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WHO'D stay in a boring hotel room when you could be sleeping in a hollowed-out tree? Travel companies are getting increasingly inventive in order to stand out among the thousands of properties on offer online. As a customer, this means that you can stay in some weird places - and it doesn't even have to break the bank. For instance, there's a World War II jail-turned-museum and boutique hotel in Latvia that lets visitors enjoy a full prisoner experience with an interactive show for just £13 a night. Alternatively, why not spend the night in a silo in Victoria, Australia, where rooms were made using reclaimed and re-purposed farm structures from £9 per person.Le Pirate Boatel, Indonesia Anchored just off the coast of Indonesia’s Labuan Bajo, a 90-minute flight from Bali, Le Pirate Boatel will make even the most reluctant of photo-takers snap happy. Designed in a nautical colour scheme, the floating hotel has 10 waterfront cabins, each with their own … [Read more...] about Cool places to stay for under £60 – including a hollow tree and a prison cell
What hangs on the walls in your home? Whether it's family photos or meaningful art, what you put up reveals snippets of your life, your passions, your interests and personalities. They define what your home means to you. To find out more, we've teamed up with The Halifax and Key 103 to sneak a peek at what makes each and every home unique and special to us. There's even an opportunity to win £500 for telling us what's special about yours. While most of us fill up our homes with trinkets and knick-knacks, Manchester artist Jamie Green brings home stuff found in skips. But it's all in the name of art of course, as Jamie sees treasure where others see trash, diving into skips and scrap piles for discarded and forgotten objects he can turn into something beautiful. In his flat, he's more likely to be found transforming old wood, metal, concrete and slate into works of art than making toast in his modern kitchen. As well as carving and painting, Jamie frequently burns, deconstructs … [Read more...] about Artist turns converted mill apartment into space to work, rest and paint
These pictures show the inside of a new £3.9m business centre in Hessle - and it looks like a very cool place to work. The design and fitting of the communal spaces inside the ergo centre have been done by Chameleon Business Interiors, which has recently worked on the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. The ergo centre is set to open in June in the Bridgehead business park, and also plays host to Moe’s Kitchen, which offers luxury breakfast, brunch and lunch options. Amanda Hoggart, business centre manager, said: “This is the first time the council’s Business Services Team has worked alongside an interior design company to provide a solution to give the finished product the ‘wow’ factor. Chameleon has certainly achieved this at ergo.” A key feature of the project included an intricate flooring design using an award-winning recycled product. Chameleon head of design, Kevin McIntosh, said: “It has been fantastic to be involved in this … [Read more...] about This swish new business park looks a very cool place to work!
A relaxing getaway doesn’t just mean seeing historical sites and acting the true tourist, it also means finding fabulous accommodation to put your feet up and really get away from it all. Hull and East Yorkshire has some fantastic sites to see and attractions to attend, and many of them can be reached by car in under half-an-hour. But what if you want to travel a little further? What if you want a romantic getaway close to home, but with champagne and a hot tub to really feel like you’ve travelled to the other side of the world? Here some of the coolest places to stay within 90 minutes of Hull. Drewton Estate Just on Hull’s doorstep is Drewton Estate, a traditional farm shop set in 1,200 acres of tranquil countryside serving the best of locally sourced produce. The two holiday cottages in the grounds echo the local sentiments of the café and shop, with the dairy and cowshed now transformed into boutique accommodation. The self-catering cottages retain the old … [Read more...] about Ten really cool places to stay all within 90 minutes of Hull