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Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has created a beautiful and innovative glowing bike path that, when illuminated at night by glowing pebbles and LEDs, looks like Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting. [More]

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Little is known to the world about Iraq’s Tigris-Euphrates marshlands – an area that, at one time, covered over 9,000 square miles – bigger than Venice’s lagoon and Florida’s Everglades combined. The marshland was inhabited continuously for over 5,000 years and at its peak, it was home to half-a-million ‘Marsh Arabs’ or ‘Ma’dan’. [More]

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Niki Feijen has captured the beauty of abandoned mansions, shuttered asylums, and deserted amusement parks across the world to complete his new book titled Frozen. [More]

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The Vault’ in Valley City, North Dakota is just like any other coffee shop but the only difference is there is no one there to do the serving. [More]

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Zalipie, a secluded village in southeastern Poland is home to a centuries-old charming tradition. [More]

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Ice sheet covers 80 percent of Greenland and melting ice could change the country’s landscape dramatically. [More]

Xiying Rainbow Bridge in Taiwan

Typically the beauty of bridges is seen in their architectural form. However, the Xiying Rainbow Bridge exudes beauty and creativity in a unique way. [More]

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I have been dreaming of watching the world’s most spectacular light display but for one photographer it is a nightly habit. [More]

Stay in an Igloo

By on January 1, 2012

Kakslauttanen Igloo Village

Finland’s Kakslauttanen Igloo Village, in Urho Kekkonen National Park is the perfect place to spend your winter vacation and admire the Aurora Borealis. The hotel is located in the northern part of the country and is acclaimed as one of the coziest and most romantic place in the world. [More]

Lake Village, Hallstatt, Austria: The Most Beautiful Lakeside Village in the World

Perfectly situated in its spectacular setting, at the foot of cliffs and facing the mist-cloaked Hallstattersee, is the village of Hallstatt. [More]

The Green Tunnel

By on November 6, 2011

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This is one of the places you want to see with your own eyes. The tunnel is located in Kleven, Ukraine.

(Phantom) L'opéra Restaurant by Odile Decq, Paris, France

(Phantom) L'opéra Restaurant by Odile Decq, Paris, France



This unique dining place which displays elegance and is located at the heart of Paris is conceptualized by French architect Odile Decq. [More]

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For anyone who’s wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this little house built on a rock in Zanzibar can be the perfect escape. [More]

Chernobyl

The Chernobyl Nuclear Plant will be included in a full scale tourist program announced by the Ukranian government. [More]

Boeing 787

We asked 17 pilots from across the country to give us straight answers about maddening safety rules, inexplicable delays, the air and attitudes up there—and what really happens behind the cockpit door. What they told us will change the way you fly. [More]

Ferrari F1 Drivers on Formula Rossa

Formula Rossa is currently the world’s fastest roller coaster at a top speed of 240 kilometers per hour. It accelerates from 0 to top speed in 4.9 seconds and subjecting riders to at least 1.7 Gs, although far less battering to the top 5.5Gs that F1 drivers normally experience. The roller coaster utilizes hydraulics technology that fires airplanes from aircraft carriers. [More]