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The “Real” Breaking Bad (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 10 Oct 2012   / 8303 views

Actual locations of the Breaking Bad TV show as filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

The “Real” Breaking Bad

Eco-friendly Treehotel Is a Natural Heaven (26 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 5 Oct 2012   / 4698 views

For nature lovers, the Treehotel in Luela, Sweden is a “must-visit” travel destination. Designed by Scandinavian architects, the concept behind the five uniquely designed ‘treerooms’ is to offer top class accommodation to visitors whilst ensuring that the hotel maintains a minimal ecological footprint. Open year round, guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities within a private and tranquil setting. The rooms all sleep two people and the price varies according to which room you choose to stay in, with the most expensive costing $650 per night for double occupancy.

 

Eco-friendly Treehotel Is a Natural Heaven

Isolated Research Station in Icy Desert (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 5 Oct 2012   / 5601 views

The Concordia research station is located on the Antarctic Plateau and operates year round. It is over 500 kilometres from the nearest civilisation and is considered the most isolated human outpost on the planet. 3233 metres above sea level, Concordia is built atop a naturally occurring summit on the Antarctic Ice Sheet and experiences dry conditions with temperatures well below freezing. These conditions are ideal for the study of astronomy, which is one project conducted here along with the investigation into climate change.

 

Isolated Research Station in Icy Desert

50 Photos from 50 American States (50 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 1 Oct 2012   / 5373 views

These interesting photographs from mid-2012 aren't meant to represent the whole of any state, but they will take into a quick virtual journey around the US.

 

50 Photos from 50 American States

Marvelous Dubai Fountain (16 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 1 Oct 2012   / 4748 views

Built on the man-made lake in the center of Dubai, this choreographed fountain is the engineering wonder of the world. The 275 m (902 ft.) long system of water jets illuminated by several thousand lights and 25 colored projectors shoots water 75 m (240 ft.) in the air in many different patterns accompanied by classical and contemporary music. The Fountain was designed by California-based company WET Design and its construction cost $218 million.

 

Marvelous Dubai Fountain

Fabulous Caribbean Resort of Ladera (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 28 Sep 2012   / 7393 views

Ladera Resort located in Saint Lucia, a sovereign island country in Caribbean Sea, is a marvelous place to spend a vacation. Luxury villas built on a high forested ridge have one of their walls left open to provide stunning views of the mountains and the sea. The villas are built of timber and are decorated with local artwork. The Ladera has restaurants, spas and all the activities one would expect from a luxurious resort. The prices for a night’s stay here range from $400 to $1,425 depending on season.

 

Fabulous Caribbean Resort of Ladera

22 Countries, 22 Pictures (22 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 26 Sep 2012   / 5199 views

South Africa

22 Countries, 22 Pictures

Wrecked Cars Turned Into Coral Reefs (30 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 26 Sep 2012   / 6824 views

These wrecked vehicles that for some reason ended up underwater became homes for various ocean species.

 

Wrecked Cars Turned Into Coral Reefs

Full-Scale Gundam Model in Tokyo (15 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 20 Sep 2012   / 11120 views

The 18-meter (59-ft.) tall statue of RX-78 Gundam, a fictional robot that first appeared in Mobile Suit Gundam anime series in 1979, has been reopened in Tokyo. The giant model was first exhibited in 2009 and then it was visited more than 4 million times during two months.

 

Full-Scale Gundam Model in Tokyo

A Cage above the Abyss (8 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 19 Sep 2012   / 7707 views

This pair of thick cables with a steel cage powered by a diesel engine is the only access to the outer world for the village of Yushan in China. There are only 200 people living in Yushan and before the ropeway was built they had to walk for several days to get to the nearest village. The ‘high road’ is 1000 m long and is 400 m above the valley floor. It was built in 1997 and since then it has been operated by one and the same person who maintains the engines and manually applies oil onto the cables along the way.

 

A Cage above the Abyss

Incredible Cliff of Preikestolen (23 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 17 Sep 2012   / 7885 views

Preikestolen, which means the Preacher’s Pulpit, is a 604 m (1982 ft.) high cliff in Norway. Its almost flat top with a stunning view of the fjord and the green hilltops and valleys below is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the country.

 

Incredible Cliff of Preikestolen

The Impassable Swamps of Sudd (9 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 28 Aug 2012   / 11881 views

The swamps of Sudd in South Sudan are among the largest wetlands in the world. Located in the delta of White Nile, it covers the average area of 30,000 sq. km. During the raining season the wetland can extend to over 130,000 sq. km, which is as much as the size of England. The Sudd is considered almost impenetrable overland or by boat. The abundant water-loving plants form the massive moving blocks. The swamps of Sudd are inhabited by the Dinkas, one the Sudanese ethnic groups.

