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100 Natural Wonders Of The World. "I want to go to there" & KRISATOMIC. Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany by Luiz Pires There are so many places I want to see, I’ve been browsing and bookmarking and basically putting together travel porn (oh dear, that phrase isn’t going to be good for my blog search results is it).

"I want to go to there" & KRISATOMIC

I’m going to Nice in may and maybe Davos in the summer, so that should satisfy me for the year. Shore Beauty: The World's 10 Most Amazing Beaches. Beaches mark the borders between sea and land, and as such have unique characteristics derived from both geological parents (no wonder everyone wants a beach home).

Shore Beauty: The World's 10 Most Amazing Beaches

These 10 amazing beaches showcase the best, the brightest and the most sublime sandy shores ever to rock your world! Red Beach, Kaihalulu, Hawaii (images via: Patrick Smith and Xigre) The Red Sand Beach of Kaihalulu can be found on the Hawaiian island of Maui, south of Hana Bay on the far side of Ka’uiki Hill. The beach is relatively narrow, a factor which combined with its isolation makes it popular with nude sunbathers. (image via: Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - 28 things I wish I'd known... The Palace of Happiness in Bhutan.

Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - 28 things I wish I'd known...

Chris Guillebeau AC360° Contributor When you first head off to places in the world that are a lot different from where you live, a number of things change. You have to learn to adapt. In Search of Ancient Ireland. Ireland Photo Tour. Iguasu_eng.html from - StumbleUpon. Mopeds in Mykonos. I have a friend getting married soon who’s honeymooning on the Greek Islands.

Mopeds in Mykonos

Her planning is reminding me of the only time I’ve been to Greece, on a Mediterranean cruise with my mom, and one particularly fun day we spent on Mykonos. Mom and I learned quickly that we did not want to be anywhere near the cruise ship tours where you get herded around town with 20 other people following a guide all day.

When we landed in Mykonos we let the rest of the passengers rush to their tours and enjoyed a leisurely breakfast. We got to talking to a nice couple who were also enjoying a later breakfast and avoiding the ship tours. Cindy and Phil mentioned they planned on renting scooters for the day and invited us to join them. First we rode to the main area of Mykonos Town and visited the windmills and Little Venice. How Cruise Lines Fill All Those Unsold Cruise Cabins. Last Updated: 4/06/2014 21:24 PST A luxury cruise is one of life’s pure joys.

How Cruise Lines Fill All Those Unsold Cruise Cabins

Today’s modern cruise liners are engineering marvels; floating 5-star hotels that offer the best service, accommodation, cuisine, and activities. They visit exotic locales, with non-stop relaxation or stimulation, depending on your pleasure. 515512main_prominence_Earthscale-033010-orig_full.jpg from Earth View. Travel etiquette 101: body language. You step over someone’s legs in Nepal and don’t even realize you’ve committed a grave social taboo!

Travel etiquette 101: body language

Although most locals will excuse breaches in etiquette, wouldn’t you rather be informed? Read below for a list of etiquette tips, taken from our various guidebooks, to help you navigate different parts of the world. 1. In Asia, never touch any part of someone else's body with your foot, which is considered the 'lowest' part of the body. If you accidentally do this, apologize by touching your hand to the person's arm and then touching your own head. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Six examples of Italian body language with their matching translations. 20 free attractions in London - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet - StumbleUpon. Who cares if London's hotels and restaurants tend to be on the expensive side?

20 free attractions in London - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet - StumbleUpon

No city in the world has more free stuff to do. In addition to world-class museums without a ticket admission, you get the parks, canal walks, super markets (Portobello Road Market at Notting Hill Gate, Camden Market at Chalk Farm Rd, wonderful Columbia Road Flower Market at Gosset St in East London etc) and maybe some royal-spotting, and you can fill a life. London, thank you! Here's the mere start of the free list: Sasha Cagen: Five Reasons to Travel Alone. During 2010, as I traveled alone through France, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina, I regularly encountered people who found it courageous of me to travel alone.

Sasha Cagen: Five Reasons to Travel Alone

I remember a hairstylist in Bogota. As she blow-dryed my hair, she told me she couldn't picture it. I asked her why. She couldn't really say. So it goes. 515894main_AS14-66-9225HR.jpg from Earthlights_dmsp_big.jpg from - StumbleUpon. Mappy - Mappy - plans, itinéraires, guide dadresses en Europe. Where The Hell Is Matt?

Pack-like-a-pro-with-the-bundled-wrapping-method-301435.php from 1 день осени - #...madagaskar stone forest. Best Backpacking Gadgets for Your Summer Travels. If you're like many young students graduating from high school or college, you're probably planning a little time off -- perhaps a trip abroad in that great American tradition of backpacking.

Best Backpacking Gadgets for Your Summer Travels

But stuffing whatever you happen to have lying around your room into a bag is a terrible idea for such a journey. Hotel Igloo Village. Catching one of nature’s jaw-dropping light shows, the auroras, can be a chilly experience, especially in the northern hemisphere.

Hotel Igloo Village

Away from the distracting city lights and city comforts and into dark, cold wilderness can be a daunting experience for some. So for those of us who would still like to catch a glimpse of the awe-inspiring northern lights, but would prefer to be relatively warm, there is a place out in northern Finland, amongst the reindeer, where you can find a field of igloos. Except the igloos here are not made from snow. Instead, the igloos here are made from glass that might be mistaken for clear transparent ice.

