Selexyz Bookstore in Maastricht, Holland. The bookstore is installed in an old Dominican church. Photography by madcrow Flickr.com The coffee shop of the Selexyz Bookstore in Maastricht is settled in the altar of the church. Photography by edwin_wisse Flickr.com Borderlands Science Fiction Bookstore in San Francisco is home to this hairless Sphynx cat. Photography by [...]
1. Disneyland was expected to fail. Opening day was such a disaster that pretty much every press organization that attended the celebration had predicted the park’s failure within one year.
If you see people climbing on top of each other in an attempt to reach for the sky in Valencia, don’t be alarmed. “Castelleres” are human towers and the tradition is taken very seriously mainly in Catalunya but also in Valencia. Mid-September sees one of the most well known events in Valencia – the Fiesta [...]
Located in the Bullfrog Hills, Nevada, Rhyolite is a ghost town which came into existence as the result of a gold rush that began in 1904.Rhyolite had its peak population from 1905 to 1910, when decreased gold production led to a decline that culminated in its abandonment by 1919. Rhyolite has a number of crumbling, [...]
Grab your love life by the collar and get out of the bedroom; there’s a whole world of cheap thrills and naughty sex out there. So ditch the duvet and work your way through these 10 essential places to have sex before you die.
It wouldn’t be hard to give the definition of surfing if you were to consider the desire to be out in the water, the freedom to conquer a great force of nature that can push you where you have never been before. It’s a whole new world, it’s like a drug that you start taking. [...]
Enough with your fancy remote beaches. The Maldives? St. Tropez? With the economy what it is, we’ll be lucky to get to the next state on a $73 tank of gas. We want close. We want old-fashioned. We want a town where we can park the car, drag a beach chair and a book to [...]
There are many reasons why cities are abandoned; some, like the ghost towns of the American West, have become tourist destinations while others have been condemned or simply forgotten. These 20 abandoned cities of the world share an eerie, haunted quality that is part of what makes them so fascinating. For more amazing abandoned places [...]
ABSTRACT Toca da Boa Vista, the longest known cave in the Southern Hemisphere with 84 km of mapped passages, is one of the most important speleological and palaeontological sites in Brazil. Together with the neighbouring caves of Toca da Barriguda, Toca do Calor de Cima, Toca do Pitú and Toca do Morrinho, they represent a [...]
One&Only Reethi Rah Resort, Maldives One&Only Reethi Rah Resort: The Maldive Islands are a stunning destination which is perfect for relaxation because of the fact that the beautiful beaches offer plenty of activity on the water. However, you don’t have to leave the luxury of your resort to have a terrific water experience since this [...]
The Door to Hell, as locals call it, is situated near the small town of Darvaz in Uzbekistan. Thirty-five years ago, geologists were drilling for gas when then encountered a very large cavern underground filled with a poisonous gas. They ignited the gas expecting it to burn off in a few hours. Thirty-five years later, [...]