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Adachi – The Best Gardens in Japan

The Adachi Museum of Art, located in the southern prefecture of Tottori, was founded in 1980 by the late Adachi Zenkov, who in this project, combined his two passions of Japanese art and garden design. It has been named the best garden in Japan annually since 2003 by the bi-monthly …

Jaisalmer The Golden City

I’d like to start to apportioning more of this site to places that may not be as well-known in the mainstream. That’s not to say that there will only be a focus on obscure places. But there is a bit of magic when your imagination starts getting revved up upon …

Gardens of Marqueyssac in France

Marqueyssac is a 17th century chateau and gardens located in the Dordogne département in southwest France . The charm of the Gardens of Marqueyssac has delighted its visitors for the last three centuries and there is no doubt that the site has become one of France’s most beautiful Italian-style gardens. The …

Seychelles Endless White Sand Beaches

The Seychelles, a country comprised of 115 islands, is located northeast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean east of Africa. The country offers endless white sand beaches, clear warm blue seas and charming locals. The marine life around the islands, especially the more remote coral islands, can be spectacular. The …

Fly Geyser in the Black Rock Desert

The Black Rock Desert is an arid region in the northern Nevada section of the Great Basin known for its geologic features and as a venue for rocketry and land speed records. The desert has numerous volcanic and geothermal features, one of which is a little-known geothermal geyser located on …

Colorful Houses of Greenland Towns

Greenland is the world’s largest non-continental island, largely within the Arctic and to the northeast of Canada. Although it is still part of the Kingdom of Denmark, it was granted self-government effective in 1979.  More recently it voted for more autonomy, in effect making it a separate country with formal …

Amazing Photos of the Skies Overhead

Greek photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos is one of the talented few with the skill to capture the beauty of the heavens. Read his description of the conditions under which the photo above was taken (notice the red moon floating in the sky to the right of center): After months of anticipation …