Wednesday 16 December 2015

Weird and wonderful ways to welcome in the New Year

When New Year’s arrives every country has their own unique way of getting festive. From exploding dairy products to imaginary holidays in Colombia, here are the most unusual ways that the New Year is celebrated around the world.

Ireland – Bread banging
When it comes to celebrating New Years in Ireland, one traditional superstition is to bang Christmas bread on walls and doors to ward off any bad luck, while at the same time promising plenty of bread in the New Year. Another tradition they have is: if the first person to enter your house is tall, dark and handsome, it means good luck for the rest of the year.

Denmark – Dish throwing
It is common practice in Denmark to take your old dishes and throw them at your friends’ front doors on New Year’s Eve. Returning to your home and finding a huge pile of destroyed crockery outside your house is considered a very good thing – think of it as a way to assess the number of friendships you have.

Colombia – Imaginary holiday
We’ve heard a lot about traditions that are meant to bring good luck on the cusp of the New Year. The best tradition yet is what happens in Colombia – residents are said to carry empty suitcases around their neighbourhoods in the hope that the New Year will bring exciting travels.

Netherlands – Exploding milk jugs / New Year’s dive
Carbide shooting is an appropriately explosive New Year’s tradition. Carbide is placed inside large, metal milk jugs with some water and then the gas is lit from a small hole. This creates a huge burst of flames accompanied by an explosive bang as each jug pops its top. That’s not all from the Dutch, to start off the New Year thousands of people all jump into the ice-cold sea first thing in the morning!

South Africa – Raining refrigerators
Some residents of Johannesburg’s Hillbrow area take part in a cleansing ritual each New Year. They do this by taking any unwanted possessions and throwing them out their apartment windows. Items like chairs, mattresses, TVs, ovens and even fridges are cast down to the street below. If that wasn’t dangerous enough, residents even shoot fireworks from one building to another.

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, you may be interested to learn about the traditions in other countries. From bread banging to throwing appliances out the window, these are the weird and wonderful New Year’s traditions from around the world.

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Monday 7 December 2015

How to stay and feel healthy after your flight

The weather may be scorching, but that doesn’t mean all the coughs and colds are gone for good. What are the best ways for travelers to stay and feel healthy? Here are some expert tips, hints and tricks for staying and feeling healthy after your flight.

1. Once you get off the plane, use the airport toilet and make sure to wash your hands thoroughly with plenty of soap. It is also a good idea to wash your face too.

2. Drink lots of water to flush out your system and keep your immune levels high.

3. Take a shower as soon as you can and wash your traveling clothes.

4. Adjust your meal times after a transatlantic flight. Studies have shown that it may help the body recover from jet lag.

5. For a few days after landing, take an aspirin to ward off deep-vein thrombosis.

6. Rest, as much as jet lag and your holiday will allow!

A long flight can wreak havoc on your body, so make sure to stay and feel health with these easy, simple steps after you’ve deplaned.

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Tuesday 1 December 2015

How to make the most of your stopover

Stopovers can really drain a travellers energy. The last thing you want to do when you’re on holiday is disembark at a random airport and pay too much for food, like a crusty cheeseburger. Unfortunately, due to the restrictions of flight, planes have to stop somewhere.

Stopovers can range from the harmless one hour wait to the soul-destroying nine-hour marathon. If you are stuck at the airport, here are a few ways to kill time before you lose the will to live!

Luckily you only have an hour to kill, so you may have time to just stretch your legs, walk up and down a bit, take a look at some water fountains and then you’re back in the metal bird again.

2-3 HOUR
This is not exactly a lifetime, so you’ve got a bit of time to explore the airport, but that’s about all. Hopefully your airport has got a few stores to do some window shopping. Why not go through a few stores, spritz yourself with all the testers and try as many moisturisers as you can!

Depending on the airport, this is not really enough time to leave the airport, but it’s quite a while to be stuck in a cramped seat next to a child stuffing their face with a packet of messy Nik Naks. Once you hit these long hours, the airport you’re at really makes a difference. For example, Changi Airport has a ceiling to floor slide, a butterfly garden, playground, swimming pools, spas, cafes, hotels and so much more!