This is Hotel Kakslauttanen, where the experience of viewing the northern lights can be done from a comfortable bed in a warm room with a special glass that keeps all the heat in. The use of snow and ice in the buildings is a large theme at Hotel Kakslauttanen. Pic_10008841_0570609.jpg from What $1 buys around the world. Tourist-destinations.png from MapCrunch - Random Google Street View. Gmaps Pedometer. Digital Photography Shots - StumbleUpon. What is the first thing that pops in your mind when you hear the word countryside?

Green meadows, yellow hay, spectacular and breathtaking landscapes. Photographing the countryside has its own charm. Any place is your studio and you have a scene for photograph is every single direction. Countryside photography is something all of the photographers want to experience once in a while. Be it just on holidays or if you live in a country side, the photographs we have showcased below will help your imagination go wild and inspire you to take stunning photographs.

Corn fields by Snake Eyes. Londonist: London News, Food, Arts & Events. 20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World. Eurail - Travel Europe by Train with your Eurail Pass.

43 Places. - StumbleUpon. Edinburgh Apartments from 49 Beautiful Shots Of Edinburgh We love, really love our city. There is something in Edinburgh for everyone, to prove this we have gathered 49 of our favourite photos of Edinburgh. Original here Original here Original here Original here Original here. Get Paid to Travel the World - Travel Writing Tips. Travel Writing — By Lost Girls on January 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm Be sure to check out our new Pitching 101 Series, including interviews with: BootsnAll editor, Katie HammelNew York Times’ deputy travel editor, Monica DrakeThe Expeditioner’s founder and editor-in-chief, Matt StabileGalavanting‘s managing editor, Joseph HernandezTravel Belles’ publisher and editor, Margo MillureGo NOMAD‘s general edit Max HartshorneTravel Agent senior editor Joe PikeTravelingMom‘s editor Cindy RichardsRecommend‘s managing editor Paloma Villaverde de Rico Want to get paid to travel?

If you’re interested in sharing your travel experiences, there are several travel websites that accept pitches from freelance writers. Here are a few of them, and what they pay per word or post. Travel Websites That Pay for Freelance Articles and Posts. 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Iceland. By Katie Hammel | June 16th, 2010 1) At roughly 39,000 square miles, Iceland is small – about the size of the US state of Ohio. 11% of the country is covered with glaciers, and 8% of that is a single one, Vatnajökull, which is located in the vast and nearly uninhabited interior.

Three of Iceland’s five glaciers are the largest in Europe. Another 30% of the land is lava fields. Ill Tell My Ma. 100+ Things to Know If You're Going to Italy. My friends often ask me for support in travel preparation when they plan to go to Italy. In fact, I think it’s a great idea- go to a country prepared to experience it at the fullest! I enjoy learning about the little idiosyncrasies that make a visit to a new country so interesting, the small traditions, the interesting customs… so, I thought I’d give you a cheat-sheet for Italy.

Europes Top 25 Castles - The Best Castles in Europe. In pictures: romantic travel destinations - StumbleUpon. 20 Things I've Learned From Traveling Around the World for Three Years. Gary Arndt is the man behind Everything Everywhere, one of the most popular travel blogs in the world, and one of Time Magazine’s “Top 25 Best Blogs of 2010.” Since March 2007, Gary has been traveling around the globe, having visited more than 70 countries and territories, and gaining worldly wisdom in the process.

Today, I’ve asked him to share some of that wisdom. Enter Gary On March 13, 2007, I handed over the keys to my house, put my possessions in storage and headed out to travel around the world with nothing but a backpack, my laptop and a camera. Three and a half years and 70 countries later, I’ve gotten the equivalent of a Ph.D in general knowledge about the people and places of Planet Earth. Quit Your Job, See the World. Hostels Worldwide - Online Hostel Bookings, Ratings and Reviews. 3012819_large.jpg from Photoblog - Snow falling across Europe creates a wintry scene in Venice. Marco Secchi / Getty Images Contributor.

Fullmoonhike.swf from - StumbleUpon. Iceland Information - StumbleUpon. The Packing List for Backpacking in Europe - General Itineraries - The... May 25, 2000 (Updated Jun 18, 2000) Backpacking in Europe this summer? Thatched houses in England. Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, sedge, rushes and heather, layering the vegetation so as to shed water away from the inner roof. Backpacking and travel info for budget travelers. Germ26077.jpeg from - StumbleUpon.

Travel to Italy - Italian People & Places - Italy... Earth View. FASTEN SEAT BELTS 2 - Travel by Continent - Asia. 10 Best Places to Live for Escaping World Conflict. How to See the World: Art of Travel; European and World Backpacking; On$25 a... - StumbleUpon. BUG Europe - the Backpackers Ultimate guide to budget travel in Europe. Beautiful Places to Visit - StumbleUpon. The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia. Santorini.jpg from - StumbleUpon. Fairytale-destinations from - StumbleUpon.

Five-best-travel-sites-for-cheap-tickets from - StumbleUpon. Ireland’s top 10 unusual places to stay - travel tips and articles - L... - StumbleUpon. The more we stay in travel lodges and soulless hotels, the more we all crave an experiential night's stay. Imagine Youre in Ireland.