Top 10 Best Travel Blogs

Nomadic Matt

By Boogie

Posted 24 Jul 2014 1:00 pm

There are plenty of people who travel the world not just as tourists getting away from it all for a couple of weeks, but as what you might call ‘professional adventurers’. Their stories and their photos are very interesting and entertaining, and their insights into the places they visit are extremely valuable for the less experienced explorer. We’ve travelled the internet searching for the best travel blogs and put together the following list. In no particular order, since they’re all excellent and well worth a read, they are: 10. Canvas of Light Canvas of Light was started by freelance professional photographer Daniel

The Amazing JIBO Family Robot

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 9:38 pm

JIBO, developed by social robotics pioneer Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, is touted as the world’s first truly helpful and intelligent family robot. This intriguing machine features two high-resolution cameras which can recognize and track faces, while also taking photographs and enabling video calling. JIBO is programmed to learn your preferences and adapt to your lifestyle, and can also play back reminders and messages, as well as respond to you wherever you are in the room, using its 360degree° microphones and natural language processing capabilities to detect your speech. The ultimate goal of the team that designed JIBO is to create not only an

Arceau Cheval d’Orient Collection by Hermès

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 6:24 pm

The Arceau Cheval d’Orient collection by French high fashion house Hermès showcases the art of French lacquer. Inspired by a Hermès service set, the series illustrates Oriental equestrian scenes and is a testament to the supreme craftsmanship of the artisans working for the Paris-based maison. Lacquering (developed in France in the late 17th century, in response to the popularity of Japanese and Chinese lacquerware) is usually associated with materials such as wood and bamboo, but the application of this technique to metal, as done in this case, is particularly impressive. The artisan applies the first layers of lacquer (pigments mixed with a

With the New Leggera, ATS Revives the Elegant 1960s Italian Sports Car

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 6:16 pm

The people over at ATS (Automobili Turismo e Sport) seem to have a penchant for reviving classic cars from the 1960s. A while ago, we’ve showcased the 2500 GT. Now, the Italian carmaker has just unveiled the ATS Leggera. Reminiscent of a barchetta sports car from the 60s, the ATS Leggera (which is Italian for lightweight) tips the scales at a measly 1433 pounds and is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-pot with either 210 hp or 240 hp (depending on the version) and 295 Nm (218 lb ft) of torque. This combination makes for a very agile car, which can accelerate

The Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa in Southern China

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 4:13 pm

Tucked away amongst the forests of the Yunnan Province, in southern China, Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa is the perfect place for an unforgettable getaway. The hotel is located in an area of breathtaking natural beauty, surrounded by lush, ancient forests, overlooked by majestic mountains, half-embraced by the Luosuo River. But the beautiful setting isn’t the only thing the resort has going for it. There are 80 deluxe rooms, as well as 23 pool villas, featuring indigenous art, offering access to private plunge pools, and providing guests with state-of-the-art entertainment facilities and exclusive butler service. Travelers staying at the Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort

The Azimut Grande 95RPH 29-Meter Motor Yacht

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 3:56 pm

Last April, Azimut Yachts launched its brand new addition to the exclusive Grande Collection, the Azimut Grande 95RPH, one of the shipbuilder’s five superyacht collections (alongside Atlantis, Magellano, Flybridge, and S). This luxurious 29-meter 95RPH has a raised pilot house (as indicated by the initials in its name), contributing to its overall sleek and sporty look, while also allowing for the addition of a few spacious guest suites on the lower deck. There are five guest quarters in total, with enough room for up to 10 guests, all airy, elegant, and providing a light, fresh atmosphere. The definite highlight is the full

The Limited Edition Jaeger-Lecoutre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication

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By Boogie

Posted 23 Jul 2014 2:08 pm

Swiss ultra-luxury watchmaker Jaeger-Lecoutre presents the marvelous Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication. The watch features no fewer than three complications: a minute repeater, a flying tourbillon and a zodiacal calendar. The minute repeater includes two crystal gongs directly fixed to the sapphire crystal and Trébuchet hammers to create a crystal clear cling at the push of a slide. The flying tourbillion orbits the dial, a sky-chart of the northern hemisphere with the sun performing a full revolution in 24 hours around the rim of this exquisite timepiece. Finally, there’s the sky chart with zodiacal calendar, where the sky disc completes a rotation

The World’s Most Expensive Honeymoon, Organized by Discover Africa

Discover Africa Offers The Most Expensive Honeymoon In The World

By Boogie

Posted 22 Jul 2014 8:06 pm

The honeymoon is a chance for newlywed couples to create some truly unforgettable memories as they begin married life. This great symbolic importance means that people allow themselves to spend more than they usually would for a holiday trip, but this African adventure organized by Discover Africa might just be too expensive for all but the wealthiest couples. For the price of a comfortable home, this journey takes newlyweds to some of the most beautiful parts of Southern and Eastern Africa, staying the best, most exclusive hotels and generally being treated like royalty. The couple can enjoy helicopter rides over Cape Town,

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