Travel

  • Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    Helicopter Glamping: A Hotel Room Inside a Decommissioned Helicopter

    I’m not really sure where this idea came from, but someone in Scotland had the bright idea to convert a decommissioned Royal Navy ZA127 Sea King helicopter into a one of a kind hotel room at Mains Farm in Stirling, Scotland. It’s called Helicopter Glamping, “glamping” being not a weird Scottish word for a hotel […]

  • ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship Will Have Ferrari Go-Kart Track on Board

    ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship Will Have Ferrari Go-Kart Track on Board

    Among automakers Ferrari seems to have the most devoted fans. Those fans don’t just purchase the brand’s luxury sports cars, but visit Ferrari theme parks, buy Ferrari tie-in items, wear Ferrari merchandise, and more. So it’s probably not too much of a stretch to imagine that someone out there will take a cruise on the recently […]

  • The 7th Room: The Newest Part of Sweden’s Treehotel

    The 7th Room: The Newest Part of Sweden’s Treehotel

    I’m not sure why, but the idea of spending a few days, weeks, or years out in the wilderness seems pretty appealing right about now. And if you’ve got enough money to bankroll it, you can do it in luxury and style at The 7th Room of the Treehotel in a secluded pine forest in […]

  • Aurora Bubble Sled: Tour the Finland Wilderness in Comfort and Style

    Aurora Bubble Sled: Tour the Finland Wilderness in Comfort and Style

    Can’t decide what to do or where to go this holiday season? Consider a tour of the Finnish wilderness in an Aurora Bubble Sled, probably the most comfortable way possible to see and experience the icy region of Kilpisjarvi  and its surrounding mountains. The Aurora Bubble Sled is towed behind a snowmobile piloted by an […]

  • FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    It’s travel season, and for most people that means a surprising amount of guesswork: How long the security line will be, what the gift shop scene will be like, whether the airport will have functional free WiFi, etc. But FlightSpeak is an app that aims to remove the guessing from all these questions and more. […]

  • ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    There’s no easier way to travel through the world than through photography, and a new coffee table book from MENDO is all about the intersection of those two worlds. It’s called, simply, Depart. Depart features work from three different photographers, handpicked by MENDO, to document some of their favorite travel destinations in the world. Visuals […]

  • SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: Go to Mars for About $200,000 (Video)

    With the two most hated presidential candidates in history running for office, there is an unprecedented number of people threatening to move away from the United States after the election. But SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, is offering you an even more decisive option—with the SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System, you’ll […]

  • Lowline Underground Park: Plans for Underground Park in NYC Approved

    Lowline Underground Park: Plans for Underground Park in NYC Approved

    One of 2012’s most exciting Kickstarter projects has now reached the next stage of becoming a reality, as plans for the Lowline Underground Park in New York City have been officially approved. The first underground park in the world will be located under the Lower East Side section of the city—one can imagine it being […]

  • ‘Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders’

    ‘Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders’

    Right now, people are exploring the outside world in unprecedented numbers thanks to the viral success of Pokémon Go, but in actuality there are plenty of cool things to see in the real world that aren’t magical fighting pocket monsters. It’s these natural wonders that are the subject of Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to […]

  • ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    ‘The Vanual': A Website Devoted to the Van Lifestyle

    Living in a van that may or may not be located down by the river might have a few negative connotations among the general populace, but a select few know that the van life can mean unparalleled freedom. It’s these few that make up the target readership for The Vanual. The Vanual is a website published […]