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Whitepod Hotel

Whitepod essentially is a collection of eco-luxury pods scattered the Swiss Alps, despite looking like a scene straight from a storybook or movie. This resort features 15 geodesic domes - 5 family units for groups and 10 standard rooms for couples - with each containing a wooden deck to admire the stunning views, a king-sized bed, cowhide throws, iPod music players, a full-sized bathroom with shower and a wood burning stove. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Laucala Island Resort Pool

Most tropical island resorts are known for their infinity pools, but Laucala Island Resort is one of the few (or only) with an above-ground pool that boasts transparent glass panes at the ends. Spanning over 3,500 acres, this private luxury resort features mesmerizing lagoons, breathtaking beaches, and magnificent coconuts plantations as well as lush green vegetation that covers the entire mountainside. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Flight Attendant Sleep

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There are first class airplane suites and then these cool and secret cabin crew sleeping quarters. On select Boeing's 777 and 787 airliners that fly international routes there are secret stairways that lead to a tiny (yet comfortable) set of windowless bedrooms for flight attendants and pilots. One thing you won't find are any high-tech displays or entertainment centers. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Floating Bungalow

If nothing but the best in vacation accommodations will do, then Casa Ventanas in Belize is just for you. At 1,000-square-feet, it boasts custom crafted furniture pieces and is nestled all by itself at the end of a 150-foot dock. Featureing a wrap-around deck along, transparent glass floor, and plenty of windows to enjoy those Caribbean ocean breezes. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Derek Low

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Travel blogger Derek Low recently got the chance of a lifetime, when he decided to cash in nearly $20,000 USD worth of frequent flyer miles (93,500) for a trip aboard Singapore Airline's First Class Suites. The stunning suites, which are exclusive to the airline's Airbus A380 planes, boast enclosed private cabins complete with sliding doors that 'cocoon you in your own little lap of luxury'. The middle suites offer a full-size bed that can be turned into a double bed, a television, bedside cabinets and a leather armchair hand-stitched by the Italian master craftsman Poltrona Frau. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.

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Superyacht

Normal yachts are already out of reach for many people, but the ultra luxurious 196-foot vessel called J'Ade is aimed at those who want only the best, and is the first to feature a floating garage. Simply put, it enables its owner(s) to store and access a 26-foot speedboat without the use of a tender lift. The hydraulic bay can dry out within 3-minutes and then be transformed into a terrace-accessible ocean pool. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Crystal Mercedes

Daria Radionova, a 21-year-old student from Russia, has been attracting a lot of attention on the streets of London lately, thanks to her ultra luxurious Swarovski crystal-studded Mercedes CLS 350. You read that right, she spent a whopping £20,000 ($32,400 USD) to cover the saloon in a million Swarovski crystals. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Donald Trump Private Jet

So, you've seen the world's most luxurious Las Vegas villas / suites, Maldives resorts, and first class airplane suites. Now here are some of the coolest private jets for wealthy geeks, and there's no better way to start off this list than with a tour of none other than Donald Trump's own private Boeing 757, which is worth an estimated $100-million. It's double the size of the property tycoon's previous Boeing 727 and comes with 24 carat gold, from the sink and faucets in the master bathroom right down to the seat belts. The meeting area features a 52" television and a control box that has a button that instantly gives Mr. Trump access to over a thousand of his favorite movies. Continue reading for more.

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Global XRS 7200

For those who love life on the road, but can't give up the luxuries of home, the Action Mobil Global XRS 7200 expedition vehicle combines six driven wheels of off-road fury with a luxuriously appointed living pod that has the look of a modern city apartment. In addition to the rear motorcycle lift, there's grained paneling, stone flooring, as well as a full kitchen, complete with a Gaggenau induction cooktop and a steam oven. Expect to shell out $1.1-million USD for a fully decked out model. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Priced from $100000USD, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is a miniature SLS AMG, complete with a sleek roofline that slides back into to a spoiler. Buyers can choose from either a 4.0L twin-turbo V-8 that generates 456 hp and 443 lb. ft. of torque, or upgrade to 503 hp and 479 lb. ft. of torque in the S trim. Inside, there's a high-tech infotainment display and luxurious leather sport seats with chrome and carbon fiber accents. Continue reading for more images, another video and additional information.

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