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A Thrilling Winter Accommodation Experience: Arctic SnowHotel in Rovaniemi, Finland

7 Nov , 2014  

The Arctic SnowHotel is located in the Arctic Circle, near Rovaniemi, in Lapland, Finland. Once you get there, an incredible white world reveals in front of your eyes, digging through all senses, opening a new perception about space. Often referred to as being an “exotic” destination (only if we turn our thermometer upside down), at […]

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10 Things to Do This Winter In Ixtapa, Mexico

8 Sep , 2014  

Ixtapa is a beach holiday retreat located in the municipality of Zihuatanejo de Azueta, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Best to visit from mid-November to March, the resort is a good winter destination for some adventurous leisure time, as well as for visiting some interesting cultural venues. Without further ado, here are ten things […]

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 […]

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Ephemeral ICEHOTEL in Sweden, a Handcrafted Winter Marvel

14 Dec , 2010  

The ICEHOTEL, located in the village of Jukkasjärvi, about 17 km from Kiruna, Sweden, rebirths each year from December to April. It’s majestic story began in 1990, when French artist Jannot Derid held an ice sculpture exhibition in an igloo within the area. One night, when there were no rooms available in the town, some of the […]

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Europe

First Zero Emission Ship to Travel Western Norway’s Fjords

1 Jun , 2017  

A new zero-emission passenger vessel is set to offer tourists the chance to experience Western Norway’s spectacular fjords as never before. Launching in April 2018, The Future of the Fjords is silent running, all-electric and emission free ship. It promises to transport passengers not just through a pristine, UNESCO World Heritage listed habitat, but into […]

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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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Hidden Places

9 Caves Around the World That Dazzle the Human Mind

21 Mar , 2017  

#1.  Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Hang Son Doong cave is located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam and is currently known as the largest cave in the world.  It is said that the cave was discovered in 1991 by a local man named Ho Khanh, but nobody dared to explore it until 2009, when the […]

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Nature Up-Close: 8 Memorable Glamping Experiences in Europe

19 Mar , 2017  

We couldn’t stay away without bringing it into our niche. Why? Because it could turn out to be a totally new and mesmerizing experience. Some of you probably haven’t heard about glamping, in which case we are happy to surprise you with some of the best places in Europe where you can taste nature in a […]

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The House of Books: Gladstone’s Library Hotel, Wales

9 Jan , 2017  

Gladstone’s Library is a place where you can dive your thoughts into the richness of a beautiful Victorian Gothic edifice. This library hotel is located in the village of Hawarden, just eight miles away from the famous ‘walled city’ of Chester in northeast England. The reason why we are writing about Gladstone’s  Library is not […]

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Cozy, with Icing On Top: Igloo Hotel, Switzerland

23 Dec , 2016  

Each year, Iglu-Dorf hotel comes to life during the winters in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. It is one of the seven hotels of this kind in the whole world and it is entirely made with the help of a few enthusiastic people. Almost 3000 tons of snow are forming these igloo-like apartments. Rooms sometimes include works […]

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8 Safari Lodges in Africa or How to Wake Up in Wonderland

17 Dec , 2016  

An escape to a warm climate during winter is a traveler’s dream. In this post, let your mind escape to Africa, right in the middle of the jungle, within the exotic nature and giant, but friendly animals. Give this experience a chance to take you away from the tall buildings and bring you back to yourself. […]

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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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Glass Cabin in the Dolomites Encourages Mountain Stargazing

23 Mar , 2016  

Starlight Room is one of the nicest surprises this year regarding unconventional accommodation in the mountains. This tiny cabin is located in the stunning Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. Set at an altitude of 2,055 meters, it features glass walls and a transparent ceiling built on a wood structure. The cabin sits at Col Gallina, twenty kilometers away from […]

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Safari Lodge in Tanzania With Adobe-Colored Houses

26 Oct , 2015  

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is an unusual accommodation unit suitable for safari passionates and explorers of the wild life of Africa. Located on the south-western rim of the famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania (one of Africa’s treasures and an UNESCO World Heritage Site), the lodge offers breathtaking views and unexpected meetings with the wilderness. The unusual […]

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Norway from a Vantage Point: Trollstigen Skywalk

19 Jun , 2015  

Trollstigen Skywalk is a scenic platform built in Western Norway, over the picturesque landscape of Trollstigen Mountain Plateau and Trollstigen Road. This is a serpentine roadway with eleven hairpin bends and an elevation of over 850 meters; it is part of Norwegian National Road 63 that connects the town of Andalsnes in Rauma and the […]

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