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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.
House on the Rock: Manic Mishmash of Mechanical Mayhem
Get ready for sensory overload. Check your sanity at the door. Much like stepping into Oz, touring House on the Rock is like a dream from a drug-induced haze.
Sin City Skinny Dip: 10 Luxurious Las Vegas Hotel Pools
From last resort to desert oasis, Las Vegas' host of hotels have helped make the gambling mecca a fabulous fun destination and the party starts in the pool.
14 Super Places to Swim: From the Bizarre to the Beautiful
It's been said, Don't wait for your ship to come in - swim out to it. Consider a bit of travel to visit theses 14 places to swim, from the bizarre to the beautiful.
The 68 Most Bizarre And Perilous Bridges
Point A to point B via the most dangerous ways like swinging, hanging, and rope bridges, no handrail available on some: 68 of the most bizarre perilous bridges.
15 of the Biggest & Most Bizarre Parties in the World
Every year, millions of people convene in cities around the world to celebrate everything from turkey testicles to Spam.
12 Exciting Ethnic Enclaves & International Districts
Chinatown, Little Italy... you name the country and it probably has a "little" chip off the block somewhere else. These ethnic enclaves haven't always had a happy origin but today they serve as showcases for their mother countries' foods, goods and above all culture. Here are 12 of the world's most interesting and occasionally unexpected ethnic enclaves.
Senior City-zens: The World's 10 Oldest Still-Inhabited Cities
Urban society may seem a modern phenomenon but cities have been around for a lot longer than one might think. Relatively few ancient cities have managed to survive the test of time. Here are 10 that have not only survived, but continue to thrive.
12 Real-Life Locations Behind Out-of-this-World Films
Abandoned power plants, mental hospitals, castles and public buildings stand in for out-of-this-world settings in horror, sci-fi and fantasy movies.
Glassy Masterpieces: Where Art and Glass Intersect
Technically a liquid, glass can make a unique artistic medium. From vintage to modern, glass art is always classy.
WebUrbanist: Top 10 Articles of 2008
2008 was a big year for Webist Media. This guide wraps up the most popular and favorite articles, roundups and galleries from throughout the entire year.