Hidden Places, North & Central America

The 58 National Parks in the USA: Big Bend and Biscayne

9 Jul , 2010  

#Big Bend National Park is located in the U.S. state of Texas and it has a national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecoology in the United States. Big Bend National Park, with its 393 km length, forms a natural boundary between United States and Mexico. Despite Big Bend’s hursh […]

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Alcatraz: a Destination of History, Legends and Ghosts

5 Jul , 2010  

We know, this really contrasts with our usual posts, but we figured some of you would like to see more “bold” locations, ones that inspire fistyness and “guts”. What the heck, let’s talk a little about Alcatraz. Located in the San Francisco Bay, at a mere 1,5 mile distance from the city bearing the same […]

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Europe, Hidden Places

Probably the Most Spectacular Beach in the World: Navagio Beach, Zakynthos

4 Jul , 2010  

 Zakynthos Island is a place where there is a lot to see and a lot to do – hiking, scuba-diving, swimming are just some of the tips we can give you. This is a wonderful choice if you are looking for a holiday to remember. In this post we will concentrate on the landmarks that […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

A Place Of Spirituality: Potala Palace, Tibet

3 Jul , 2010  

Form ancient times it has been said that Tibet is a sacred land or a “gate” to a spiritual world. With their strong belief in peace and harmony, with their mysteries and experiences beyond material world , the people from Tibet represent one of the most fascinating cultures. The center of their spirituality and their […]

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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

Sand Sculpture Festivals, Creativity Takes Shape

2 Jul , 2010  

The beach and the sand always remind us of our childhood and the endless time spent on giving birth to our imagination, to build castles and mermaids, and in the end to show the stunning creation to our parents. We all are undiscovered artists and some childhood passions still hunt us today. Lately, this hobby […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Portofino, Italy, A Pitoresque Mediterranean Village

1 Jul , 2010  

Portofino is a small Italian fishing village and tourist resort at the Mediterranean Sea, located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. It is said that Portofino was founded by the Romans who first named the place “Portus Delphini” (“Port of the Dolphin”), because of the dolphins that inhabited the area. With its […]

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Sapporo Snow Festival, Where Ice Becomes Art

29 Jun , 2010  

Sometimes we don’t have the eyes to see real opportunities regarding nature’s gifts, a chance to use natural resources for promoting international relations. Fortunately, we found that cultural diversity, artistic works, unusual shapes and impressive sculptures are some of the specialties of an unique annual event which is reliable for such connections, The Snow Festival […]

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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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Festivals and Events, Get Cultural

La Tomatina Tomato Fight, When Things Get Really Red

24 Jun , 2010  

What if I were to tell you that tomatoes aren’t just food but a bunch of projectiles thrown into other people? Well, as you can see, La Tomatina is devastating for the clothes and even for the identity of those who are caught in the middle of the action. La Tomatina tomato fight in Buñol, […]

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Hidden Places, South America

Angel Falls, the Tallest Waterfall in the World

21 Jun , 2010  

Angel Falls is located in Venezuela and it is the tallest waterfall in the world, with a height of 1,054 m (3,458 ft). “Angel Falls is also known as Kerepakupai merú, which means “waterfall of the deepest place”, in Pemon language, or: Parakupa-vena, which means “the fall from the highest point”; Spanish: Salto Ángel. The waterfall drops […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Lake Louise, A Breathtaking Landscape

11 Jun , 2010  

Lake Louise is a lake in Alberta, Canada. The glacial lake is located in Banff National Park, 5 km (3 mi) from the hamlet of Lake Louise and the Trans-Canada Highway. Lake Louise is named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the Marquess of […]

Africa, Hidden Places

Lake Assal, A Salty Nature Wonder

9 Jun , 2010  

There was a time when the ancient Romans were so fed up with the abundance of the African continent, that when a traveler said he discovered something new and wonderful, one of them replied: “Well, in Africa you always find something new!” Lake Assal is a crater lake in central Djibouti, located at the southern […]

Get Extreme

Wingsuit Flying, a Thrilling, Unbelievable Experience

4 Jun , 2010  

We often reach the sky with our eyes and imagine flying through white clouds. Sometimes we are saved by a lonely bird who`s trying to embrace the wind with a majestic dance. However, many people really tried for a long time to succeed and to conquer their dreams at any costs, facing the impossible with […]

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Pictures Inside Waves by Clark Little

2 Jun , 2010  

We’ve decided to add an extra Tourism on the Edge category called “photos on the edge”. We think the “Inside Waves” photos from  Clark Little make for an excellent first post of this kind. Enjoy!

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Australia and Oceania, Hidden Places

Norfolk Island, a Remote Place of Scenic Views

1 Jun , 2010  

Embracing the wonders of life with one breath, drinking the brilliance of the nightly skies with a blink of an eye , smiling with the turtles into the crystalline water could be only a few experiences in Norfolk Island. Pine forests, smooth green grass, beautiful landscapes, smiley faces are more than beautiful sights, they become […]

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