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Crazy Accommodation

Peter Vetsch Earth Homes, Reminders of Gaudi’s Architecture

30 Aug , 2010  

We recently ran across these fabulous looking “Earth Homes” from architect Peter Vetsch and we couldn’t help thinking at GaudĂ­’s unique architecture shapes. We thought we should share a few photos, since we find these designs absolutely spectacular. Peter Vetsch is a Swiss architect, currently known for his 47 completed projects, some of which include […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Yemen: Unique Architecture and Fantastic Landscapes

4 Nov , 2009  

  Unusual landscapes. Exotic flaura and fauna. Camels. 🙂 A beautiful movie, enjoy! We found this warning on Wikipedia that you should take into consideration. Still, Yemen remains an unusual destination worth considering when making long term traveling plans. Travel to Yemen at this time is not recommended because of the very high threat of […]

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Eat & Chill

Cliffside Dining: Ă„scher Cliff Restaurant, Switzerland

29 May , 2017  

Ă„scher cliff restaurant is nestled between steep-sided valleys and spectacular mountain peaks in Switzerland. This small wooden cabin merges with the rock behind in a perfect architecture balance. #Getting there You can access the restaurant by taking a cable car from Wasserauen-Ebenalp and the hiking for 15 min across the Wildkirchli caves. For the brave, […]

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Get Extreme

4 Of The Best Cycling Routes In The World

1 May , 2017  

Cycling around the world often seems reserved to professional cyclists who set a goal to circumnavigate the Earth. We believe the contrary. That long-distance cycling is a fun and realist challenge for most biking enthusiasts. You just need to find the courage and time to train before a major adventure. On this note, here are […]

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Tips & Tricks

A London Hostel Reviving Victorian Charm

15 Apr , 2017  

While searching for a place to stay in London, things got complicated. We realized we wanted many things from our accommodation “hotspot”, the “root” of all our daily city walks and discoveries. We craved for a crib slightly on a budget, with a great location and good services. But most of all, we needed a […]

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Crazy Accommodation, Europe

Tiny Mountain Shelter in Slovenia Greets Climbers on the Edge

19 Feb , 2017  

Designed for extreme weather conditions, this aluminum&timber alpine retreat is located on the edge of Mount Kanin in Slovenia. The tiny shelter was envisioned by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and implemented by structural engineers CBD  for the adventurous climbers in the region. “This particular site was chosen because of its 360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy, and spectacular views […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Travel Back in Time: Visby, a Scandinavian Jewel

30 Oct , 2016  

Visby is a city in the Gotland district, Sweden. It is considered the only historic city on the island of Gotland and the best-preserved medieval city in Scandinavia. Its name comes from the word “vis” that means “sacrifice” in the northern language. Visby is a favorite holiday destination among Scandinavians in summer, receiving tens of thousands of […]

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Hidden Places

5 Weird Church Placements Around the Globe

7 Oct , 2016  

It’s not just nature that creates things hard to imagine, but there are also brilliant minds that built the unimaginable. Years pass and a certain building fits so well in its surroundings that makes tourists hardly believe that a man’s hand put it there, rather than thinking the world began exactly like that. This is […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Discover the Artistic Spirit of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

10 Jun , 2016  

Have you ever heard about Carmel-by-the-Sea, a small town in California, United States? This hidden place with stunning natural beauty and houses built in various European styles has been a nest for artistic movements for around one hundred years. Carmel-by-the-Sea (or shortly called Carmel) is located on the Monterey Peninsula in California. Its expansion was highly […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Most Beautiful Villages in the Netherlands Built on Canals

26 May , 2016  

Today we want to share with our fellow travelers six charming villages in the Netherlands which you can explore by boat. Built centuries ago around small harbors, these villages unveil a rich history and Dutch traditional architecture. Discovering their narrow streets or cycling along the banks of the small canals make for some memorable traveling experiences. Enjoy […]

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Get Extreme

15 Skywalks and Dazzling High Altitude Platforms Around the World

13 May , 2016  

New perspectives are always a part of the seemingly almighty traveling experience. Without taking things lightly, these breathtaking skywalks and viewing platforms around the world will give you a genuine feel of what it’s like to be “walking on sunshine”. Just imagine speed running up a mountain (unfortunately some of the mountain itineraries have recently […]

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Europe, Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

9 Engaging Things to do in Porto on a Budget

12 Apr , 2016  

One month of living in Porto (Portugal) is enough to make you nostalgic for life. This city is both bohemian and hard working, imposing, yet extremely friendly. If you are planning a trip to Porto, consider yourself lucky: you are in for a treat. To make things easier, we listed a few things you can […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

9 Travel Experiences to Try Out in Belfast

15 Mar , 2016  

Belfast is a beautiful port city, usually associated with the birthplace of The Titanic. But this Northern Ireland capital has many surprises for the less conventional tourist as well, and we decided to list just a few: #1. Saint George’s Market St George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions, hosted by a Victorian building […]

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Get Cultural

Why You Should Visit Wrocław, 2016 European Capital of Culture

24 Feb , 2016  

WrocĹ‚aw is the 2016 European Capital of Culture; the events set by the cultural organizers are guaranteed to make your heart and mind dance together. Part of various empires and political disputes, WrocĹ‚aw is a place where you can sense powerful historical vibes. The most flourishing time in the city’s development was during its Austrian rule. It […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

14 Small European Towns and Villages To Visit this Year

10 Feb , 2016  

Dear independent traveler, since you decided to hit the road this year, we would like to contribute with some suggestions. Here are 14 special small European towns and villages to visit in 2016! Some of these travel destinations were part of our experiences on the road, other are taken from our future “travel trajectories”. We see traveling […]

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