Around the Globe in Zip Lines


There aren’t a lot of places in the world that could get away with building a massive zip line right over their city, with a launch pad in the shape of a slot machine. If you’ve guessed Las Vegas as the location of this ridiculously entertaining zip line, you are correct!

SlotZilla features two separate zip lines – the zipline, and the zoomline, both of which whisk you across the city at speeds of up to 40 mph. The zoomline is double the height of the zipline, and riders are strapped in Superman-style, so they have the best view over the city. Flyers take off from the SlotZilla launch pad, and travel 1,750 feet across Fremont Street to a platform near the city’s Golden Gate.

Flight of the Gibbon

This amazing zip line is not only an exhilarating experience, it’s also educational, with proceeds going to benefit local conservation efforts. Flight of the Gibbon is located within the jungles of Thailand. They have a few different locations in Chiang Mai, Pattaya, and Bangkok, too.

Visitors are instructed in the art of zip lining, but instead of just going down one straight line, they use zip lines to traverse the jungle, stopping along the way to rappel deeper into the trees and learn about the local animal population. 10% of the money you spend at Flight of the Gibbon goes directly to protecting gibbons and their forest home.



Extravagant Hotel Pools You Need to See

For a lot of us, the pool is the holiday and the holiday is the pool. The success or failure of a getaway in the sun is determined by just how good the pool is. Knowing this, many hotels have some truly absurd swimming pools. Absurd for their grandeur and extravagance, these pools alone would make an unforgettable holiday.

Total Relaxation: 10 Best Wellness Retreats

Depending on what kind of relaxation you are looking for, a wellness retreat can offer an extraordinary vacay away from daily distractions of life, while enjoying incredible cuisine, along with fun activities to keep your body moving. Whether you love the idea of some hiking, yoga, meditation, or massages, there are a variety of wellness retreats all across the globe that help you relax, find your inner self, and feel rejuvenated.

Mini Guide to Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world and has a population of nearly 150 million, though around 77 percent live in the western part of the country. It’s best known for being the first constitutionally socialist state and its role in World War II and the ensuing Cold War. The country has also many technological accomplishments, including sending the first human to space. Nowadays, it’s the world’s 12th largest economy by GDP, the biggest producers of natural gas and oil, and also a permanent member of the UN Council.