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North & Central America

Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas​​ [Guest Post]

12 May , 2017  

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the […]

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Tips & Tricks

1-Day Guide to 11 National Parks in Europe [Infographic]

7 Dec , 2016  

Drawn into its lively cities, one may often forget that Europe has a wild, pristine side as well. Today’s infographic is about discovering those special places beckoning for your “escape”. Did you know that Europe has no less than 500 national parks? From Oulanka in Russia to Peneda Geres National Park in Portugal, this graphic pins […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

In Search of Thailand’s Best Beaches: 5 Hotspots

31 Jul , 2016  

In our search for Thailand’s best beaches, we ran across calm and clear waters, small fishing villages, local culture, memorable boat journey and diving adventures. Above everything, we hope this post will provide you with inspiration when it comes to finding your future Thailand escape. And here are 5 hotspots to get you started! 1# Koh […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

1-Day Guide to 12 National Parks in the USA [Video]

12 Jul , 2016  

Did you know there are no less than 58 National Parks in the USA? We covered some of them on Tourism on the Edge in previous posts, enough to give you an idea of their singular and fascinating character. We were happy to discover this video, which brakes down 12 of the best options to […]

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Hidden Places, South America

The Multicolored Lagoons of Lençóis Maranhenses Park, Brazil

2 Jul , 2016  

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is one of South America’s nature jewels, a remote coastal place where dunes of white sand host multicolored lakes and ponds. Its striking beauty and unique visual composition attracts every year numerous nature photographers and searchers of the genuine Brazil. The park is located in Maranhao state, in northeastern Brazil, stretching between […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Nature Up-Close: Best National Parks in the U.S. for Hiking

30 Sep , 2015  

Since many happy campers read our small blog, we decided to remind you of 5 United States National Parks (some are more known than others) that we consider ideal for mountain activities, especially hiking. This is a subjective choice; needless to say, all the national parks in the US are special and worth exploring step by step. […]

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Get Cultural

William Ricketts Sanctuary, Australia: A Place of Rebirth

5 Nov , 2013  

“Spirituality is eternal and I want the people to regard this sanctuary just this way, timeless and eternal. All my work expresses  reverence for life everlasting. I believe that we are indivisible linked with all that life and we cannot be separated” – William Ricketts (1898–1993) William Ricketts Sanctuary is an amazing outdoor museum representing 92 […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Mystical Aura, Impressive Sights: Shangri-La in Tibet

5 May , 2013  

With its millenary culture, exotic food, and fascinating landscapes, China is one the world’s greatest travel destinations. Because this Asian nation is the second largest country in the world, tourists often need to plan their trip well or focus on only one region in order to have an enjoyable travel experience. The province of Yunnan […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon: A Few Ideas

25 Mar , 2013  

Adventure Holidays in the Grand Canyon are the best way to experience its landforms, taking in the impressive sites and engaging face to face with raw nature. The Grand Canyon is a natural exhibition of nearly two billion years of the Earth’s geological history. The Colorado River and its tributaries cut deep channels through layer […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Bromo-Tengger-Semeru, An Unworldly National Park in Indonesia

24 Sep , 2012  

It is probably a strange feeling to wake up in the morning and see an unworldly landscape through your window. At a first glance, this  would seem like an imaginary landscape from Mars or the creation of your inner world. The unusual sunrise, the mysterious clouds and intense colors might look like a drawing made […]

Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the USA: Canyonlands and Capitol Reef

11 Sep , 2012  

#Canyonlands National Park Is located near the city of Moab in the eastern Utah and it covers over 1,366 km2. Canyonlands is divided into three major districts (by the Colorado River and the Green River): the Island in the Sky, the Maze and the Needles. Although the areas share the same tough weather conditions, every district […]

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Europe

Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, a Spectacle of Vitality

17 Jul , 2012  

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most talked about places in Croatia, an European country with a lot of amazing landscapes and one you should definitely turn to when planning a trip to Europe. 16 beautiful lakes interconnected by stunning waterfalls are the “essence” of this out-of-this-world scenery. Their water color varies, depending […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the United States (2): Arches and Badlands

23 May , 2012  

Arches National Park is located outside of Moab, in eastern Utah, and it is well known for preserving over 2000 natural sandstone arches. The most representative landmark of the park is Delicate Arch, a 16 m freestanding natural arch which became a symbol for the state of Utah. Its highest elevation measures 1,723 m and the surface […]

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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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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Home of Over 4000 Glaciers: Kluane National Park, Canada

7 May , 2012  

Kluane National Park is located in the south-west corner of Yukon Territory, Canada and covers an area of 22,016 square kilometres. Mountains and glaciers dominate the park’s surface, covering 82% of its landscape. The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan ((5,959 m) is a part of Kluane National Park and reigns over this beautiful region. […]

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