Travel

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]