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.
Nihiwatu Resort in Indonesia was named the world’s best hotel by Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards. The former surf retreat on the remote little-known island of Sumba includes 28 villas, each equipped with a private pool, as well as an all-day treetop spa, an equestrian center, and a beach restaurant, where they serve a variety of healthy dishes cooked over an open fire. In high season, one night in this hotel will come to $12,000. The hotel’s guests can enjoy sunset horse riding, surfing, exploration of local hidden waterfalls and the breath-taking views of rice fields. See what the best hotel in the world looks like.
The Old City of Aleppo is the historic city center of Aleppo, Syria. Many districts of the ancient city remained essentially unchanged since its construction during the 12th to the 16th century. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Here are the photos that show what happened to it after the Civil War began there in the early spring of 2011 and how it looked before.
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Cloud 9 is an amazing two-story floating bar and Italian wood-fired pizzeria in the middle of the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji. It is surrounded by turquoise blue water and picturesque views. You can also have access to different water toys like kayaks, surfboards, snorkeling gear and jet skis. Cloud 9 caters to all events at the ocean and can accommodate up to 100 island holiday goers at a time. If you want a holiday experience like no other, this is the place for you.