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42 meanings of city names you probably never knew.

From romantic and apt to just plain weird: these are the meaning and etymology behind 42 popular travel destinations. How many of them did you know?   I’m not sure about you, but knowing that Singapore literally means “Lion town” just made me check airfares. Share with your friends and see how many they know […]

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21 amazing color pictures from Paris that will transport you back into time

These photographs were taking using the  Autochrome Lumière process, an early way to record color on film by using microscopic grains of potato starch acting as color filters. They are fairly blurry due to the long exposure time. But what a treasure! Paris was chosen as one of the cities featured in a commission given […]

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This video sums up why you need to plan an adventure to Patagonia NOW

Incredible right? The videographer Dapp spent 28 days traversing Argentina and Chile, exploring the unspoilt nature of this wild wilderness. Better start packing!

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Be like Dan: a blind athlete who did something you probably thought was impossible

Dan Berlin lost his vision after being diagnosed with cone-rod dystrophy. But that hasn’t stopped him from excelling in other ways: he is now an ultra-distance runner, who’s only been at it for 6 years. But when authorities and park rangers give him some heartbreaking news, he does something no one expected: Dan Berlin is […]

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42 meanings of city names you probably never knew.

From romantic and apt to just plain weird: these are the meaning and etymology behind 42 popular travel destinations. How many of them did you know?

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I’m not sure about you, but knowing that Singapore literally means “Lion town” just made me check airfares. Share with your friends and see how many they know t

 

 

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21 amazing color pictures from Paris that will transport you back into time

These photographs were taking using the  Autochrome Lumière process, an early way to record color on film by using microscopic grains of potato starch acting as color filters. They are fairly blurry due to the long exposure time. But what a treasure! Paris was chosen as one of the cities featured in a commission given by French banker Albert Kahn. It’s fascinating seeing the past almost spring to life in vibrant color. It all doesn’t seem so removed after all.

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Be like Dan: a blind athlete who did something you probably thought was impossible

Dan Berlin lost his vision after being diagnosed with cone-rod dystrophy. But that hasn’t stopped him from excelling in other ways: he is now an ultra-distance runner, who’s only been at it for 6 years. But when authorities and park rangers give him some heartbreaking news, he does something no one expected:

Dan Berlin is the first blind athlete to ever run the entire Inca Trail Marathon in one day: teetering over mile-high precipes and flying down thousands of steps. Dan proves that impossible is just a word and we are all capable of reaching new heights, wherever they may be. Share if you agree!