Category "Travel"

INSTAGRAM HOTEL | 1888 HOTEL IN SYDNEY

Here’s an incredibly original idea for an authentic accommodation – a new five-star hotel in Sydney, Australia, called ‘1888’, inspired by a photo-sharing website Instagram. Why Instagram as the inspiration and why 1888 as the name? Well, it is a clever marketing move to tie the hotel to a popular photo- and video-sharing service, particularly …

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CONRAD MALDIVES RANGALI ISLAND HOTEL

The islands of Maldives have been called “the tropical paradise” while the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island hotel was twice voted the “Best Hotel in the World”, several times the “Best Resort in the Maldives”, and is the recipient of the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Put the two together, and you get the holiday …

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Ihtaa Underwater Restaurant at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

In one of our recent entries, we’ve given you an idea where to go if you fancied dining atop a tree (Treepod at Soneva Kiri, Thailand). This time around, we are taking you deep underground, 5 metres (16 ft) deep that is – to the sea world of the beautiful Maldives and the Ihtaa underwater …

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YAS VICEROY HOTEL | ABU DHABI

Coming up with new ideas is not easy anymore, but the YAS Hotel in Abu Dhabi is the product of a new idea. Mixing various aspects of accommodation and entertainment is not new, but mixing an F1 Racing track with a hotel most certainly is. The hotel was designed by Asymptote Architecture. Its construction started …

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DESERT LOTUS RESORT | MONGOLIA GOBI DESERT

You have probably never considered the Inner Mongolia Region in China as a top holiday destination, but when you see the Desert Lotus Resort situated 563 km west of Beijing, in esoteric Xiang Sha Wan, or the “Sand Bay” of the Gobi Desert, you’ll definitely change your mind. The resort itself looks almost unearthly, like …

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HOTEL DE GLACE | ICE HOTEL IN QUEBEC CITY, CANADA

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Hotel de Glace, or the Ice Hotel is a construction that is built every year. It is made of 15,000 tons of snow and 500 tons of ice and its freezing four feet thick walls that keep the temperature inside the hotel between -23⁰F and -28⁰F. Even though it does not sound like the most …

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GENERATOR HOSTEL | BARCELONA

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The first words that spring to mind when you mention ‘hostel’ are cramped, loud, smelly and small. You’d be pleased to know that there is a hostel / hotel that is anything but… It is called Generator Hostel, and it is located in Barcelona’s Gràcia district, a ten-minute walk from Antoni Gaudí’s famous Casa Batlló …

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Treepod at Soneva Kiri |Suspended Dining Pod in Thailand

Visiting Thailand should be on everybody’s bucket list. Dining and enjoying a glass of your favourite drink atop a tree in Thailand should be at least among the top three items on this list. And for that, there is only one place to go – the Treepod at the Soneva Kiri Resort which is situated …

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ICEHOTEL IN SWEDEN

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This Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden, just 120 miles inside the Arctic Circle is no gimmick. It’s a real, stunning work of art that is used as a hotel. And it justifies the name. Icehotel is made of ice. Completely. It’s freezing cold and majestic. Every year in November loads of artists and engineers flock to …

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