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9 offbeat things to do in London. London is full of interesting and unusual things to do.

9 offbeat things to do in London

Photo by EO1. Amazing Festivals Around The World That You Should See Before You Die. Tweet Once a year some of the countries around the world hold magical and outrageous festivals.

Amazing Festivals Around The World That You Should See Before You Die

Some like the Brazilian carnival and Spanish bull chase are famous world wide while others few people know about. So if you fancy living it up then check out our list of 20 of the most amazing festivals from around the world that we recommend you should see before you die. 1. Carnaval — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Feb. 28 – March 4 (for 2014) Pantheon. The Moses Bridge is Invisible to The Eye. A series of moats and fortresses were built over the West Brabant Water Line region of the Netherlands during the 17th century in order to provide protection from invasion by France and Spain.

The Moses Bridge is Invisible to The Eye

Fort de Roovere was surrounded with a shallow moat that was too deep to march across, and too shallow for boats. In turn the earthen fort had remained protected –until now. The Italian Hotel built inside Abandoned Medieval Grottos. Top 100 Hillman Wonders of the World - Rankings you can trust. Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade. 248 by digitizedchaos.

Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade

Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: New York City, New York, USA. Perang Topat (Rice Cake War): tips for Lombok’s multicultural food fight. DSC_3835.JPG.jpg by Nicolas Lannuzel.

Perang Topat (Rice Cake War): tips for Lombok’s multicultural food fight

Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: Lingsar, Lombok, Indonesia Date: Sixth full moon in the Sasak calendar (November/December) Level of participation: 2 – unity through rice adversity At this quirky harvest festival, the Hindu and Muslim residents of Lombok, east of Bali, unite to pelt each other with boiled rice. The food fight takes a week of preparation. Surin Elephant Round-up: an unforgettable sight in Thailand. Elephant festival in Surin, Nov 15, 03 (26) by ryuw.

Surin Elephant Round-up: an unforgettable sight in Thailand

Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-ND 3.0) Location: Sri Narong Stadium, Surin, Thailand Dates: Third weekend in November. Pirate Festival: how to celebrate buccaneers in the Cayman Islands. A Nice View On A Cruise by Jacrews7.

Pirate Festival: how to celebrate buccaneers in the Cayman Islands

Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Festa del Cornuto (Festival Of The Horned One): a guide to Rome’s celebration of love lost. Piazza Navona by Zach Dischner.

Festa del Cornuto (Festival Of The Horned One): a guide to Rome’s celebration of love lost

Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: Rocca Canterano, Italy. Five Towns of Cinque Terre. Located on the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre is a rugged coastline, made up of “The Five Lands” or the five villages: Vernazza, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore, and Manarola. The Cinque Terre is so appealing because it does not display any modern developments in its architecture. Many of the residents over the centuries have built terraces on the cliffs that overlook the sea from the coast. The villages are only connected by paths (specifically the Blue Path of Cinque Terre that connects all five villages and is a famous hiking trail), boats, or trains—nope, no cars. You definitely will not need to spend more money renting a car if you choose to visit the Cinque Terre; you can just focus on these almost mythical lands themselves.

Vernazza. New York City's Hidden Subway Station. Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence.

New York City's Hidden Subway Station

Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right? Five of the World's Best-Kept Secret Destinations. The 12 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe. For centuries, people have been fascinated with castles.

The 12 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe

Whether they were home to cruel leaders (such as Count Dracula) or the settings of love stories, the castles always played an important part in European history. Nowadays, they make “guest appearances” in movies or are the perfect place to spend an interesting vacation. There are actually thousands of castles throughout Europe, though many of them are in surprising states of disrepair if they are even recognizable as castles at all. But there are also hundreds of well preserved castles you can tour yourself, and the dozen below just might be the most beautiful of all of them. 1 – Château de Chenonceau, France. Top 20 free attractions in Paris - travel tips and articles. City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise…Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a very cheap date. Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic French market, let yourself be seduced by our top 20 must-sees.

They are all are completely gratuit, letting you save the euros for the really important stuff: wine, cheese and a flashing Eiffel Tower keyring you’ll regret the minute you return home. 1. Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris. 9 of the Coolest Secret Subway Stations in the World. If you’re anything like us, you’re fascinated by the secret worlds of underground transportation. What goes on in abandoned subway stations? Do mole people exist? Have we been approaching Platform 9¾ at the wrong angle? A couple months ago, we brought you a collection of beautiful abandoned train stations from all over the world. Travel Guides - Top 10 Lists. Almost Untouched Nature - Waterfall Restaurant, Philippines. Image credit Visiting this interesting Waterfall Restaurant located in San Pablo City, Philippines at the Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort can be a truly unique and memorable experience.

Visitors can enjoy in lunch served on bamboo dining tables while the crystalline running water flows under their feet. Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives & Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design. Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives Ayada Maldives is a brand new awe-inspiring destination comprising an opulent 112 villa resort located on the 150,000 square meter paradise island of Maguhdhuvaa in the stunning Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.

Melissani Undercover Cave and Lake. The world’s best secret islands. Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1.

Torres Strait Islands, Australia. ► The Jackson Pit by Xaphoon Jones. The High Line. Backpack and Gear, Best Backpack Locations And Equipment. The Seven Wonders of the World. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe. 15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe. Disney. Sliding Rock in North Carolina. Every summer, there are large number of tourist in Sliding rock, where is located one of most beautiful and unique natural mountain waterfall. It is located in Pisgah National Forest Close to Asheville NC, where people came to slip and slide on this beautiful 60-foot mountain slider. Even water is pretty cold, visitors wait patiently for their turn and slide one-by-one. At the end of the slide they make splash into the big eight-foot deep pool, swim couple feet to get into shore and get back in the line for one more slide… photo source.