Category Archives: TRAVEL

LEGO House Is The New Destination Every Brick Heads Should Not Miss

Since September 2017, LEGO fans have one more must-visit place when they are in Denmark, LEGO’s home country. It is not a theme park, nor is it a factory; it is the new LEGO House. Designed by architectural firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), this sprawling 12,000 square meter (129,167 square feet) compound is made up of 21 giant white bricks stacked on top of each other in random fashion and features facade covered with tiles, giving the illusion that the building is made of LEGO bricks. Interestingly, in a nod to the toy maker’s classic 2×4 LEGO brick, the roof of the top tier structure incorporates eight studs to mimic the classic brick and each stud is embedded with light that shoots into the night sky to welcome visitors arriving by air to Billund Airport. Continue reading LEGO House Is The New Destination Every Brick Heads Should Not Miss

Japan’s 65-Foot Snow Corridor Is For Those Who Misses Snow In Spring

This is probably what the Red Sea will look like if it wasn’t frozen when Moses kind of parted it. Except that this isn’t the Red Sea and obviously, they are not frozen water, AKA ice. These are snow. Specifically, they are wall of snow found along the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route in Japan. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route stretches some 96 kilometers (56 miles), high on top of the North Alpine mountains. It is also dubbed the “roof of Japan” that connects Toyama and Shinano Omachi. What you see here is essentially a heavily snow covered locality that had snow expelled to expose the otherwise covered winding road. And yes, this place has that much of snow. Continue reading Japan’s 65-Foot Snow Corridor Is For Those Who Misses Snow In Spring

USJ’s Upcoming Final Fantasy-themed Roller Coaster Will Be A VR Fantasy

Fans of Final Fantasy franchise will have their fantasy come true starting January 19 when Universal Studios Japan’s new ride called Final Fantasy XR Ride opens for business. It won’t be in business for long, however. It will be a limited time ride introduced as part of Universal Studios Japan’s annual Cool Japan event. Now, you may be wondering: how the hell USJ built a ride and only to end it six months later on June 24? Well, the answer is simple (and a hint of the future of theme parks): it is not quite a physical ride design from the ground up; it is essentially the Space Fantasy – The Ride introduced in 2010, but given a theme change by the power of VR headsets. Continue reading USJ’s Upcoming Final Fantasy-themed Roller Coaster Will Be A VR Fantasy

4 Strategies To Help You Have The Best Vacation Ever

For those who love to travel, it’s always a great time planning another vacation. You look forward to the day you’re back on the beach with the sand between your toes. There’s little that will stop you from doing whatever it takes to save up your money and get away. Consider putting more thought into how you can make it even better this time around. Do your homework and worry about the details, so you’re guaranteed to have the trip of a lifetime. Don’t rely on others to make it happen for you. Take charge and handle the tough decisions along the way. See four strategies to help you have the best vacation ever. Continue reading 4 Strategies To Help You Have The Best Vacation Ever

No Sh*t! There Is Actually A Museum For The Canned Cooked Meat, SPAM!

Eighty years. That’s how long SPAM, the canned cooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation (not unsolicited emails or text messages), has been around. Well, officially, that is. In actual fact, SPAM was invented in the 1920s and it wasn’t until 1937 that it was introduced to consumers. Since then, it has won the world over. At least it is for the United States and to some extend, South Korea which, apparently, is largest market for SPAM products outside of the U.S. While some may not fancy the taste of canned cooked meat, for lovers, there is something to rejoice about. No, we are not talking about all-you-can-eat SPAM buffet; instead, there’s a place to celebrate your love for the canned food and it is a museum dedicated to SPAM. Yup. SPAM Museum is a thing! Continue reading No Sh*t! There Is Actually A Museum For The Canned Cooked Meat, SPAM!

Fancy Staying In The Galaxy Far, Far Away? Well, Soon Will Be Able To!

Not only does Disney wants fans of Marvel to totally immerse in the superhero world even when they aren’t at the company’s parks, but it also wants Star Wars fans to do the same. Yup. That’s right. There’s going to be a Star Wars-inspired hotel coming your way too. So, brace yourselves Star Wars fanatics. Your dream of living the life in the galaxy far, far away is going to be realized in near future, right here on Earth. The idea of a Star Wars-inspired hotel is to take the Star Wars experience beyond parks, to the extend of blurring the line between reality and fiction. Continue reading Fancy Staying In The Galaxy Far, Far Away? Well, Soon Will Be Able To!

Take A Look At Henn-na Hotel Incredibly Surreal Robotic Fishes

Remember the high-tech hotel in Japan that’s staffed mostly by dinosaur robots? Well, the robotic theme did not stop at robotic employees or keyless entry with face recognition… even the ornamental fishes that serve to spruce up the ambience in the lobby, near the entrance, are robotic as well and they are eerily as surreal as f*#k! We are completely enthralled by this super life-like robotic fishes. What makes these robo-fishes so life-like is their incredibly fluid movement. Continue reading Take A Look At Henn-na Hotel Incredibly Surreal Robotic Fishes

Disneyland Paris To Get Marvel-Themed Disney’s New York Hotel

Disney’s biggest cash cow is probably not the surprise hit Frozen, or any other of its animated flicks. If anything, it would be Marvel and Star Wars, which now proves to be the two most worthy acquisitions the entertainment company has ever made. And I am not going to lie: we never loved Disney this much before. Disney has taken, in particular, Marvel to a height previously unthinkable and it is continuing to do so by giving fans more tangible experience outside of the theaters. The Marvel-themed Disney’s New York Hotel is one such endeavor. Continue reading Disneyland Paris To Get Marvel-Themed Disney’s New York Hotel

Cabin Sleeper Bus: Sleep Like A Boss When Getting From LA To SF

The quickest way to shuttle between Los Angeles and San Francisco is hopping onto a plane which will take an hour twenty or so, but that’s not including the jam you will most definitely encounter when trying to get into LAX and lets not forget about the security checks and stuff. You could choose to take a train which will take a whopping 8 hours, or you could drive, which will put the stress on you for nearly six hours. Until Hyperloop realized, those are pretty much your alternatives, or so we thought. As it turns out, there’s an ‘aircraft’ on the road that will take you from LA to SF, stress-free, in a comfort that you can only imagine previously. Continue reading Cabin Sleeper Bus: Sleep Like A Boss When Getting From LA To SF

TRON Lightcycle Power Run: Roller Coaster Thrill In Motorbike Style

This is TRON Lightcycle Power Run, a thrill ride available at Shanghai Disneyland Resort. What makes this roller coaster so special is the roller coaster car which, as the ride name suggests, is really motorcycle, the TRON Lightcycle from the rebooted sci-fi flick TRON: Legacy. What this means is, you are exposed as you were riding an actual motorcycle and the exhilaration is further boosted by the fact that the riders will have to lean forward on their chest, in a near-prone position and head forward. There’s even handle bars on each ‘bike’ for you to hold on to your dear life. Continue reading TRON Lightcycle Power Run: Roller Coaster Thrill In Motorbike Style