Are you one of these people who gets a little nervous at the prospect of driving a car when you travel overseas? If so, then look away now. We’ve scoured YouTube to bring you footage from some of the worst junctions around the world. If you know of any that are worse, then please let [...]
Take a look at this! This amazing suspension bridge in Northern Pakistan, close to the border with China, is over 200 metres long and links the villages of Zarabad and Hussain. It is close to Passu which lies on the Karakoram Highway, between the black Batura and white Passu glaciers.
If you’ve ever ventured inland on Yucatan Peninsula, you may have noticed a distinct lack of major rivers in the area. This is because the prevailing rock type is porous limestone and the water makes its way into a network of underground channels and caverns. There are in fact thousands of freshwater sinkholes in the [...]
Designed by Philippe Starck, the “A” mega-yacht cost more than $300 million to build. It’s owned by the Russian businessman and billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko, one of the top 100 richest people in the world, has 3 swimming pools, a helipad and lots more. Watch the video below to learn more about this amazing vessel.
I stumbled upon this video recently, and thought it was rather interesting, so am sharing it here even though there’s no obvious luxury angle. Since even Nevada’s much-talked about Area 51 can be found on Google Maps (though admittedly, much of the operations there probably take place underground), it’s interesting to see what places are hidden. [...]
Ever wondered what the suites at the opulent Burj Al Arab in Dubai are like? With this video, you get to look inside one of the 780 square metre Royal Suites located on the 25th floor of the hotel. The footage ends a little abruptly but you get the general idea of what to expect. Music is [...]
Around 200 km to the west of Port Elizabeth, South Africa lies an attraction without comparison – the world’s highest commercial bungy jump at Bloukrans bridge. ‘Adrenaline pumping’ and ‘exhilarating’ are two expressions often used to describe the ultimate in bungy experiences, along with a few understandable choice expletives when conquering this monster of a [...]
A baby elephant has been rescued from a well in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park. The eight month old was thankfully re-united with her mother, Zombe, before the elephants had to be forced to leave by herders arriving to water their cattle. Here’s the footage of the calf’s rescue, showing what a great job was done by [...]
With the global population on the increase, one of our growing immediate challenges is one of physical space, so it’s perhaps no surprise that concepts are being considered to help re-define how we live. Here are eight unbelievable floating structures that might just help future generations. The eight structures covered are: Aerotel The Underwater City [...]
The following footage was shot on a game drive from the exclusive Mala Mala game reserve lodge in South Africa. There’s a leopard on the left and a herd of impala come rushing in from the right, presumably as a result of some kind of disturbance. The footage was captured by mipix Fine Art Photography.
You may recall back in 2010 that Google Street View extended to parts of Antarctica. Now they’re going a step further and taking us underwater to explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Thanks to a partnership between the Catlin Seaview Survey and Google Maps, it’s now possible to observe the reef just as divers do. Specially adapted [...]
Somewhere on a mountainous road in Norway, a big rig and big bus have to pass each other. They need to co-operate to succeed. Thank goodness it wasn’t in icy conditions, that’s all I can say…
Welcome to the indoor pool at Tokyo Summerland. This most definitely isn’t luxury, but eye-opening all the same. In fact, you wonder why people would even pay to be there… surely it can’t be much fun with so many bodies about. And one thing’s for sure… I wouldn’t want to be on duty as a [...]
Ever wondered what it must be like to fly on a First Class Suite on an Emirates A380. YouTube user Volterrific shares with us his journey from Bangkok to Hong Kong on this fabulous super jumbo, complete with shower and cocktail bar (not at the same time) at 40,000 feet.
Not sure how to drink whisky? For example, do you have it with ice or water? Let Whyte & Mackay Master Blender Richard Paterson guide you through what’s right and wrong, and why you should dip your finger in the water jug, in this rather entertaining video. Just don’t go wrong to his house… he [...]
Supercar owners living in an exclusive high-rise apartment block can now park their beloved motors from their… living rooms! Hamilton Parks in Singapore is a brand-new 30-storey development where flats cost between £6 and £15 million. But with parking in the city limited, the skyscraper designer came up with an innovative way of parking some [...]