There’s no point in spending eight hours sitting in an airport, it’s just horrible. Yes, you probably have enough time to go exploring in the city for a few hours, so run free! If you’d rather not rush your exploring, stay a few days in your stopover country and take advantage of the fact that you’re already there.

Don’t begin to plot how to best seek revenge on your travel agent when you’re stuck in a 7 hour stopover, rather use these tips and make the most of it, or at least try make it less painful!

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Monday 23 November 2015

The 7 best places to travel in 2016

It’s the end of the year, so we’ve got holiday getaways on the brain, but not just any old boring getaways; we’re looking for something out of the ordinary! Somewhere that will fuel our passion for travel, but hasn’t been affected by mass tourism.

These seven off-the-beaten-path places are at the top of the 2016 travel list.

Next is going to be all about Greenland, which is so off the grid your cell phone probably won’t even work! If you love the outdoors then this is the place for you, where the locals travel by dogsled and snowmobile, plus the first-ever Arctic Winter Games will be held in Greenland in March.

Bavaria has a vibe that will remind you of the Sound of Music. The region has breathtaking scenery, an easy-going feel and a charming culture. Tour the world-class galleries in Munich, and then enjoy beer with the locals – this is by far one of Germany’s best states.

In 2016, visit the part of Mexico that is free of tourists. Riviera Nayarit is the home to the surfer town of Sayulita, which is the perfect snapshot of what many think is authentic Mexico. Along the streets, you’ll find amazing foods, like fish tacos and beaches that have some of the best waves.

Awash with national parks, Botswana is great on a high or low budget, in the dry or green season. This destination is suitable for you whether you are an adventurer or not, but be warned: it won’t remain undiscovered for long, so book a flight now!

Looking for beauty and adventure? Add the Hawaiian island of Kauai to your itinerary. Not only is it the oldest of the main Islands, it’s also the greenest because of its lush rain forests and gorgeous vegetation.

This Mediterranean is beautiful from every single angle. Travel in the city walls and sip coffee, munch on warm bread and stroll along the maze of alleys and paved paths. Better still, the cruise ships have yet to overwhelm, so get to Kotor before they drop anchor!

This is a prime spot for underwater lovers that enjoy snorkeling, diving or just exploring the deep blue sea. Loads of wreckage from the war still remains scattered throughout the islands, so you can explore while you scuba dive. The coolest spot is Jellyfish Lake, where a subspecies of jellyfish travel across the water in a repeated daily pattern.

From the beautiful Mexican beaches to the undiscovered Palau islands, these seven destinations are the places to be in 2016.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

8 cities worth visiting just for their airports

As the years go by, air travel becomes more and more popular, this means that more of us will probably face even longer queues and waits in the airport. Luckily many airports have decided to take advantage of this by creating fun variety of different attractions and distractions for their passengers.

These 8 cities are worth a visit just to see their airports!

> Built in 2008
> 57.3m passengers

> 350 retail outlets
> 120 catering outlets
> Nature trails
> Butterfly gardens
> Hairdressers
> Gym
> Swimming pools

> Internal gardens
> Swimming pool

> Built in 2003
> 38.7m passengers

> 89 retail outlets
> 47 catering outlets
> Cinema
> Flight museum
> Mini-golf course
> Brewery
> Beer hall

> Annual Christmas markets
> Ice rink
> Live bands between terminals

> Built 1998
> 59.9m passengers

> 280+ retail outlets
> 80 catering outlets
> Aviation Discovery Centre
> Dream Come True Education Park
> UA IMAX theatre
> Golf Course
> Art and culture exhibitions

> IMAX 3D cinema
> Tea making workshop

> Built 2001
> Over 41m passengers

> 28 retail outlets
> 77 catering outlets
> Golf course
> Casino
> Ice skating
> Spa & Sauna

> Daily cultural performances
> Korean culture museum
> Ornamental gardens
> Observation deck

> Built 2008
> 66m passengers

> 68 retail outlets
> 80+ catering outlets
> 24/7 gym
> Spas & sauna > Swimming pool
> Jacuzzi
> 5 star hotel

> Zen Gardens
> World class restaurants

> Built 1995
> 52.6m passengers

> 73+ retail outlets
> 59+ catering outlets
> Spa & sauna
> Casino
> Meditation Centre
> Art Museum

> Airport library
> Art museum

> Built 2004
> 24.9m passengers

> 114 retail outlets
> 52 catering outlets
> Sports equipment hire
> Behind-the-scenes tours

> Rent a bike
> Rent inline skates
> Rent Nordic walking poles

> Built 2014
> 40m passengers

> 87+ retail outlets
> 58 catering outlets
> Spas
> Art walls & exhibitions
> Cultural theatres

> Spa in every terminal

Who ever said airports have to be boring? These airports raise the bar in terms of attractions and make air travel a unique and enjoyable experience!

