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Amazing Events Around the World

Amazing Events Around the World
Here are the most bizarre/amazing events around the the world that you are missing out on every year by not exploring. This is motivation for you to go out and see what else is out in the world! (I apologize in advance for making your local concerts and street fairs look like petting zoos) Bunyol, Spain — August 26th – 11am Every year 30,000 people assemble in the streets of Bunyol, Spain to participate in the largest tomato fight in the world. 125,000 kg of tomatoes are brought into the city via truck so ammunition is never short. 5 massive tomato-packed rockets are exploded in the air to commence the fight. 1) You must squish each tomato before throwing it so that the force of the vegetable against you target’s head will not cause injury 2) Only tomatoes can be thrown ‘Black Rock City’, Nevada, USA — September 3rd-5th The official site for Burning Man describes the event as “a city in the desert dedicated to radical self reliance, radical self-expression and art.” Thailand — April 13-15 Related:  Gör Götüm YollarıAround the worldDESTINATIONS

The 16 Reasons You Need To Drop Everything And Travel Right Now There’s a characteristic of our generation that can only be described as severe restlessness. I am not specifically referring to the number of friends you have who are prescribed Adderall; although that’s definitely another cultural trend I could discuss in length. What I’m talking about is a restlessness of the soul, the wandering spirit, a culture of nomads. We’ve been bred on this notion that we are going to do it differently than our parents; we’ll be adventurous, experience life to the fullest. We’ve sat over lunch with our friends choosing our post-graduation plans, always teetering over the line of what we knew as the safe choice and what we knew as the adventurous, spirited one. We talked about living in Brazil in a house by the beach, spending days on the hammock and driving taxis at night. We thought about moving to London, buying expensive rain gear and renting a studio on Piccadilly Circus. You’re young You’re more willing to take risks With less to lose, there’s more to gain.

8 Underrated City Breaks in Europe Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary When it comes to city breaks, the usual Euro hotspots like Paris, Rome, Madrid or Berlin, quickly come to mind. But, there are so many more cities to explore in the diverse continent; you just need to search them out. With Easter fast approaching, now is the perfect time to book your city getaway. Here’s our pick of the top eight underrated European cities that you should visit (scroll down for gallery). The capital of Hungary has so much to offer visitors, including; great restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and best of all, some of the best spas in Europe. Dubbed the “Queen of the Danube”, Budapest is a city best discovered on foot. For cheap city breaks to Budapest, click here . One of the oldest cities in Poland with a deep history and a fascinating royal past, Krakow is where you should head for a cool urban break. For cheap city breaks to Krakow, click here . For cheap city breaks to Seville, click here . For cheap city breaks to Dusseldorf, click here .

Hillman Wonders of the World Top 10 des livres pour préparer un tour du monde Pour préparer un tour du monde, il n’y a pas que les blogs de voyage! Il y a aussi les livres. Pour rêver, planifier son itinéraire, réfléchir au sens de son voyage… Les grands écrivains voyageurs, à l’instar de Jack Kerouak, Henry Miller ou Sylvain Tesson sont évidemment source d’inspiration et donnent envie de larguer les amarres. Mais ça ne sera pas d’eux dont je parlerai ici, mais plutôt de livres pratiques et concrets sur la préparation d’un tour du monde (mise à jour en décembre 2015, ndlr). 1/ Ils ont fait le tour du monde; 32 portraits de blog-trotters Quel meilleur moyen de préparer un tour du monde que de s’inspirer des voyages de ceux qui l’ont déjà fait? Super bonus à la fin du livre: un carnet pratique, avec plein d’infos sur comment préparer son voyage, faire son sac, les moyens de transport, les visas, les vaccins, etc. 2/ La bible du grand voyageur C’est un Lonely Planet qui sort de l’ordinaire. 3 et 4/ Partir autour du monde 5/ Réussir son tour du monde 6/ Le monde en stop

7 reasons Lisbon could be Europe's coolest city Think they stay out late in Madrid? In nightlife areas such as Bairro Alto, Lisbonites stay out until dawn -- then keep going. Lisbon has some of the world's most fascinating cobbles, a "street art" obsession shown off here in the city's giant mapa mundi. Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa eloquently summed up the prevailing national outlook: "I'd woken up early, and took a long time getting ready to exist." Portuguese custard tarts have conquered the world. Few European capitals have such easy access to great beaches, like this one at Sintra. Lisbonites have a sharp eye for design, fashion and architecture, such as the Gare do Oriente station. The city is bursting with world-class galleries, including the Oriental and Western collections of the Gulbenkian Foundation. Party stamina World at your feet Expert with the irony Delicious tarts Beaches Style city Art full (CNN) -- What makes a city "cool"? Here's why. 1. If you think Madrid stays out late, try a night out in Lisbon. Lisbon: color equals cool.

