Category: Fun Stuff

Fun with tourists

Since it’s April Fool’s Day, I thought I’d share this little piece of tourism-related practical joking with you all!

England football team's new, state-of-the-art Airbus A380

England football team’s new, state-of-the-art Airbus A380

At Heathrow Airport, off-duty England stars Michael Owen and Theo Walcott  have this morning  unveiled  the latest solution to the team’s recent dip in form. The English FA have purchased and customised an Airbus A380, complete with its own 5-a-side AstroTurf playing surface inside. This huge, state-of-the-art plane will offer the ultimate  environment  to ensure […]

Airport security ads

Two different-but-similar advertisements based around a common theme: airport security. Enjoy!

Beware of the overhead cabins

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 […]

Hotel Glymur, Iceland

A light-hearted look at the recently re-designed Hotel Glymur, 45 minutes drive from Reykjavik in Iceland.

Painting a plane

Watch Virgin America paint one of their A320 aircraft.

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

Swim with sharks in Vegas!

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, […]

Room 808

Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd.

Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd.

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 […]

Mischief in first class

A fun ad from Vodafone.

Norwegian Pearl, complete with bowling alley!

Norwegian Pearl, complete with bowling alley!

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!

Champagne Chair Contest

Champagne Chair Contest

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 […]

Luxury hotel… for your pet

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?!

Quote for the day

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.”

Day-for-Night dress

Day-for-Night dress

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 […]

Fly Yorkshire Airlines!

Those of you familiar with Yorkshire, England, will hopefully enjoy this…

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