7 Surreal, Towering Ice Castles That You Can Actually Visit

Are you sick and tired of skiing and ice skating? Why not take a trip to see one of America's mind-bendingly amazing ice castles. It's like a walking through a frosty landscape dreamt up by Richard Serra but built by nature. Tickets are now available! Read More >>

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20 Awesome Stickers From When Your Suitcase Told Stories

There was a time when well-traveled luggage looked like the suitcase above: covered with travel stickers, trophies of every adventurous explorer. My father, who spent his youth traveling across Europe in the 60s and 70s kept his weary suitcase for a long time; as a child, I admired all those well-aged little pictures of remote hotels and places I'd never been to. Read More >>

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Tourism via Jet Fighter is a Great Business Idea

Anyone got a jet fighter going spare? Check out this stunning scenery in Norway during a flyover by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. Surely anyone would pay good money to experience this for themselves. Read More >>

Tour All the Sights of London in Minutes With £25m Scale Model

Could it be made more cheaply from LEGO? Probably, but a team of Hollywood effects specialists is working to build an intricate, 25,000 sq ft, £25,000,000 model of Central London to fill the entirety of the ground floor at One Tower Bridge. Read More >>

What Does Hull Winning UK's City of Culture Award Actually Mean?

Hull. It's in the North somewhere. It sounds a bit grim and we don't really know anything about it or the names of any bands that come from there, or if it even has a decent local kind of cake or pie. So it is therefore funny that it's been name the UK's City of Culture for 2017, right? Read More >>

You Can Now Ride a Gondola Down The Canals of Venice in Google Maps' Street View

From the Piazza San Marco to the 409 bridges spanning its 150 canals, Venice is now available to be explored through Google Maps' Street View option in all its romantic, watery glory. Read More >>

North Korea's First Video Game Pyongyang Racer a Smash With Western Gamers

Pyongyang Racer is a browser-based driving game developed in North Korea, giving us curious westerners a chance to drive around the odd landmarks of the secretive state's capital city. Read More >>

Sarah Brightman Heading to the ISS for First Space Concert

1980s musical singer Sarah Brightman is about to take a rather unlikely step for mankind, becoming the first professional artist to perform a gig in space. Read More >>

Soho Stories: The X-rated App From the National Trust

For pensioners used to touring stately homes, crack den history may be a bit of a shock, but the National Trust just released a vice-filled audio tour of Soho. Read More >>

Monmouth Declares Itself "The First Wikipedia Town in the World"

The very detailed Monmouthpedia project that wants to chart the town in unprecedented depth is about to go live, with the blue plaques in place and some 500 Wikipedia entries created to tell us all about life in the quaint holiday spot. Read More >>

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Polish Architects Build Stereotype-Reinforcing Upside-Down House

With a last name like Liszewski, I've heard every single Polish joke and stereotype there is. But I'm going to assume that Polish architects Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski have just spawned at least one more with this unique tourist attraction they built in Austria. Read More >>

Community Wikipedia Scheme "Monmouthpedia" Launched

The town of Monmouth is about to get detailed in extraordinary depth, with the Monmouthpedia project set to chart its "notable places, people, artefacts, flora, fauna and other things" to promote the place to smartphone-using modern visitors. Read More >>


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