Travel

  • 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 […]

  • Leap: Luxury Commute Experience Rolls Out in San Francisco (Video)

    Leap: Luxury Commute Experience Rolls Out in San Francisco (Video)

    We all know that riding the bus every day isn’t what anyone would call a great experience, and is pretty much reserved for people who either can’t or won’t blow the money on a car (or a taxi). But that logic hasn’t stopped a “luxury bus experience” from cropping up in, where else, San Francisco. […]

  • ‘Dubai Flow Motion': Cool Hyperlapse Short Film of Dubai (Video)

    ‘Dubai Flow Motion': Cool Hyperlapse Short Film of Dubai (Video)

    Rob Whitworth is a filmmaker who specializes in distinctive hyperlapse/time-lapse cinematography, and his latest joint takes viewers on a tour of the city of Dubai in just over three minutes. It’s called Dubai Flow Motion, and while it’s not quite as good as actually visiting Dubai from yourself, it might be the next best thing. Dubai […]

  • Virgin Australia Demonstrates Plane Painting Process (Video)

    Virgin Australia Demonstrates Plane Painting Process (Video)

    Airline Virgin Australia has given its fleet of planes a makeover. While most passengers of the airline are probably more concerned about what this means regarding their travel options and the flight experience itself, it also entails a literal makeover for the actual airplanes. And that’s the subject of a cool new promotional video from […]