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Do It Before You Die: Hike to Havasu Falls — THISWORLDEXISTS. 9 offbeat things to do in London. 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. Okay come with me, we’re going to explore every inch of this hotel built inside the deserted grottos of an Italian mountain village from the Middle Ages.

The Italian Hotel built inside Abandoned Medieval Grottos

The cliffs of the Gravina River Valley in Matera Italy are believed to be the site of the first human settlements in the country. So let’s begin our tour of this extremely off-beat, no doubt unique and very chic hotel, La Grotta della Civita… Top 100 Hillman Wonders of the World - Rankings you can trust. Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade.

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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) 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. 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.

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.

Top 20 free attractions in Paris - travel tips and articles. City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise…Paris has many different guises.

Top 20 free attractions in Paris - travel tips and articles

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. Now, we’re going underground to bring you the bizarre stories behind some of the world’s coolest and eeriest abandoned subways. City Hall Station — New York, NY Image credit: Visual News Have you ever ridden the 6 beyond the Brooklyn Bridge stop?

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. 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 Image by Killer White Fluff. ► 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.