Phrases in 5 common languages to know when traveling in Europe Traveling abroad this summer? These helpful phrases will open doors and help you gain immediate acceptance. You don't need to be fluent in the language of the country that you are traveling to, but learning some key phrases makes a great impression. If someone hears that you're trying to speak the language, they will give you their respect and help. From saying hello to asking how much something cost; knowing some important phrases will set you up for an amazing trip. mystery of iceland by tim gasperak yesterday, we featured arkitema and arkthing’s new design for iceland’s national opera house. today we continue the icelandic theme by featuring photographer tim gasperak’s series ‘mystery of iceland’. the series captures the landscapes of the country in vivid detail. gasperak is a san francisco based photographer specializing in landscapes and portraits. the ‘mystery of iceland’ series was shot in 2006. via coudal
Zurich in a hurry: Make the most of your stopover Zurich's excellent, efficient public transport means you can visit the beautiful "Old Town" even during a short stopover Switzerland's largest city has a rich history as a center of European high culture. Its heritage stretches back to Roman times and it is home to more than 50 museums.
China 2011-10-21 17:35:39 GMT2011-10-22 01:35:39(Beijing Time) China Daily A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents. The village is called Dapin by local residents. Jade Mountain St. Lucia: Where All Rooms Have Infinity Pools Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain in St. Lucia is one of the most incredible resorts the Sifter has seen. Each room has only three walls and a private infinity pool with stunning panoramic views of the beautiful Caribbean. The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation. As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order).
Lifestyle We will never tire of the positive effects of nature. Its calming, soothing and inspiring influence will never go out of style. The more we rush, the more time we spend indoors staring at our screens and devices, the more urban our lifestyles become, the more we crave and need time away from it all. It has been amazing to follow the newest solutions to the old dilemmas: How to bring more green space to cities; how to reclaim underused urban land for recreational and other "green" uses; how to provide more and more people the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of spending time in nature. Lately, we have seen fantastic examples of how designers and architects, urban planners and citizens' organizations have accomplished both large and small-scale projects, from bringing a bit of greenery, and open space to otherwise bleak surroundings, to large-scale neighborhood-changing undertakings. Getting back to nature is not a new phenomenon.
Symmetric Alphabet Symmetric Alphabet Love it! Would love it even more if I could link to the artist/creator. Update: It’s made by Scott Kim. Thanks @rbrockerhoff 5 Little-Known Websites That Will Save You Time and Money When Booking Airfare Online This article is by staff writer Adam Baker. Baker recently reflected on just how much money affects our internal values. When booking airfare online, most people think of the popular online aggregation sites. You know the ones: They have the fancy commercials, catchy jingles, and washed-up celebrity pitchmen. While those sites aren’t inherently bad, there are a few well-documented problems with relying solely on these larger engines: Many of the aggregation sites neglect to include smaller, budget carriers.Larger airline companies may temporarily exclude or intentionally block these aggregation sites from fares.Short-term specials or incentive sales aren’t usually aggregated either.