These unique boat Kettuvalloms are one of the most important tourist attractions of India, it’s like time travel into a quiet morning of another century. Kettuvalloms have almost everything: bedrooms with terraces, balconies with comfortable seating, bathrooms and even kitchen with private chef. It is some sort of floating hotel for tourists wishing to get acquainted with the memorable sights of India. The Kettuvallom or ‘boat with knots’ is so called because the entire boat is held together with coir knots only – not a single nail is used during the construction. The boat is made of huge planks of Jack wood  or ‘Aanjili’ andRead More →

Gardens are a perfect place for you to refresh your mind and soul. It really brings you peace and serenity with the nature’s entire beauty –flowers, plants, water, and wind. There is no doubt that gardens make a home beautiful. If you are planning to decorate your garden but don’t know how to do it, I might have some tips for you. And I hope this information will be helpful to you the way it has helped me decorate my own garden. If you like spending your time outdoors in the midst of nature and you have always dreamed of transforming that rooftop of yoursRead More →

At a length of 361 meters, the Allure of the Seas is almost four American football fields long. It has a beam that is 66 meters long and its height from sea level 72 meters. The gross weight of the vessel will be 225,000 tons. At full capacity, the Allure of the Seas will accommodate 6,320 passengers and a crew of 2,100. It will have 16 passenger decks and 2,704 cabins. The brand new sister ship of the world’s largest cruise liner narrowly passed under a Danish bridge Saturday, a feat that required smooth seas and adjustable smokestacks, officials said. Ship  measures around four footballRead More →

Lufthansa has unveiled the “world’s quietest first class” cabin, but it’s the bathrooms on the A380 that has reviewers gushing. The luxurious First-Class bathroom features wide vertical mirrors and a five-star hotel-style vanity area. The bathroom is fitted with separate wash, changing and toilet areas. In a bid to provide a peaceful journey the A380 cabin includes sound-absorbing curtains   which partition off the cabin  and sound-absorbing carpet to block footstep noise. The A380 has 526 seats in total, 8 First-Class cabins, 98 in business and 420 in economy, and replaces overhead luggage bins with a lockable floor-level cabinet. First-Class seats are 2.07m long and 80cmRead More →

This luxurious paradise in Costa Rica is one of the amazing garden of the house plans that I have ever seen. With 4,000 sq. ft. of indoor living space and 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor entertaining areas, the house takes advantage of environment, located on the crest of a coastal canyon with the Pacific Ocean crashing below and the Costa Rican jungle all around. An outdoor living space features a large infinity pool that flows from under an open sky to a roofed indoor courtyard, blurring the boundary between indoors and out. This wood, five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom coastal home accommodates eight and includes a caretaker’s quartersRead More →

Choosing living room curtains, drape, soft furnishings and window treatments can give a new look to your living room. An appropriate curtain design for the living room depends on your Decor and color theme, your budget and your size and shape of the living room and its windows and doors. If you have a certain curtain design in mind, choose your material carefully as all fabrics and patterns do not go well with all curtain designs. An overhanging layered curtain will have to use a different fabric and material than a pleated simple curtain design. The windows and doors of the living room that openRead More →

The Hotel Silken Puerta América Madrid is an idea of freedom come true, a gathering space merging different cultures and ways of interpreting architecture and design. A masterpiece that awakens guests’ senses, that breaks the mould by using different colours, materials and shapes. A 5 Star Luxury Hotel that ushers guests into innovative spaces, a bold departure from the usual. A compilation of designs from 19 different architects, this eclectic luxury hotel features two contemporary restaurants, a bar, a nightclub, a fitness center, and a heated indoor swimming pool. The 12 guestroom floors were each created in the vision of a unique international architect givingRead More →

103-year-old Clingstone mansion set on a rock island in Narragansett Bay is owned by Boston architect Henry Wood. Even though the all-wood home with 360-degree view of the ocean is quite old and rough it’s still warm and beautiful. Three stories tall house features 23 rooms, 10 of which are bedrooms. Even though the house is quite expensive to maintain because of it’s made of wood, it still use modern technologies to cut pay bills. Solar panels heat the water, and a wind turbine on the roof generates electricity. Rainwater is collected in a 3,000-gallon cistern, then filtered, treated and pumped through the house forRead More →

The living room often show the best of the owners of the property. Several homes nowadays have such a good place room, which is more to be examined by hand. Living as a room belonging to the open areas should be well lit. In addition to the bright upper world, would be appropriate to use local lighting. This could be the allocation of the zone read, or just a way to create intimate corners for intimate conversations.The interior of each room unique. To achieve this not only allows competent work designer but also bright individual customer. Favorite paintings on the walls, details indicating the hobbyRead More →

Hotel Full Moon is essentially a disc with rounded edges and a hole in one of the top corners that appears radically different to the view depending on the angle it is seen from. Designed to appear drastically different from different viewing angles – from one angle Death Star and from the other Gherkin – Hotel Full Moon will be a 150 meter-high, 35 story luxury hotel with 382 large rooms. The frontage thanks to the bulging centre makes it appear more like a glass death star whilst the side profile is more than a little gherkinesque. Changing appearance depending on the view is reinforcedRead More →

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