Located far from the Chilean mainland, Easter Island is a remote and isolated territory, approximately 2,180 miles (3,510 kilometers) to the west and 1,289 miles (2,075 kilometers) east of Pitcairn Island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The island, known for its enormous stone statues called moai, is a testament to the ingenuity of the early Rapa Nui people.
Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of India, a land that is a treasure trove of iconic marvels like the ethereal Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and the imposing Red Fort Complex in New Delhi. However, beyond these well-trodden paths lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – the whimsical Nek Chand Rock Garden nestled in the heart of Chandigarh.
If you’re seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, look no further than Kolarbyn Eco Lodge – Sweden’s most rugged and rustic hotel nestled in the picturesque town of Skinnskatteberg (just a couple of hours from Stockholm). Get ready to leave modern-day amenities behind and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature like never before!
While Paris often tops the list of romantic destinations, it’s worth considering Klevan, Ukraine, as it boasts the renowned “Tunnel of Love,” an enchanting natural corridor that promises to capture your heart.
When most people think of the Antarctic, they think of frigid tundras, penguins, and not much else. Few people realize it’s also home to Port Lockroy, a natural harbor and the site of the world’s most remote post office.
For hundreds of years, Gorée Island, situated three kilometers from the Senegalese coast, functioned as the leading slave-trading hub along the African shoreline. Today, it’s home to the House of Slaves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and museum dedicated to educating visitors about the effects of the transatlantic slave trade on African people.
During the winter, many people feel like they’re living in the coldest place on earth. For the residents of Oymyakon, an eastern Siberian town, that’s the reality.
When most people think of old-fashioned women’s clothing, they immediately conjure up images of women in massive hoop skirts. The hoops beneath these skirts are known as crinolines and were all the rage in mid-1800s Europe. Have you ever wondered who was responsible for these skirts or how they became so popular? Let’s find out.
These days, you can 3D print everything from toys to organs. Soon, Marfa, Texas, will also welcome the first 3D-printed hotel on the planet, called Sunday Homes.
Chile is famous for its many attractions, including Torres del Paine National Park and Easter Island. If you’re planning a visit, be sure to add “Mano del Desierto” or “The Hand of the Desert” to your must-see list.