You’ve heard of 3D movies and may have even been to some — donning funny-looking paper glasses that make objects jump out at you, heightening your movie-going experience. Then, 4D movies incorporated physical motion such as vibrating seats. But, if you really enjoy the idea of “being there” when watching a movie, you may want to check out 5D cinema. According to a popular 5D website featuring movies in Russia, Israel, Greece and Thailand, “You become totally involved in what is happening on the screen and feel movements, rays of sun, wind blowing and humid air of the ocean breeze.”
Some of the movie titles include Pharaoh’s Mine, Killer Race and Dragon Island. Although there are no 5D theaters yet in the United States, there are several 4D theaters, including the Oxnard Plaza Stadium in Oxnard, Calif. (“The Planet’s Most Immersive Movie Experience”); The Michigan Science Center in Detroit, Mich. (“The Largest 4D motion EFX Theater in the World”); and the Mauna Lani Resort Shopping Center in Big Island, Hawai’i (“Hawaii’s First 4D Theater”).
If you live in the States, you’ll have to have your penchant for moveable, shakable movies quenched with the 4D variety for now, but you can always plan a trip oversees if you want to see a movie where smoke, fire, and bubbles surround you as part of the 5D experience. Don’t forget the popcorn, and hold on tight!
World of Mouth, an independent global community of culinary experts, recently unveiled the Global Culinary Report 2023. The destinations making this year’s coveted list were recognized for their role in shaping the future of food and travel, as well as forging culinary trends in 2023 and into 2024.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Wintertime is a great time to travel because it gives you the option to choose someplace snowy with traditional wintertime activities like skiing or sipping hot cocoa by a roaring fire. Or, you can head someplace tropical where the sun warms your skin and you don’t have to bundle up to head outdoors. If you’re the kind of traveler who enjoys that second option, opt for the Central Mexican state of Aguascalientes, where it is springtime all the time.
Winter in Boston is a magical experience; from a stroll across the frosted Public Gardens to holiday shopping on Newbury Street, the festive season comes alive in Boston.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
A perfect New England holiday season awaits in Central Massachusetts. West of Boston, the state offers plenty of small-town holiday charm and events.