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French Artist Uses Hyper-Realistic Murals to Revive City Walls

11 May , 2017  

French artist Patrick Commecy and his team of muralists from A.Fresco like to create a totally new perception of reality. They are transforming cold and faded facades around France into remarkable 3D mural paintings full of life and creativity. Commecy is using a technique called trompe-l’œil, through which balconies, windows, walls and tiles become scenes of […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

How to Pack Smart For a Backpacking Adventure Through Asia

27 Feb , 2017  

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. […]


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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World’s Farthest Hoverboard Flight by Cătălin Alexandru Duru [Video]

15 Oct , 2015  

Canadian Catalin Alexandru Duru officially broke the Guiness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight, marking a revolutionary step in the field of ‘transportation devices for the future’.  Have a look at the video below to see Catalin in action: Speaking of his record breaking achievement, the inventor said:  “I wanted to showcase that a […]

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Art of Motion: Red Bull International Freerunning Competition 2015

6 Oct , 2015  

During every October, the capital of freerunning moves on the white rooftops and small alleys of the famous Santorini Island in Greece. Runners from all over the world gather here to meet, have fun and compete in one of the most challenging events. This year, the Red Bull Art of Motion International Competition on the […]


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Welcoming Refuge in Seville City Center: Kitsch Hostel Art

6 Aug , 2015  

Walking through the streets of Seville at night is like reenacting passages from a fairytale. The center is vibrant and imposing, with each architectural detail beckoning to be discovered up close. When the grandeur of a beautiful city can be experienced side by side with the familiarity of a creative hostel, you get the ultimate […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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Bits of Austria: Hallstatt, Where Cats Party at 21 [Travel Journal]

27 Jul , 2012  

“Be gentle with that cat”, the camping lady told us, “He is 21!” “Does everybody in Hallstatt live this long?”, I asked, fully anticipating the answer. “Of course. Look around, you will understand why!” I initially wanted to put together an extensive travel journal about Hallstatt, elaborately describing my/our experience with this small town. And […]

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Nature As a Way of Expression: Rice Field Art in Japan [VIDEO]

30 May , 2012  

Rice field art or tanbo art is a Japanese project originated in the village of Inakadate, Aomori in the Tōhoku region. It all started in 1993 when the locals searched for a way to revitalize their village and to develop tourism. After they realized that cultivating rice is an old tradition in the area, the […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the United States (part 1): Arcadia and American Samoa

22 May , 2012  

Arcadia National Park is located in Maine, in the North-Eastern part of the US and covers a large portion of Mount Desert Island and other small but beautiful islands. Including amazing woods, pristine lakes and a part of the Atlantic ocean shore, Arcadia National Park is a treat for the eyes of the visitor. Its […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Giant’s Causeway, a Rampart Standing Before the Fury of the Atlantic

17 May , 2012  

Said to be the result of a massive volcanic eruption, Giant’s Causeway is a place of scenic views and impressive basalt columns in  Northern Ireland, about two miles (3 km) away from Bushmills town. When you travel here,  be aware of the strong waves, as they might get you soaked without any previous warning. Giant’s […]

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Art Installation Linking People from London&New York in Real Time

27 Mar , 2011  

Although the Telectroscope had a short existence (May-June 2008), this is a famous installation that once linked London (near Tower Bridge) and New York (Brooklyn Bridge). The modern art installation was constructed by Paul St George, a London based multimedia artist and sculptor who stated his inspiration was a project developed by his grand-father in the 19th century. […]

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Parkour, the Art of Displacement [VIDEO]

3 Mar , 2011  

Parkour is a physical discipline originating from France (founded by David Belle)  in which the runners chooses a route in the surrounding environment and attempts to negotiate obstacles in the most efficient way, using only their body. Parkour can be practiced in any environment, but the most popular are the urban areas where dense and […]

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