Travel

  • Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    To get from the island of Averøy to the Norwegian mainland, you have to take a road that is legendary for its danger but also its impressive views. A video from a few years back of this infamous stretch of road, called Atlanterhavsveien, is now making the rounds online, for all those too cowardly to […]

  • TrekNotes: Custom Journals for Logging Your Travels

    TrekNotes: Custom Journals for Logging Your Travels

    Keeping track of travels and adventures is different in the age of social media than it used to be. Back in the old days, the folks at home had to wait until travelers far and wide came back in order to get detailed accounts of their adventures, often facilitated through handwritten logbooks. Now, with TrekNotes, […]

  • Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    As holiday travel starts to ramp up, it’s more obvious now than ever that air travel, despite being fast and (relatively) convenient, is actually a hellishly uncomfortable experience. But Teague, a firm that specializes in air travel design, has come up with a concept airline that eliminates many of the hassles of air travel and […]

  • Catacombs of Paris: Macabre Free One-Night Stay Offered by Airbnb

    Catacombs of Paris: Macabre Free One-Night Stay Offered by Airbnb

    If your plans for Halloween aren’t creepy enough for your liking, Airbnb is doing a pretty cool promotion that gives you a slight chance at having the creepiest Halloween of your whole life (provided you never run into any actual ghouls or psycho-killers on any future Halloween nights). It’s a giveaway for a free one-night […]

  • Gas & Grass: Native Roots Opening Marijuana Gas Stations in Colorado

    Gas & Grass: Native Roots Opening Marijuana Gas Stations in Colorado

    Imagine being able to gas up your car and grass up your stash in the same trip. That’s the reality being offered by Native Roots, a chain of marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, which recently announced their intention to open up two gas stations in the state where weed can be purchased while you fill up […]

  • The Messner Mountain Museum is Actually on a Mountaintop (Photos)

    The Messner Mountain Museum is Actually on a Mountaintop (Photos)

    I don’t know how many museums devoted to the endeavor of mountaineering there are, but I imagine that most of them don’t actually require any mountain climbing to visit them. But that isn’t the case with the Messner Mountain Museum from Zaha Hadid Architects, a concrete museum at the top of Mount Kronplatz in South […]

  • Narita International Airport Terminal 3 by Nikken Sekkei (Photos)

    Narita International Airport Terminal 3 by Nikken Sekkei (Photos)

    Airports all over the world tend to be monuments to bustling humanity and over-stimulation, but Japanese architecture firm Nikken Sekkei came up with a better approach to airport terminal design.  And the Narita International Airport actually let them implement their ideas for their Terminal 3 project. Narita’s Terminal 3 is the airport‘s home to smaller […]

  • Amillarah: Customized Floating Private Islands

    Amillarah: Customized Floating Private Islands

    Global warming threatens the very existence of life on planet Earth, but there’s another potential problem associated with a warmer planet that the mainstream media refuses to tell you about: Private islands, purchased with hard-earned money, may soon be underwater. Luckily, there’s a company that’s addressed this issue by selling customizable floating islands to the […]

  • Whiskey Island: Famous Prohibition Hideout For Sale

    Whiskey Island: Famous Prohibition Hideout For Sale

    The Prohibition era is one of the most romantic in American history, but even by that standard the story of Whiskey Island is pretty exciting. It’s a 3.1-acre island located in the southwestern end of the Thousand Islands of New York, and was used by bootleggers in the 20s and 30s as a way to […]