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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.
Test Your Geography Skills with Google Maps Game
Guess what city - or even what continent - the geography game GeoGuessr has dropped you into using nothing more than images from Google Maps.
Submerged Cities: 7 Underwater Wonders of the World
From the remains of Cleopatra's castle to the lost graves of towns inhabited a mere fifty years ago, these submerged wonders hide ruins under seas and rivers.
7 Top-Secret Architectural Wonders of the World
These seven secret architectural wonders house weapons facilities, bunkers, anonymous societies and dazzling temples in hidden spaces just out of sight.
Sleeping Around: Pop-Up Hotel in a Shipping Container
The Sleeping Around hotel is made from six reclaimed shipping containers, and can go nearly anywhere travelers like, from river banks to busy cities.
7 Destroyed Architectural Wonders of the Modern World
These 7 destroyed wonders of recent architectural history once served as powerful symbols or landmarks, but were taken down by fire, war and other misfortunes.
Exotic Green Getaway: Lush Villa Made of Local Materials
The Alila Villas in Bali blend modern and traditional architectural elements in a resort made of locally sourced materials, honoring the natural setting.
Frightening Archaeological Finds: 15 Odd Human Remains
Screaming mummies, suspected vampires, headless vikings and human bones turned into household tools are among the 15 most fascinating archaeological finds.
Hotel on Wheels: Portable Room Travels the World With You
Tired of searching for a hotel when you get to a new city? This room travels with you, opening up from a suitcase into a fully functional sleeping space.
Tentsile: Extreme Travel Tree Tents Hang Like Hammocks
Tensile treehouse shelters take extreme camping further, allowing you to loft a portable residence amid any forest, above water, mud, sand or sheer void.
Homeless Hotel: Radical Urban Retreat has No Rooms, Ever
You may have seen some strange and unique accommodations, but few hosts can boast something as unusual as this unreal room-free resort in Sweden.