Archived Articles: Travel

Sometimes it is simply good to get away and go someplace new, but traveling there directly is not always possible. WebUrbanist brings some of the most exotic travel destinations and incredible private islands, luxury resorts but also the most remote, uninhabited and abandoned islands and locations on the planet - some of these you may explore in person some day but some you may never seen or hear from again.

Church ‘Champing': Spend a Night in a Historic British Chapel

Spend an entire night climbing bell towers, composing your own sermons from a pulpit, examining historic artifacts up close or virtually anything else you want ...

Anti-Gravity Hotel: Sleep Suspended in Levitating Space Suit

If various aches and pains or a childhood fantasy about being an astronaut make you wish you could sleep in antigravity, here’s a way to make it happen ...

Life After Apocalypse: 8 Seed Banks Saving Up for the Future

By some predictions, Earth will become nearly uninhabitable within just a few generations – and between now and then, one of the most damaging events ...

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Cargo Spotting: Field Guide to 20MM Global Shipping Containers

Shipping containers pass by us daily on trucks, trains and ships, carrying 90% of the world’s non-bulk cargo with them, but if you have ever wondered ...

Natural Luxury: Iceland’s Eco-Friendly Northern Lights Hotel

Iceland has become quite the tourist destination for world travelers thanks to its ethereal landscapes, amazing history, unique culture, and unspoilt views of ...

High-Tech Hobos: Train-Hopping Vagabonds of the Digital Age

Traveling light takes on new meaning when jumping trains, as does the limited battery life of mobile devices – just like the rest of us, hitchhikers and ...

Nocturnal Field Trips: 7 World Wonders Best Explored at Night

When planning out world travel, one typically dwells on destinations more than times, but some of the best sights can only been seen at a particular point in ...

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Stealth Structures: 10 Buildings That Aren’t What They Seem

How many houses that you pass each day aren’t really houses at all, but just realistic-looking facades hiding a secret function? Speakeasies and secret clubs ...

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Ski Jump Penthouse: Win a Night at Cool Sky-High B&B Chalet

‘Please do not apply if you’re scared of heights,’ warns AirBnB about this private sky-high chalet located at the very top of the ...

Forgotten Heritage: Exploring Europe’s Largest Deserted Places

For the past three years, this bold and big-thinking photographer has located and explored some of the world’s most vast abandoned spaces, from power ...

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