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 […]

Hidden Places

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 […]

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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 […]

Crazy Accommodation

Sleep in a Parked Aircraft: Jumbo Stay Hostel, Stockholm

8 Jan , 2014  

Spending your night on-board an airplane might not be what most travelers dream of. But what if this airplane would not take off? The Jumbo Stay Hostel at Arlanda Airport near Stockholm, Sweden is one of the most original accommodation units we’ve seen so far. According to the description provided by Jumbo Stay, the “hostel” […]

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Step Into The Void: Chamonix Skywalk in the French Alps

20 Dec , 2013  

Step Into The Void is Europe’s newest mountain skywalk, scenically positioned at the top of the Aiguille du Midi peak, near Chamonix, south-east France. Said to be inspired by the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this vertigo-inducing installation consists a minimalist glass box, with a see-through bottom, offering unobstructed panoramic views of the French Alps. Not only […]

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Playful and Adventurous: Swing at the End of the World

13 Dec , 2013  

We do not always feel like admitting this to ourselves, but traveling has much to do with escaping. And this Swing at the end of the World is our idea of a perfect nature escape. Located in the Ecuadorian wilderness, the swing is reachable by hiking up the path to Bellavista from the edge of […]

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Hot Tub Cinema Concept Invading London Rooftops

10 Dec , 2013  

  Traveling to London just got a bit more interesting with this Hot Tub Cinema we recently stumbled upon. Adding a little craziness to the game makes it memorable and viewing a movie in a hot tub might be just what most visitors expect from a remarkable night out. Hot Tub Cinema took off in […]

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11 Coffee Houses in Europe with a Classical Taste for Culture

2 Dec , 2013  

“… it must be said that the Viennese coffeehouse is a particular institution which is not comparable to any other in the world. As a matter of fact, it is a democratic club to which admission costs the small price of a cup of coffee. Upon payment of this mite every guest can sit for […]

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