Places on Earth That Resemble Other Planets

Fairy Chimneys in Turkey during the winter

Considering the state of the world we live in, we cannot blame you if you wish to get away from it all and travel to outer space. Now that booking vacations to space is possible, we’re rueful to say that most of us mere mortals cannot board a spacecraft just yet. Of … Read more

The Quietest Places on Earth

Sun rising over a quiet pond

“Quiet is the new loud,” as one indie-folk album title proclaims. While peace and quiet aren’t as abundant as they were before, several signs tell you that they may be making a comeback. No matter how hyper they are, people do feel worn-out sometimes, looking for some faraway places to have a … Read more

Amazing Underwater Forest in Brazil

Black wooden canoe on body of clear water

No one and nothing can be greater than Mother Nature – she never ceases to amaze us. Even after she has wreaked havoc, she leaves us with a new, rare, and staggeringly beautiful phenomenon that we thought only exists in fairy tales and fantasy movies. Have you been to an underwater forest? … Read more

The Most Heavily Guarded Places in the World

white house

Whether you’re making sure that the door is locked at home or hiring security guards to protect your business, security is important because it gives you peace of mind. However, some places require more than just sufficient security. Such areas may have a squadron of heavily armed security guards, impenetrable construction of … Read more

Learn About the Mysteries of Lake Tahoe

the beautiful Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake that is located in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. It straddles the state line between California and Nevada, and it is the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest lake in the United States after Crater Lake in Oregon. This … Read more

Venezuela’s Strange and Unusual Catatumbo Lightning

Catatumbo lightning

Most of us grew up being taught that lightning never strikes the same place twice. However, it turns out that Mother Nature proves that this saying is untrue. There is a place in Venezuela where a specific spot on a particular lake attracts about 1.2 million lightning bolts every year. That means … Read more

What is the megalith of Al-Naslaa?

megalith of al naslaa

A megalith is usually defined as a huge stone that has been carved and shaped to be constructed into a large structure. The megalith of Al-Naslaa, had it not been split into two, would probably have classified as a monolith, which is a single giant stone. And that is why this particular … Read more

The Most Unusual City Names in the United States

What’s in a name? If you’re fond of traveling, the United States is definitely one of the best countries to be in. There are all kinds of tours available, with each road trip giving you memories and experiences to last a lifetime.  You can even set the theme of your travels according … Read more

The Coldest and Hottest Places on Earth

The earth has a mild, temperate climate compared to other planets in space, enabling life to form on its surface. We all know that climate and weather changes throughout the year, and no matter where we live, we are always affected by the climate. However, many places have extreme hot or cold … Read more

Amazing Abandoned Places

There’s something weird and eerie about abandoned places, whether it’s an abandoned house or train station, every one of them is a picture of history frozen in time. While some of these places are well taken care of and protected, others are completely forgotten about but it doesn’t make them less interesting. … Read more

Strange Foods from Around the World

The inside of a balut egg

So you think you’ve got a strong stomach? You might reconsider once you challenge your palate with strange foods from around the globe. Earth is full of bizarre, pungent, and even scary foods that their natives actually deem as delicious. When you travel, there’s nothing like that feeling of excitement and thrill … Read more

Strange and Unusual Places that Actually Exist

Most of us have probably heard of or even visited popular travel destinations such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Westminster Abbey in London, or the Vatican in Rome.  There are still some places that most people haven’t heard off that are strange, unusual and off the general public radar. In fact, … Read more

What are Those Mysterious Moon Flashes of Light?

What are Those Mysterious Moon Flashes of Light

For thousands of years, astronomers have been interested in and baffled by the moon and because of this, which of course culminated on the moon landing. This move helped researchers and astronomers make observations from afar and even if there have been many notable moon-related discoveries that were revealed since humanity reached … Read more

Strange and Unusual Fads from History

Strange and Unusual Fads from History

From Pokemon Go, planking, twerking, and Snapchat filters, almost all of us are guilty when it comes to succumbing to at least one weird fad that has become popular throughout the years. But long before these strange fads were the thing, our folks had more bizarre was to pass their time. Maybe … Read more

The World’s Strangest Desserts

Cendol, Malaysia

Most of us are excited about eating desserts or sweets after having dinner. Some of the most popular desserts are cakes, chocolate, and ice cream. But did you know that aside from these, there are many other desserts enjoyed by a lot of people from all over the world? Yes, and some … Read more

Strange and Unusual Flags

Antwerp

Flags always represent a nation, movement or a group. Choosing the right design, symbols, colors, and insignia for a flag can say a lot about a country, group or movement. Just take a look at the American flag, it has fifty stars that represent its fifty states. There are symbolic and eye-pleasing … Read more

Biggest Blunders in Architecture and Design History

The Tower of Pisa

When it comes to buildings and other structures, the first thing that most of us recognize is the design and how they are built. There are many wonderfully designed and built structures all over the world that are very popular such as the Taj Mahal in India, The Gherkin in London, and … Read more

America’s Mysterious Concrete Arrows: What You Need to Know

Transcontinental Air Mail Route Beacon 37A

If you’re an avid backpacker or hiker, you might have come across these concrete slabs shaped like arrows. They measure around 70 feet in length and are found all across the country. So, really, what are these weird objects and what are they pointing at? Peculiar as it may seem, these markings … Read more

20 of the World’s Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites

Angkor Wat

Countries spend a lot of years in developing some of their sites to be able to get into the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage List. They need to convince the United Nations that they are committed to protecting their sites. Since 1978, UNESCO has been adding 25 … Read more

The Most Mysterious Forests in the World

Tsingy Forest

Approximately thirty percent of the land on our planet is covered by lush green forests. It serves as a habitat for about eighty percent of the Earth’s total terrestrial biodiversity and its ancient and natural charm is irresistible. Photographers, travelers and even people who want a break from the bustle of the … Read more

Top 20 Unusual Museums

20 Interesting and Unusual Museums

What will people think of next!?!?  You have to check out these crazy, interesting and unusual museums around the world!   1. Torture Museum, Amsterdam – is a small museum located in the heart of Amsterdam, near the flower market (Bloemenmarkt) overlooking the Singel canal. Included in the list of the world’s most unusual … Read more