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24 Amazing Hotels You Would Rather Be Sitting In Right Now

By • Jan 29th, 2014 • Category: Architecture, Latest Posts, Travel

We know that a lot of you like to read our articles while you’re at work (naughty, naughty pandas), so we’ve created a virtual vacation trip with amazing hotels around the world that you’d rather be sitting in right now. These locations will take you from the icy forests of Finland to the jungles of Bali and from the streets of Paris to the turquoise Mediterranean waters of Greece. As diverse as they are, there’s one thing tying them together – each location is perfectly suited for you to take a breather and relax.

Sleep With The Fishes In Underwater Bedroom At Floating Hotel In Zanzibar

By • Nov 21st, 2013 • Category: Architecture, Latest Posts, Travel

The Manta Resort’s new room on Pemba Island in Zanzibar is a tropical island hotel room like any other – except that it floats anchored above a shallow coastal coral reef. The bedroom, which was opened just this month, is located in a room below deck that has large viewing glasses offering guests a view of the colorful aquatic world outside. By day, tropical fish and other sea organisms float and swim by the window. At night, lights illuminate the water outside the windows, attracting squids and other otherwise shy sea creatures.

Hidden Underwater River Flowing Under the Ocean in Mexico

By • Jul 30th, 2013 • Category: Latest Posts, Travel, Weird

Located in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, there’s a secret underwater river called Cenote Angelita (Spanish for Little Angel) that can be found after a 10 to 15 minute drive south of Tulum. It is arguably the most unique formation of this kind: a thin layer of hydrogen sulfate separates the saltwater from the fresh water above it, allowing scuba divers to swim along this underwater creation, which looks a lot like a regular river would on the ground. There are even fallen trees and leaves on both sides of the “shores”, making this seascape look all the more surreal!

Hundreds of Floating Umbrellas Once Again Cover The Streets in Portugal

By • Jul 8th, 2013 • Category: Art, Installation, Latest Posts, Travel

Do you remember the colorful Floating Umbrellas installation in the streets of Agueda, Portugal we posted last year? This year, Sextafeira Produções has once again hung up hundreds of colorful umbrellas, transforming your shopping experience or the afternoon walk into a Mary-Poppins type of adventure!

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

By • Apr 23rd, 2013 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography, Travel

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist!

Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors

By • Jul 26th, 2012 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography

No, it’s not a Photoshop trick! Salar de Uyuni (salar is salt flat in Spanish) is currently the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). Actually, some 30,000–42,000 years ago, the area was part of a giant prehistoric lake, Lake Minchin. When it dried, it left behind two modern lakes and two major salt deserts, Salar de Coipasa and the larger Salar de Uyuni. When covered with water, this extraordinary place becomes one of the largest mirrors on Earth.

41 Places To See Before You Die (Part II)

By • Feb 21st, 2012 • Category: Latest Posts, Miscellaneous

Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries just waiting for you to discover them. However, life is short, and the funds are limited, so we have to narrow down the selection. Knowing that you are just another lazy panda, we’ve done it for you!

30 Amazing Infinity Pools Around The World

By • Jan 18th, 2012 • Category: Latest Posts, Miscellaneous

If you’re suffering from winter blues and short, dark days are getting you down, then it’s time to take at least a virtual vacation and see some sunny pictures. To be more exact, let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful Infinity Pools Around The World.

41 Places To See Before You Die (Part I)

By • Sep 28th, 2011 • Category: Featured, Latest Posts, Miscellaneous

Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries just waiting for you to discover them. However, life is short, and the funds are limited, so we have to narrow down the selection. Knowing that you are just another lazy panda, we’ve done it for you! We’ve made an list of 21 incredible places to see before you die.