Best Tablet Computers for Travel
Best Tablet Computers for Travel

The most useful, highest value tablets to pack on your next trip

There are few better items to travel with than a tablet computer. A tablet can be your map, your guidebook and your reading library, your entertainment system, your photo storage and editing device and your means of communicating with friends back home—all in one highly portable package. The qualities ...

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Vienna’s Public Hammock House
Vienna’s Public Hammock House

Kick back at the Flederhaus

Cool hammocks are more associated with Caribbean beaches and backyard swimming pools than they are the stuff of urban northern European. Yet it is in the middle of Vienna, in the Austrian capital's Museum Quarter, that you'll find the Flederhaus. The five-story public structure is like a sort ...

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The Floating Football Island
The Floating Football Island

Koh Panyee’s unusual floating field

Spot Cool Stuff first visited Koh Panyee on a trip to Thailand a few years after the story of the YouTube video below takes place. "Koh" in Thai means "island." But Koh Panyee is an island more in name than reality. The place is more accurately be described ...

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The Best View from a
Hotel Room in Rome
The Best View from a <br />Hotel Room in Rome

Colosseum vistas from the Hotel Gladiatori Palazzo Manfredi

There's no more iconic sight in Rome than that of the Colosseum. And there's no hotel with better room views of the Colosseum than the Gladiatori Palazzo Manfredi. At this five star boutique hotel, you can literally gaze out upon the Colosseum while laying in bed or while brushing ...

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Eat Breakfast with a Giraffe
Eat Breakfast with a Giraffe

The lodge where the safari comes to you

You'd probably expect a lodge named "Giraffe Manor" to have some sort of African decor. You might even guess that a lodge with such a name would be in Africa and perhaps be located within the vague vicinity of where giraffes sometimes roam. But you'd never imagine this ...

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The World’s Largest Cruise Sale,
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The World’s Largest Cruise Sale, <br />Starts October 17th

Massive cruise discounts, October 17th through 23rd

It's "The World's Largest Cruise Sale!" Or, at least it's billed so by the Cruise Lines International Association. For the past six years CLIA, the cruise line's trade association, has organized 24 hours of cruise discounts and promotions on one day in October. This year, they decided to ...

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