Inside The Crumbling Luxury Mansions Left Abandoned On London’s Billionaires’ Row


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Haunting footage shows the decaying ruins of the multi-million pound mega-mansions left abandoned on Billionaires’ Row. The ultra-exclusive road, officially named The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, North London is a 66-house street boasting some of the most valuable properties in Britain. Continue reading »

The Golden Age of Flying: A Look Back On Air Travel In The 1950s And ’60s

The 1950 and 1960s have become known as the “Golden Age” of flying. It was a time of glamorous air hostesses and gourmet meals, and of great leg room for all.

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While it might have become known as the Golden Age of flying, taking to the air in the 1950s and 1960s had its downsides. For a start it was much more dangerous, and far more expensive. Then there was the smoke from all those cigars, cigarettes and pipes. And, once you’d looked out of the window there was not a lot to do but twiddle your thumbs. But there were upsides to flying back then too – like ever-flowing drinks and a party atmosphere.

These old photos will give you a glimpse into the air travel during this era. Continue reading »

Wide Seats And Plenty Of Legroom: These Old Pan Am Photos Show How Much Airline Travel Has Changed

Pan American World Airways, commonly known as Pan Am, was the largest international air carrier based in the U.S. from 1927 until 1991. The airline has always had a place in popular culture as a kind of standard bearer for luxury and excellence. Continue reading »

This Cute, But Expensive UFO Alien Abduction Earring

This is the ‘Tender Abduction UFO Earring’ crafted and sold by Sofia Ajram on Etsy. Admittedly *rubbing aloe on sphincter* a tender alien abduction would be nice for once. The 14k gold and diamond earring is actually an ear jacket (it only requires a single piercing to wear since the tractor beam rays are attached to the UFO via a post in the rear) but, unfortunately for anybody who wants one but isn’t made of money, cost $830 apiece. Continue reading »

Limo-Jet: The World’s First Private Jet Converted Into A Luxury Limousine

Some fancy folks like to be chauffered in a limousine. Others with even more cash opt to travel in high style in a private jet. A company called Jetsetter, Inc. looked at both options and thought, why not combine the two? That’s how the company came up with the Limo-Jet. Continue reading »

Tundra Lodge Rolling Hotel: Sleep Among Polar Bears In The Middle Of The Arctic

Staying in this rolling hotel is known to be the ultimate polar-bear tour. You leave the hotel each day for excursions with a biologist. And you won’t just get to see the animals, you’ll get to understand them: their behaviour as well as the problems they face with climate change. Continue reading »

The Luxury Apartment On Wheels: Camping In Style In A 1930s Jungle Yacht

The Jungle Yacht was created for and used by Italian explorer Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife, who both traveled extensively to the African Congo as a deluxe apartment “for his 1937-1940 (his 10th) and 1947 (his 11th) expeditions” and “equipped them quite lavishly.” Continue reading »

Welcome To Burj Al Babas, The Luxury City Of Empty Castles

Deep in a provincial region of northwestern Turkey, it looks like a mirage – hundreds of luxury houses built in neat rows, their pointed towers somewhere between French chateau and Disney castle. Meant to provide luxurious accommodations for foreign buyers, the houses are however standing empty in what is anything but a fairytale for their investors. Continue reading »

Glamorous Vintage Camper Is Your Midcentury Dream Home On Wheels

A rare and fully restored ‘Holiday House Geographic’ midcentury trailer is for sale – and it offers a taste of modernist living on the open road. Only seven of the fibreglass caravans – designed by industrial engineer Chuck Pelly in 1962 with an original price tag of $8,500 – were ever made and only two thought to still exist. Continue reading »

Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car For Sale

A unique car is for sale on one of the Russian classifieds websites. As the story goes the car was custom made for a famous rich person who died three months before the car was delivered to him.

The car was named “Amulet”. According to the owner it had to have magic power to protect him. However it didn’t happen. In fact this was a Toyota Crown, but it is so heavily modified you can’t recognize it anymore. Continue reading »

“Moon Level Luxury At Down To Earth Rates”: Al Stovall’s 1960s Space Age Lodge In Anaheim, California

The Space Age Lodge in Anaheim, California, housed its first cadets in 1965. One of five cosmic-themed motels created by industrialist Al Stovall, the Space Age Lodge was partnered with the Inn of Tomorrow, the Cosmic Inn, The Galaxy, another Space Age Lodge (all in Anaheim) and the Space Age in Gila Bend, Arizona. This was “MOON LEVEL LUXURY” at “DOWN TO EARTH RATES.”

Let’s travel back in time to when 60s kitsch was out of this world. Continue reading »

This Couple Converts The Real Cold War Nuclear Missile Base Into The Luxury Airbnb


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Mathew Fulkerson and his wife Leigh Ann pose at their Subterra Airbnb located in a former underground missile silo base near Eskridge, Kansas, USA. Continue reading »

Moncler Releases A Line Of Luxury Puffer Jackets For Dogs

Moncler‘s signature padded coats are now re-designed for puppies in a new charming collection for the Fall/Winter 2017 season. Continue reading »

Architects Creates Super Luxury Residence On Top Of The Seaport Crane

THEKRANE is an aesthetic oasis amidst an industrial landscape on the edge of Nordhavn, one of the last harbours under renovation in Denmark’s capital. Continue reading »

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils The Super-Luxury Electric Car Of Tomorrow’s World

The Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept car looks very appropriate parked next to the open sea. Designers clearly looked to watercraft rather than cars for inspiration. Continue reading »