June 20, 2012 | General, Travel News | Read More
The newest breakthrough in the movement towards autonomous driving, the first public test of futuristic “road train” cars—conducted on a highway in Spain—was a resounding success. Road train cars feature not one, but three unmanned vehicles following a truck with a human driver. The...
June 19, 2012 | Featured | Read More
You know all those massive, opulent mansions you catch glimpses of in TV shows and movies? Surprisingly, many of them are actually real! Historic mansions in the UK are used in hundreds of films and shows – can you recognize where you’ve seen them? 1. Chatsworth House – North Derbyshire Image:...
June 15, 2012 | Asia, Japan | Read More
In the land of the rising sun, some things are seen in the light of day while other things remain in the shadows. Japan is a nation that’s full of surprises around each corner. From the food to the train travel, the unexpected awaits. Train in Tokyo Image: mrhayata/Flickr Known for having...
June 15, 2012 | Around the World, Copenhagen, Culture/History, Denmark, Europe | Read More
Almost a century after she was first left sitting on a rock out to sea on Copenhagen’s Langelinie, Denmark’s best-known icon, the bronze statue of The Little Mermaid, has been presented with her male counterpart. Over the years she’s fallen victim to the whims of both political activists and artists’...
June 14, 2012 | Barcelona, Europe, Offbeat, Spain | Read More
Catalan architect Gaudi's organic-shaped buildings draw millions to Barcelona Gaudi’s Unique Architectural Style Gives Barcelona Many Landmarks Image: sanfamedia.com / Flickr With its self-supporting, undulating stone facade and wrought iron balconies, the Casa Mila is today considered...
June 14, 2012 | Around the World | Read More
Photo courtesy of Ricαrdo/Flickr Dancers in Ceará, Brazil compete in a traditional square dancing competition, part of the annual Festa Junina (June Festival) events held throughout Brazil. Celebrations include bonfires and fireworks, and revelers feast on corn dishes, as the festival coincides...
June 8, 2012 | Dublin, Europe, Ireland, UK | Read More
Londoners head for their favorite local pub after work. Image: mostaque / Flickr London’s Anchor Pub is a welcoming site on a gray day. . . and a great place to meet locals.
June 5, 2012 | Around the World | Read More
The tarsier’s large eyes (about twice the size of human eyes) have no peripheral vision. When the tiny primates leap at prey, they do it with eyes tightly closed to protect them. Visit them at the Philippine Tarsier Foundation Sanctuary on the island of Bohol.
June 5, 2012 | Europe | Read More
The quiet Swiss village of Wengen is a gorgeous town with a long history. Host to the famous Lauberhorn Run Ski Race, Wengen has established itself as a popular skiing destination that sees crowds numbering in the thousands each year.
June 5, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Denmark, Offbeat | Read More
Taking a diving trip in tropical waters can be very enjoyable, but it takes a real sense of adventure to dive the icy, blue waters that surround the largest island in the world. When you dive Greenland, you will be venturing where only a handful of divers have ever been. The 1,646 mile long island, which...
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