Thrilling Waterslide in Sicily Takes You Straight to the Mediterranean Sea

Why slide into a pool when you can slide onto the warm Mediterranean sea? This thrilling slide is actually a part of the Hotel Citta Del Mare located in the lovely place called Sicily, Italy. Apart from the extreme ride this hotel has to offer, you’ll also have grand views of the surrounding Gulf of Castellammare. [via thats like whoa, uomo-modern]

 

In Kenya, There's a 180,000 Year-Old Coral Cave Turned Fine Dining Restaurant

In Diani Kenya, there’s a restaurant that offers fine dining inside a cave called Ali Barbour Cave Restaurant. Founded 3 decades ago by owners George and Jackie Barbour, the restaurant has retained the original stone and walls of the cave by just complimenting it with furniture, fittings, romantic lighting and even sound effects. The dining area is right beneath the open-air cave where guests can enjoy stargazing while dining. The [...]

 

Adventurous Legographer Documents Beautiful London for 365 Days

Photographer Andrew Whyte created a series called The Legographer, about a tiny LEGO photographer who appreciates London so much that he documents his adventures around it everyday for a year. Such a cute series! [via fubiz]

 

In Japan, Three Artists Designed the Rooms in Awesome Ice Hotel with Bar

Clark Gallery brings together three artists – Toshihiko Shibuy, Midor Kambara and Leo Fujisawwa to design three rooms in Ice Hills Hotel located in Hoakkaido Japan. The challenge is to design three unique rooms while maintaining the predominantly white theme of the hotel. View outside the Ice Hotel. “White Garden Room” designed by Midori Kambara. The room is sculpted with huge flowers and leaves around its walls. “Ice Palette Room” [...]

 

In Bangladesh, There's a Unique Bridge Composed of 34 Small Boats

When hyacinths took over the Briganga river that made it hard to travel by boat. To solve this problem, residents thought of a practical way for the community to be able to cross to the other side by connecting 34 units of dinghy or small boats.  [via inspir3d, dailyartcocktail, vietbao]

 

In Big Sur California, There's a Valley Leading to the Beach Lined with Wild Calla Lilies

Every spring, the wild calla lily grove in Garrapata State Park in Big Sur, California is abloom. The park has two miles of beach front, with coastal hiking and a 50-foot climb to a beautiful view of the Pacific. The park offers diverse coastal vegetation with trails running from ocean beaches into dense redwood groves. The park also features outstanding coastal headlands at Soberanes Point. Sea lions, harbor seals and sea [...]

 

Glowing Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Illuminate the Shores of Maldives

Taiwanese photographer Will Ho happened to see a stunning phenomena on the shores of Maldives at nighttime. Millions of  bioluminescent phytoplankton resting on the shoreline emit light as the waves hit them or when budged as you can leave glowing footprints on the sand. Check out more of Will’s photos on Flickr.   See incredible glowing firefly squid on the shores of Japan here and glowing waves of California here.   [...]

 

Intriguing Seven-Coloured Earth of Chamarel in Mauritius

One of the most visited attractions in Mauritius is the Coloured Earths of Chamarel. The intriguing colors of the rolling dunes, ‘red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow never erode despite the torrential downpours and adverse climatic conditions’. Sunrise is said to be the best time to view the Chamarel landscape to enjoy the colors even more. No one is allowed to walk over the Coloured Earth landscape to maintain its [...]

 

Unusual Pink-colored Lake in Western Australia

For the longest time, the Pink Lake in Goldsfields-Esperance region in Western Australia was a mystery. One might mistake the beautiful pink color to be man-made, but the unusual color is actually a natural phenomenon.This salt lake is not always pink, the change in color is a result of a certain green algae or high concentration of brine prawn. Once the lake water reaches a salinity level greater than that [...]

 

Stunning Colors in Amsterdam's Light Festival

In 2013 the Amsterdam Light Festival introduced for the first theme, ‘Building with light.’ In total, more than 300 concepts were submitted by artists, designers and architects from all over the world. An international jury selected the submitted concepts. Boulevard of Light is replaced by a new water route called Watercolors Boat Route. This route involves a larger part of the Amsterdam canals and part of the Amstel. You can watch a [...]