Europe

Popcorn Beach, Canary Islands

Somewhere on the island of Fuerteventura, (Canary Islands) there is a strip of coastline that is known as Popcorn Beach or Popcorn Bay. Why you ask? well, the sand just looks like popcorn. How did it happen? very simple. Coral parts drifted to the beach formed sand that actually looks like popcorn (Typically the sand on the beach is made of ground corals and different quartz types). The beach became an Instagram sensation because of Read more…

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Europe

Portofino, Italy

Portofino is a small Italian town and a popular resort known for its beautiful harbor and the vividly painted structures that lay next to the shore line.     or better yet – on Instagram:       For more information about the area visit  Wikipedia Portofino a Photo of the famous ‪Hotel Piccolo with it’s outstanding Location, probably the best location in ‪Portofino‬ / by Gaetano Cessati  

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Amazing Travel Stories

Round The World Ticket

Have you ever dreamed of flying around the world? Not many know it… but there is a ticket which can be used to Circle the globe, and it can even come out VERY cost effective ! The Ticket itself, called Round The World Ticket (or RTW in short). It can not be bought from one airline but from an airline alliance (there are three major alliances in the world – Star Alliance, Sky Team, One World). Read more…

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Amazing Travel Stories

Around the World in 200 Days

In his famous book “Around the World in Eighty Days” Jules Verne takes his heroes, Phileas Fogg and Jean Passeparto, from London to Southeast Asia, to the United States and back to London. The two circumnavigate (Go completely around) the world with ships and steam trains, spend just a few days in several destinations and immediately move on. Nowadays, airplanes make this journey a much faster one, but the modern traveler understands that it is Read more…

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America

Point Reyes Lighthouse, USA

Point Reyes Lighthouse is located  inside Point Reyes National Seashore Park and it is about 2 hours drive from San Francisco (California, USA). Its a great place to get away from the city and be a little closer to nature and get some fresh air. afternoons are usually more crowded so try visit early morning. #Tip:  summer is probably the best time to visit due to many foggy days which block the amazing view.     Read more…

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America

Cape Nelson lighthouse, Australia

Cape Nelson Lighthouse (Portland on Victoria’s southwest coast – ) is here with us since the 1800’s. Now a days the lighthouse offers cozy accommodation in a site that features amazing views and a pinch of the romance of past nautical history. It is one of Australia’s most iconic lighthouses. Guided tours operate at 11.00am and 2.00pm daily. . For more information about the area visit Wikipedia – Cape Nelson State Park the offical site cape nelson Read more…

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Asia

The Hands Bridge, Vietnam

The Hands Bridge of Vietnam. its formal name is Golden Bridge is a 490 feet (150 meter) long pedestrian wood  & metal made bridge. The designers say they wanted to arouse the image of the “giant hands of the Gods, pulling a strip of gold out of the land,” looking at the photos, they succeeded. The bridge was designed by TA Landscape Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City and it is to be found just outside of Da Nang Read more…

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America

Minnehaha Falls, USA

Minnehaha falls are located in Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, (Minnesota, USA),  The falls are quite large and always full with water even during summer. There is a tiny bridge close to the falls , a great photo op, for couples. There is paid-parking space available. about 1$ per hour. Minnehaha Park is also a nice choice for a picnic spot. .    

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Europe

Vila Vella, Spain

Vila Vella is the old town of “tossa de mar” It is surrounded by walls and 7 towers and it is the last fortified medieval town that still exists on the Catalan coast of Spain. Vila Vella is one of the main attractions of Costa Brava area, it has many narrow streets and alleyways – almost all of them with a dazzling view to the sea. This old town is packed with atmosphere and charm. shot by Shesmax [CC BY-SA Read more…

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Europe

Lama Monachile Beach, Italy

The town of Lama (Italy) Monachile  was built during the rain of The House of Bourbon and has a CRAZY beach. The beach is public and is quite crowded during summer as you can see in the photos below. The beach itself is not sandy – it has pebbles and gravel, so don’t forget your flip flops.  This place is really a “postcard moment” where everyone stop to take photos of this magical place – especially Read more…

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