Jun 12 2013

Tall_outsideOne of the things that fascinates most children is dinosaurs. If you are looking to do something  fun and family friendly, head right down to Cave City, Kentucky and visit Dinosaur World. Parents and children can walk around and experience what life was like while dinosaurs still roamed the planet.

Dinosaur World is not your typical tourist attraction. You won’t see any fun characters running around, no overpriced concession stands, and no amusement rides. Instead, you get to see life sized dinosaurs running around in what would be their natural habitat. There are some dinosaurs that are over 80 feet long. Kids that are aged 3 to 12 can participate in the Fossil Dig. They will dig in, get dirty, and find their very own dinosaur fossils, sea urchins, and shark teeth.  There are many acres of land that you can explore and hope to find different types of dinosaurs.

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Jun 12 2013

Mt.-Hua-ChinaOver the centuries, China has seen countless mountains become centers of religious seclusion. Examples range from the Four Sacred Mountains of Daoism to Mount Emei, which is said to be the place where the bodhisattva Samantabhadra found enlightenment but is perhaps more famous for being home to the Shaolin Monastery. However, the mountains preeminent in the Chinese imagination have been the Five Great Mountains since time immemorial, one mountain for each direction of the Chinese compass. Of these, Mount Hua is the Great Mountain of the West, famous for being one of the most dangerous climbs found in either China or the rest of the world.

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Jun 12 2013

41344People living on the island of Taveuni tell stories about how once upon a time, a beautiful princess fell into despair about hearing of her betrothal to a stranger whom she did not love. She was so upset that she chose to flee her home, heading higher and higher up the mountain slope until exhaustion claimed her. Even in her exhausted state, her tears did not cease, falling as though rain upon the shores of Lake Tagimoucia. Local legends claim that the princess’s tears are the origin of the long-stemmed vines called the tagimoucia.

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Jun 03 2013

KLCCWhen visiting in Malaysia, the majestic, beauty of the Petronas Towers are a site to be seen.  Located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Petronas Towers are the city’s official landmark.  And if you think the view during the day is breathtaking, then you will more than appreciate the evening view, which is simply stunning.  All of the lights along the buildings and within the buildings vicinity are just beautiful and again, breathtaking.

The Petronas Towers are the world’s largest set of twin towers.  They were tallest building in the world, in general, until 2004 when the Taipei 101 was constructed, but the Petronas Towers still remain to be the world’s tallest twin buildings.  The Petronas Towers postmodern style, was designed by an Argentine Architect by the name of César Pelli.  Planning of the towers began on January 1, 1992, with the construction concluding on April 1, 1994.

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Jun 02 2013

chestnutridgeflameNestled in a corner of the Shale Creek Preserve section of Chestnut Ridge Park in New York is a beautiful example of nature’s infinite mystery. At first glance, the Eternal Flame falls seem quaint but unremarkable. But closer inspection of a small grotto at the waterfall’s base reveals what makes this location so special is a 4 to 8 inch flame dancing behind a thin veil of water. Despite its name, this flame is not really “eternal”. It goes out from time to time but it is always relighted by the next hiker passing through.

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Jun 02 2013

arm1A world of sophisticated beauty” – that is what is promised to travelers fortunate enough to stay at the Armani Hotel in Dubai. This breathtakingly stylish hotel was dreamed up by world renowned fashion designer, Giorgio Armani. It occupies 11 floors of the new Burj Khalifa skyscraper. It has a convenient location just a short walk from the Dubai Mall and a mere twenty minute drive from Dubai International Airport.

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May 31 2013


Does swimming with mammoth aquatic reptiles in a glass box known as the Cage of Death sound like a great vacation or the more like kind of adventure nightmares are made of? What about feeding small animals to these fantastic beasts while leaning over a railing just centimeters away from their powerful jaws? How about holding the young ones in your hands, praying a mouth full of razor sharp teeth doesn’t tear your palms to shreds? If you answered the former, Crocosaurus Cove in scenic Darwin City, Australia might be your dream vacation.

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May 29 2013

Have you ever had a nightmare about an old abandoned building? Maybe as a child you dreamt about all of the creepy crawlies that could be hiding beneath the floorboards and then men with machetes behind corners. Well, be prepared to be terrified again. The now-abandoned Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, located in Gwangju in Gyeonggi-do, Korea, is reportedly one of the most haunted places on earth, and one of the coolest to visit. With an eerie back story and no apparent attempts to remodel the building for another use, the former hospital is a bone-chilling place to see a little history and a whole lot of scary.

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