Star Island is going to be the first of its kind – a completely carbon-neutral resort. “Star” stands for “sustainable terrain and resources”. Everything on the island is going to be powered by solar, wind, and current (via underwater turbines). It is a small island (35 acres) in the Bahamas that started out with nothing [...]
Nothing to see here but blue balls. Move along. Nothing to see here. Catchy music, though
Warning: Time waster! Guide the little ball through the maze. The quicker you complete the maze, the better your score. Have fun!
This is the second article I’ve written about ice hotels. I just find them fascinating! This one is located in the ski area above the resort of Scuol, Switzerland. They are open for business from Christmas to roughly the end of April and rebuild the entire place from scratch each year. The igloo village is [...]
Here’s a good idea if you need some decorations for a holiday celebration (i.e. Halloween) or just want to give your kids something to put together. They are called Readymech flatpack toys. You can download a PDF that you can print on your printer, fold it according to the instructions, tape it, and you are [...]
Kalahari is a huge indoor water park themed after the African Kalahari desert. They have several locations, but the one in Ohio is officially America’s largest indoor water park. The facility, due to its unique roof, allows in about 75% sunlight so guests can get a suntan anytime during the year. They can accommodate about [...]
This is one of the largest indoor ski resorts in the world. And it is located in Dubai, of all places, where outside average temperatures range from 70-100 degrees Fahrenheit during the year. The facility is 22,500 square meters (size of 3 football fields) and has snow all year round. There are 5 different downhill [...]
Genting is called the “city of entertainment” and is located in Malaysia. This huge resort is located on a mountain peak in the Titiwangsa Mountains. It is so big, in fact, that one of the hotels, the First World Hotel, holds a Guinness World Record as the world’s largest hotel with over 6,000 rooms! I [...]
Here’s a site for all you “green” and environmentally conscious people out there (which is hopefully a majority of us). This blog, called “The Green Geek“, has articles about technology that can help save our environment – everything from eco-friendly products to energy saving architecture. Some of the articles are very interesting. They have an [...]
Here’s a fun vacation if you are into camping. Allegheny State Park in Pennsylvania has some great campgrounds. I’m sure they are all pretty good, but I’m going to review the “Willow Bay” campground since I’ve stayed there in the past. It is a campground where you can choose a spot that contains a picnic [...]
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