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  • Breathtaking Islands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    Breathtaking Islands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    Photo Credit: R. Ian Lloyd via Budget Travel It sometimes seems that the world is getting smaller and smaller – with the advent of the Internet, places you’ve never seen, at least in photos, are becoming increasingly rare. But there are still some breathtaking places on earth that, odds are, you’ve still never heard of, […]

  • Breathtaking Glaciers You Should See Before They Disappear

    Breathtaking Glaciers You Should See Before They Disappear

    Glaciers form over many years, often centuries, and only on land, whereas icebergs float on the water. Together they hold most of the earth’s fresh waters, but many glaciers are disappearing. As the planet’s ice is rapidly melting, with glaciologists predicting that some of the world’s glaciers will be entirely gone within the next two […]

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  • Breathtaking Photos Capture China’s Incredible Beauty

    Breathtaking Photos Capture China’s Incredible Beauty

    Over the summer,  Chicago-based travel photographer Ken Koskela spent 17 days in China, where he captured a stunning mix of environmental portraits and awe-inspiring landscapes that highlight the rich beauty and culture of this Asian nation. The artist did a spectacular job of capturing China’s incredible beauty.

  • Most Breathtaking Waterfalls in Iceland

    Most Breathtaking Waterfalls in Iceland

    Iceland is home to some of the most breathtaking waterfalls on the planet. If you’re fortunate enough to visit this beautiful country, you won’t want to miss these falls, including Seljalandsfoss. Visitors can walk right behind its cascading waters – and, if they’re very fortunate, they may even get treated to a spectacular natural light […]

  • Stunning Arctic Photos That Will Make You Want to Escape the Real World and Go Now

    Stunning Arctic Photos That Will Make You Want to Escape the Real World and Go Now

    Finnish photographer Tiina Törmänen captures the incredible, remote beauty of the remote wilderness in stunning Arctic photos where human contact is rare and the sky looms huge and distant. Perhaps you can relate – if the chaos of the ‘real world,’ hustle and bustle, constant go, go, go, makes you feel trapped and you’ve just got […]

  • Amazing Images of Norway Fjords from the Unique Perspective of a Kayaker

    Amazing Images of Norway Fjords from the Unique Perspective of a Kayaker

    Adventure photographer Tomasz Furmanek captures some of the world’s most spectacular natural beauty in the world, right from his kayak. The Poland-born photographer has shot gorgeous images from the Lofoten Islands to the especially tranquil Sotra, and for the past three years, he’s been snapping amazing images of Norway fjords and waterways.

  • ALASKA

    TOP 5 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS OFF THE BEATEN TRACK

    Bored of beach filled brochures and mass market package holidays?  Then maybe it’s time to seek out travel destinations that promise new adventures and unseen vistas.  There are still a few curious cities, isolated islands and cloistered countries that have managed to escape the crowds, here are our top five…

  • 2016-05-10 14_55_35-Famous Fountains In The World - Travel BLAT

    Famous Fountains In The World

    No matter the culture, water fountains can be seen as a source of vitality, inspiration, and the ebb and flow of our daily existence. All over the world, fountains have been established for a plethora of reasons and stand as reflections of the people and culture of their geographical location. Some fountains hold world records, […]

  • Sun Island Beach, Maldives

    Soaking in the Sun: 10 Unforgettable Beaches in the Caribbean

    When people think of taking a vacation, they’re usually mesmerized by the idea of traveling to a beautiful beach, planting their feet in the white sand, and soaking in the hot sun. Although there are plenty of world-class beaches scattered across the world, the Caribbean is a hotspot when it comes to vacationing in an […]