Penglipuran: Cleanliness through conservation
Penglipuran: Cleanliness through conservation In order: Rows of neat and tidy houses in Penglipuran traditional village, Bangli, Bali, which has become a tourist attraction teem with local and foreign visitors. (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi) ...
Get Lost in a Maze of Storybook Canals in this Dutch 'Venice'
At its heart, traveling by boat is the most logical way to get around the seemingly never-ending maze of canals that comprise Giethoorn, earning the village the distinction of "the Venice of the Netherlands." “The best way to discover Giethoorn is from ...
Venice of the Netherlands: The fairytale village without ANY roads where residents travel to their thatched-roof ...
The idyllic Giethoorn has no roads or cars, and the only access to the area's quaint houses and public buildings are by cruising its beautiful canals or walking across over 176 wooden arch bridges. Even the postman reportedly does his rounds via boat ...
11 gorgeous car-free cities around the world
Residents and visitors arrive from the mainland by hydrofoil or boat, and once on the island it's easiest to walk or travel by water taxi or donkey. The lack of car traffic means that it's easy to enjoy Hydra's picturesque white-walled and red-tiled ...
The Dutch Village Of Giethoorn Is The 'Venice Of The Netherlands' (10+ Photos)
If you ever thought that the small villages of fairy tales didn't really exist then you are mistaken, because the small village of Giethoorn in The Netherlands is a fairy tale hamlet come to life. The village, which is a big tourist attraction, is ...
Just outside Amsterdam, take a tour of the town with canals instead of roads
You can't get much more idyllic than Giethoorn, Holland. ... The other way to see Giethoorn is by boat, either one you've rented yourself or on a tour. ... There aren't many hotels in Giethoorn, but a day trip from Amsterdam is enough to see most of ...
Headed for a trip? Here's how to be a responsible traveller
No vehicle roads: Explore a new city on foot like the Mall Road in Shimla, Cinque Terre (The Italian Riveria) and Giethoorn village (Netherlands) where vehicles are not allowed. Walking is the best option to soak up the local flavour. Say no to plastic ...
Ten secret places to go before everyone else
GIETHOORN, NETHERLANDS. Tiny Hallstatt in Austria became a huge tourist draw in part because it is possibly one of the most picturesque places on earth (so much so that a Chinese businessman built an entire knock-off village), but also because of its ...
8 Breathtaking Corners Of The World That Will Help You Heal From Heartbreak
Coming in clutch as number one on Travel + Leisure's list of “The World's Best Islands,” this tropical paradise boasts white sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, gorgeous reefs, and an underground river that stretches for five breathtaking miles.
World Environment Day: Support Eco-tourism as a Traveller
No vehicle roads: Explore a new city on foot like the Mall Road in Shimla, Cinque Terre (The Italian Riveria) and Giethoorn village (Netherlands) where vehicles are not allowed. ... Travel in packs: Don't forget your cars can seat four people comfortably.
Alternative names for Giethoorn, Overijssel, Netherlands: