Elona Karafin aka "Elona The Explorer" keeps a blog where she documents her weekend trips to basically everywhere spending less than $1,000 per trip. She shares her tricks and tips on how to do it. If you like to travel yourself and feel adventurous enough to go on a weekend trip every once in a while but without paying too much for it, Elona’s tips may be just what you need.
Villa Honegg, a 5-star boutique hotel, is situated in the Swiss Alps, 914 m (3,000 ft) above sea level and can boast some of the most spectacular views in Switzerland. But one of the hotel’s gems is definitely its rooftop infinity pool with year-round temperature of 34ºC (93ºF). the panoramic views are simply breathtaking and the pool’s steps have been recently nicknamed “Stairway to Heaven.”
Foula is one of Great Britain’s most remote permanently inhabited islands. The island has an area of 4.9 square miles (12.7 km2) and a population of 30 people. Islanders previously made a living from fishing. Today, most islanders are crofters with income from sheep farming and ornithological tourism.
Gunnar Garfors wanted to visit every single country in the world and accomplished his mission in 2013 by visiting 198 countries. He was 37 years old and got the title of the youngest person to travel to every country. Garfors works at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and didn't want to quit to make his dream of traveling come true. Not only did he manage to keep his job but he actually combined his job with travel. Here are some of the best pictures form his journeys.
Last Friday, August 12, 2016, the first ever beer festival kicked off in Pyongyang, North Korea which will last 20 days. 800 people visited the event on its first day. It was organized to promote Pyongyang's home brewed Taedonggang beer. Apparently, Kim Jong-un decided to arrange his personal Oktoberfest.