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Wednesday 11 November 2015

Packing hacks according to what’s in your bag

Packing everything for your next trip can be a bit scary – what should you take? What shouldn’t you take? However the destination and type of holiday makes it easier to plan and determine the contents to take with. Master the art of packing with these helpful packing hacks!

Beach Bum
All your necessities can be narrowed down to good swimwear, high-quality sunscreen, slip slops, sunglasses, a hat, towels and a waterproof camera. Pack in some baby powder to get rid of sand easily and don’t forget Ziploc bags to protect your valuables.

Camping Enthusiast
Planning to spend a long weekend in the wilderness? Make sure you take the right equipment with you, such as a decent tent and sleeping bag. Enjoy easy, convenient breakfasts amongst the trees with sachets of instant coffee and always keep your eggs in a plastic bottle. Did you know that you can make lamps out of jars by placing candles inside, or use deodorant as an insect repellent? Give it a try!

Urban Explorer
Always avoid anything heavy or restricting, so wear your camera around your neck and keep all your valuables, gadgets and tickets in a small bag. A good way to stay hydrated is to buy a refillable water bottle and always keep it with you.

Happy Hiker
Firstly, consider lining your backpack with bin liners to make it waterproof. You can also reduce the weight of your bag by sticking to dehydrated food and placing anything heavy such as water bottles on top. All your necessary clothing should include; robust footwear, a good jacket and make sure you have plenty of pockets.

Pro Traveler
If you are planning a backpacking trip, it can be difficult to pack your whole life into one suitcase, but it is possible! Write a list of all the necessities you won’t be able to live without, and with some simple tricks you can fit everything in. Save space by rolling your clothes, pack all your socks into your shoes and keep a roll of duct tape on hand – it can be used for literally anything.

Whether you’re a beach bum or an urban explorer, these packing hacks will have you covered!

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Friday 6 November 2015

6 Things you only buy at the airport

Airports are a place where there isn’t much to do. We often end up making unnecessary purchases that we usually wouldn’t. Impulse buys are common, but there are certain things you only think about buying when you travel.

Overpriced souvenirs – Getting to the airport and realizing you forgot to buy souvenirs along the way only means one thing: a mad dash to the nearest shop with novelty magnets and shot glasses. The goal is the find the most affordable items that you can squeeze into your carry-on before boarding the plane.

Tacky T-shirts – It might have slipped your mind to buy something for your granny on your trip to Thailand, but there’s still hope. T-shirts can be easily transported in your hand luggage and hopefully your grandpa is a fan of tacky t-shirts with frogs wearing hats and drinking tequila.

Holiday-only paperbacks – There is something alluring about the book displays in the airport stores. For some reason, buying the latest romance novel seems like a good idea. Chances are, it’ll make a nice coaster or headrest on the plane.

Ginger ale – There’s only one time people choose to drink ginger ale, when they’re on board a plane. Why do people choose this as their beverage of choice? It’s not clear, but adding some Jack Daniels does wonders.

Useless comfort items – Faced with 8 or more hours on a place and there is no amount of money you won’t fork out to buy items that promise comfort.  Neck pillows, blankets, eye shades, fuzzy socks. You will unwillingly find yourself stockpiling like doomsday is approaching.

Sudoku books – Nothing is more exciting than an impulse purchase of a Sudoku book. Sure, when you get on the plane, you’re probably going to forget you even bought it. What’s a six letter word for “waste of money?”

From tacky t-shirts to useless books, what do you always end up buying at the airport?

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Friday 30 October 2015

Things we thought we’d be doing in travel by now

We are officially in the future, except there are no flying cars, dehydrated pizza and levitating hover boards. We’re taking a look at the predictions futurists have been making over the years and we’re kind of ashamed that they haven’t lived up to their optimistic standards.

