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Fancy A Trip To The Stunning Red Beach Of Panjin?

If you ever happen to be holidaying near Panjin in China and fancy an autumn trip to the beach, you may be in for a bit of a surprise. The area is known for its vast amounts of Sueda, a species of grass that grows out of the sand. While the grass is green for […]

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What Causes These Giant Molehills In The Philippines?

While the photos below may look like the handy work of a giant mole, the ‘Chocolate Hills’ in the Bohol province of the Philippines are actually a totally natural occurrence. The mounds are actually made from grass covered limestone and there are estimated to be between 1,260 to 1,776 separate hills in the Bohol province. […]

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10 Absolutely Stunning Natural Tunnels

There are few things in life that can match the sheer beauty and spectacle of nature and there is nothing more naturally stunning than a tree tunnel. Mother Nature’s canopies can come in all shapes and sizes and provide a beautiful walkway to take a lazy afternoon stroll down. The following are 10 of the […]

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What Is The Breath-taking ‘Fly Geyser’ in Nevada?

At first glance you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Fly Geyser in Nevada, USA, was a creature from another planet but this incredible structure is actually a man-made geothermal geyser. The structure was actually accidentally created due to well drilling in 1964, while searching for sources of geothermal energy. As the well was not […]

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Floating Mountains – China’s Hidden Treasure

In a nutshell Tripadvisor Rating 4.5 / 5 Average time required 4 hours Great for Hiking, Outdoor activities The pictures below might look like scenes from James Cameron’s multi-million pound blockbuster Avatar but these incredible rock formations are actually located a little closer to home than Pandora. The Tianzi Mountains are found in the Hunan Province south east of China and […]

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Just Where Was This ‘Cave of Crystals’ Discovered?

The pictures below might look like The Fortress Of Solitude from the Superman movies but these incredible diamonds were actually discovered in the Naica Mine in Mexico. Mining was first started on the site to extract lead, silver and zinc but during the mining operations, caverns were discovered that contained huge selenite crystals. The ‘Cave […]

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5 Of The Most Stunning Caves On The Planet

Humans have always had a fascination with exploring the unknown and few places are more remote and intriguing than underground caves. While caves can be found in just about every corner of the globe, there are certain caverns that are so unique and breathtaking that they have to be seen to be believed. Whether its […]

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Aogashima – A Trip to an Active Volcano Island

Aogashima island may look like a criminal mastermind’s lair from a Bond film but this volcano island is very much real and can be found around 200 miles off the south coast of Japan. The island itself is a volcanic crater and from the birds-eye-view you can see inside it a smaller crater which was created by a […]

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Stripped Icebergs in Antarctica – Unusual Natural Phenomena

Antarctica is home to some of the most incredible vistas and unusual wildlife but one of the strangest sights to be found in this winter wonderland comes in the form of striped icebergs. You might think that the coloured stripes are man-made, however, it is actually a natural phenomena that is caused by different types of water […]

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Spotted Lake in British Columbia – Everything you need to know

Spotted lake is something you don’t see every day. It is located near the city of Osoyoos, British Columbia and is a popular tourist destination. Every summer for 3 months this pool of liquid becomes the incredible Spotted Lake.   Why does the lake become Spotted? It is a natural phenomena: the water has a high concentration of more […]