Harmony at the Guangzhou Opera House by Zaha Hadid
With a design inspired by two boulders on the bank of the Pearl River, the newly opened Guangzhou Opera House by Zaha Hadid is a glittering addition to the ...
Cargotecture: 13 Massive Container Architecture Projects
These 13 huge architectural projects made mostly from reclaimed cargo containers show just how useful the modular units can be for hotels, housing and more.
Punk to Posh: 14 Quirky, Artsy & Elegant Netherlands Hotels
Travelers headed to the Netherlands can choose from the artsy, ultramodern and classically elegant in cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.
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.
Wild Creatures in Urban Mexico: New Street Art by ROA
10-foot-tall wild animals spring to life in the streets of Mexico from the spray paint can of Belgian artist ROA, champion of the underdogs of nature.
A Room for London: Fanciful Rooftop Boat & Windmill Hotel
Visiting London in 2012? You've got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to stay in a temporary boat-shaped hotel perched on the roof of the Southbank Centre.
Fresh Blends: 12 Cool Multi-Functional Coffee Shops
Multi-purpose 'combo' coffee shops combine a beverage bar with other services like washing clothes, printing documents or getting a pedicure from a tank of ...
Unique Boutique: 13 of Japan’s Most Strangely Stylish Hotels
Whether you're looking to rent a bizarrely themed room by the hour or enjoy a relaxing stay at a traditional ryokan, Japan's got an eye-popping hotel for you.
Germany’s Coolest Hotels, From Kitschy to Ultramodern
Sleep in a coffin like a vampire at Berlin's Propeller Island Hotel, a classic car at the V8 motor-themed hotel in Stuttgart or a treehouse in Görlitz.
The Empty City of Ordos, China: A Modern Ghost Town
The brand-new, wealthy urban center of Ordos in northern China has sat empty for five years as citizens of the old town hesitate to relocate.