Hawaii – Setting the Record Straight

Hawaii Setting Record Straight

Hawaii Setting Record Straight | For decades the word “Hawaii” has been music in the ears of leisure travelers, mostly from Japan and the U.S. They listen to a smaltzy song like “Aloha Oe” by Queen Lilioukalani and start to have this delusion about Hawaii: a place close to paradise …

Avenue of the Baobabs Latitude Longitude

Avenue of the Baobabs Latitude Longitude

Here comes another really awesome viral picture that captures people’s imagination: A street lined with huge Baobab trees. This instafamous snapshot was taken somewhere in Madagascar. So far so good. But where exactly? …

Cabin with Tree Rooftop Latitude Longitude

Sod Roof in immediate need of repair.

Green roofs may be a new phenomenon elsewhere, but in Norway people have been planting gras and flowers atop their houses for a few hundred years already. Lush green on the roof just happens to keep a house better insulated. There are obvious advantages such as maintaining regular temperatures within the dwellings and stabilizing the houses themselves. Only sometimes things get out of control …

Tunnel of Love Latitude Longitude

Tunnel of love latitude longitude:

Tunnel of Love – Instafamous, but where on earth is it? Via Social Media we receive a constant trickle of famous snapshots: the Eiffel Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Forbidden City in Beijing, the Leaning Tower of Pisa etc etc. Many of these snapworthy sites around the globe we simply let pass by. We’ve been there, we’ve done that. But some catch our imagination and stick in our forehead like glue …

Alternative Festivals 2019

La Tomatina - Your weapon of choice will be the tomato.

Alternative Festivals 2019 | In this blog post we want to introduce you to alternative festivals. With that in mind, here are four markedly different events for your consideration this year …

Cuba Tourism Havana Moon

Cuba tourism. Rotten but clean side alley in Havana. Photo by

Cuba Tourism Havana Moon | Let’s get that straight right away: We are not yet ready to travel to Cuba, but some others are. Havanna Moon! The Rolling Stones were there soon after the 2015 normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations …