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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.

Rolling Out a Master Plan: Movable City Runs on Rails

A concept for a Norway city that acts as a gateway to the country's fjords puts public buildings on rails, creating a portable town that expands in the summer.

A Room for London: Cloud-Shaped Temporary Rooftop Hotel

Floating like a cloud between the ground and the sky, this ephemeral rooftop hotel was designed to perch atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in 2012.

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.

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