan ( 5 hours from Tokyo, if you take the Nozomi high speed train) is where you will find this pastel-colored fairy tale tunnel. The gardens are home to about 150 Wisteria flowering plants spanning 20 different species (white, blue, purple, violet-blue and pink). This is the reason why the […]

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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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santos-express-train-hotel

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 […]

Half_Dome_from_Glacier_Point,_Yosemite

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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