Here are a bunch of travel things we really should’ve sorted out by now:

Hover cars – In 1985, Back to the Future assured us that there would be hover cars as our main form of transport. Well, we don’t and the traffic and potholes are just getting worse. We want our hover cars!

Hover boards – Hover boards are an even bigger let down than the hover car. Are we not just depriving poor children, not to mention adults, from having serious amounts of fun?

Teleportation – Obviously this would completely get rid of all other forms of transport, we’d probably even use it to get from our bedrooms to the kitchen. It’s probably a good things science hasn’t given teleportation to us yet, we’d probably have become an extremely overweight world.

Food in pills – Transporting sufficient food and water on a long journey can be a hassle most of the time, and most of the time when don’t enjoy the food on flights anyway. Why not just supply food in the form of a pill. Even in first class it’ll be a good idea, lobster is a always a real pain to eat.

All cars electric – Optimistic people thought we’d all be driving around in environmentally friendly vehicles by now. Yes, there are a couple around, but majority of us still use petrol.

Space colonies – We’ve been talking about living in space for a very long time now, but we just don’t seem to be getting anywhere with it. Gravity is such a drag!

Mars for holidays – It’s big and it’s just begging us to visit. So, why aren’t we there yet?

Hyper sleep – Why do we have to sit through economy travel? Let’s just sleep through it already. In sci-fi films aliens always negatively affect hyper sleep, but as long as that doesn’t happen it’ll totally be worth it.

Wormholes – These are supposed to provide handy jumps across time and space into areas of the cosmos.

Time travel – The ultimate form of transport is via time. It allows us to create countless timelines and enter parallel universes.

But, if time travel really does exist someday, the only thing that needs to be done is to go back to 2015 and make the rest of the things on this list available today!

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Wednesday 21 October 2015

Remember these 13 airport hacks before your next flight

Travelling is meant to be a fun and exciting experience, but getting through the airport can really bring your holiday mood to an all-time low. If it happens to be a bad day for you, you may be stuck with rude airport stuff, extremely long lines or delayed flights.

Luckily for you, with these airport hacks, your journey will be faster and way more comfortable. Learn to navigate the airport like an absolute pro, and you’ll be surprised at how much time and money you save.

Bring your own spare Ziploc bags
Depending on where you’re travelling; you will be required to separate your liquids into clear plastic bags. Bring spares in case some are lost or you need more.

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Freeze your liquids to bring on the plane
The only con to this trick is that your liquid must actually be frozen solid like a rock. If you’re on a long flight, consider freezing your favourite drinks too.

Pack your own snacks
If you can, always avoid buying drinks and snacks at the airport because they are ridiculously overpriced. Instead pack your own travel snacks, like nuts, fruit, chips and other dry goods.

Bring an empty water bottle
Like snacks, water costs a lot more at the airport. The best way to cheat the system is to bring your own water bottle or canteen and fill it up once you get passed the security checkpoints.

Take a nap at the airport
Some fancy airports, like London’s Heathrow, offer sleeping pods where you can catch up on some rest. If you’re not lucky enough to enjoy a comfortable nap in one of these sleeping amenity, find a seat in a quiet corner and catch some Z’s. Make sure to watch your bag is close to you at all times.

Pick the checkpoint farthest to the left
If you hate waiting in line (who doesn’t?), research shows that people who are right handed choose to go to the checkpoint which is on the right, so do the opposite and go left.

Don’t be afraid to ask for free things
Especially when it comes to flight upgrades. Take advantage of special events, like your birthday or honeymoon and tell the airline staff – they may be willing to upgrade you!

Wear your extra luggage
Worried that your carry-on is over the weight limit? Wear the heaviest items and layer your clothes to get past security, then head to the bathroom and switch out the clothes.

Fly red-eye
If you really hate busy airports and rush-hour traffic and you don’t mind overnight flights, then ty and book for a flight that leaves past 10pm. You can simply go to sleep and wake up in your next destination, without all the hassle!

Wear glasses
If you wear contacts, you’ll notice that your eyes will get really dry during the flight. Glasses may not make a fashion statement, but you’ll be comfortable and can switch back to contacts when you land.

