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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.
In De Nile: Revisiting Vintage Egypt Travel Posters
Cairo or bust! This Luxor-ious selection of vintage Egypt travel posters sheds a nostalgic light on the travel industry's biggest pyramid scheme.
Standing Tall: 24 Jaw-Dropping Rock Climbing Walls
Climbing walls allow one to clamber up and over obstacles in a socially acceptable manner, and still chalk it up as exercise. Here are some of the coolest.
13 Scary Sky-High Platforms & Observation Decks
A glass balcony on the Willis Tower, a vertigo-inducing overlook in Norway and 11 other towering platforms and observation decks offer views unlike any other.
The Hills Have Eyes: Joshua Tree’s Spook-tacular Skull Rock
Skull Rock: this naturally formed, supernatural looking rock formation stares across an otherworldly landscape of tumbling tumbleweeds and twisted Joshua trees.
You Name It: Some of the Biggest [Blanks] in the World!
Bigger is better and biggest is best! Here's a variety of the world's most fantastically gigantic objects and wonders:
Mexico’s Creepiest Tourist Destination: Island of the Dolls
Deep in the swampy canals near Mexico City sits a tiny island full of forlorn toys. Created out of superstition, the island is like a nightmare come true.
Enjoy Your Fright: The World’s 10 Scariest Airports
Flying may be one of the safest methods of transportation but it doesn't always look that way, especially when flying in and out of certain airports.
Pool or Beach? The Summer Dilemma Summed Up in Design
The pool or beach is necessary to beat the summer heat; spice up your summer with some of these awesomely creative accessories:
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.