25+ Amazing Ancient Cities You Probably Didn’t Learn About In School
Jul03

25+ Amazing Ancient Cities You Probably Didn’t Learn About In School

Everyone knows about the main lost cities in the world; their ancient ruins spring to mind immediately when you hear names like “Pompeii,” “Machu Picchu,” and “Angkor Wat.” They’re tourist destinations and major archaeological sites, and you’ve probably seen dozens of pictures of them.But there are, of course, many, many more “lost cities” all over the world. These stony...

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18 Surreal Beaches You Need To See Before You Die
Jun25

18 Surreal Beaches You Need To See Before You Die

Inspired by this Quora post. 1. Whitehaven Beach, Witsunday Islands, Australia ve_ro_sa / Getty Images FUN FACT: In 2010, CNN named the Queensland beach #1 eco-friendly beach in the world. 2. Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, California Flickr: pamocampo / Creative Commons FUN FACT: The beach has strips and patches of purple sand, which comes from eroded manganese garnet that flows down from nearby hills. 3. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Sicily...

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21 Insane Drone Aerials That Would Be Totally Illegal Today
Apr08

21 Insane Drone Aerials That Would Be Totally Illegal Today

Between the introduction of drone technology, and today’s laws limiting or banning their use, there was a glorious period when you could fly a camera almost anywhere. These are the results of two years travel with a quad-copter in my backpack. More info: amoschapplephoto.com 1. The neatly arranged suburbs around Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Octagonal city blocks and spacious street corners create spectacular view. Al fresco beer &...

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21 Fairytale Castles You Can Actually Stay At
Apr07

21 Fairytale Castles You Can Actually Stay At

Live like royalty. 1. Helen’s Tower, Northern Ireland airbnb.co.uk Channel Rapunzel in this scenic tower. Make a booking here. 2. Notre-Dame-de-Sanilhac, France Home Away / Via homeaway.co.uk Thirty-two acres of bliss. Make a booking here. 3. Castello Aragonese, Italy Home Away Home Away What could be more perfect than a castle on an island? Make a reservation here. 4. Chateau Plombis, France Home Away This 19th-century castle has a...

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25+ Reasons You Should Never Go To The South Of France
Feb27

25+ Reasons You Should Never Go To The South Of France

So cliché. 1. People have this idea that the south of France is some kind of heaven on earth. Janoka82 / Getty Images 2. Like it’s this coastal paradise with unparalleled views. Bertl123 / Getty Images 3. People say it’s positively magical. Elementals / Getty Images 4. But the truth is… Flickr: yakobusan 5. It’s just not that special. Bluejayphoto / Getty Images 6. First of all, it’s so out of date. Anerix / Getty Images 7. EVERYTHING...

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24 Reasons You Should Never Visit Mexico
Feb23

24 Reasons You Should Never Visit Mexico

Just don’t. 1. Some people seem to think Mexico is the perfect vacation getaway. Lyza / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: lyza Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico 2. Those people are obviously SO wrong. Esparta Palma / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: esparta Pie de la Cuesta, Guerrero, Mexico 3. The beaches are basically a dump. Kurt Bauschardt / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: kurt-b Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico 4. … and they’re littered...

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25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece
Feb16

25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

Nope, might as well stay home. 1. Some people seem to believe that Greece is a beautiful place. Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Mountain Side in Halkidiki Halkidiki. 2. And that they have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: visitgreecegr Spathies beach. 3. But this makes no sense… Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Flickr: visitgreecegr Ammouliani. 4. … Because in...

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41 Places To See Before You Die (Part II)
Jan31

41 Places To See Before You Die (Part II)

No matter how advanced our cities and technology is, eventually we get tired of all the noise, stress and crowd of the city and want to be in the nature. Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries  just waiting for you to discover them....

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41 Places To See Before You Die (Part I)
Jan31

41 Places To See Before You Die (Part I)

No matter how advanced our cities and technology is, eventually we get tired of all the noise, stress and crowd of the city and want to be in the nature. Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries  just waiting for you to discover them....

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21 Incredible Places You Must Stay In Before You Die
Jan18

21 Incredible Places You Must Stay In Before You Die

Beautiful stays for big adventures. 1. Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco Photo courtesy of Kasbah du Toubkal / National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Photo courtesy of Kasbah du Toubkal / National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World The luxurious Kasbah du Toubkal is nestled in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. The unique hotel features spectacular and unparalleled views, and is an easy commute to lively Marrakech. 2. Grootbos...

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