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A Petting Zoo with a Difference (38 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 9 Apr 2013   / 4953 views

The Lujan zoo in Argentina offers visitors a really thrilling experience…

 

A Petting Zoo with a Difference

The Sky-High Bailong Elevator Is a True Architectural Feat (11 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 9 Apr 2013   / 6790 views

The glass lift is built into the side of a mountainous cliff in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie, China. It is a staggering 1,070 feet (330 m) high and is claimed to be the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world.

 

The Sky-High Bailong Elevator Is a True Architectural Feat

A Majestic African Hotel Experience in Kenya (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 8 Apr 2013   / 5752 views

The Loisaba holiday retreat in Kenya offers a variety of stunning accommodation made from natural materials and decorated with unique hand-made furnishings. Visitors are invited to enjoy an authentic African experience in complete luxury.

 

A Majestic African Hotel Experience in Kenya

This Abandoned Mountaintop Hotel Is a Beautiful Piece of History (33 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 3 Apr 2013   / 17907 views

The Hotel del Salto was opened in 1924 near Tequendama Falls, Bogotá River, Colombia and closed down in the 1990’s. People speculate that the hotel was haunted and this is why no one wanted to stay here but another reason could be that the river was polluted.

 

This Abandoned Mountaintop Hotel Is a Beautiful Piece of History

Experience Treehouse Living in Forested Costa Rica Resort (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 22 Mar 2013   / 5526 views

This sustainable treehouse community is named Finca Bellavista and is situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous region of Costa Rica. The development was started by Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado, and consists of seven treehouses for rent. Visitors to the community are treated to a forested, riverfront setting that boasts waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife. The cost of the rooms varies from $100-$275 per night.

 

Experience Treehouse Living in Forested Costa Rica Resort

A Canadian Ghost Town That Is Stuck In Time (66 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 18 Mar 2013   / 285723 views
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Kitsault  is a town in British Columbia, Canada which has been abandoned for the past 30 years. The town was erected in 1979 due to the emergence of the American Mining Corporation Phelps Dodge and Molybdenum mine in the area and was originally intended as a base to house miners and their families. The town catered for 1200 residents and was equipped with shopping centres, schools and hospitals amongst many other things.

 

A Canadian Ghost Town That Is Stuck In Time

Coolest Winding Road in the USA (6 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 8 Mar 2013   / 6709 views

Called “Snake Alley for its unusual shape, this interesting path is in Burlington, Iowa.

 

Coolest Winding Road in the USA

Japan’s Pretty Pink Park (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 27 Feb 2013   / 4709 views

The Takinocho Shibazakura park is a beautiful one-of-a-kind destination. The pictures speak for themselves.

 

Japan’s Pretty Pink Park

A Manmade Tropical Island Resort (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 21 Feb 2013   / 11510 views

Located in Krausnick, Germany, this tropical island retreat is completely artificially constructed and contained in an unusual place.

 

A Manmade Tropical Island Resort

Spectacular Mineral-Rich Russian Mountain Range (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 21 Feb 2013   / 7764 views

Located within the Arctic Circle, the Khibiny Mountains are uninhibited except for a large mineral quarry that mines apatite and nepheline ores. The territory contains approximately 477 valid minerals of which 108 were first identified here.

 

Spectacular Mineral-Rich Russian Mountain Range

The Coldest Inhabited Place in the World (33 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 20 Feb 2013   / 8834 views

Known as the “Pole of Cold”, the Russian town of Oymyakon has received recorded temperatues of -71°C, or -95.8°F. Surprisingly there are some people who actually still live here!

 

The Coldest Inhabited Place in the World

Carnival Fun on the Streets of Rio 2013 (59 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 15 Feb 2013   / 13811 views

These gorgeous colourful costumes are one of the great features of the annual street festival.

