Measuring 140-feet long, Adastra is what happens when hydrodynamics meets aerodynamics, as the design ensures speed while at the same time, not sacrificing fuel consumption. The water vessel boasts a top speed north of 23 knots, and doesn't need to refuel but once every 4,000 nautical miles, thanks to its lightweight carbon fiber construction. Inside, you'll find 5-star amenities, including luxurious bathrooms, a bar, full kitchen, whirlpool, sauna, master cabin, two guest cabins and a massive deck for enjoying the panoramic views. Continue reading for two more videos and pictures.
For those who demand the ultimate in luxury while on the seas, look no further than the $20-million H2ome Yachting Villa. Inside, you'll find a modern interior, designed by Genovese Studio A-LAB and Raffaella Berge, complete with plenty of teak flooring throughout as well as a state of the art kitchen. Outside, there's a stunning glossy reflective finish. Continue reading for more pictures.
If you thought flying first class today was extravagant, these interesting pictures show what luxury in the skies really was like during the Golden Age of Flying. To put things in perspective, an economy class ticket on TWA in 1955 from Chicago to Phoenix cost $138 round-trip, and adjusted for inflation, that equates to $1,168 today. Since in-flight television, internet, etc. did not exist at the time, many planes were equipped with dining tables - others were handed postcards to write on. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
This looks like a normal garden at first glance, but upon closer inspection, you'll see an entrance to Perdu, a luxurious underground mansion. This circular three-bedroom home located on Bowdon in Manchester may be underground, but there's plenty of natural light, thanks to a dome-shaped passage in the center that allows sunlight to enter the home. To keep things eco-friendly, it features a rainwater harvesting system, a heat exchange system, and hot water warmed via solar tubes. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you've been following the luxury scene online, the Saker S-1 is probably a familiar name. Now, the first prototype images have surfaced (top and bottom images above). Just to recap, it's the $5-million personal fighter jet that people can actually buy. The production model, set to be delivered in 2019, will reach speeds just shy of Mach 1 (Mach .99), and can be equipped with an optional ejector seat in case of emergency. Military training will not be required, just a pilot's license. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including what happens when Star Wars meets Disney.
It looks like a typical camper truck on the outside, but step inside the Ford F-550 based EarthRoamer XV-LTS? You'll be surprised at just how luxurious it really is. It's essentially a compact, energy-efficient, solar-powered luxury apartment on wheels, powered by a twin-turbo diesel engine. Inside, you'll find a kitchenette set, complete with flameless diesel stove, a loft bed, lots of cabinets, a cassette toilet and lots more. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Let's face it, yachts are normally built for sailing tropical waters, that is unless...you're talking about the SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht, which is equipped to take you to the most remote polar regions on Earth. Its patented hull design, with heavy ice reinforcement, makes it possible to easily break through ice without damaging the ship, while the passenger areas offer an uncompromisingly luxurious voyage for the duration. Not only is the vessel fully autonomous, but it can stay at sea for up to 40 days at a time, and available in 65, 90, and 100-foot models. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It may look like a spaceship of sorts at first glance, but what you're looking at above is just the latest Jet Capsule model. This watercraft features rear doors, photochromic windows, a rooftop that doubles as a sundeck, air conditioner / heater, and even a toilet. You can choose to equip it with either a single or dual engines, as well as an auxiliary electric motor that can be used in protected areas (lakes, natural reserves, etc.), good for a comfortable top cruising speed of 43mph. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including "Extreme Phone Pinching".
Luxurious and unique, the Eagles View Suite at Finland's Iso Syote Hotel is a spectacular two-floor accommodation built around a growing tree atop a hill. It comes with a glass roof and walls that provide views of the midnight sun during summer and winter's Northern Lights. That's not all, there's a Jacuzzi on the second floor and a toasty fireplace in the living room. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone experiencing 9Gs in a centrifuge.
The Kleindienst Group have created three-level luxury villas, called "Floating Seahorses". Not just any floating villa, these $1.8-million, 1,700-square-feet masterpieces have a master bedroom and bathroom located on the submerged level, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views of the marine life as well as the coral reefs. The second floor features a sun deck, living room, kitchen, and dining room, while the third floor boasts a glass-bottomed Jacuzzi, along with a minibar. Continue reading for more fascinating photos you probably haven't seen before.