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.

McSki: Lovin’ It at a Ski-Through McDonalds in Sweden

You barely have to stop on your way down the slope to grab a burger and fries at the McDonalds ski-through window, located on a popular resort in northwest ...

Time Capsule Apartments: 10 Perfectly Preserved Interiors

Never-updated interiors may be considered ‘dated’ within a decade or two of being in style, but give them some more time and they become vintage ...

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Last Stop: Japan Keeps Old Train Station Open for Lone Passenger

In a remote area of Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, a train stops just twice a day, as it has for years: once to pick up a girl on her way to ...

Super-Deluxe Swim Platform: Rent This DIY Floating Sauna

In Finland, where the tradition of sitting in steamy saunas is even more appealing in frigid winter, a group of enterprising DIYers has built their own ...

Under Cover: Secret Swiss Military Bunkers Hide in Plain Sight

Throughout the rolling hills of rural Switzerland, tucked inside idyllic works of regional vernacular architecture, lie disguised fortifications of a country ...

Grave Footings: Modern Bridge Built on Thousands of Headstones

When the tide is low in the Delaware River, an unlikely sight emerges from the water: gravestones in various states of decay, serving to bolster the columns ...

Bike Autobahn: Germany’s 60-Mile Highway for Cyclists Only

Germany is already home to the world’s best-known superhighway, the Autobahn, and now cyclists have 60 miles of breathtaking scenery reclaimed from disused ...

Mountaintop Viewing Walkway Culminates in 300-Foot-Long Slide

After winding their way up a hundred-foot-tall pathway in the Czech Republic set atop a mountain peak (itself located over 3,000 feet above sea level), ...

World’s Most Soothing Soaks: 10 Otherworldly Hot Springs

When the weather outside is frightful, there are few things so tempting as calling in sick to work and heading to a natural hot springs spa to soak in warm ...

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Bookshop B&B: Novel Vacation Loft Lets You Run Storefront Below

If you have ever wanted to fully experience life as a bookseller in a small town by the sea, this quirky combination home-and-bookstore holiday rental may be ...

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