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68° North: Winter Fairytale at Lofoten Islands Being known for excellent fishing, nature attractions such as the norther lights and the midnight sun, and small villages off the beaten track, the Lofoten islands, an archipelago and a traditional district ... Jul. 06, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland IV Mürren – a former settlement of people from the Lötschen valley in the Valais, which still remains recognisable today from the design of the houses and the pronunciation of the Mürren dialect – is the highest, continually inhabited village settlement in the canton of Bern and lies on a terrace at 1650 metres, high above the Lauterbrunnen valley. Jul. 05, 2018
Fancy adventure tour In addition to some popular destinations for adventure, you can tackle a few of the world’s lesser-known but equally memorable adventure locations. From sailing on a surface other than water in Argentina to descending a dune on your belly in Namibia, these experiences will help you win back the bragging rights. May. 29, 2018
Shortlist of the Bird Photographer of the Year 2018 The shortlist for the coveted Bird Photographer of the Year awards has been announced by Nature Photographers and the British Trust for Ornithology. Here we display a few of the entries in the running for the awards. May. 16, 2018
Exquisite craft in Arequipa With a blossoming fair trade textile industry, gourmet food workshops and even a hopping craft beer scene, Arequipa has become a beacon for maker-minded travelers. May. 09, 2018
Magical photos show the enchantment of forests Bulgarian photographer Veselin Atanasov is this year’s Open Photographer of the Year. He lives with his family in the small Bulgarian town of Kazanlak and works as an IT specialist. May. 04, 2018
Siberian: the best guides along the world’s longest train journey You might imagine the Trans-Siberian as a lonely, melancholic train journey through a snowy plain. But it’s better visualised as a chain of really cool people, who hand travellers over from one to another along the route and treat them to the best of Siberian hospitality. Apr. 26, 2018
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Situated in the mountainous north-west of Yunnan province in China, the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas is a natural serial property consisting of 15 protected areas, grouped into eight clusters... Apr. 19, 2018
The postcard-like beauty of Yunnan’s Shangri-La Ⅱ Due to seasonal water fluctuations few permanent structures rose near the shores but villages, seemingly of log cabins, could be seen clinging to lower slopes of surrounding hills, the calm waters reflecting the scene... Apr. 16, 2018
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort The name may contain the word 'hole', but Jackson Hole is a decidedly posh hole. The cowboy hats are a little taller, the boots a little shinier. Not everyone is 'all hat, no cattle', as locals like to say: this is still ranching country, not just a retreat for the wealthy. Apr. 13, 2018
The end of the world Sandwiched between two oceans and sprawled across two countries, Patagonia is as ‘end-of-the-world’ as it gets. On South America’s southern frontier, nature grows wild, barren and beautiful. Apr. 12, 2018
Eiffel Tower No one could imagine Paris today without it. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this elegant, 320m-tall signature spire as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World's Fair. Luckily, the art nouveau tower’s popularity assured its survival. Prebook online to avoid painfully long ticket queues. Mar. 28, 2018
Winter on the steppe: visiting Mongolia in low season Mongolia has notoriously frigid winters – temperatures can fall as low as -40°C in January and Ulaanbaatar holds the record as the world's coldest capital city. Tourism typically sees its low season between November and late March, but visitors that venture to Mongolia at this frosty time of year will find there is still in fact plenty to see and do. Mar. 21, 2018
The Space in Between: A Different World Through B/W Minimalistic View There is evidence to suggest that our world and everything in it-from snowflakes to maple trees to falling stars and spinning electrons-are also only ghostly images, projections from a level of ... Mar. 12, 2018
Stunning mountain scenery in Italy The dolomites are a very impressive range of mountains in the Italian Alps that cover a large part of southern and eastern Trentino-Alto Adige region and the north of the Veneto region. Mar. 12, 2018
Interview of '2017 Sente·Cup' Awareded Photographer Nataliya Andrianova In the 2017 "Sente•Antu Cup" International Photo Contest, Russian photographer Nataliya Andrianova was awareded the "Top Ten Photographers of the World" with her black and white photo series "Planetarians" ... Mar. 08, 2018
Achievements of Bangladesh Photojournalism K. M. Asad Jury Member 2017, Republican prize QAZPHOTO Awards (Kazakhstan) 2017, VOUBS International Photography Awards (Bulgaria) 2016, Republican prize QAZPHOTO Awards (Kazakhstan) ... Mar. 01, 2018
Sanduo Festival of Naxi Ethnic The Beiyue Temple Fair, also called the Sanduo Festival, which falls on the eighth day of the second month on the lunar calendar, and is equivalent to the Spring Festival of the Han people. The festival centres on Sanduo... Feb. 24, 2018
Diet of Naxi People The Naxi, like most people in evevy moderately developed countries today, enjoy "three square meals" per day. The main evening dish consists of rice, corn, potatoes and pork – and of course Baba, a kind of tasty and... Feb. 24, 2018
Naxi Costumes Naxi dress and adornments are usually made of leather from cattle and sheep. In the "Welcome to God Dongge" of the classical Dongba Scriptures can be found the following lines: "The snake of the universe gave birth... Feb. 11, 2018
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