Travellers to the city are usually exposed to a very different view of Korean life.
This sustainable treehouse community is named Finca Bellavista and is situated on 600 acres of land in the mountainous region of Costa Rica. The development was started by Mateo and Erica Hogan, a married couple from Colorado, and consists of seven treehouses for rent. Visitors to the community are treated to a forested, riverfront setting that boasts waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife. The cost of the rooms varies from $100-$275 per night.
Kitsault is a town in British Columbia, Canada which has been abandoned for the past 30 years. The town was erected in 1979 due to the emergence of the American Mining Corporation Phelps Dodge and Molybdenum mine in the area and was originally intended as a base to house miners and their families. The town catered for 1200 residents and was equipped with shopping centres, schools and hospitals amongst many other things.
These gorgeous colourful costumes are one of the great features of the annual street festival.
Every year, artists from around the world meet in a small village in northern Sweden for a project that is known as “ICEHOTEL”. Covering 5,500 square meters of land and constructed from 2000 tonnes of ice and an additional 30 000 tonnes of “snice” (snow and ice), the hotel is the largest of its kind in the world.
As the name suggests, “Barbie Café”, which has just opened in Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei, is designed around the original Barbie doll toy. Taiwan has been chosen as the restaurant’s location since and themed restaurants have proven to be successful in this landscape. Barbie’s manufacturers, US toy company Mattel, hope to promote Barbie as a fashion brand to the Asian market and the staff uniforms and décor of the restaurant all accentuate the iconic Barbie world that is predominantly pink and girly.