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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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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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Tips & Tricks

Get Paid to Travel for 1 Year in 40 Countries: World Life Experience

31 May , 2017  

World Life Experience is an international event that can best be described as the journey of a lifetime. It is in search of 12 people – 6 women and 6 men, between the ages of 20 and 35 from around the globe to take a 1-year trip to 40 countries on 5 continents. The selected […]

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Eat & Chill

Cliffside Dining: Äscher Cliff Restaurant, Switzerland

29 May , 2017  

Äscher cliff restaurant is nestled between steep-sided valleys and spectacular mountain peaks in Switzerland. This small wooden cabin merges with the rock behind in a perfect architecture balance. #Getting there You can access the restaurant by taking a cable car from Wasserauen-Ebenalp and the hiking for 15 min across the Wildkirchli caves. For the brave, […]

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Crazy Accommodation

Traditional Mongolian Yurts 2 Hours Drive from London

25 May , 2017  

Located on the edge of woodland, 2 hours drive from London, Barefoot Yurts can be regarded as the ultimate getaway. The owners of this place  overlooking Breede Valley decided to upgrade the idea of family camping. Two traditional Mongolian yurts are the highlight of this accommodation spot in East Essex. The units are rented together, as one […]

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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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Europe

First Underwater Winery Opens in Croatia

9 May , 2017  

We have a soft spot for one-of-a-kind travel experiences. The first underwater winery recently opened for tourists in Croatia mixes diving with wine tasting. A strange enough merger to draw a lot of attention. The underwater winery is located one hour north of Dubrovnik, in the town of Drače on the Pelješac Peninsula. Travelers who […]

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Tips & Tricks

How to Protect Your Android While Traveling

6 May , 2017  

When traveling, we are overwhelmed by new and exciting events. In these moments of escape, keeping our smartphone protected is the last of our worries. Which is why for today we decided to be a little tech-conscious and find an easy fix to this issue. Because smartphones are like small computers, they can be easily hacked. […]

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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Eat & Chill

Dine In The Dark, A Bizarre and Successful Restaurant Concept

28 Apr , 2017  

The idea of dining in complete darkness in a restaurant meant to raise awareness about people with impaired vision is bold and controversial. This concept originated in 1999, when the first “dine in the dark” restaurant was open by Jorge Spielmann, a blind clergymen in Zurich, Switzerland. He came up with the plan after noticing how people […]

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Get Cultural, People

An Uplifting Project: Camelback Library in Mongolia

26 Apr , 2017  

Most remote villages in the Gobi desert, Mongolia as described as dreary and uninviting. Children often get an education out of playing with dirt and pebbles in a place where books are almost entirely inaccessible. Luckily, there is a hero to this fragile, way too familiar story. His name is Dashdondog Jamba, publisher and translator […]

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North & Central America

Giant Floating Iceberg Greets Fishing Village in Canada

22 Apr , 2017  

This small fishing village in Ferryland, on Canada’s East Coast recently became dwarfed by a giant blue iceberg floating off-shore. The iceberg is 150 feet tall (about 45 meters), counting of course only the part that you can see. It is now in shallow water and stagnant, so it might remain here for a while. Its […]

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Get Extreme

Swimming with Manatees at Crystal River, Florida

20 Apr , 2017  

Everglades National Park in the US offers some memorable encounters with subtropical wilderness. A biosphere reserve, this massive protected wetland in South Florida is home to rare species, such as the West Indian Manatee, American crocodile and the Florida panther. From the many activities at Everglades (the third largest National Park in the U.S.), we […]

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Eat & Chill

Hanged on a Solitary Cliff in the Indian Ocean: The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

19 Apr , 2017  

Tourism on the Edge is about unconventional places from across the world, including places where eating is itself a way of exploring. On this note, we would like to present the magical Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar. And what better way to discover the taste of a different culture than dining in a small restaurant hanged […]

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Tips & Tricks

A London Hostel Reviving Victorian Charm

15 Apr , 2017  

While searching for a place to stay in London, things got complicated. We realized we wanted many things from our accommodation “hotspot”, the “root” of all our daily city walks and discoveries. We craved for a crib slightly on a budget, with a great location and good services. But most of all, we needed a […]

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