On boarding a flight at Milan’s Malpensa Airport last year, I was taken aback by what happened. Whilst I was speaking to a stewardess about getting a child seat beat for our younger son when suddenly I got an almighty “THWACK!” on the side of the head. A half second passed whilst I tried to [...]
Category: Fun Stuff
If you were ever in doubt about Vegas being “over the top”, then think again. The Golden Nugget Las Vegas has a new attraction called ‘The Tank’, its $20-million swimming pool. Here you can thrill in the excitement of swimming just inches away from sharks. You don’t come into direct contact with them, [...]
Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd. is a romantic Bollywood comedy about six couples who are on their honeymoon package tour to Goa. Written and directed by Reema Kagti, the film is due to be released tomorrow; it has a star cast that includes Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal, Dia Mirza, Sandhya Mridul, Vikram [...]
NCL launched their 10th ship last month (and their 6th since 2001) - the 2,394-passenger Norwegian Pearl. On top of all the usual facilities you get on cruise ships these days, this sister ship to the equally colourful Norwegian Jewel boasts something that no other cruise ship has: a bowling alley!
Did you toast the New Year with a bottle of bubbly? If you did and you still have the Champagne cork sitting around, then here’s your chance to win a $1,500 Design Within Reach gift certificate. They are hosting their annual Champagne Chair Contest where all you have to do is craft your Champagne [...]
Based in Sacramento, CA this luxury hotel has been designed exclusively for dogs and cats… includes aquaria for cats, and webcams for suites so owners can check up on their loved ones… whatever next?!
This one’s courtesy of Glasgow-born Craig Ferguson, current host of The Late Late Show. I was sitting in first class and the stewardess asked, “Warm nuts?” and I said, “No, I’m just happy to be in first class.”
Looking for a dress for all occasions? This may not quite be what you had in mind, but it’s interesting nonetheless! Designed by Despina Papadopoulos of Studio 5050 as a hommage to Paco Rabanne, the Day-for-Night dress is perhaps more a celebration of eletroncic beauty than fashion. It has the ability to lengthen or [...]
For those of you that aren’t aware, there’s a long-running holiday feud between the English and the Germans that surrounds securing the hotel sunbeds for the day. It’s usually understood that if you’re the first to get your towel down on the sunbed in the morning, then that bed is reserved. This fun ad – [...]
Not only will The Beerbelly help you look the part at baseball games and the like, it’ll also help you to keep hydrated. This removable spare tyre sits underneath your clothing, and is made with a neoprene holster and a polyurethane bladder that holds up to 80 fluid ounces, along with a tube for dispensing.
The hotel that inspired the hilarious Fawlty Towers sitcom has undergone a four-star facelift. When John Cleese and the Monty Python checked into the Hotel Gleneagles in Torbay to a decidedly frosty welcome, and hence the Fawlty Towers series was born. Now under new management, the hotel has 41 rooms, around half of [...]