Water Worlds: 15 Real Floating Towns & Ocean Cities There’s only one Venice, but you might be surprised to find that you can get the same scenic and historic feel – complete with canal ‘streets’ and gondoliers – in several other towns across the globe. In fact, there are dozens of picturesque floating villages and islands that are so heavily populated, you can barely tell that there’s land under all the man-made structures. Here are 15 of the world’s most fascinating water-based communities. Santa Cruz del Islote, Colombia (images via: smilepanic, noticiasinteresantes) From above, you can barely see a spot of land on this island, so completely covered is it with houses. Ganvie, Benin (images via: hugo, erik cleves kristensen) The largest lake village in Africa can be found in Lake Nokoué, in the nation of Benin. Ko Panyi, Thailand (images via: wikimedia commons, luxury thailand travel) Loreto Island, Lake Iseo, Italy (images via: jon shave, imgur) Halong Bay Floating Village, Vietnam (images via: andrea schaffer, saragoldsmith) Flores, Guatemala

Snorkel with whale sharks and whales - scuba dive and snorkel with whales and whale sharks You float quietly, until the humpback whale senses you are there and swims toward you. Or, you're snorkeling and suddenly a whale shark, one of the world's biggest fish, rises from below to eye you. Either way, it's an experience to cherish and remember. Several companies around the world offer these special experiences. EcoColors Offers Snorkeling With Whale Sharks in Mexico EcoColors Tours EcoColors offers the chance to snorkel with whale sharks, one of the world's biggest fish, off the coast of the Yucatan Penninsula. Aquatic Adventures in the Dominican Republic On an Aquatic Adventures multi-day tour, you can snorkel with 80,000-pound humpback whales that gather in the Sanctuary of the Marine Mammals of the Dominican Republic. Swim Among Dwarf Minke Whales with Dive The Reef in Australia If you intend to dive Australia's Great Barrier Reef, investigate snorkeling and scuba diving in the water with dwarf minke whales. Whaledive.Net

Top 10 Les meilleurs films sur le voyage Les films sur le voyage ont la capacité de vous transporter dans un autre monde. Ils vous divertissent, ils vous sensibilisent et ils peuvent même vous inspirer. Les films sur le voyage permettent aussi de mettre en lumière des lieux uniques dans le monde. Chaque voyageur a son propre Top 10 des meilleurs films sur le voyage et qui motive pour voyager, alors voici le miens. Participez ! Tous les avis m’intéressent, c’est pourquoi à la fin de cette liste se trouve une section « mention honorable » qui me permettra d’ajouter d’autres films. Si vous êtes plutôt livre, je vous recommande la lecture de mon article spécial livre voyage. One Week Ce film raconte le voyage de Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson), un jeune homme dans la vingtaine qui est sur le point de se marier, a un emploi qui ne le rend pas vraiment heureux et on vient de lui annoncer qu’il souffre d’un cancer et que ces chances de survies sont de 10%. One Week pose la question suivante : Le personnage de ce film a trouvé sa réponse.

Stumblers Who Like The Cool Hunter - Amazing Places To Experience Around The... 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 Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile The Gardens at Marqueyssac Ice Canyon - Greenland Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon Seljalandsfoss Waterfall on the South Coast of Iceland Petra - Jordan (at night) Verdon, Provence, France Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia Norway Alesund Birdseye of City Benteng Chittorgarh, India Riomaggiore, Italy Keukenhof Gardens - Netherlands. Sky Lantern Festival - Taiwan. Mount Roraima - Venezuela. Seychelles East Iceland. Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. New York City.

Jules Underwater Hotel Storm Chasing Adventure Tours - Storm Chasing Vacations, Tornado Chasing Holiday Voyages et Découverte France Europe Asie Afrique Amérique Caraïbes Pôles Gastronomie Art de vivre Découverte Avec Claude Villers, revivez une traversée de légende grâce à ces images inédites – les seules jamais tournées en couleurs en 1939 par M. Jean Vivié, cinéaste amateur et jeune marié en route pour une croisière de rêve, qui sera aussi la dernière traversée du Normandie. Beau à la louche… un peu plus que l’eau à la bouche. C’est ainsi qu’une jeune strasbourgeoise a nommé son blog gourmand sur ses coups de cœur dans la ville, ses conseils, ses recettes… Michel Deutsch, l’un des plus grands écrivains de théâtre français contemporain, s’est longuement interrogé sur « cette entreprise singulière que fut l’Alsace »… et sur ce qu’elle n’est peut-être plus. Jesers et sa bande sont en Palestine pour 5 dates et auront à cœur de conquérir le public palestinien ! A elles seules, les images de la grande basilique ou du forum de Leptis Magna sont un voyage dans le temps.