Park in Austria is submerged 10m deep each June

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Friday 25 October 2013

Don’t forget to bring your swim fins, dive mask, scuba cylinders, and wet suit. No, we’re not going to the beach, we’re going to the park. Grüner See (Green Lake) is a lake located in Styria, Austria. Though it’s pretty much your normal, crystal-clear, emerald-green hued lake, it does however, have one noteworthy attraction. The […]

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Yellowstone’s morning glory pool is a rainbow wonder

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Friday 16 November 2012

We’ve featured Yellowstone National Park’s morning glory pool before, but this photo posted by Flickr user Arun Yenumula citing Atlas Obscura is just the most amazing puddle of rainbow we’ve seen. This famous Wyoming attraction derives its intense blue hue from thermophilic bacteria that thrives on the heat in the waters, while the red and […]

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Lowline: an underground park on NYC’s Lower East Side

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in Cool Travel on Tuesday 2 October 2012

Lowline is an ongoing project in New York that I’d like to check out once it’s built. It is set to be New York’s first underground park and it aims to convert a historic trolley terminal beneath Delancey Street into an extraordinary subterranean public park. The project is the brainchild of James Ramsey and Dan Barasch who plan to transform an abandoned area into a vibrant community green space using new solar technology. I think it’s a brilliant idea and another reason why people should visit this fine city.

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Brooklyn’s McCarren Park, Enids

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By Marcos Chin in Cool Travel on Friday 8 August 2008

Summertime at McCarren Park in Williamsburg is picturesque. It’s often filled with a mix of people, old and young, picnicking or sitting in the shade, running along the track or playing soccer (or football, depending on where you’re from). It’s also connected to a now defunct McCarren (swimming) pool which transforms into an outdoor concert space on Sundays during the summer. In the past, performers such as Leslie Feist, M.I.A., The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Broken Social Scene have performed.

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Duran Duran live in Central Park

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Events on Wednesday 4 June 2008

Oh man! My ears are still ringing with the sweet, sweet sounds of The Reflex, Rio and Save A Prayer. I caught Duran Duran playing the other night in New York’s Central Park, on a night when a light coating of drizzle dulled the sky, but not the mood of a fervent crowd who sang […]

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