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Crazy Accommodation

Literally Living in a Bubble: Attrap’Reves Hotel Under the Stars of France

1 Apr , 2017  

Ever thought about literally living (and sleeping) in a bubble? The innovative Attrap’Reves hotel consists of habitable plastic bubble domes and was built using recyclable materials. These transparent “spheres” are maintained by a silent blower which continuously allows fresh air to get in and keep a high level of oxygen. Each transparent bubble offers panoramic […]

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Crazy Accommodation

High Altitude Sleepness: Airbnb Cable Car Room in Courchevel, France

14 Mar , 2015  

We just came across this crazy idea delivered by the guys at Airbnb: to take an ordinary cable car and transform it into a comfortable room suspended 2700 meter above ground. For those who don’t fear waking up in the the night suspended in the middle of literally nowhere, this type of luxury room is […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Where Winter Holidays Become Fairy Tales: Colmar, France

16 Nov , 2012  

With a charming country-town atmosphere and a strong historical heritage, Colmar is not only “the most Alsatian town in Alsace”, and the wine capital of the region, but also a place for the fairytale believers. This dreamy place has a very privileged location near Germany and Switzerland, between the Vosges mountains and the Rhine, between […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Europe’s Grand Canyon: Verdon Gorge, France

7 Jun , 2012  

It may not be as long as the Grand Canyon, or come with a spectacular skywalk, yet Verdon Gorge in France is said to be the most beautiful canyon in Europe. The turquoise color of the Verdon river distinguishes the area and the canyon itself, while attracting numerous travelers for hiking and rock climbing, especially […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Walk to Remember: Gardens of Marqueyssac, France

4 Apr , 2012  

Even though the Gardens of Marqueyssac in France have a unique appearance and atmosphere, I couldn’t help correlate the feel of this place with that of Villa D’Este. When choosing between a natural landscape and a man-made environment, I would normally have no difficulties. Pristine places equal total domination. Wrapped around a traditional 17th century […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Hillside Views of the Mediterranean: Èze, France

10 Jan , 2011  

Èze is a mesmerizing medieval village located about half way between Monte Carlo and Nice. The real appeal of the Côte d’Azur lies amongst the magnificent views over the St Jean-Cap Ferrat, which is located in the ancient village of Èze. Traffic along the coastal road between Menton and Nice – the Moyenne Corniche, chokes […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Brousse-le-Château, Probably the Most Beautiful Village in France

20 Oct , 2010  

picture by chantal_france Brousse-le-Château is a fascinating and picturesque French county located in the Aveyron region, South-West of France. Some people like to refer to this medieval wonder as the most beautiful village in France. With a rich and well preserved history, Brousse-le-Château is not just a place where one can feel safe in the […]

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Get Extreme

Eiffel Tower Zip Line Reinvents Adventure Travel in Paris [Video]

8 Jun , 2017  

Before we go on, please hold your horses! Is this really an Eiffel Tower Zip Line? Yes. Can you go on it? Unfortunately, no, unless you are one of the lucky few selected in a ballot online last week, according to The Telegraph. However, if you are in Paris by Sunday, June 11 2017, you […]

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Get Cultural

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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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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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, 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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Travel Inspired

The Pilgreens: Eco Traveling From Bangkok to Toulouse in an Electric Tuk tuk

18 Aug , 2015  

The quest: 20,000 km  –  120 days  –  16 countries  –  3 friends – 3 wheels  –  2 electric batteries  –  1 solar panel Today we want to share with you this daring idea that came from 3 adventurous students: to  travel from Bangkok to Toulouse in an electric vehicle (Tuk tuk) to promote eco traveling […]

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Get Cultural

Four Crazy Cinema Ideas for Creative Movie Nights

18 Feb , 2015  

Maybe for some of you guys these improvised cinemas will seem a little bit excessive regarding comfort or the overrated attention for “building” a special mood for the audience. Of course, all this trouble will not adjust the quality of a film, neither the perception of it in the eyes of a cinemaniac. But these types of […]

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Get Extreme

Paris on the Edge: The New Eiffel Tower Glass Floor [Video]

7 Oct , 2014  

What’s it like to see bits of Paris while suspended on a glass platform, 57 meters (200 feet) above soil ? It seems that millions of tourists will soon have the rushing answer to this question, as visiting the Eiffel Tower now comes with an extra “perk”. Officially opened on Monday, the 6th of October […]

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