8 travel apps that could save your life. While there is no way to know where and when to be ready for a travel disaster, these eight apps can solve the problem of how.
These apps will prepare you for the worst case scenarios and could end up saving your life when you're in uncharted territory. Pocket First Aid & CPR This app from the American Heart Association is a literal lifesaver. When Dan Woolley of Colorado Springs was caught in the collapse of the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince after the Haiti earthquake, he used the app to diagnose and treat injuries to his foot and head. "I kind of had some time to do some self-diagnosis down there," Woolley told NBC. Price: $1.99 mPassport Even at your sickest, most embarrassing tourist moments there's an app that will come to your rescue. Price: $0.99 SaferBus If you're planning on taking a bus, you should download the Department of Transportation's SaferBus app. Price: Free Smart Traveler. Glass Beach - The Dump You'll Want to Visit - Unfinished Man - StumbleUpon.
It’s like a little Inuksuk… Before you say anything about the content of this article, I hate people who litter.
I’ll judge you if I think you’re too lazy to recycle. I hate pollution and the death of our fragile ecosystems and all the rest. But- with that disclaimer out of the way- Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California is the incredible result of human wastefulness and the resilience of nature. I’ve been trolling around for lesser known landscapes to road trip to and explore, and stumbled across this chunk of multicolored west coast paradise.
(Photo by Lisa D Walker – 2009) Eventually, California realized that dumping automobiles, appliances, toxic substances and razor sharp shards of glass into the water was probably a bad idea, and looked elsewhere for a dumping site. Posted on September 26, 2011 Got something to say? Comment Rules: Keep it civil, and please do not use your site URL in either your name or the comment text. Beautiful Places to Visit - StumbleUpon. The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia.
The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, are situated on the Plitvice plateau. Waterfalls connect the lakes, and the tallest waterfall is Veliki Slap at 70 meters (230 feet) tall. The Plitvice lakes area boasts a large variety of interesting and colorful flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy walking and hiking the many pathways and trails, or exploring the lakes by boat. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe - StumbleUpon. 50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World (Part 1) - StumbleUpon.
Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area.
Now, a landmark includes anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument or a building, or any other spot to designate places that might be of interest to tourists. A few examples are the Statue of Liberty, Uluru, the Taj Mahal, Mount Everest, and the Eiffel Tower. When we see one of those, everyone knows in which part of the world they are located. Here are 50 landmarks for you to recognize. Are you ready for a trip around the world?
Blue-domed Church in Santorini St Basil Cathedral in Moscow The Statue of Liberty in New York Machu Picchu in Peru The Taj Mahal in Agra ( India ) The Eiffel Tower in Paris The Great Sphynx at Giza The Chinese Wall in China Uluru in the Northern Territory The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen Windmills at Kinderdijk ( Holland ) Agia Sofia in Istanbul, Turkey Acropolis of Athens Mount Fuji in Japan Big Ben in London Loch Ness in Scotland. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora.