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How do you make your destination appealing in the winter… on a budget… and do it overnight? How about an art installation in the snow?

Okay, there’s on major draw back. Or two. 1) You might need a helicopter to fully appreciate it. 2) It will only last until the next snowfall or wind storm.   But imagine having this artistic snowshoer Simon Beck as an artist in residence, creating new art works around your destination all the time.  And maybe on […]

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UK’s crappiest attraction is also its most shortlived – Milton Keynes Winter Wonderland closes down after only one day

Two kinds of Santas

Via The Daily Mail

The families who arrived for the first day of the Winter Wonderland festival in Milton Keynes were promised ‘all the magic of the holiday season’. What they got, however, were skinny Santas, reindeer without antlers … and an ice rink made out of plastic sheets. Organisers received so many complaints from furious customers that they shut the […]

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For Sale: One Spanish Ghost Airport

La Mancha's ghost airport

Via indpendent.co.uk

Fancy becoming the man in La Mancha? A barely used airport in the region that cost over 1.1 billion euros to build has gone on sale for a minimum price of 100 million euros. Ciudad Real’s Central Airport opened in 2008 but went bankrupt last year after it failed to draw enough traffic. Know locally as […]

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Who says you need to spend a fortune? This destination-specific adventure activity achieved global reach for the cost of a rope and a GoPro camera

22 million YouTube views and counting.  Just shows what can be achieved if you use a little creativity. COMMENT: Okay, so it’s not likely park officials are going to allow this to turn into an ongoing bungie-jump-like commercial venture for tourists, but it leaves some wiggle room for fantasy. Meanwhile, it shows the spirit of […]

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