What makes the German term “Fernweh” so distinctive? Well, it’s a word without an equivalent in English, that’s what. However, beyond that, it also has a considerably deeper connotation than one might assume at first.
10 Things You Might Not Know About: Vietnam
Vietnam, or as some call it, “The Land Of The Rising Dragon,” is an elongated coastal state in Southeast Asia and borders Cambodia, Laos, and China to the south. The country fascinates its visitors with dreamlike bays and coastal regions, lush green highlands and rice fields, as well as lively metropolises. But there’s much more…
10 Things You Might Not Know About: Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands are a group of islands in the Caribbean and British overseas territory of the United Kingdom. It consists of the three islands Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac that are a paradise for divers due to the surrounding coral reefs. But there’s more to this Caribbean treasure than meets the eye.
The Māori – New Zealand’s Indigenous People
The Māori – or Tangata Whenua, which translates as “people of the country” – are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They are proud, nature-loving people, and their history and traditions are an integral part of New Zealand’s identity and culture. According to a legend, the Māori come from the mythical land of “Hawaiki.” Hawaiki…
Mother Earth and Its Extraordinary Places
From the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand to Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia – check out the most fascinating places on earth that actually look like they’re from another world!