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100 Best Travel Quotes for Your Inspiration

Quotes can convey a powerful message. Throughout history there are many people we can admire or aspire to. Those people can share their life experience and wisdom by embedding it into a short message. When it comes to travelling sometimes we need a little bit of inspiration. Open your mind and have a read through […]

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Too Cute: Thirsty Koala Grabs A Drink From Passing Cyclist

Wild koalas are not renowned for being overly friendly when it comes to interacting with humans but the heat of the midday sun and the promise of a refreshing drink must obviously affect their mood. That was certainly the case for this thirsty little creature on the South-Western Freeway, just outside Adelaide in Australia. The […]

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These Body Art Photos Will Blow Your Mind

Artists can express themselves in many different shapes and forms and often some of their most powerful work is not put on a canvas but actually on the human body itself. Body painting has been around for thousands of years, whether in the form of a simple tattoo or a complex tribal uniform. It can […]

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Risen from the Ashes: Cities that Have Triumphed in Disaster

Humans are destined to live together. We have been cohabiting since the beginning of time, from clans to tribes, from villages to cities, there has always been and there will always be a community. Like colonies to ants, so are cities to humans. But those great centers of gatherings and coexistence have sometimes run into […]

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The World’s Most Remote Hotels

If you’re a keen backpacker you’ll know that your travels can take you to all sorts of isolated and remote corners of the globe. While exploring the planet’s less popular destinations is a great way of getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, the major drawback is always the lack of places […]

Switzerland To Build ‘Vertical Forest’ With Over 100 Trees

Switzerland To Build ‘Vertical Forest’ With Over 100 Trees Plans have been unveiled to build a ‘vertical forest’ tower block in Switzerland that give a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘concrete jungle.’ The eco-friendly tower block has been designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri and will be built in the Swiss city of Lausanne […]

SuperShe island – a female only resort

If you are a woman who wants to take a break from men, then here is a perfect solution: a women-only island off the coast of Finland. If you have seen the film Wonder Woman and was wondering if there is a similar island to Themyscira where you can be like an Amazon, then SuperShe is for you. According to […]

The Stunning Monarch Butterfly Migration

Twice a year, North America witnesses what has been described as ‘one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the world’: The Monarch butterfly migration. Every autumn, Monarch butterflies from southern Canada and the United States make the annual migration south to Mexico for the winter, before making the return journey the following March. The […]

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Most Spectacular Train Journeys

Train travel may have been around for almost 200 years but it is still one of the most popular forms of transport. Mechanised trains first appeared in the UK in the 1820’s and they are still one of the best ways to travel, if you want to sit back and enjoy stunning views of the […]

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Is This The Strangest Festival In The World?

While one glance at the photos below may have you searching for the number of the nearest NSPCC centre, the bizarre ritual of jumping over babies is actually an annual festival held in Burgos, Spain. The El Salto del Colacho or ‘The Devil’s Jump’ dates back to 1620 and sees men dressed as the devil […]