 

The Impassable Swamps of Sudd

Fantastic Treehouse Village in Costa Rica (31 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 21 Aug 2012   / 7605 views

Erica and Matt Hogan from Colorado were searching for a property in Costa Rica when they found a slice of land being sold for deforestation. The couple purchased it, but instead of cutting down trees they started an amazing project.

 

Fantastic Treehouse Village in Costa Rica

Luxurious Resort on Private Island in Maldives (26 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 21 Aug 2012   / 5912 views

Banyan Tree Madivaru is an amazing tropical paradise. Six tented villas on a private island with white sandy beach and a crystal-clear lagoon offer a holiday of a lifetime. The island can be booked exclusively for only 2 persons or to a party of up to 18 persons. The resort has a spa center, an all-day dining restaurant and lounge. The regular excursion here include sunset cruises, fishing, dolphin safari and manta rays sighting cruises. The prices start from $3,680 per night.

 

Luxurious Resort on Private Island in Maldives

Magnificent Italian Hotel Monastero Santa Rosa (40 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 7 Aug 2012   / 7366 views

Luxurious hotel Monastero Santa Rosa is located on the top of the cliff in the XVII century building that once belonged to a monastery. This splendid place in the little town of Conca dei Marini, Italy, became a perfect option for those who seek for a quiet vacation among beautiful landscapes. The hotel has 20 rooms, spa baths and the infinity pool. The prices of an overnight stay start from $675.

 

Magnificent Italian Hotel Monastero Santa Rosa

Fantastic Blue Pond in Japan (23 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 7 Aug 2012   / 5679 views

Turquoise water of the Blue Pond in Biei, Hokkaido, with trees growing straight in the middle of it makes the place look otherworldly. Still, the pond is real and it’s gathering popularity among tourists.

 

Fantastic Blue Pond in Japan

Ghost Mines of Kennecott, Alaska (32 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 1 Aug 2012   / 7195 views

Kenneccott Mines was a thriving mining camp when the richest known concentration of copper in the world was found there in 1900. The development of the ore began immediately, bringing high profits to the state. However, the high-grade copper deposits were exhausted by 1939 and the camp became deserted. Currently the site is open for tourists who come to see old mines and abandoned buildings.

 

Ghost Mines of Kennecott, Alaska

Zlatni Rat Is a Stunning Croatian Beach (6 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 28 Jul 2012   / 7493 views

If you ever find yourself in Croatia during the summer put this beautiful destination at the top of your list.

 

Zlatni Rat Is a Stunning Croatian Beach

The Beauty of Mountain City of Ronda (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 25 Jul 2012   / 6399 views

Spanish city Ronda is located on the cliffsides above the deep canyon in an area that is about 750 meters (2,460 ft) above mean sea level. Impressive bridges span over the canyon adding up to the city’s stunning view.

 

The Beauty of Mountain City of Ronda

Take a Tour to the Land of Hobbits (17 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Travel 19 Jul 2012   / 7611 views

A company in New Zealand offers tours to the piece of the real Middle-earth – the picturesque farmland that has been turned into the hobbits’ Shire and to the other locations where “Lord of the Rings” movies were filmed.

 

Take a Tour to the Land of Hobbits

Chinese Cave Bunker Turned Into a Bar (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 18 Jul 2012   / 7625 views

The cave near Beijing that once served as a bunker for Chinese military leader has been turned into a bar. Through the entrance made in the form of the airplane the visitors get into a cold cave with old propaganda posters, maps and military ordnance.

 

Chinese Cave Bunker Turned Into a Bar

Amazing Places with Incredibly Clear Water (34 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 17 Jul 2012   / 28281 views

Just imagine diving into the clear blue waters in any of these fabulous places! The only sight of these places will make you fresh and bright on a hot summer day.

 

Amazing Places with Incredibly Clear Water

Awesome Surprise Inside a Disused Hangar (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 16 Jul 2012   / 14699 views

You’ll never guess what is inside this giant disused aircraft hangar in Germany.

 

Awesome Surprise Inside a Disused Hangar

Beautiful Places to See During Your Life (18 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 14 Jul 2012   / 26369 views

While there are many well-known locations that everyone wants to visit the following lesser-known gorgeous places are just as important to see.

 

Beautiful Places to See During Your Life
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