Travel

  • Cocoon Tree: “The Modern Version of a Cabin in a Tree” (Photos)

    Cocoon Tree: “The Modern Version of a Cabin in a Tree” (Photos)

    Not since Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O’Sullivan made a domestic paradise in their African escarpment has living in a tree seemed as appealing as it does now, with the unveiling of the Cocoon Tree, purported by its makers as “the modern version of a cabin in a tree.” The spacious yet lightweight (under 150 pounds) […]

  • Black Hole: LED Water Slide at Bad 1 Water Park in Germany (Video)

    Black Hole: LED Water Slide at Bad 1 Water Park in Germany (Video)

    If you’re the type of person who judges the success of the summer season by how many water parks you made it to, you’ll be interested in a new addition to the Bad 1 water park in Bremerhaven, Germany. It’s called Black Hole, and it’s equipped with strategically placed LEDs that create the illusion of […]

  • CannaCamp: The First Marijuana Resort in America

    CannaCamp: The First Marijuana Resort in America

    Well, I suppose it had to happen eventually. The first ever marijuana vacation resort in the United States has opened to the public, giving guests an almost all-inclusive marijuana vacation experience for the ultimate marijuana fan. It’s CannaCamp, located in Durango, Colorado, and described as a “Bud+Breakfast” resort (get it?). For $395 a night, guests […]

  • You and Four Friends Can Dine With Famous NYC Detective Sonny Grosso

    You and Four Friends Can Dine With Famous NYC Detective Sonny Grosso

    I don’t know what your dinner plans are like this summer, but I’ve got a line on a potential game-changer. On the auction site Gavel & Grand, a dinner for six at Rao’s in New York City with the famous detective Sonny Grosso (he of the “French Connection” drug bust, the largest heroin bust to […]

  • DUFL: Luxury Travel Service for Storing and Shipping Business Attire

    DUFL: Luxury Travel Service for Storing and Shipping Business Attire

    Nobody likes packing for a trip, and if you’re a frequent business traveler it might occur to you to not even bother unpacking at all just to avoid the hassle. But there’s a new smartphone app and travel service that actually goes a step or two further than that – it’s DUFL, which gives you […]

  • Secret Apartment Inside Eiffel Tower Now Open to Public (Photos)

    Secret Apartment Inside Eiffel Tower Now Open to Public (Photos)

    If you’ve ever indulged in the fantasy of a small Parisian apartment where you can relax in between 18-hour sex sessions while guzzling expensive wine, you understand the value of Paris real estate. But even your wildest Paris fantasies probably didn’t include an apartment in the Eiffel Tower, even though one has existed since the tower’s […]

  • Four Seasons Private Jet Experience Revealed (Video)

    Four Seasons Private Jet Experience Revealed (Video)

    Hotel company Four Seasons have been jetting the ultra-wealthy around the world in private luxury for a while now, but now they’ve unveiled a new look at the experience that anybody with an internet connection can enjoy. The video shows the Four Seasons Private Jet Experience in all the detail possible in a minute-long YouTube clip. The […]

  • Kurt Cobain’s Old Apartment Listed on Airbnb (Photos)

    Kurt Cobain’s Old Apartment Listed on Airbnb (Photos)

    There’s an HBO documentary about Kurt Cobain coming out next month, so it must be part of the zeitgeist that his old Los Angeles digs are now up for rent on Airbnb, so you could potentially stay in the same apartment where Cobain wrote “Heart-Shaped Box” the next time you’re in LA. Given Kurt Cobain’s […]

  • Amazon Destinations: Amazon Launches Short-Term Vacation Service

    Amazon Destinations: Amazon Launches Short-Term Vacation Service

    According to recent statistics, 40% of vacations taken in the United States are to destinations within driving distance of the home, and last three nights or fewer. It’s that 40% of vacationers that Amazon is targeting with a new service, called Amazon Destinations. Amazon Destinations helps users in three US cities find potential vacation destinations within […]

  • Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    Greenpoint Technologies’ Customized Boeing 747-8 Costs $500 Million (Photos)

    A Boeing 747-8 is an extravagant plane by the already-extravagant standards of private jets, costing jet-setters an estimated $350 million a pop (to give you an idea of how expensive that is, reportedly only nine have been ordered so far). But if a plain old state-of-the-art private jet isn’t enough for your luxurious tastes, a company […]