A Game of Thrones Ice Hotel Just Opened and It Looks Unreal

January 13, 2018

Photograph by Lapland Hotels SnowVillage Each year, around 20 million kg of snow and 350,000 kg of crystal clear natural frost are used to build the breathtaking SnowVillage which changes in shape, length and layout to amaze pilgrims year after year. Covering an area of about 20,000 sq. metres, the SnowVillage consists of a Snow Hotel, with snow offices and suites, Ice Restaurant, Ice Bar and Ice Chapel. This time,…

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Curse of the Cook Islands and a chance to turn derelict hotel into a tourist hotspot

December 31, 2017

On a disintegrating area on Rarotonga, every attempt to build a inn has neglected. Now its the form of a China-backed group to try to beat the hex Half-submerged by a jungle and colonized by cows, chickens and goats, it is one of the more unexpected tourist attractions on the South Pacific island of Rarotonga: the “cursed” Sheraton hotel complex, a long-abandoned indulgence resort that has lain dilapidated for a…

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The Home from Ex Machina is Actually a Hotel in Norway and You Can Stay There Right Now

September 8, 2017

JUVET HOTEL | Photograph( c) Knut Bry In the Academy Award-winning sci-fi thriller, Ex Machina , the fib takes home in the plush, isolated residence of antagonist and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman. In reality, the film’s’ home’ is better known as the Juvet Landscape Hotel, situated within a nature reserve in northwestern Norway. The architects behind the Juvet Landscape Hotel, Jensen& Skodvin, wanted to create a hotel that would not…

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