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Ever thought about sleeping in an underwater bed, a parked airplane or a hanging mountain capsule? Let’s get a sense of each, shall we?

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The House of Books: Gladstone’s Library Hotel, Wales

9 Jan , 2017  

Gladstone’s Library is a place where you can dive your thoughts into the richness of a beautiful Victorian Gothic edifice. This library hotel is located in the village of Hawarden, just eight miles away from the famous ‘walled city’ of Chester in northeast England. The reason why we are writing about Gladstone’s  Library is not […]

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Cozy, with Icing On Top: Igloo Hotel, Switzerland

23 Dec , 2016  

Each year, Iglu-Dorf hotel comes to life during the winters in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. It is one of the seven hotels of this kind in the whole world and it is entirely made with the help of a few enthusiastic people. Almost 3000 tons of snow are forming these igloo-like apartments. Rooms sometimes include works […]

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8 Safari Lodges in Africa or How to Wake Up in Wonderland

17 Dec , 2016  

An escape to a warm climate during winter is a traveler’s dream. In this post, let your mind escape to Africa, right in the middle of the jungle, within the exotic nature and giant, but friendly animals. Give this experience a chance to take you away from the tall buildings and bring you back to yourself. […]

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Tiny Mountain Shelter in Slovenia Greets Climbers on the Edge

10 Nov , 2016  

Designed for extreme weather conditions, this aluminum&timber alpine retreat is located on the edge of Mount Kanin in Slovenia. The tiny shelter was envisioned by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti and implemented by structural engineers CBD  for the adventurous climbers in the region. “This particular site was chosen because of its 360-degree views over Slovenia and Italy, and spectacular views […]

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Tree House Accommodation Overlooking Lavander Hills in Italy

23 May , 2016  

Located in the countryside between Tuscany and Rome, this tree house in Arlena di Castro invites travelers to reminisce about childhood. We discovered this gem in La Piantata, a farmhouse surrounded by century-old oaks and unspoiled nature. From the owners: “Eight meters off the ground, among 12 hectares of lavender hills, in the dense foliage of a century-old oak, Renzo Stucchi […]

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“Carpatia Express” Train Hotel in Maramureș, Romania

30 Mar , 2016  

In Romania’s Maramureș County there is an old train converted into a small hotel with a restaurant. Even tough this kind of accommodation unit is not new for the international travelers, a train hotel concept still sounds like an exotic place to sleep. For this discovery, we should thank the guys from Zig Zag Through Romania (we wrote a […]

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Glass Cabin in the Dolomites Encourages Mountain Stargazing

23 Mar , 2016  

Starlight Room is one of the nicest surprises this year regarding unconventional accommodation in the mountains. This tiny cabin is located in the stunning Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. Set at an altitude of 2,055 meters, it features glass walls and a transparent ceiling built on a wood structure. The cabin sits at Col Gallina, twenty kilometers away from […]

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Dom’Up Tree House, an Original Glamping Concept

29 Feb , 2016  

Usually linked to a sense of childhood refuge or playfulness, trees are most of all a symbol of freedom, often took for granted nowadays. The Belgian guys at Trees and People started to reconsider the contemporary relationship between trees and humans. They came up with a cool project: Dom’Up. The idea behind ‘Dom’Up is to create an economic and environmentally […]

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ol Donyo Lodge: Chill Between Safaris in Kenya

30 Jan , 2016  

ol Donyo is a safari lodge situated in a vast conservation area of the Maasai people in southeast Kenya. It is perched on the wild pitches of Chyulu Hills National Park, offering a spectacular view to the legendary Mount Kilimanjaro that rises to the west. Once it was built in 2008, the lodge became part of an important conservation […]

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Book and Bed Hostel, Tokyo: Falling Asleep Inside a Bookshelf

12 Nov , 2015  

Book and Bed Tokyo (or “the accommodation bookshop”) is an innovative hostel that aims to bring book-loving travelers together. It is the result of a metamorphosis from a traditional izakaya pub (a type of informal Japanese eat&drink establishment) into a literary crib. As the owners say, the concept has nothing to do with regular accommodation. […]

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Safari Lodge in Tanzania With Adobe-Colored Houses

26 Oct , 2015  

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is an unusual accommodation unit suitable for safari passionates and explorers of the wild life of Africa. Located on the south-western rim of the famous Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania (one of Africa’s treasures and an UNESCO World Heritage Site), the lodge offers breathtaking views and unexpected meetings with the wilderness. The unusual […]

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Dazzling Underwater Hotel Room in Zanzibar

19 Oct , 2015  

The underwater room at Manta Resort in Zanzibar pays tribute to relaxation and seclusion. Aiming to offer their guests an experience like no other, the owners of this luxurious retreat in Tanzania envisioned an unusual platform surrounded by water and including everything a couple might need for a peaceful off-land escapade. Designed by Swedish company […]

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Fantastic Hobbit Accommodation in Chile: Magic Mountain Hotel

15 Oct , 2015  

Magic Mountain Hotel or Montaña Mágica Lodge in an extremely creative accommodation unit located deep in southern Chile and accessible by rope bridge. Getting to the depths of the private Huilo Huilo biological reserve is an adventure in itself, as every step brings in sight incredible scenes, some that resemble fairytale tracks or fantastic hobbit […]

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Giraffe Manor Hotel in Nairobi or How to Share Your Meal With 8 Giraffes

8 Oct , 2015  

Living with eight giraffes may seem uncommon for some of us weary travelers, but for the guests at Giraffe Manor hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, sharing breakfast with these pretty creatures is as natural as it gets. This interaction left us speechless and we marked the experience as a “must” on our long list of places […]

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Nature Up-Close: 8 Memorable Glamping Experiences in Europe

22 Sep , 2015  

We couldn’t stay away without bringing it into our niche. Why? Because it could turn out to be a totally new and mesmerizing experience. Some of you probably haven’t heard about glamping, in which case we are happy to surprise you with some of the best places in Europe where you can taste nature in a […]

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