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Cage Of Death Lets You Get Up Close With Crocodile In The Water

Apparently, you have better odds off surviving in the sea with sharks than in a river with just one croc. Perhaps, that is why there are tours where you can get up close and personal with sharks within the safety of a shark cage (which sometimes may not be as safe as one thought) and not up close and personal croc tours. Oh, wait. Actually there is! As it turns out, you can get up close with crocodile too and the place where you can put yourself in a heart-pounding situation is Cage of Death at Australia’s Crocosaurus Cove, located in Darwin City. Continue reading Cage Of Death Lets You Get Up Close With Crocodile In The Water

5 Things You Have To Do On Your Next Trip To Dallas, Texas

If you are looking for just one city with everything life has to offer, that would be Dallas. And if you did consider Dallas as your next destination or even already planning a trip to Dallas in the Lone Star State, here’s a sampling of what you’ll find to do, see, and experience. Continue reading 5 Things You Have To Do On Your Next Trip To Dallas, Texas

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

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

Finally, A Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Be A Reality In 2020

Good news, fans of Studio Ghibli! There’s going to be a theme park based on the company’s iconic 1988 animation My Neighbor Totoro. I know right. It is kind of long overdue and finally, theme park goers will have a choice other than Disney and all-thing Hollywood. Studio Ghibli’s producer, Toshio Suzuki, and Aichi governor, Hidaeki Omura, jointly announced this exciting news at a press conference a couple of days ago. Details are still pretty scant at this point. All we know now is the theme park will spawn within Echo Park in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture. Continue reading Finally, A Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Be A Reality In 2020