Archive for the ‘Adventure’ Category

  • Lofoten

    Lofoten Opera Hotel

    Nov 6, 15 • 674 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Despite looking more than a little bit like Gandalf’s Middle Earth holiday home, the Lofoten Opera Hotel is a real thing – an 11,000 square meter hotel and residential complex in Norway’s Lofoten archipelago and a spectacular architectural triumph....

  • SkyLodge

    SkyLodge Adventure Suites

    Jul 17, 15 • 647 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    If you often find yourself cursing the fact that you weren’t born with wings and laugh in the face of those with a fear of heights then the SkyLodge Adventure Suites might be just the thing to help calm that raging demon inside. It’s about the closest...

  • Safari_Lodge

    Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

    Jun 29, 15 • 716 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    It’s said that ‘Good architecture lets nature in.’ This design from Nicholas Plewman Architects is so good, the native elephants, hippos, lions and leopards continue to live on and use the site as if these buildings had never emerged out of the Okavango...

  • Cloud9

    Cloud 9 Fiji

    May 11, 15 • 872 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    There are few things better to do on a luxury holiday than kick back with a cold beer and watch the waves roll in, but if beach bars full of gringos who had the same idea at 9am that morning aren’t your thing we have just the ticket. Aptly named Cloud 9,...

  • river_trek

    River trek Neora Valley

    Mar 19, 15 • 752 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Somewhere beyond the overcrowded cities there are places in India where nature hasn’t been beaten down within an inch of its life. One of these is Bengal state’s Neora Valley National Park in, an area with such an important biodiversity that it is on...

  • ShipInTheIce

    Ship in the Ice

    Feb 11, 15 • 884 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Considering it’s one of the coldest and most inhospitable places on earth there’s something strangely alluring about exploring the arctic. Of course today’s modern conveniences make it a lot easier than it used to be to traverse this terrifying terrain,...

  • ArcticTrucks

    Arctic Trucks Experience

    Nov 12, 14 • 1219 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    If you ever fancied exploring the Arctic then aside from putting your life in the hands (or rather, paws) of wild dogs there’s only one true way to do it – in a nice, safe truck. And these days there are some pretty fancy vehicles knocking about that can...

  • NikeTeague

    Nike Teague Plane

    Oct 14, 14 • 1077 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Footballers are a pampered lot. In between entertaining us by kicking a ball around a field a couple of times a week they’re earning the kinds of wages that could eradicate world hunger, pulling the kind of women that’d satisfy a Saudi Prince and buying...

  • Crystal-Serenity

    The Northwest Passage | Crystal Cruises

    Sep 18, 14 • 1073 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    For a long time, cruise ships were the domain of grannies and widows, but now they’ve become cool with a younger crowd. You won’t find a cruise more chilled than Crystal Cruises’ route from Alaska, across the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, to Greenland,...

  • Vertigo and Moon Bar

    Vertigo and Moon Bar

    Aug 23, 14 • 1034 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Bangkok has a few rooftop restaurants and bars, but it’s fair to say that from 61 floors up in the Banyan Tree Resort, the Vertigo and Moon bar looks down on all the others. This is a true open-air rooftop venue – beware of throwing salt over your...

  • Arctic-Swell-Surfing

    Arctic Swell – Surfing the Ends of the Earth

    Aug 7, 14 • 1296 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Ok I’ll admit it – I’m not a surfer. I’ve tried it before, but like many things didn’t pursue it because I wasn’t great at it right away. And more importantly, it was cold, I don’t like early mornings, and it takes too much effort to get good...

  • Mall Of The World

    Mall Of The World

    Jul 13, 14 • 1028 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    If Dubai has its way, Mall of America will soon look like a flea market. Officials in the city have plans to build–what they’re calling–the Mall Of The World. The project will essentially be a temperature-controlled city, all inside of a single...

  • four-season-private-jet-experience

    Four Seasons Private Jet Experience

    Jun 10, 14 • 1113 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    You can choose an ideal destination, stay in fancy hotels and fly Business Class, but will you really ‘feel like a rock star’? You will with The Four Seasons Private Jet Experience ­– but without having to tour Brussels! The experience starts with the...

  • WeekendCabin

    North Of The Sun

    May 28, 14 • 1076 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    For some people life is about more than repetitive routines, daily grinds, and laborious long hours. For others it is about experiences, about forgoing the banal in favour of the unpredictable. Often dismissed by those who don’t have the desire or ability...

  • CabotGolf

    Cabot Golf

    May 19, 14 • 837 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    What is golf, exactly? Is it right for a competitive activity that comprises of 95% walking slowly across a field to be classified as a sport? That’s a discussion for another time, but we would opine that those who are fans of the game are also fans of...

  • WhistlerSliding

    Whistler Public Bobsleigh

    Apr 16, 14 • 943 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Adrenaline junkies searching for something a little bit different to your bog-standard sky-dives and bungee jumps (*yawn*) should check out the Whistler Sliding Centre outside Vancouver in Canada. It offers a Bobsleigh ride experience for the public, where...

  • Maharajas_2

    Maharajas’ Express

    Apr 10, 14 • 1049 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    It is of no concern of mine whether the lovely lady in the picture above paid for her ticket for the Maharajas’ Express solely through her own hard work and sticktoitiveness or it was bought for her by some rich type with a sickening penchant for the finer...

  • Shark

    Shark Diver

    Feb 23, 14 • 1061 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Let’s play top-trumps. Subject matter? Number of human deaths caused per year. Tell you what, you can have the Great White Shark card! Sound good? It isn’t. That’s the worst card in the deck. Everything from roller coasters (6 deaths per year) and...

  • LamboAcademy

    Lamborghini Academy

    Feb 6, 14 • 1048 Views • Adventure, FeaturesNo Comments

    Those of us who failed to grow up to become Lewis Hamilton already have to face not coming home to Nicole Scherzinger every night, but there’s no reason why we should also have to come to terms with driving around in a dodgy old Prius every day. Thanks to...

  • Step-into-the-Void

    Step into the Void

    Feb 5, 14 • 1100 Views • AdventureNo Comments

    Feel like an angel. Experience the sensation of an alpine skydive while standing still. Act out a suicide. Taste your heart in your mouth. It’s all possible with ‘Step into the Void’, a glass box perched on the edge of a French mountain nearly...