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10 Adventure Travel Experiences in the South of Iceland

21 Jul , 2017  

Iceland has a mind-blowing landscape, which offers plenty of opportunities for exploring. “Europe’s open-air adventure park” is known to push limits and make people rethink their notion of a “comfortable escape”. During our stay in Iceland, we were lucky to experience some unique adventure tours, once-in-a-life-time experiences that brought us closer to respecting this pristine […]

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Europe, Travel Journals

Skogar to Thorsmork Hike, Iceland: What You Need to Know

5 May , 2017  

It often happens that one adventure triggers the next. We were hiking the outlandish volcano formations in Westman Islands, Iceland, when this lovely Czech-Swedish couple told us about the Skogar to Thorsmork hike, “the best they ever did”. We knew them enough to trust their nature skills and mountain tastes, so we decided to take […]

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Hidden Places

Hot River of Hveragerði, Iceland: What You Need to Know

31 Dec , 2016  

As you start going south from Reykjavik, the small Icelandic town of Hveragerði should be your first stop. Aside from the famous greenhouses where even bananas are grown (!), the place is know for its high geothermal activity. Probably the most striking “feature” of this hidden gem is the river that crosses the village. It is […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Aurora Borealis as Seen From Reykjavik, Iceland [Time Lapse Video]

15 Oct , 2010  

We found this interesting time lapse video of Aurora Borealis as seen from Reykjavik, Iceland. You are looking of 60 consecutive minutes of shots which were compressed into about 30 seconds. Check out the movie below for more technical characteristics. This movie is not as spectacular as it is… real and “doable” by any person […]

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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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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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Bringing Street Theatre to Its Rightful Proportions: Royal de Luxe [Video]

4 May , 2012  

Royal de Luxe is a French mechanical marionette street theatre company founded in 1979 by Jean Luc Courcoult. In its long existence, Royal de Luxe became one of the most famous performance companies, being associated with exceptional appearances and complex open-air theater stunning millions of people from all over the world. Photo by Philipp Guelland […]

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Diving in the Tectonic Plate Gap Between Europe and America

22 Apr , 2012  

Alexander Mustard, from Southampton, USA, does not take photography lightly. Nor what his Geography teachers taught him at school. These incredible photos were taken by the artist and extreme diver in the plate gap between Europe and America. Saying this place is not tourist-friendly would be an understatement. Photographing the gap between the North American […]

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Hidden Places

10 Astonishing Pictures from National Geographic Photography Contest 2010

17 Feb , 2011  

Embracing the past year, we’ve decided to share some of the remarkable pictures from  National Geographic Photography Contest. Eruption of Gunung Rinjani (Indonesia) by Aaron Lim Boon Teck The pictures we have chosen from the nature category describe perfectly the unpredictability and beauty of nature. Enjoy! Twilight Clouds (North Face of Matterhorn) by Nenad Saljic […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Ellesmere Island Expedition, White Silence and Half Year of Icy Darkness

29 Jun , 2010  

Far away from the urban racket, Ellesmere Island is located in a land so hostile, that it seems purified by the rigors of its own climate. The air here is so pure, that the entire landscape- the wide icy plateau, the unusual looking mountains and the imposing glaciers- are very clearly “sketched”, down to the smallest details, […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Few Facts About the Feroe Islands

24 Mar , 2010  

Feroe Islands : 18 islands connected by tunnels and a public ferry service. Located halfway between Iceland and Norway. Almost 50.000 inhabitants, with a culture and language of their own. Known for their unusual whale behavior. Officially belonging to Denmark, although fighting for independence. Best visiting period: late May or early June. Getting there is […]

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