Travel

  • 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 […]

  • Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    If you’ve got some frequent flier miles banked, or if you’re just looking for a change of scenery that a traditional hotel stay can’t provide, there’s a new startup that’s targeted directly at you. It’s called Roam, and it provides travelers with (relatively) affordable short-term apartment stays in various hot spots throughout the world. A […]

  • ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    ‘Norwegian Joy': Cruise Ship to Have On-Board Go-Kart Track

    Cruise ships are designed to be floating resorts with all the comforts of land in a maritime, nautical form, but there are still some things cruisers have learned to do without. Like go-kart racing, for instance, which is soon to make its cruise ship debut courtesy of the Norwegian Joy. The Norwegian Joy is the […]

  • Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Deep in the desert in the United Arab Emirates, the location for what will perhaps be the most environmentally efficient luxury resort of all time has been selected by the Eco Resort Group. There, the Oasis Eco Resort from Baharash Architecture will be erected around a natural groundwater spring. Now, the Oasis Eco Resort has […]

  • ‘Airstream: America’s World Traveler’ by Patrick R. Foster

    ‘Airstream: America’s World Traveler’ by Patrick R. Foster

    The Airstream trailer is a true American icon, thanks to its unique and immediately identifiable shape and its inextricable link with the mythic open road. Author Patrick R. Foster is paying tribute to this icon in his book Airstream: America’s World Traveler. Airstream: America’s World Traveler covers everything from the brand’s beginnings in Ohio during […]

  • Shark Aquarium: Sleep With the Sharks With Airbnb

    Shark Aquarium: Sleep With the Sharks With Airbnb

    We recently told you about the Sharkbanz shark repellent bracelet, but what about those readers of our site who want to be as close to sharks as possible? For you, there’s a new giveaway from Airbnb that lets you spend a couple nights in the underwater Shark Aquarium, closer than you ever thought possible to […]

  • Boom: “The Fastest Passenger Plane Ever”

    Boom: “The Fastest Passenger Plane Ever”

    If you have the ability to fly from New York to London in less than half the time it takes to do it commercially now (about 7 hours), there’s really only one word you can say upon your arrival: Boom. That just makes sense intuitively, but it also fits as the name of the new […]

  • Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Q: When is a room not a room? A: When it’s a cabin! Take the Starlight Room, a single cabin/room nestled in the Dolomites mountain range in Italy, currently available for vacation reservations. The Starlight Room is constructed from local materials with an eye towards showcasing the region’s natural beauty, as well as its natural […]