The Great Dune of Pyla – The “Sahara” of France

The Great Dune of Pyla – The “Sahara” of France

Who would’ve thought, even for just one second, that such a large geological formation, that looks like it belongs to the desert, can lie down in the beautiful Aquitania province in France, only 40 miles away from Bordeaux? Well, The Great Dune of Pyla is a rare geological phenomenon and a very popular tourist attraction, […]

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North Island, Seychelles – Paradise on Earth

North Island, Seychelles – Paradise on Earth

The North Island was among the first islands in the Seychelles archipelago to be discovered, in 1609. Now, more than 400 years later, the island has managed to keep its absolutely amazing look and all of those who had the chance to visit it agreed that it can’t be far from what we usually call […]

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Yosemite National Park – Splendid Lanscape And History

Yosemite National Park – Splendid Lanscape And History

American journalist Horace Greely called the park “the greatest wonder of the North American continent”, while famous American naturalist John Muir pictures the park, in his writings, as having “the most noble forests and the deepest canyons sculpted by glaciers”. If you’re visiting California, especially the Central or Eastern part of the state, then you […]

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Kruger National Park: The Window To Wild Africa

Kruger National Park: The Window To Wild Africa

Kruger National Park is the oldest natural reserve in the world, representing a symbol of rescue and an example of preservation of the wildlife and of the typical African landscape. Also, the park has managed to withstand time and all sorts of natural and human threats. Visiting the park is basically a duty for every […]

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Most Famous Shipwrecks Of The World

Most Famous Shipwrecks Of The World

Some time ago I was reading about this Japanese fishing boat that was flushed out to sea by the 2011 tsunami and which ended up drifting somewhere off the coast of British Columbia, around the Haida Gwaii archipelago. Anyway, last week I also visited the Greek island of Zakynthos, whose main attraction is the Navagio […]

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Holidays to Santorini, Beautiful Historical Experience

Holidays to Santorini, Beautiful Historical Experience

The ferries leaving Piraeus, Athens main port, sail the Aegean Sea towards Crete Island and make beautiful stops on the islands of Siros, Paros, Naxos Ios and Thira (best known as Santorini), all part of the Cyclades Archipelago. The last one, Santorini, besides being a very romantic destination, also has an impressive geological and historical […]

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Are Vacations Stressful?

Are Vacations Stressful?

According to several studies, a lot of people return from their vacations much more stressed then before leaving. Apparently, the blame for this belongs to the sudden change of lifestyle and also the difficulty of really “being relaxed”. Blame it on the fatigue! Missing your flight or any other reason, like a public transport strike […]

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San Marino, The Eternal Liberty Country

San Marino, The Eternal Liberty Country

The oldest surviving sovereign state in the world, founded on September 3, 301 AD, San Marino is also the smallest independent state, with a total surface of only 24 square miles (61 square km). The state is located around the 2,460-ft high (750 meters) Monte Titano cliff and its surrounding hills. From its 30,000 inhabitants, […]

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Amazing Unusual Hotels Across the World

Amazing Unusual Hotels Across the World

How would you like to stay in a former prison, a sewage pipe or in a cave? There are thousands of hotels across the world and while some stand out judging by their location or the amenities offered to guests, others are remarkable only considering the ideas behind them. While many hotels have swimming pools, […]

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Hi-Tech Hotels of the World

Hi-Tech Hotels of the World

For the regular traveler, all you need in a hotel is a bed, a shower and something to eat and you’re more than happy. But times change and as technology advanced so did the hotel guests requirements. And when guests didn’t request it, hotels decided to offer all sorts of amenities to attract people from […]

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Canada, the Fascination of the North

Canada, the Fascination of the North

What do you think about when you say Canada? Infinite snow and the aurora borealis? The Niagara Falls? Endless maple tree forests? Polar bears? Emigration? Whatever your answer is, one thing’s clear: you have a lot of reasons to visit Canada. It’s perfectly clear that a trip to Canada is such a rich experience that […]

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Cozy and Beautiful Castles in Europe

Cozy and Beautiful Castles in Europe

We all grew up reading about castles in the history books and we don’t know about you, but we think these are some of the most amazing buildings in the world, looking spectacular and being filled with history. But what exactly are castles? The word comes from the Latin word “castellum”, a diminutive of “castrum” […]

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Dream Destinations: Four Seasons Langkawi, Malaysia

Dream Destinations: Four Seasons Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi, also known as the Jewel of Kedah, is an archipelago of 104 islands (5 are only revealed during low tide) located in northwestern Malaysia, close to Thailand. To get to the island, you can take a direct flight from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Phuket or you can choose the ferries operating from mainland Malaysia […]

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