Category: TRAVEL

Aug 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – The Crown Jewel

Picture of the Day – The Crown Jewel

THE CROWN JEWEL Photograph by Cajun Box The crown jewel of the Princess Cruises Fleet, the Crown Princess, beautifully captured by Cajun Bob on Flickr. Actual crown jewels are jewels or artifacts of the reigning royal family of their respective country. They belong to monarchs and are passed to the next sovereign to symbolize the…

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Aug 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – August 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – August 24, 2010

TAKE A SEAT Photograph by Emily Harriet Stunning view from the top of a large hill in Pateley Bridge. A small market town in Nidderdale in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, on the River Nidd. via Emily Harriet on Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day…

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Aug 24, 2010

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

Moldova National Library – Photograph by Daniel Zollinger These pillars of higher learning are also home to some of the world’s most incredible architecture. Below is a small collection of stunning libraries around the globe. From the historical to the modern, these centres of knowledge and learning also preserve the history and culture of…

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Aug 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – August 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – August 2, 2010

GOLD RUSH Photograph by Martin Zalba Las Médulas is an historical site near the town of Ponferrada in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain), which used to be the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire. Las Médulas’ Cultural Landscape is listed by the UNESCO as one of…

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Aug 2, 2010

The Mirrorcube Treehotel in Sweden

The Mirrorcube Treehotel in Sweden

From the country that brought you the Ice Hotel and the Hotel under a Lake, comes the latest in luxury tourist attractions, the Treehotel. 60 km south of the arctic circle in Harads, Sweden, owner Kent Lindvall has just opened the unique and stunning Treehotel to the public. Launching with six structures designed by five…

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Jul 26, 2010

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

Photograph by Vincent Costello Located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific, Hotel Costa Verde near Quepos, Costa Rica, features one of the most unique hotel rooms I’ve ever encountered. A two bedroom, fully retrofitted, vintage 1965 Boeing 727 fuselage, available on your next vacation! Check out the incredible pics and information below on…

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Jul 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – Nirvana

Picture of the Day – Nirvana

THE SERENE TRANQUILITY OF NIRVANA I have no idea where this is and who built it, but it looks amazing. I just hope there’s a bug net that I can’t see in the picture! FFFFOUND via my friend Tristan

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