After a build time of 32 months, Harmony of the Seas first set sail on 15 May 2016 from the STX France docks in Saint-Nazaire. The ship's maiden voyage departed from Southampton on 29 May and arrived at its summer home port of Barcelona on 5 June. Harmony of the Seas has 2,747 staterooms to accommodate over 5,479 guests and 2,100 crew members.
Now let’s take a closer look at the world’s largest passenger ship.
Jinmao Tower, a 420.5 meter long landmark skyscraper in Shanghai, China just recently opened a glass-bottomed walkway to the public. A scary attraction sits 340 meters (1,115 ft) above the ground and offers its visitors a 30-minute walk on the edge. No handrails. The visitors are harnessed to an overhead rail which enables them to move around freely on the 60-meter long walkway.
If you are in Buenos Aires, you might want to drop by in Barrio Norte. This is where one of the most stunning bookstores in the world, the El Ateneo Grand Splendid, can be found. The bookstore is built within the almost century-old Grand Splendid Theatre, which opened in 1919. Since then the place has undergone a few transformations. At some point, it was converted into a movie theater, and in 2000, it was converted into the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore. In 2008, El Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the second most beautiful bookstores in the world by The Guardian.