Check airport real-time conditions
Before your leave your home, check to see what is happening at your airport, like a delay in flights, long lines or other issues.

Carry a portable battery charger
Always be on the safe side and carry a small portable charger with you. There’s nothing worse than having a dead battery when you really need some entertainment in your life.

Getting through the airport can be a struggle, so used these tips and tricks we’ve rounded up to make sure your trip to the airport is done like a real professional.

Friday 16 October 2015

How to not get ripped off when you’re travelling

There’s no quicker way to ruin a holiday or travel adventure than by getting ripped off. It seriously sucks so next time keep these tips in mind…

Beware of the lonely ATM – Stick to a cash machine at a bank, airport, hotel or other public area. To don’t want to fall prey to an ATM scam.

Inform your bank – Before you leave, make sure you call your bank and let them know your dates and destinations.

Make copies of credit cards – Always make a copy of the front and back of all your bank and credit cards that you are taking with you, including the number to phone if they are lost or stolen.

Use the hotel room safe – Laptops, passport, backup credit cards and other important information should be locked up when you’re out and about.

Pickpockets aren’t just in crowds – Everyone knows you should always keep your money close in a crowd. But it’s also not a good idea to hand your bag on your chair in a restaurant or use your phone obviously in a taxi.

Stay organised – This one may seem weird, isn’t a holiday the time to relax? Well, 10 minutes a day spent keeping track of your bank cards, receipts and passports is well worth the hassle.

Don’t lose your vacation mojo by getting ripped off, stick to these helpful tips and you’ll have complete peace of mind.

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Tuesday 13 October 2015

How to not be an irritating tourist

There is nothing worse than an annoying tourist ruining your lovely vacation. To avoid being one of those typical unwelcome tourists, follow these simple steps…

     ·         Use your inside voice

You know those complaints from foreigners about how loud tourists are? Well it’s for good reason, so take your semi-screaming voices down to a minimum. It’s all about volume control.

     ·         Leave the selfie stick at home (or in the bin)
Here are three reasons why: 1.) If you just ask nicely, a kind stranger will gladly take your photo. 2.) It is the most unsightly contraption. 3.) It is a legitimate danger to the people around you.

     ·         The same rule applies for your iPad
A bigger screen does not mean a better photo. Plus, by leaving the tablet at home you can travel without having to carry around the massive device. Cue – the fanny pack.

     ·         Don’t comment on how cheap everything is
No matter how affordable everything may seem to you, it is kind of insulting to the people who live there. They are still working hard to make a living.

     ·         Or how expensive
You chose to travel to that country, get over it.

     ·         Dress appropriately
No, you shouldn’t go out and buy the natives traditional outfit, but be respectful. Maybe an ancient temple isn’t the best place to wear a crop top and high heels.

     ·         Be aware of your surroundings
In general, just behave according. Don’t hog a busy sidewalk for 20 minutes just to take a picture. Don’t complain about people’s accents or how the coffee tastes.

Don’t be an irritating tourist, make your travels and the people’s around you a pleasant one.

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Friday 2 October 2015

The terrible things normal people do on vacation

A survey was conducted to find out the shameful things fellow travelers do when they go on holiday, well the results were quite horrible. It looks like once the clock reaches vacation time, the average traveler turns into a complete monster!

Here are the worst offenses to be on the lookout for:

· 6% of travels sneak on the plane before their row is called
Boarding class C means nothing, right?

· 54% are seat recliners
I guess that poor guy behind doesn’t need any space to eat his lunch.

· 18% get up when the seat belt sign is on
General rules and safety obviously mean nothing when the vacation starts.

· 17% have snuck into a hotel to just use the pool
Act casual and no one will notice!

· 10% lie to hotel staff to get an upgrade
“It’s our honeymoon!”

· 7% of travelers have skinny-dipped in the hotel pool
Never mind the poor people who have to swim in the pool after you’ve had your fun.

· 60% are hotel breakfast buffet thieves
When you’re hungry, sometimes it’s hard to control your actions

· 29% raided the maid’s cart for free toiletries
Because apparently the unlimited bottles in your room just aren’t enough

· 12% of travelers have swiped a towel or robe
Yes, they may bring you clean ones every day, but they’re not free

It’s surprising how often travelers break the rules, sometimes they push the envelope a bit too far though. So, what’s the worst thing you’ve ever done when you’re on holiday?

