See Colmar, France: The World’s Most Enchanted Town

Don’t go looking for singing Disney princesses in this place, but we won’t blame you if you do. This magical little town in Northeastern France looks like it popped straight out of a...

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Explore Aokigahara: Japan’s Haunted Suicide Forest

So the Aokigahara Forest in Japan, heard of it? well, if you have then I’m sure you have considered it a holiday destination before but if not listen up because I have some...

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SAY HI TO GOD AT CHINA’S HEAVEN’S GATE

China is a place of wonders and marvels, so you should expect everything and anything while traveling to this magical destination. With so many of the world’s records and such a deep and...

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Glimpse Into Armageddon Hiking Hawaii’s Devastation Trail

The Devastation Trail at Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park owes its birth to the 1959 eruption of the Kilauea volcano.  Between Nov. 14 and Dec, 20, 1959 the volcano spewed hot, naughty lava all over the nearby...

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Swim in Senegal’s Pink Lake Retba

We’ve written about pink lakes on TheAdvenTourist before, but there’s no reason Australia should get all the glory in pink-lakedness. Roughly 10km northeast of Senegal’s capital city of Dakar, lies the pink lake, Retba. As...

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Walk the Exclusive Zion National Park Subway

When we think subway, we think spending 45 minutes sandwiched between a possibly-homeless man and a screaming infant in 90-degree heat (that’s 32.2 Celsius for all the 6.5 billion readers of Earth who can’t...

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High Trestle Trail Bridge in Ankeny, Iowa

image credit Do you like wacky spirals and unexpected neon illumination? Well you can enjoy some if you head down to the High Trestle Trail Bridge in Ankeny, Iowa. The High Trestle Trail...

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Walk the 3500 Narrow Steps of Chand Baori

If M.C. Escher ever designed stepwells in India 1000 years before he was born, the Chand Baori was probably his design. Located in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of...

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Swim in Lake Hillier, Australia

image credit Lake Hillier is a bubble-gum-pink lake right on the edge of Recherché Archipelago’s largest island in Australia. It’s literally just a few steps away from a “normal” coloured Southern Ocean, but...

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Grand Place Flower Carpets in Brussels

image credit Brussels’ Flower Carpet has been crushing the accomplishments of even the most avid gardeners in your family since 1971. That’s when landscape architect Etienne Stautemans first covered the Grand Place in...

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The Swimming Pool by Leandro Erlich in Kanazawa Japan

Whenever people act all normal in an abnormal environment it always looks sinister. Enter Leandro Erlich’s Swimming Pool at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan. Creepy. But since it’s not Halloween...

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400,000 Balls in LA’s Ivanhoe Reservoir

image credit We know you were wondering what happened to all those black balls in all the kids’ playgrounds around the country, and we tracked down the answer – they were all stolen...

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Playa de Gulpiyuri – A Sandy Beach in the Middle of a Meadow

image credit If the next time you go for a tranquil walk down a meadow and find yourself at a beach, it could be that you stumbled onto Gulpiyuri Beach aka Playa de...

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Kleven's Tunnel of Love

Kleven’s Tunnel of Love

image credit Close to the town of Klevan in Ukraine there is a naturally formed 1.8 mile long tunnel. It grew around the path of a work train that made daily runs to...

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La Geria Vineyards of Lanzarote, Spain

image credit An average of just 16 days of rainfall per year and nothing but volcanic rock and sand are a couple of things that would usually deter a reasonable winemaker from attempting...

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Black Sand Beach at Punaluʻu Park Hawaii

As everyone knows, white sandy beaches were invented by clever executives of sunglass companies to artificially inflate sales in the second quarter. The reflective white sands drove the sale of sunglasses to record...

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Glass Beach at Fort Bragg California

Like a landscape from a distant planet, the Glass Beach at MacKerricher State Park glitters with a myriad of colours, inadvertently making all the white-sand beaches of the Caribbean seem clichéd and boring....

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Cancun’s Underwater Museum

credit What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the word “Museum”? If the answer isn’t “fish”, you’re not visiting the right museums. The underwater museum project began after a seasonal...

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Yemen’s Socotra Island

Located off the coast of Yemen, Socotra Island resembles something you would only find in a novel written by the love child of Daniel Defoe and Roald Dahl (could YOU come up with...

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China’s Dwarf City

[iframe][/iframe] China has always been known for its commitment to human rights and political correctness, so it should come as no surprise that the marxist republic built an entire city for its little...

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Viganella’s Giant Artificial Sun

We are no longer nomads.  We don’t chase after buffalo or travel as the seasons change.  So what better way to commemorate humanity’s vast abilities and technological achievements than to settle in a...

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