Category Archives: TRAVEL

This Cafe In Japan Has A Bathroom Surrounded By An Aquarium

When cafe-going crowd flocks to a cafe, it is usually for the ambience, good Joe or food, or a unique set up like, you know, fish swimming around your feet as you sip on a cup of macchiato, or fulfilling your gastronomical needs inside the guts of some grasshoppers. Whatever the attraction is, one thing for sure is, the bathroom is not it. Or so we thought. Continue reading This Cafe In Japan Has A Bathroom Surrounded By An Aquarium

Cafe With Stacked Grasshopper-shaped Trains Looked A Little Wrong

What see here is Grasshopper’s Dream, a cafe located along Auraji rail bike route near Jeongseon, South Korea. It is made up of two train carriages, each transformed to resemble a giant-ass grasshopper that looked like it is ready chow down humans instead of plants. The transformation was uncanny. They do look like the grass chowing insect of the suborder Caelifera, complete eyes, feelers and imposing, protruding metal legs. Not going to deny the fact. Continue reading Cafe With Stacked Grasshopper-shaped Trains Looked A Little Wrong

LVMH-Owned Cruise Lets You Shop Luxury Goods At High Seas

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, AKA LVMH, the French multinational luxury goods conglomerate best known for brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Givency, Hennessy, Sephora, Bvlgari, and more, also has retail reaches on the high seas. Well, that’s news to me. I never knew Starboard Cruise Services was part of LVMH until recently. Continue reading LVMH-Owned Cruise Lets You Shop Luxury Goods At High Seas

Japan’s Robot-staffed Hotel “Fires” Robots, Employs Humans

Henn-na Hotel, a hotel chain in Japan that lauded as the first hotel in the world to be staffed largely by robots, made waves back in 2015. We caught on with the news back in 2017 when it opened the second robot-staffed hotel. Back then, we thought, this is it. The future is here, but nearly four years on, the robots over at Henn-na Hotel, if they had emotions, they would be feeling rather flabbergasted because, they are being replaced by humans. Continue reading Japan’s Robot-staffed Hotel “Fires” Robots, Employs Humans

Pivotal Moments In The World’s History Presented In LEGO

If you are curious about history and love LEGO, then here’s an exhibition, entitled Brick History, happening at Hull History Centre in U.K. that might interest you. Brick History is not about the history of LEGO. Instead, the exhibition tells the story of pivotal moments and icons in the world’s history through, you guessed it, models created entirely using the famous Danish toy, LEGO, by professional LEGO artist Warren Elsmore and his team of artists. Continue reading Pivotal Moments In The World’s History Presented In LEGO

Star Wars Identities Exhibition Will Create A Star Wars HERO Of You

Calling out to all super fans of Star Wars, if you have been living deep in the cave on Tatooine, you may not know there is a Star Wars Identities Exhibition going on. This touring exhibition, which has been hitting up various cities around the world, is a Star Wars fanatics dream-come-true. It features tons of Star Wars treasures straight from the Lucasfilm archives, including original costumes, props, models and artwork, plus an interesting activity called Star Wars Identities. Continue reading Star Wars Identities Exhibition Will Create A Star Wars HERO Of You

Majid Al Futtaim In Dubai Now Has The “World’s First Sail-Thru Supermarket”

We are all familiar with drive-thru, now meet the world’s first sail-thru supermarket. No. Kevin Reynolds’ Waterworld (1995, Universal Pictures) is (thankfully) not here, but a floating supermarket is here anyways. Mind you, though, this sail-thru supermarket is not merely a boat dropped onto the ocean; called Aqua Pod, it is a purpose-designed vessel conceived by Dubai-based Aquatic Architects Design Studio for the MENA region retail juggernaut, Majid Al Futtaim. Continue reading Majid Al Futtaim In Dubai Now Has The “World’s First Sail-Thru Supermarket”

Here’s The First Look Of The Millennium Falcon Ride Coming Soon To Disneyland

Two years on after its initial announcement, Disneyland has revealed the first close-up look at the Millennium Falcon, the star of the much anticipated new Star Wars-: Galaxy’s Edge attraction for Disneyland, California and Walt Disney World, Florida. The iconic faster spaceship in the galaxy is part of the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run attraction which will put guests behind the controls of the Han Solo’s modified freighter as one of the three flight crew roles. Continue reading Here’s The First Look Of The Millennium Falcon Ride Coming Soon To Disneyland

Shimao Wonderland Is The First Hotel Built Into An Abandoned Quarry

There are two major types of recreation traveler. One type travels because of the destination and another travels because of accommodation. If you are latter, then I am pretty sure you will want to check out this hotel in Shanghai, China, Shimao Wonderland InterContinental Hotel, AKA Songjiang Quarry Hotel. As its alternate name suggests, it is a hotel, the world’s first, to be built inside a 88 meters (289 feet) deep underground, water-filled quarry. Continue reading Shimao Wonderland Is The First Hotel Built Into An Abandoned Quarry