Category: Fun Stuff

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…

Get your towel on the sunbed… quick!

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 – [...]

The Beerbelly

The Beerbelly

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.

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