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Inside The World’s Tallest Slum

Construction began over two decades ago in the early 90s, however was never fully completed. After the developer died in 1994, the project came...

The world ‘s most beautiful library

Double attractions are hidden behind Trinity College pale grey facades in Dublin. You will find The Old Library what is sometimes called the world's...

Book a ‘Room’ at the Homeless Experience Hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden

What better way to heighten awareness of homelessness, while at the same time raising money for a local charity? Faktum Hotels in Gothenburg, Sweden has...

Saddam Hussain’s Abandoned Palaces

Absolute power can be a terrifying prospect in any society. With out the necessary checks and balances that modern democracy brings, having just one...

The cats that live on the water in Amsterdam

It’s not unusual to see houseboats on Amsterdam’s many canals. The city is famous for them after all, and living on a houseboat is...

The Scuola Gladiatori Roma – World’s Only Traditional Gladiator School

The Scuola Gladiatori Roma is the only traditional gladiator school in the world. It is not set up as tourist attraction, but as a...

The Honecker Nuclear Bunker in Berlin

Thankfully, the ever present threat of WW3 with the prospect of the obliteration of mankind via the atomic bomb are behind us now. However,...

World´s most dangerous islands

Behind the beautiful paradise beaches and clear waters lurks danger. These islands are either partly inhabited by truly courageous people or have been abandoned...

A Man’s floating island in Mexico made of plastic bottles

The British born artist has created his floating retreat, using a base of over 100,000 empty plastic bottles. Called Joyxee Island the manmade island...
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Elusive “Turtle Island” Rising from the Waters of the Muodaoxi River

Every year around the months of spring, thousands of Chinese tourists flock to the The Gorges Reservoir to see an elusive "turtle island" rising...