Australia and Oceania, Hidden Places

Great Barrier Reef, Discovering Colorful Diversity

16 Jun , 2012  

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most […]

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10 Outstanding Photos Inside Glaciers by Eric Guth

14 Jun , 2012  

  Eric Guth has found a photography niche that dazzles the mind. Traveling in some of the most remote places on Earth, like Alaska and the Arctic, gave him the chance to experience ice and glaciers up close. Here is the story behind these photos inside glaciers. Eric Guth  took an interview for My Modern […]


Hidden Places, South America

Mount Roraima, a Mystified Hiking Experience

13 Jun , 2012  

Today we will talk about Mount Roraima, one of the oldest mountain formations on Earth, a natural border between Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana in South America. It is also called Roraima Tepui or Cerro Roraima. There are some wonderful places on Earth that offer such breathtaking views that they might just stick with you forever […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Škocjan Caves, Slovenia, An Exceptional Underground Canyon

11 Jun , 2012  

Škocjan Caves is a cave system located in Slovenia, Europe, integrated in the Škocjan Caves Regional Park. The grottoes are the creation of the Reka River, an underground river that springs from below the plateau. The total length of the Škocjan cave system is about 6 kilometers, but the amazing thing is the vertical difference […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

120 Bikes Displayed on Wacky Shop Facade in Altlandsberg, Germany

10 Jun , 2012  

Cheaper than an advertising billboard and in this case, more effective, the owners of this bike shop in Altlandsberg, Germany decided to hang 120 bicycles on the main facade. Who could anticipate that the beautiful historic town of Altlandsberg, located not far from Berlin would catch so much media attention due to an unusual bike […]

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 […]

Asia, Hidden Places

Second Most Challenging Trekking Region in the World: Annapurna, Nepal

6 Jun , 2012  

Annapurna is a scenic mountain section in Nepal, home to thirteen peaks over 7000 meters ((22,970 ft) and to Annapurna I summit, with its 8,091 meters (26,545 ft). Hiking, trekking and climbing in Annapurna go back a few decades. The first expedition successfully reaching Annapurna I in 1950 was led by Maurice Herzog. The conquest was a […]


Tips & Tricks, Travel Inspired

10 Tips on How To Improve Your Traveling Experience- Open List

4 Jun , 2012  

When was the last time you had a holiday to remember?  Exciting and memorable traveling usually happens if you try a bit in having a meaningful contribution. Planing a trip does not take very long and could lead to some incredible results. Here are 10 small tips that you should keep in mind for an […]

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Crazy Accommodation

16 Colorful Tent Designs That Will Rock Your Camping World

1 Jun , 2012  

These wacky tent designs are not the way to scare off a bear, nor will they grant you better sleep. But they will definitely stand out in the crowd and cause some awareness. Found on Fieldcandy, a design-led brand of tents, the crazy-looking accommodation units are promised to “keep you as dry in the rain […]


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Nature As a Way of Expression: Rice Field Art in Japan [VIDEO]

30 May , 2012  

Rice field art or tanbo art is a Japanese project originated in the village of Inakadate, Aomori in the Tōhoku region. It all started in 1993 when the locals searched for a way to revitalize their village and to develop tourism. After they realized that cultivating rice is an old tradition in the area, the […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Deepest Indoor Swimming Pool in the World: Nemo 33

26 May , 2012  

Nemo 33 is an ingenious complex designed by John Beernaerts, located in Brussels, Belgium. It is considered the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world, having a maximum depth of 33 meters and containing approximately 2.5 million liters. Highly filtered spring water is used to fill up this deep swimming pool. The water is maintained […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan, A Witness of Early Buddhism

25 May , 2012  

Bamiyan Valley is situated in the region of Hazarajat, central Afghanistan, at an altitude of about 2500 m. With an outstanding history and a strategic placement in the Middle East, the Bamiyan Valley is considered as one of the most visited places in Afghanistan. The main reason that most people visit this valley are the […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Český Krumlov, a Bohemian Town from the Middle Ages

24 May , 2012  

Český Krumlov is a small city in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic and is well known for its fine architecture and art of the historic old town. In 1992, Old Český Krumlov has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and was given this status along with the historic Prague […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Scenic Village in the Swiss Alps: Gimmelwald

24 May , 2012  

“If heaven isn’t what it’s cracked up to be, send me back to Gimmelwald.” (Rick Steves) Gimmelwald is a beautiful mountain village located in Bernese Highlands region of Switzerland, on the western side of Weisse Lutschine valley just above Stechelberg. It’s a perfect place for Alp-aholics because it offers incredible views with majestic cliffs, colorful […]

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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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