Travel – Page 3 – Design You Trust

Estonian Architect Made This Tiny Hotel, That Can Be A Personal Emergency Shelter

According to Tõnis Orgg: “It’s for single adventurers or couples. It’s my own design and I built it with my own hands! Thanks to the friends who helped out. Continue reading »

Experience The Fjords And Mountain Ranges Across Norway In A Birdbox

Among the fjords and mountain ranges of Norway’s great wilderness, design studio Livit introduces Birdbox — creating a unique atmosphere of calmness and freedom for travelers. Continue reading »

Nearby Train Crossing Gives Aichi’s Daibutsu The Title Of Most Stylish Great Buddha In Japan

Built in 1954, the 18m tall Great Buddha statue in Konan, Aichi prefecture is already a well sought out attraction for those visiting the area. As an added bonus, the impressive statue is even more of a sight to behold in the spring, when it is surrounded by a sea of cherry blossom trees. Continue reading »

Twelve Parsecs: The Ultimate Star Wars House Is On Airbnb

If you were to plan the ultimate vacation to Disney World’s new Star Wars theme park Galaxy’s Edge, you may as well stay in the ultimate accommodations. The house called Twelve Parsecs by Loma Homes in Orlando is available to rent through Airbnb. It has nine bedrooms with 17 beds, each with a different Star Wars theme. You can sleep in Cloud City, Alderaan, Hoth, Tatooine, Mustafar, Dagobah, Endor, or in one of the spaceships. Continue reading »

Second Life Of The Canadian Truck In Russia

An unusual winter slide appeared in Vargashi village, Russia. The Canadian vehicle that had been idling for some years finally was repurposed for winter fun. Continue reading »

32 UK Towns With Hilarious Names That Actually Exist

There are two types of people: those who enjoy traveling and those who don’t. And there’s also the clash between them, with travelers obsessively trying to convert the non-travelers and non-travelers begging to be left alone on the issue. Continue reading »

Wonderful Color Pics Document The Trailer Life Of An American Family During The 1950s

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These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s. Continue reading »

Bizarre ‘Ice Eggs’ Stranded On Finnish Shore Go Viral


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Grotesque oval ice formations created by a rare coincidence of factors on Hailuoto island in northern Finland have wowed netizens. Continue reading »

Inside Japan’s New Luxury Suite Train That Departs From Ueno’s Platform 13½

Harry Potter fans got a little giddy when JR East announced that Ueno Station in Tokyo would open up a “Platform 13½” in order to accommodate the new Train Suite Shiki-Shima, a luxury train that features observation platforms, private suites, high class restaurants, and foot baths. Continue reading »

This Unicorn Cafe In Bangkok May Be The Happiest Place On Earth

Once you’re in Bangkok, Thailand, you must visit this fun and colorful cafe that looks like every 8-year-old girl’s dream. But that doesn’t mean that it’s for little girls only; anyone can come and enjoy going back to childhood for a day. Continue reading »

Japan Turns Competitive Pillow Fighting Into An Art Form

Welcome to the sport of competitive pillow fighting, known in Japanese as 枕投げ makura-nage

Since 2013, the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships have been held here. Competitive makura-nage was inspired by the kind of pillow fights Japanese children on extended school trips often have when teachers aren’t looking in the large tatami-matted communal rooms of the Japanese inn where they spend the night. Continue reading »

“Il Gigante”: The Statue Of The Giant Neptune In Italian Village

Monterosso del Mare is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages in Italy. Since its founding in early 13th century, the village functioned as a cultural and political centre of the region and its status required proper protection. Continue reading »

87-Year-Old Collector Gathered 110 Fighter Jets In His Chateau In France

The Château de Savigny-lès-Beaune, nestled in the rolling hills of Burgundy’s wine country, is the last place you’d expect to find a fighter plane which once had atomic bombs strapped expectantly under its wings. Continue reading »

Subterranean Amusement Park Located 400 Feet Underground In A 17th Century Salt Mine

This isn’t your average amusement park, not by a long shot. The Salina Turda Durgău is located an incredible 368 feet underground in Transylvania. Continue reading »

An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create An Artificial Coral Reef Near The British Virgin Islands

One day, a young marine mechanic and photographer named Owen Buggy noticed a ship called the “Kodiak Queen” in a shipyard in Road Town, Tortola… rusting away amongst other ships waiting being scrapped for metal. Owen envisioned sinking the ship as an artificial reef and curious about the ship’s origins, started doing some research. He quickly discovered the Kodiak Queen wasn’t just a normal fishing trawler— but a missing piece of World War II history. Continue reading »

Here Are The Most Interesting Things This Geologist Found On Google Earth

Traveling can be expensive and there’s only so much places you can visit before you run out of money. However, there are still ways to explore the world without leaving the comfort of your seat – like, for example, using Google Earth. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs From The Inside One Of The Oldest Bank Archives In Europe

The Banco di Napoli Historical Archives can be considered the largest archival collection of bank documents in the entire world. There are documents dating back to the middle of the 1500s to the present day. Continue reading »

Amazing Video Of Divers Swimming Through A Place Where One Continent Ends And Another Begins


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Fascinating pictures have emerged of divers exploring the crystal clear waters located between two continents. The pictures were taken in Silfra which enables divers to explore both North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Continue reading »

Austrian Woman Used A Mix Of Concrete And Dish-Washing Detergent To Build This Amazing Dome House In Costa Rica

According to Katrin: “Hi, I am Katrin from Vienna, Austria. After visiting Montezuma many times, and falling in love with this little paradise, I finally moved here in 2017.” Continue reading »

Japan’s Abandoned Mines Hint At The Ruins We’ll Leave Behind


Matsuo mine, Japan. Photo by Michael Johngrist.

The mines in Osarizawa and Matsuo closed decades ago, leaving behind the ruins of industry and miners’ homes. The shattered landscape offers a foretaste of a not-too-distant apocalypse. Continue reading »

The World’s Most Unusual Beach Is A Glacier In Russia’s Kingdom Of Permafrost

Tired of summer beach recreation? We have something special to impress you! As an alternative to an ordinary hot sand beach try to laze on the ice beach of Yakutia. It is a permafrost region, but in fact summer in Yakutia is as hot as it is in Yalta. But it has snow. Continue reading »

This Resort Is Offering You The Chance To Sleep Under The Stars And Over The Ocean For $400 A Night On A Net


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Imagine slowly drifting off to sleep while all you hear is the crashing ocean waves and wind. The most fun part of all is that the water is directly underneath you as you’re laying on a specifically designed net suspended directly above it. It may all sound like a distant dream, but it is possible for merely $400 a night. Continue reading »

Woman Parodies Perfect Instagram Travel Photos With Hilariously Unphotogenic Selfies

Michelle Liu is a passionate traveler documents her journeys in a less common way. With the help of her iPhone and selfie stick, Liu captures these “chinfies” as she likes to call them. Continue reading »

A Turquoise Lake In Siberia Where People Have Been Taking Selfies Is Actually A Toxic Power Plant’s Ash Dump


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The lake, nicknamed the “Novosibirsk Maldives” because of how tropical it looks, has provided the perfect backdrop to people’s Instagram posts. But the reason for its colour is less appealing – calcium salts and other metal oxides from the plant. Continue reading »

“Big In Japan”: 30 Times People Traveled To Japan And Realized They’re Too Tall For It

“My 6’7″ Stepfather Is Visiting Japan This Week”

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Perhaps it’s the geography of the country; the wide-open spaces of the Prarie, the vast cornfields in the midwest and the deserts of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah – Americans are comfortable with big. Big cars, big meals, big houses. Continue reading »