After seeing just one magical photo of Central Park in the winter (see above composite by Stephen Wilkes), we felt compelled to put together this list of 20 of the most breathtaking photos of the world's most famous park. Though it officially opened in 1857, it was a year later that landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and architect Calvert Vaux beat out 32 entries to win a landscape design contest that would transform the park. They called their project the Greensward Plan. As you may…
Where: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming What: Once a hangout for in-the-know park rangers, this spot's still one of Yellowstone's best-kept secrets. Three miles south of the park's north entrance—and half a mile from the parking area—a rock wall and billowy clouds mark the location where a thermal spring
Kulturpark Plänterwald / Spreepark. Abandoned amusement park in the Treptow-Köpenick district of Berlin (formerly part of the GDR-controlled East Berlin). The park opened in 1969 - and was hugely popular during the GDR-era. But after the fall of the Berlin Wall (1989) the park went into decline. It was finally closed, and left to decay, in 2001.
Le parc naturel régional du Luberon : Les Ocres du Luberon, Rousillon, #France Plus
How to Beat the Crowds at Banff National Park
Banff, Canada’s first national park, is also its most widely visited. Some 3.9 million nature lovers swarmed the park last year—that’s 1.6 million more than arrived at Jasper, the country’s second-most-popular park. With fees being waived for 2017 (happy
Hyde Park covers an area of 625 acres, split into two pieces – Hyde Park forms the eastern half (350 acres). Anything west of the Serpentine is known as Kensington Gardens (275 acres). The park was the site of the Great Exhibition in 1851, and is also known for Speakers Corner. During the time of the Suffragetes, protests were held in the park. Read up on all our favourite outdoor London pools right here: http://londonliving.at/top-5-london-outdoor-swimming-spaces/