Just A Sliver...
Collected by Bethany Salvon & Randy Kalp, AFAR Ambassador
Sometimes what you don't see can make you wonder the most about a place. Here are little slivers of land around the world to ignite your travel imagination. Where will you go?
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
Gas Works Park should be one of the places to stop and explore if you go to Seattle. It offers an amazing view of the city, which looks just as good at night as it does during the day so whenever you choose to go will be perfect. Gasworks Park was...
South Dakota, USA
The minute we entered Badlands National Park I was in love. From the roaming buffalo, the perfect blue sky & the puffy white clouds to the sandy colored plateaus, swaying prairie grasses and the strong, warm breeze it was like walking into another...
McMurdo Station, Antarctica
During austral winter in Antarctica, it will stay dark for six months. We met & fell in love right before the longest sunset in the world whilst watching slowly shifting iridescent nacreous clouds roll in. They are formed by tiny ice crystals and...
13 de Junio, Acapulco, Gro., Mexico
the long dusty road to Guadalupe canyon in the mountains of northern Baja. Only a few hours southwest of Mexicali driving down a dry lake bed will take you to a remote canyon which feels lost from the road. we got lost a few times on the roads...
Their branches wind all funky-like skyward and do not provide any shade from the stunning sun. The Joshua Tree and namesake of the National Park, line the hiking trails prevalent throughout the park. The Keys View trail is the shortest at just a...
13717 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA
Spend a day at the beach in Venice or Santa Monica and you are sure to see a bright yellow happy face floating across the blue sky. What you won’t see are the happy faces of those under it who are undoubtedly enjoying the serene experience of...
Alacaatlı Mah., Alacaatlı Mahallesi, 3158. Cadde No:38 D:A-5, 06810 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
While there isn't a lot to do in Turkey's capital city, the weather is near perfect almost everyday. That is if you like partial sun, puffy clouds and a gentle breeze. Sit in a cafe garden and sip locally made wine.
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
What combats humidity and sweltering air that feels like it's being expelled from a jet engine? Paletas! At less than a dollar and in a range of bright juicy flavors, these little Mexican popsicles offer a melty respite from the summer heat. Try...
Abisko Turist Station, 981 07 Abisko, Sweden
Around me was utter silence even though dozens of people were above and below me. Nearby towering mountains were coated in snow. Unnerving and eerie in one sense yet utterly humbling. The chairlift I was riding in had to be stopped for every...
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