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Thursday 17 September 2015

8 Ways to make your plane ride more comfortable

The only thing standing in the way of you and a comfortable plane ride is chatty Cathy on your right and the man eating pickled eggs on your left. Good thing the flight is only 9 hours.

There are 8 ways to upgrade the experience so you feel like you are sitting in first class instead of coach…

Wear loosely-fitted clothes
Tight, restricted clothing is the fastest way to feel claustrophobic in a flight. Instead, wear pieces that are relaxed, like sweat pants and a t-shirt. You don’t want to pass out mid-flight because your skinny jeans are restricting your blood flow.

And slip-on shoes
So, what could be better than breezing through airport security and slipping off your shoes right as you get to your seat. Worried about smelly feet? Sprinkle a little baby powder in your shoes before you head to the airport.

Stow all your stuff in the overhead
Believe me, those few inches of legroom definitely make a difference! Plus after you’ve taken out everything you need, like your headphones, lip ice and cellphone, what else could you need?

Pad your neck with an ostrich pillow
Or, if you don’t want to look completely stupid, you can use a normal pillow.

Don’t forget about your back
Airline seats can sometimes make your lower back work overtime. The fix: request a complimentary pillow or blanket and tuck it behind your back to support your natural arch.

Pack your own snacks
Instead of waiting for the flight attendant to roll by with the cart, plan ahead. Pack your own snacks and make sure they are healthy and not so greasy that they make you feel sluggish and bloated.

And water
Those tiny water bottles aren’t going to cut it. Save yourself the trouble and carry your own and fill it up once you get on board.

Do whatever it takes to signal “DO NOT DISTURB”
A light-blocking sleeping mask, or a pair of noise-canceling headphones should do the trick and send the message loud and clear that you do not want to be disturbed.

You’ve checked your bag, sailed through security and got to your gate on time, now all you need is to have a comfortable plane ride!

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Wednesday 9 September 2015

6 tiny, yet unforgettable places to stay when you’re travelling

If you’re a traveler who likes to mix it up a bit when you’re adventuring the world, then these offbeat places to stay at should interest you quite a bit! Here are six weird yet wonderful alternatives to generic hotels.

Little Pinky – Texas

This vintage trailer has been renovated to rent out for about R1600 a night, and guess what its only 5.5metres in length! Even though it’s small, it’s really awesome. It is bright pink in colour and located in a desert campground filled with similar trailers, tents and teepees. So you’re bound to meet some eccentric and interesting people!

The Underwater Room – Tanzania

Booking a room at this floating structure should be on your bucket list. It is a cool three-level bunk BELOW the sea, which provides you with amazing views of the ocean life, such as fish, squid, octopuses and many other sea creatures. The cost per night may put a dent in your wallet at about R20 460 a night.

Glass Igloo – Finland

Are you interested in seeing the Northern Lights? This amazing glass dome at the Kakslauttanen Resort will give you a front seat to all the action! The futuristic igloo will cost you about R5300 a night – make sure to book in at the peak season for the lights.

The Bubble Hotel – France

Have you ever wanted to sleep in a bubble? Well, down in France you can book a night in a see-through pod, somewhere throughout the countryside. The bubble is tiny at 3.9 metres, but how many people can say they’ve stayed in a bubble and watched the stars for just R1700 a night?

Treehotel – Sweden

Majority of us had treehouses growing up, but this hotel takes it to the next level! The Treehotel in Sweden is designed to look exactly like a birds nest; at 180 square feet it can accommodate a family of four. It may be small, but it has separate bedrooms, a bathroom, living room and even a retractable starcase, all for R7500 a night and R680 extra per kid!

Capsule Hotel – Netherlands

Get in touch with your inner James Bond when you decide to stay in one of this cool, little hotel. These capsules are actually survivor pods that float on the Hague with hammock beds inside. How much will you pay? Just R955 a night.

What will you pick? A vintage trailer, glass igloo or maybe a Swedish bird’s nest? Whatever it may be, make sure to add these kooky places to stay to your bucket list!

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