People are Calling This Rooftop Infinity Pool in the Swiss Alps the Stairway to Heaven
Sep08

People are Calling This Rooftop Infinity Pool in the Swiss Alps the Stairway to Heaven

In the Swiss Alps, 3,000 ft (914 m) above sea level, you will find Villa Honegg; a 5-star boutique hotel with some of the most breathtaking views in Switzerland. The 23-room hotel is also home to an outdoor infinity pool that maintains a relaxing, year-round temperature of 34ºC (93ºF). The surrounding panoramic views are something guests will never forget and the pool steps have been recently nicknamed, “Stairway to Heaven”. 01....

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Photographer Finds Locations Of 1960s Postcards To See How They Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable
Sep04

Photographer Finds Locations Of 1960s Postcards To See How They Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable

Not long ago an old matchbook laying on photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer’s desk caught his eye. Or rather, it was the postcard-like picture on it, of a resort complex built in the 1960s. It got Pablo wondering how the place looked now, and the answer has led him to make an amazing photo series called Abandoned States. The picture came with the title How to Run A Successful Golf Course, but when Maurer got to the place, it was...

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Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs
Aug30

Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs

Meet Aaron Franks, a man from Pennsylvania who lives with four dogs – Tessa, Bruno, Cooper and Mia. A few years ago, Franks came up with an idea to do something amazing for his canines, so he turned his backyard into a dog playground. “I feed them, I water them and walk them every day. They get their exercise and stuff, but I guess at the end of the day I just felt like it wasn’t enough,” Franks told The Dodo. “I felt like this would...

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It’s The Biggest Cruise Ship Ever Built… Here’s Some Surprises You’ll Find Onboard.
May27

It’s The Biggest Cruise Ship Ever Built… Here’s Some Surprises You’ll Find Onboard.

Harmony of the Seas may be the king of the ocean. The biggest ship in the world is the new addition in the Royal Caribbean fleet. Everything about this vessel is done in grand proportions. At 362-meter long, this structure is larger than the Eiffel Tower in France. It cost a mere $1 billion to build this floating city. It took 32 months to complete the 16 deck ship which boasts the tallest slide at sea, and the deepest pool at sea....

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30+ Ideas For Wonderful Mini Swimming Pools In Your Backyard
Apr20

30+ Ideas For Wonderful Mini Swimming Pools In Your Backyard

Everyone loves swimming pools. You don’t necessarily need a big yard space, mini swimming pools are also a great idea. Especially in the summer time when you need some cooling and relaxing time. When you get home from a long day at work or need to escape the busy life, you can have a quick swim in your pool to relax. Spending time in the water helps your body loosen up and get rid of stress. There are many other reasons why you should...

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Dubai Is Set To Unveil Spectacular Floating Apartments With Underwater Rooms
Mar06

Dubai Is Set To Unveil Spectacular Floating Apartments With Underwater Rooms

United Arab Emirates, and especially Dubai, produces grandiose projects known for their innovative approach and truly advanced concepts. This year, one of the most ambitious developing enterprises is going to be Floating Seahorse — luxury floating villas, partially hidden under water. We at A&D are in awe of this idea! This fabulous apartment complex will consist of 42 boats/villas Each villa offers spacious 1,700 sq ft of floor...

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Mysteriously Abandoned In 1976, This Creepy Mansion Just Gave Up Its Secrets.
Mar03

Mysteriously Abandoned In 1976, This Creepy Mansion Just Gave Up Its Secrets.

Grand pianos, a vast shoe collection and creepy children’s toys: A haunting look inside a New York mansion frozen in time after it was abandoned in the 1970s This spectacular mansion was built in the late 1930s but has not been occupied since the 1970s Located just a few miles outside New York City, it comes complete with an indoor tennis court and a bowling alley But its tragic neglect is apparently down to an owner who would...

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The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas
Dec27

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas

She’s the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, the Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city, travelling from Fort Lauderdale to the Carribbean at a comfortable 22 knots. Oh and there’s a Starbucks on board… Below you will find a collection of images and jaw-dropping statistics in an attempt to put this behemoth into perspective. Enjoy! The Allure Of...

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The Giant Waterpark Inside An Old German Airship Hangar
Dec17

The Giant Waterpark Inside An Old German Airship Hangar

About 60 km south of Berlin there’s a former Soviet airfield where you will find an old airship hangar known as the Aerium. With over 66,000 m² (710,000 sq. ft) of floor space and 5 million m³ (176,573,333 cu. ft) of enclosed space, the idea was to create a self-contained holiday destination in the heart of Europe. In December 2004, the Tropical Islands resort opened its massive hangar doors to the public. At the Tropical Islands...

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5 Stunning Miami Beach Penthouses With Pool
Dec07

5 Stunning Miami Beach Penthouses With Pool

Traditionally, penthouses are apartments that are on the top floor, or near the top, of an apartment building or other structure. Typically, penthouses are distinguished by their magnificent view and luxury amenities. Today, penthouses tend to incorporate modern architecture and design, and although the definition has widened to include more loft-like and setback structures, penthouses are still highly desired by the affluent. Of...

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