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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.

The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs: How to plan a round-the-world trip - travel tips and articles Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started. How to do it The most economical way to circumnavigate is to buy a round-the-world air ticket that uses one airline alliance.

The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet 2012 - Golden Book Traveler The updated 2012 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet features a few repeats, some new up-starts, and a whole-lota competition for your eyeballs! I left off some really useful websites that I browse quite frequently. In addition, I did NOT include travel sections from major online and offline corporations. Sites like Yahoo! Travel, CNN Travel, and Google+ Hangouts offer great travel advice, but these websites are not dedicated exclusively to the art of traveling. The following is a list of the 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet for 2012. Menla Mountain Retreat Menla, Center for Health & Happiness is owned and operated by Tibet House US, as a developing center for the dissemination of Tibetan healing arts and sciences. Menla features a variety of events year round. Learn about our upcoming programs at Menla. For more on Menla, visit the Menla website at: www.menla.org

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.

DIY Tooth Whitener Are you a soda/coffee/tea drinker who’s looking for a quick and easy way to brighten up those used-to-be pearly whites? Look no further—we have a do-it-yourself recipe that can help! The magical ingredient in this DIY beauty blend is strawberry. Strawberries contain malic acid, which helps remove tooth discoloration.

Build Your Own Wall ? Before I Die If you’re in­ter­ested in cre­at­ing a wall, we’ve pro­vided many re­sources on this page. We have dis­con­tin­ued sell­ing the toolkit. How­ever, you can pur­chase all the toolkit items di­rectly from the man­u­fac­tur­ers—we in­cluded links in the What You’ll Need sec­tion below. We also cre­ated a folder of free re­sources you can down­load here. It in­cludes a step-by-step guide, a check­list of ma­te­ri­als, and help­ful ex­am­ples (also shown below), as well as files of the sten­cils if you’d like to cre­ate your own or edit them for an­other lan­guage. Learn more about how to cre­ate a wall below!

The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World Many people doesn’t know, and didn’t even heard about these famous abandoned places. Many of these places are really something amazing, but they are also really sad when you take a closer look at them. On the folowing list, you can see abandoned planes, abandoned ships, as well as the abandoned houses, and so many other things, that are really amazing and magnificent. So, check out these amazing abandoned places photos. 1. Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Liguria The Williamsville Inn: West Stockbridge, MA: Welcome Room Descriptions and Rates || Directions Room Information Award-winning Inn & Fine Dining The perfect retreat for your Berkshire visit Boston Magazine "Best of Boston 2005" award winner "Best Inn in the Berkshire"

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