This is actually a viral video from Levi’s rather than another story of some guy walking right across the USA. That said, it makes entertaining and uses frame-by-frame video footage of an actor and model by the name of the Michael Johnson as he passes various landmarks. Apparently it uses some 2,770 still photos that [...]
Siam Park is Tenerife’s latest attraction. From the same people behind the highly successful Loro Parque on the north of the island, it is a spectacular waterpark that was opened in September 2008 and that can be found on the south of the island, just outside Costa Adeje. Siam Park has a large artifical beach [...]
A German designer named Andrew Kupresanin has come up with a digital camera called ‘Nadia’ that assesses the aesthetic beauty of the photograph you’re taking. Rather than show a LCD viewfinder image of what you’re shooting, it displays a percentage. The higher the figure is to 100%, then supposedly the “better” the picture, presumably taking [...]
I’m just back from a fantastic trip to Tenerife where I have been reviewing two hotels. Write-ups will follow shortly as will a review of Siam Park, an amazing waterpark built in 2008 which our children loved. One of the highlights at the park is the ‘Tower of Power’. It’s not for the little ones [...]
Coastal holidays in the Land of the Vikings are a true heaven for fun-loving families. Denmark’s many family-friendly beaches and the relaxed attitude to life makes it a great holiday destination for all the family.
Flying hotels… the future of luxury travel? Who knows? But an aircruise concept from Seymourpowell in association with Samsung looks to be little more than a publicity stunt to us here at A Luxury Travel Blog. Not only does it look an unlikely shape for such a vessel but the choice of hydrogen gas to [...]
In 2011, for the very first time, Silversea‘s new Silver Spirit will embark on a full World Cruise traversing both hemispheres. This grandest of voyages, appropriately themed “Spirit of Discovery”, begins in Los Angeles on 19th January 2011, when Silver Spirit is set to welcome no more than 540 privileged guests for a 119-day odyssey [...]
The picturesque Town Hall Square of the medieval city of Tallinn is once more hosting the annual Christmas Market with its 64 wooden stalls. During the 40 day period from 29th November 2009 until 7th January 2010, visitors may stroll through this amazing festive scene. Felt hats, buckwheat pillows, wooden bowls and artefacts, wickerwork, beautiful [...]
Bristol Buenaventura, which opened last Spring, is located about 80 minutes southwest of Panama City in an exclusive gated resort community. Boasting 114 spacious guest rooms and lavish suites, as well as 18 two-story lagoon villas, the property provides for the ultimate beachside Panamanian getaway, whether for couples, families or girlfriend getaways. In addition to [...]
This amateur video footage is taken from the very top of the Burj Dubai‘s spire and gives an interesting perspective over the surrounding area. Even some skyscrapers look miniscule in comparison.
The Blue Hole is a scuba diver’s paradise off the coast of Belize. If you’re unfamiliar with it, be prepared to be amazed by the video footage below…
Sit back and watch in amazement at this video footage from Alaska. A skier gets caught up in an avalanche and buried alive. Fortunately for him, he lost his glove just prior to being buried, which marked his approximate whereabouts. He was also with people who were trained in avalanche rescue. He was rescued in [...]
Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua, in Rotorua, New Zealand, is the perfect abode of luxury, nestled in a landscape of incredible natural beauty. Far away from the prying eyes of the everyday life, there are countless hours of relaxation and adventures to be had in the most opulent of settings. Go fly-fishing for trout, try [...]
Roman Abramovich‘s latest toy is the luxury yacht M/Y Eclipse. Constructed by Blohm + Voss in Hamburg, it is 170 metres long which makes it the world’s longest yacht, 11 metres longer than Sheikh Mohammed‘s. She comes with two helipads, two swimming pools, 11 guest cabins, three launch boats and a mini-submarine, and requires a [...]