10 of the world’s most beautiful places you’ve probably never heard of

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 20 November 2013

The world is an amazing place to explore its beautiful sights. Some are more popular than others, like the Pyramids of Egypt, or the Mt. Fuji in Japan, or that beach in The Beach starring post-Titanic Leonardo Dicaprio. But some, and to the delight of all you hipsters out there, are more underground, more obscure than others. Here are some of those truly beautiful places that you’ve probably never heard of.

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New York tourists, here’s a tip from a very rude puppet

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Tuesday 15 October 2013

Hello there New York tourist, nice to meet you. Now get out of the way, ya jerk! You just met Johnny T, he’s like a muppet, but with a New York accent. He’s part of Glove and Boots, a web series starring puppets. In this video, he gives us tips on how to be a […]

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Clara Nubiola’s hand-drawn guide to Barcelona

Ignasi Giro Reader Find

By Ignasi Giro in Cool Travel on Tuesday 29 January 2013

The Ruta de las guías inciertas book (Guide of the uncertain walks) is a Barcelona travel guide with a twist. It’s an experimental way to plan a visit to Barcelona through the unique drawings of Clara Nubiola. Over the course of a month, Nubiola was sent daily to an unknown departure point with a bag […]

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Use-it Europe

Piotr Szymaniak Reader Find

By Piotr Szymaniak in Cool Travel on Thursday 6 May 2010

If you find the typical city guides that lead to places that are typical tourists spots disappointing, you should visit Use-It Europe before going anywhere in the continent. These free, handy maps, made by locals, will guide you to the insidery spots and show true spirit of the city. The maps contain no ads. To […]

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Wallpaper* city guides

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Products on Wednesday 22 August 2007

As someone who thinks more about traveling than actually gets to do it [damn, it should really be the other way around], it was good to come across the latest batch of Wallpaper* city guides the other day. Living vicariously through the pages of the Berlin edition at least made my next choice of holiday destination that much easier.

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