Cats aren’t well-known for their fondness for international travel, but these kitties from Japan have become global jet-setters. Daisuke Nagasawa has spent the past few years taking his two faithful cats, Daikichi and Fuku-Chan, around the world with him. Continue reading »
A lovingly converted Bedford Panorama available to hire.
The bus has a beautiful wooden floor, painted pine boarding and a well thought-out dining/kitchen area with hand-built units, oak worktops, a gas cooker and a fridge. At the back is a cosy double bed and a wood-burning stove placed on an old flagstone. An L-shaped sofa seat folds into a further double bed. Solar panels on the roof power the lights and a socket to charge phones, laptops etc. Continue reading »
Located in the waters off Sipadan in Malaysia, is an old oil rig that is now a dive platform and resort named ‘Seaventures‘. The surrounding area is one of the diving industry’s renowned top dive destinations, and is commonly ranked as being one of the world’s best. Seaventures takes advantage of this position and allows guests to dive directly from the rig. Continue reading »
The Retired Teacher Has Converted His Council Flat Into A Stunning Home, Complete With Mosaics Inspired By Gaudí
Jam Imani Rad, 65, has converted his council flat into a stunning home, complete with mosaics inspired by Gaudí The retired teacher spent $3,000 (£2,000) of his own money and around 11 years to finish the lavish interior decorations This was despite him being ordered to dig up the $7,000 (£5,000) community garden he created in front of his flats this year. Continue reading »
The Costa Verde hotel. It is a fully outfitted two bedroom, Boeing 727 suite in Costa Rica. Located within tropical rainforest, Hotel Costa Verde’s rather unusual fuselage suite consists of a refurbished vintage 1965 Boeing 727 airframe. The aircraft was part of South-Africa Air in her previous life. Sitting atop a 50-foot pedestal just beyond a majestic national park, the remodelled jumbo jet’s interior is entirely Costa Rican teak panelling with Indonesian teak furniture and also features a private entrance up a river rock. Continue reading »
Thirsty visitors to Sydney’s Bondi Beach today aren’t hallucinating: That is an ice-filled, 36-by-15-metre cooler stocked with ‘cans’ of Jim Beam beverages. The brand, with Sydney agency The Works, constructed the giant “Esky” at the Bondi Icebergs pool – normally a landmark swimming pool that overlooks the beach. (“Esky”, a Coleman brand name for coolers, has been adopted into the popular venacular). Cast members of Channel Ten’s drama Bondi Rescue appeared at the installation this morning. The Works is using the giant Esky to film a TVC due out in April. Continue reading »