 

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Crowds Go Wild on the Streets of Rio (56 pics)

 

Carnival Fun on the Streets of Rio 2013

A Hotel Stay Like No Other (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 13 Feb 2013   / 3119 views

Every year, artists from around the world meet in a small village in northern Sweden for a project that is known as “ICEHOTEL”. Covering 5,500 square meters of land and constructed from 2000 tonnes of ice and an additional 30 000 tonnes of “snice” (snow and ice), the hotel is the largest of its kind in the world.

 

A Hotel Stay Like No Other

A Creepy Zombie-Invested Prison (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 12 Feb 2013   / 5451 views

Photos taken from the prison set of “The Walking Dead.”

 

A Creepy Zombie-Invested Prison

Crowds Go Wild on the Streets of Rio (56 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 11 Feb 2013   / 7661 views

The Rio street carnival is the world’s biggest and most celebrated festival and is attended by approximately 5 million people. Here are some moments from this year carnival.

 

Crowds Go Wild on the Streets of Rio

Barbie Inspired Dining at Taiwan’s Own, “Barbie Café” (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 1 Feb 2013   / 4029 views

As the name suggests, “Barbie Café”, which has just opened in Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei, is designed around the original Barbie doll toy. Taiwan has been chosen as the restaurant’s location since and themed restaurants have proven to be successful in this landscape. Barbie’s manufacturers, US toy company Mattel, hope to promote Barbie as a fashion brand to the Asian market and the staff uniforms and décor of the restaurant all accentuate the iconic Barbie world that is predominantly pink and girly.

 

Barbie Inspired Dining at Taiwan’s Own, “Barbie Café”

A Gorgeous Island Getaway (34 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 30 Jan 2013   / 5606 views

Photos of the beautiful Maldives islands.

 

A Gorgeous Island Getaway

The Egyptian Pyramids from A Different Perspective (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 28 Jan 2013   / 11061 views

Although it may seem like the pyramids are in the middle of an empty desert area...

 

The Egyptian Pyramids from A Different Perspective

Deserted Religious Theme Park (29 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 28 Jan 2013   / 5760 views

Located in Waterbury, Conneticut, Holy Land USA is an 18 acre (7.3 ha) theme park that is inspired by the Christian Bible. Although the park has been closed to the public since 1984, the buildings and artefacts remain intact.

 

Deserted Religious Theme Park

The World’s Most Terrifying Place (9 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 26 Jan 2013   / 14805 views

Probably many of you have already seen this picture, from which shivers are running through the skin. This unique stone ledge is located in San Diego and is aptly named “Potato Chip Rock.” But...

 

The World’s Most Terrifying Place

Gorgeous Tropical Island Getaway (33 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 17 Jan 2013   / 8901 views

The five star LUX* resort is located in the Maldives and is the epitome of peaceful tranquility. Guests can enjoy 4km of beautiful white beaches and clear tourquoise seas outside their waterfront villas. The resort boasts 193 rooms with seven restaurants and six bars.

 

Gorgeous Tropical Island Getaway

The Destination of Your Dreams… (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 15 Jan 2013   / 8781 views

The luxury, five star, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is an extravagant resort that spans two private islands and consists of 50 water villas, 79 beach bungalows and 21 spa villas. However, the most spectacular feature of the retreat is the underwater, glass restaurant that can also be converted into a suite serving dinner and breakfast in bed. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has twice won the “Best Hotel in the World” award and is the ultimate dream destination.

 

The Destination of Your Dreams…

It Seems to Be a Wonderful Place to Visit (13 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 11 Jan 2013   / 7851 views

Tanah Lot is a rock formation located near Bali, Indonesia. It is a very popular site of tourism thanks to its pilgrimage temple and the magnificent photos you can shoot there.

 

It Seems to Be a Wonderful Place to Visit

China's Ice Palace (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 7 Jan 2013   / 4573 views

In the city of Harbin, North-Eastern China opened the 29th annual International festival of ice and snow. Thousands of visitors came to admire the works of the best sculptors, enjoying
fireworks and walking on the city made of ice.

 

China
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