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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.
Incredible: 10 New Images of Dubai Underwater Hotel Design
A stunning new underwater hotel is planned for Dubai, complete with glass-walled guest rooms that give guests unparalleled views of marine life from their beds.
Mexican Venice: The Man-Made Island City of Mexcaltitán
Made centuries ago by human hands, the culturally rich island of Mexcaltitán floods during the summer, turning its streets into canals navigable only by boat.
Living Infrastructure: Grow-it-Yourself Jungle Bridges
In the face of deadly flood waters, the people of Nongriat, India have a highly creative 500-year-old solution: living bridges made of rubber tree roots.
Inception Park: Impossible Roller Coaster in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires becomes a fantasy urban playground in this fun video by Black Sheep Films, featuring roller coasters with no tracks that zoom through the city.
Marvelous Mystery of Britain’s Money-Making Trees
Money doesn't grow on trees anywhere in the world, but some trees in Britain are laden with the coins of people who have passed by through the years.
Slippery When Wet: The UK’s Top 10 Navigable Aqueducts
Sail on, inland sailor! Navigable aqueducts helped jump-start the industrial revolution at a time when railroads and commercial highways had yet to be invented.
Beauty & The Beach: SI’s Top 10 Scenic Locations
This look at Sports Illustrated magazine's top 10 scenic shoot sites shows that behind every lovely lady there's a beautiful backdrop well worth a visit.
All Azure: The Monochromatic City of Chefchaoen, Morocco
Take a stroll through the city of Chefchaoen, Morocco, and you won't see much of anything that isn't painted blue, from walls and balcony rails to flower pots.
Bigger & Better: The World’s Largest Record-Setting [Blank]
Bigger is better! The time, effort, and expense that goes into something as banal and fantastic as a pencil that has to be moved by a crane is incredible.
Hair Today: Turkey’s Bizarre Subterranean Hair Museum
Cappadocia's cave homes have made it famous, but there is another, less well-known attraction there: a weird museum with 16,000 samples of human hair.