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Lost in Mexico: Tulum

Location and Atmosphere Tulum is located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea and is one the most popular tourist attractions in Mexico today. Most visitors combine a visit to the archeological site with a swim in the beautiful turquoise sea and a day by the beach just beneath the site. Tulum is a beautiful...

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Lost in Mexico: Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan is located about 45 km away from Mexico City, the city name translates to City of the Gods, which was given to this site, by the Aztecs a much later civilization. Unfortunately not much is known about the residents of Teotihuacan today. There hasn’t been any writing found that would indicate whether the city...

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Lost in Mexico: Palenque

Location Palenque is located in the middle of the Mexican rainforest and is one the most humid and hot sites on the Yucatan peninsula. Palenque was discovered in the mid 18th Century and the first excavations began on the site. In 1934 the first real archeologist came to Palenque and started mapping and cataloging the...

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Lost in Mexico: Chichen Itza

Location Chichén Itzá is probably the most famous and best preserved Mayan archeological site in Mexico. It is located on the Yucatan peninsula and was a center of northern Maya lowlands from the Late Classic (around 600AD) period until the Postclassic, when it was finally abandoned in the late 11th century. Almost the whole of...

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The Art of Showing Art

Remember that unusual and inspiring map of hidden gems in London we were talking about? We decided to expand the search and also pay attention to not only museums, but street art and performance. This is just to give you a glimpse of how’s it going here, on this island from where we’re writing to...

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The Island of Watercolour Landscapes

There’s a beautiful watercolor permanent exhibition at the British Museum, that teaches a great deal about the English love of parks. I learned there that the landscape reflects an #unspoken yet divinely ordered creation and that it is the painter’s duty to reveal its spiritual truths. To be honest, I’ve always been drawn to this...

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Tiny houses – or how to live by your own rules

We’ve read about women who garden or promote a zero-waste lifestyle, but what is even more surprising nowadays is that there are a lot of women building their own homes.   “Tiny house, giant journey” blog   “What do I want to hold in my arms when I die? What item?” – Dee Williams, Ted...

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A Paradise of Words: the Library

“Nothing is as surprising as life. Except for writing. Except for writing. Yes, of course, except for writing, the only consolation.” ― Orhan Pamuk, The Black Book   View inside the British Library   Everyone knows that libraries are mysterious. I grew up reading The Never-ending story and watching Buffy the Vampire slayer. In both cases, there’s a...

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Sardinia: The Wildest and Hottest Europe Getaway

….drums playing…and the winner is ... Sardinia!   So, what is that makes this island so special? Fabrizio De Andre',  a famous Italian singer-songwriter known for his sympathies towards anarchism, libertarianism and pacifism, describes this beautiful getaway best:   “Life in Sardinia is perhaps the best that a man can wish for: twenty-four thousand miles of forests,...

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Unspoken Summer destinations

Start planning your summer. Time is flying. Fairytale valleys, charming little islands, hiking paradises, mountains meeting lakes on spiritual journeys, cobbled streets, landscaped or wild gardens and fantasy bridges are just a few of our summer destinations in Europe: places carefully selected to inspire your search for a perfectly zen vacation and … a good Instagram story. But hey, who said postcards aren’t in trend anymore? You’ll definitely want to send your friends snaps of these #unspokenworlds.

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Where to, 2018?

Where to, 2018?   I. European classics II. Asian extravaganza III. South America, the birthplace of rainbows IV. Africa’s wildernesses V. Fascinating hidden islands of the Pacific Ocean   Part I: European classics Europe is never overrated when it comes to travelling: there’s always something new, something exciting, something that brings back memories or soothes...

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Once upon a time in Bukovina

Once upon a time in the #unspoken Bukovina Photo source   Painted monasteries, wildlife Authentic arts & crafts Organic, local food Hiking therapy   The name Bukovina derives from the common Slavic word buk, meaning beech tree. In literary or poetic contexts, Țara Fagilor - "the land of beech trees" is often used for Bukovina. This beech land is, by far, the most...

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The mysterious Easter Island

Easter Island or Rapa Nui is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. You might have heard about its famous monumental statues called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people – but why is it called Easter Island and what’s there to see?     A View of the Monuments...

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