Meet Rummu, an abandoned soviet prison and forced labor open mine located in Estonia. Underground waters flooded the quarry and the place strangely went from being a horrible punishment facility to become one of the most enjoyable beaches we’ve ever seen.
Lisbon will surprise you. While not as highly touted as some of the other European capitals, it has a considerable amount to offer any visitor. The city that sits on seven hills is blessed with a colourful cityscape, cutting edge musuems, and diverse nightlife. But the real discovery lies in exploring the city’s charming back… Read more »
For a look into Hungary’s communist past, head straight to the country’s town and suburbs. It’s there, where you’ll find a type of standardized single dwelling known as the “Magyar Kocka” or “Hungarian Cube”. This type of home was constructed during the country’s communist era. And apparently, Hungarians detested them so much, that as a… Read more »
If you’re ever in Joburg, South Africa one party that you’re going to want to check for is Sub_urban state; a summertime fiesta that consists of a rooftop, sunsets, and electronic bass. It’s one of Joburg’s premiere parties and it takes place in the heart of Maboneng, a neighbourhood that’s caught creative fire as of… Read more »
Talk about cool, Howler + Yoon Architecture have transformed Boston’s Lawn on D (an outdoor recreational space for adults) into a temporary luminescent park. Labled ‘Swing Time’ the installation is an interactive play space made up of 20 illuminated swings; that aside from looking incredibly cool, allow visitors to play and exert themselves physically. The… Read more »
As a way to reshape and breath new life into the community, the city of Baltimore has created a new transit-creative place making program. The project brings together European and Baltimore artists, art organizations, city planners and transportation officials, to strategically transform transit environments within certain districts of Baltimore.
Alright, we’ll make it clear – Tel Aviv’s best nightspot is Kuli Alma. The venue is an indoor/outdoor melding of coolness, where Tel Aviv locals go to dance to hip hop, house, and international tunes. The bar’s owners, who are music junkies themselves have placed a huge emphasis on Kuli’s musical programming. Each night is… Read more »
Soon, droves of people from all over will be making their way to Florida. And if one those warmth-seeking individuals just so happens to be you, then we have a slight suggestion. It involves escorting yourself to an aquatic location, for some cool nighttime adventures.
In just about 40 plus days Prague’s city center will be lit up in the best way imaginable, with kick-ass audio-visual projections and light installations for four straight evenings. It’s all a part of Signal, a light festival that transforms Prague’s Old Town Square into works of contemporary art. It’s the most visited event in… Read more »
The genius of this video is that it transports viewers on a multi-angled tour of Hong Kong, with captivating shots from the skies, rooftops, and the ground below. It’s almost as if the director wanted to leave no part of the city unturned, which we love because it makes for a more mesmerizing view. Take… Read more »
A lot of people tend to overlook Milan when visiting Italy, but if they want to have fun, then it might be to their trip’s detriment. Milan is Italy’s club capital, and it’s also where the cool kids roam. One party that the young in the know Milanese can’t seem to get enough is Punks… Read more »
Right now, you can head to a park in Coaticook, Quebec that magically illuminates after dark (Yes, we shit you not). The park is the masterful creation of Montreal-based studio Moment Factory, who has transformed Quebec’s Parc de la Gorge into a nocturnal path of pure wizardry. It features a 2 km stretch of enchanted… Read more »
As far as exhilarating goes, there are only a handful of cities across the globe that are as exciting as China’s most dynamic city. The city of 23.9 million (Yes, 24 million), is armed with the quadruple threat of bustling nightlife, grade-A restaurants, architectural gems, and a flourishing art scene. Throw in the city’s obsession… Read more »
We love city centric photo blogs for two reasons: they’re fun to look at and they give us valuable insight into a local scene. It’s almost as if we’re given a photographic tour of the city. One blog we’ve been perusing lately is “Skattie, what are you wearing?”, a style blog based out of Cape… Read more »
If you want beautiful, then you need to transport yourself to the Hitachi Seaside Park (located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan) for it’s annual spring bloom, which occurs sometime in April. During that time the park transforms into a jaw-dropping sea of baby blue flowers that attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world. This natural… Read more »
Culture Box is one of the places where Copenhagen’s electronic enthusiasts go to get their fix of beat culture. The government-sponsored venue (Yes, government-sponsored) is used as a platform to help foster the electronic music scene in Denmark. That brace enables them to bring a steady rotation of cutting edge acts like Ben Klock, Jamie… Read more »
Every night at 10pm residents of a Liverpool neighbourhood, are treated to the entrancing glowing light of a jelly fish aquarium, that was set up in an abandoned building. The installation, which is a part of the Liverpool Biennial, appeared without any advance notice, in order to allow people to experience the surreal situation with… Read more »
In the summer of 2013, Ryan Emond, spent 6 weeks exploring the city of Vancouver. During his stay, he was completely fascinated by the city’s beauty, and the adventures that were waiting for him around every corner. The following video is a visual tribute that he created for a city that he completely fell in… Read more »