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The Wierdest World Records

While elite sporting events such as the Olympics and World Cup may only bring success to the very best athletes, the beauty of world record attempts is that, just about anybody can have a go at just about anything. Whether it be the amount of plates you can spin at one time or how many […]

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The Underwater Museum That Features Over 470 Statues

If you’re one of those people who usually run for the hills at the mere mention of the word ‘museum’, you might finally have a reason to stick around. A unique museum has opened in Cancun that offers its visitors a rather strange and exciting way of viewing its artefacts: by diving underwater with a […]

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See The World’s First Glass-Bottomed Sky Pool

Most luxury apartments in the centre of London are pretty extravagant but the recently announced Embassy Gardens Penthouses have something a little bit special – a glass bottomed ‘sky pool’ that will be suspended 115 feet in the air! The incredible pool is the first of its kind and will link two luxury apartment blocks […]

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Room With A View: The 10 Most Stunning Hotel Suite Views

It’s always a nice bonus to enter a hotel room and realise that the suite also comes with a nice view but, while ‘nice’ will do for most guests, there are certain travellers who demand a certain ‘wow factor’ from their windows. The following are 10 of the most stunning hotel suite views in the […]

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Biggest Food and Drink Records

If you’ve ever watched the TV programme ‘Man vs Food’ you will already be familiar with some people’s obsession with creating bigger and bigger food and drink. Restaurants and bakeries all over the world have attempted to make giant sized replicas of popular dishes. While many have failed in their quest for greatness, some have […]

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Are These The Smallest Hotel Rooms On The Planet?

If you’ve ever complained about the size of your hotel room, you might reconsider what you term ‘small’ when you see these tiny rooms. Capsule hotels have actually been popular in Japan for decades and are a convenient place for busy businessmen or late-night revellers to rest their heads and avoid a long trek home. […]

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Aogashima – A Trip to an Active Volcano Island

Aogashima island may look like a criminal mastermind’s lair from a Bond film but this volcano island is very much real and can be found around 200 miles off the south coast of Japan. The island itself is a volcanic crater and from the birds-eye-view you can see inside it a smaller crater which was created by a […]

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An Abandoned Crane Turns Into A Unique Hotel

If you’re bored of staying in the same old run-of-the-mill city-centre hotels, then a trip to Harlingen in northern Holland should help spice up your next trip. The aptly named ‘Crane Hotel’ is located in the town’s harbour and the lodgings are exactly as the name suggests: a hotel suite in a decommissioned crane! The […]

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Abandoned Beauty: 10 Breathtakingly Deserted Places

Whether you are an urban explorer or just have a curiosity for abandoned and deserted places, we can possibly agree that the neglect witnessed by their desolation can provoke a sense of mystery, wonder and in some cases eerieness. Yet one day these constructions were once nice new places that were brimming with life. At […]

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$80,000 per Night – The Most Expensive Hotel Suite In The World

The general rule with hotels is simple: the better location, the higher price you pay, but even some of the richest people in the world might gasp at the price-tag for the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel (even if the view almost makes up for the cost). As the name suggests, the […]