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Russia launches Genesis-2 satellite to test space hotel concept

With the space tourism industry heating up, we can certainly think of a hotel in space. But, it’s not just a thought now as a Las Vegas hotel tycoon has already shared his plans of building the world’s first space hotel. To check the feasibility of the dream hotel, Genesis-2 satellite has been launched by Russia today. The construction of the hotel is anticipated to begin in 2011.


Grilliput: The smallest portable barbecue

If you enjoy traveling through the natural surroundings and love cooking out, the Grilliput is sure to become your new trusty companion. It’s a nifty gadget that is ideal for the people on the move.
The Grilliput has high quality stainless steel barbecue that is small enough to fit in your backpack for easy transport. It measures less than a foot in length when packed away. When fully organized, sturdy grilling area of nearly 100 square inches.


Eat healthy while on the move

Eating healthy while traveling is truly a challenge but need not be impossible. While traveling we can’t put our current healthy diet on the back burner. Can we?
Here, I’m giving you various tips to ensure good nutrition and healthy eating while on the road. You don’t need to sacrifice good nutrition to have a good time! You can choose to eat healthy when you travel.


Unique cave home up for sale in Worcestershire

Do you want to buy an antique cave house? Yes I do have an option for you as buying this exclusive unique cave home will fulfill your wish of a ‘dream house’.
Situated in the county Worcestershire near Wolverley the home, ‘Rock Cottage’ was last occupied in the late 1940s.
Once occupied you will feel as though you have gone back to the stone age as there is no electricity in the pantry, sitting room and bedroom of this house but it boasts a front door, windows and fireplaces. Even you will be devoid of basic necessity, water as there is no supply for it.


Amtrak to roll out luxury service soon!

Luxury travel is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Amtrak. But soon the passengers will get the luxury service while they board the train. To increase the rider-ship and provide luxurious service to the passengers, Amtrak has joined the forces with GrandLuxe Rail Journeys. The service is dubbed GrandLuxe Limited and is scheduled to begin in October.


Vertical Gardens: Hottest trend in Parisian garden design

Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Gardens is the hot new trend in gardening. The lush wall plantings, which are often several stories tall, require no soil and come equipped with a self-sufficient watering system. The vertical garden could rather be called eco-art, or greener architecture consisting of a variety of plants trailing gently up any interior or outside wall.
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Enjoy the classy treatment aboard a Mexican cruise liner

Imagine the horizon in the distance basked in the evening sunset. You are standing on a deck of a cruise ship enjoying the margarita mix, the glamorous ladies around you and the cool breeze of the ocean. If you are thinking or actually dreaming of a vacation like this, should take a voyage to Mexico!
From the deck of a cruise liner headed to Mexico, you might get to see some whales as well. It will almost be like swimming with the whales along the coast of Baja California.


Irrespective of a Hike in Space Tour Tickets, Feasible Space Flights Might Still Be Available

Is that a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s Charles Simonyi(a software billionaire), trying to practice some superman like moves during his space training. He is a space tourist. Like him, there are many others who are trying to book their space tours as well. It seems like the space tourism tickets have skyrocketed and people are trying hard to get their space in the space shuttle.

Today, the cost of flying to an International Space Station is between $30-$40 million. That is an increase from $20-25million.


Mini Taj floats down River Thames as 'India Now' festival kicks off in London

Will you believe me, if I say Taj Mahal (the marble monument to love) is floating on River Thames? Yes, this is true, but it is not the real Taj Mahal, it’s the mini replica of it. The Thames Taj is the name given to this 68 meter replica and is created by bollywood art director, Bijon Das Gupta and Indian artist Suchi Chidambaram.


Tourist boom damaging Petra, archaeologists seek protective measures

Petra, which is recently chosen as one of the world’s top architectural marvels, has been a popular tourist destination since long. Now, as it is picked up as one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, it is expected to draw large number of tourists. To attract the tourists and expand the tourist facilities, there is a building boom taking place in Petra and other archaeological sites in the region.



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