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A World Explorer Travelled Around New Zealand In A Camper Van. This Is What He Saw.

Wow, makes me want to go to New Zealand!


Ever since we were kids, we used to dream of traveling around the world and most of us still carry that great desire or drive of pursuing it even now that we’re grown-ups. We even have our ‘bucket list’ of places to visit and travel to. How convenient it would be to hop from one destination to another if you have the means but that’s not it–passion and determination are also two important tickets to the wonders the world has in store for us.

Johan Lolos, a 27 year old Belgian world explorer and photographer is a living proof that we don’t need so much to pursue our ‘dream travel.’ It was over a year ago when he left Europe to start his trip around the world, first in Australia where he spent the whole year and has also earned him a career as a landscape photographer.

He is currently staying in New Zealand where he started a 3-month road trip with friends. Johan fell in love with the place and is planning to stay until September of this year to witness and photograph winter in Wanaka . His awesome adventure began in an inexpensive camper van which is the most popular method for getting around the place while keeping their expenses down at the same time.

Check out the breathtaking views and images captured by one talented artist like Lolos. You can also follow him on his Instagram account and Facebook page to get the latest updates.

Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park is a New Zealand national park located between Golden Bay and Tasman Bay at the north end of the South Island.

Photo credit: Johan Lolos
Mackenzie County, Canterbury

Lolos and his friends planned their trip on a strict budget. In three months, they spent around $1200.

Photo credit: Johan Lolos


Photo credit: Johan Lolos


10 Amazing Archaeological Finds That You’ve Probably NEVER Heard of in Your Life

Why nobody is talking about these?

When I was a kid, I spent a great deal of time watching documentaries about archaeological structures. I was so interested that it made me want to become an archaeologist someday. But then I grew up. Don't get me wrong, I'm still interested in archaeology, but I realized that I'm better-off taking care of sick people than digging up artifacts and brushing off dust from them. The good thing about being an archaeologist, though, is that you get to discover incredible places and unearth antique relics. But still, the possibility that you'll come across a violent mummy remains.

One of the reasons why I wanted to become an archaeologist back then was that I wanted to discover amazing places with really cool histories. I dreamt of visiting famous archaeological structures such as the Machu Picchu in Peru and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. But, I found out that there are less known archaeological sites that are equally incredible. Some of these archaeological structures are so perfectly and intricately built, it'll make you wonder if aliens really came to help build them.

Check out these cool archaeological structures:

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Gem-Studded Teeth Reveal Remarkable Skills Of Ancient Mayan Dentists

We’re not sure why the trend did not catch on and reach modern times but would you be willing to try this awesome Mayan dentistry fad?

The ancient Mayan civilization has always been fascinating to study, especially because of the amazing architecture and many great achievements.

Its colossal pyramids have lasted thousands of years yet these were only made using crude tools. Surely, this prowess in architecture surpasses the talents of this period.

But would you believe the Mayans also practiced advanced dentistry? Well, we’re not talking here about dental implants using titanium screws and metal-ceramic crowns used by modern dentists to replace teeth after extraction but of an entirely different kind of implants.

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24 Famous Places That You’ve Likely Been Mispronouncing All Your Life

You’ve been saying them wrong since forever.

Have you ever been to a foreign place without knowing how to say where you are? Or have you tried to ask for directions to a place that you don't even know how to pronounce? Well, you're not alone. Apparently, it is not uncommon to commit this social blunder when you're visiting a new place.

The differences in pronunciation root from our language. Each language is distinct. The tone, stress, intonation, and accents vary between each regions. How words are pronounced in China differs from how words are pronounced in the United Kingdom. So, when we are visiting a foreign place, it is inevitable to mispronounce some places.

But don't fret! Thrillophilia created a list of the most commonly mispronounced places, and how to pronounce them properly. Check the photos below:

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