September 19, 2021

Architects Design a Senegalese Hotel Resort Built Around the Local Baobab Trees

A proposal for a hotel resort in Dakar, Senegal, is taking inspiration from the local culture to elegantly integrate with the surrounding landscape of massive baobab trees. Called La Reserve, the design was created by architecture firm SAOTA and has just been named a finalist in the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2021. The hotel is designed to seamlessly blend into the surrounding landscape instead of trying to compete with the natural beauty of the area.

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July 14, 2021

Iceland Hotel Room Phone Has a Button to Request a Wake-Up Call When the Northern Lights Are Visible

Iceland is a fantastic place to see the Northern Lights, but you’re not always guaranteed to be at the right place at the right time. Since the aurora borealis shines at any time of night, it can be hard to predict when the dazzling lights will appear. Luckily though, there’s one hotel in Iceland that offers a special “Northern Lights Wake-Up” call, so you’ll never miss the show.

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June 30, 2021

These Adventurous Raft Hotels Let You Camp on a Lake in Belgium

If you are looking for a unique hotel experience for an adventurous spirit, look no further than Vlotkamp. Imagined by Tobias Knockaert and Kika Merlin, Vlotkamp—which is dutch for “raft camping”—includes eight rafts equipped with large sleeping tents that float on a lake in Flanders (the Flemish region of Belgium). If you would like to stay the night in this pop-up hotel experience, you’ll have to use a canoe to get there!

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