Discover Pilanesberg National Park

Discover Pilanesberg National Park


Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province, South Africa, offers spectacular landscapes ranging around a central lake. The park borders with the entertainment complex Sun City. It covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater – one of only three such craters in the world. Thanks to an ambitious game translocation programme called Operation Genesis in 1979, involving reserve game-fencing and the re-introduction of many long-vanished species, national park, now has in excess of 7 000 animals including 24 of the larger species.

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Discover Antelope Canyon, Arizona

Discover Antelope Canyon, Arizona


Antelope Canyon is possibly the most-photographed of northern Arizona’s sandstone slot canyons. The glowing orange and purple colors of the wind- and water-carved, narrow fissures in Antelope Canyon feature in many beautiful images. Antelope Canyon includes two separate, photogenic slot canyon sections, referred to individually as Upper Antelope Canyon or The Crack and Lower Antelope Canyon or The Corkscrew. Upper Antelope Canyon is the most popular and most visited of the two slot canyons. Less narrow and more level than Lower Antelope, making it so much easier to hike. The lower canyon is much more narrow versus the upper canyon and there is no entrance at ground level so visitors must climb down ladders to reach the canyon floor.

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Discover Budapest by Night

Discover Budapest by Night


UNESCO World heritage magnificent buildings and monuments in Budapest are brilliantly illuminated at night, making the city appear even more spectacular than by day. Here is a collection of an amazing after-hours shots showing how beautiful the city can be. Nights in Budapest can get pretty epic so embrace every moment.


Country: Hungary
Area: 525.16km2
Population: 1,741,041 (2011)
Demonym: Budapesti
Budapest occupies both the banks of the river Danube.
Budapest constitutes approximately 20% of the population of Hungary. The ethnic groups residing the city are Germans, Hungarians, Roma, Slovaks and Greeks.
Budapest has 23 districts in total; 6 are located in Buda, 16 in Pest and 1 on the Csepel Island between them.
The largest Synagogue in Europe, the Dohány Street Synagogue, is located in Budapest. It is also the second largest synagogue in the world. It can accommodate 3,000 worshipers and was a built between 1854 and 1859.
The largest medicinal bath in Europe, Széchenyi Medicinal Bath, is also located in the city.
The third largest Parliament building in the world also lies in Budapest.
The city even houses the third largest church in Europe, Esztergom Basilica.
Budapest experiences a temperate, transitional climate.
Budapest has the oldest subway-line, named Millenium Underground in mainland Europe. After London, Budapest has the oldest underground train system in Europe. The line opened in 1896 in the year when Hungary celebrated its 1000th anniversary. It’s still in use as subway and it connects the city center with City Park.
Budapest is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The city houses a few World Heritage Sites, namely the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue and the Millennium Underground railway.

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Catania –  Discover Sicily

Catania – Discover Sicily


Catania is Sicily’s second largest city, with a population of around 300,000. It is among Italian hottest cities with a summer temperature that can exceed 40° degrees. It lies on the Ionian Sea, near Mount Etna, or “A Muntagna” as the locals refer to it. Subjected to Etna’s fickle temperament, Catania has been damaged by lava flows and earthquakes on several occasions. A particularly destructive volcanic eruption in 1669 was followed by a serious earthquake in 1693. The city has a history dating back 2700 years, dominated by several different cultures like Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Spanish, etc. The city is full of attractions, offering historic and artistic wonders for everyone.

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Caerlaverock Castle – Discover Scotland

Caerlaverock Castle – Discover Scotland


Caerlaverock Castle is one of Scotland’s great medieval fortresses. Surrounded by a double moat and hundreds of acres of flat marshy willow woods. Caerlaverock was built to control the South-West entrance to Scotland which in early times was the waterway across the Solway Firth. The Maxwell family, who built Caerlaverock, enjoyed peaceful prosperity there until it was besieged in 1300 by Edward I. The castle was partly destroyed in 1357, but repaired by the 1370s. The Maxwells were Scottish lords – and were strangers to the area. However, in around 1220, the Scottish King Alexander II granted this patch of land to the family. Nowadays, Caerlaverock is a ruin and has limited covered areas in the event of rain, but it offers fantastic locations for wedding photography.

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Discover the Wiener Prater

Discover the Wiener Prater


The Wiener Prater is a large public park in Viennas second district. Simply called Prater stands in one corner of the Wiener Prater and includes the Wiener Riesenrad. It is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world, the Wiener Prater was open in 1766. It offers a variety of amusement rides and roller coasters owned and operated by different owners. Prater is a good place for having fun with the entire family, but if you plan to try lot of attractions, it is quite expensive. The cost for most rides is in the 2-5 euro range. There is no a pay-one-price option, so you have to pay per ride.

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