Skip the art or natural history museum the next time you’re traveling. Instead, check out one of these museums dedicated to something a little more out of the ordinary.
This South Carolina museum celebrates all things teapots, with an extensive collection of more than 5,000. One of the most striking is a 20-foot teapot you can walk inside. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to catch high tea service during your visit.
It’s pretty normal to feel a bit squeamish at the mention of a museum filled with rattlesnakes, but this museum’s purpose is to help you avoid that squeamish feeling. The American International Rattlesnake Museum in Albuquerque aims to rebut common misconceptions about snakes and their dangers, with its large collection of not only snake memorabilia, but also the largest collection of live rattlesnakes in the world.
Whether you believe or not, you won’t be able to deny the International Cryptozoology Museum is worth a visit. The Portland, Maine, museum focuses on all those creatures we’re not quite sure exist (depending on who you ask), from Big Foot to the Loch Ness Monster.
Explore the history and culture of shoes at Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. Some of the museum’s artifacts include shoes worn by well-known figures throughout time, including Queen Victoria and John Lennon.
Lastly, explore all things miniature at this Indiana museum dedicated to tiny houses. From individual tiny items to fully furnished homes, the museum has it all on display. You can even take home a furnished house of your own, or a kit to build your own miniature.
Stay in the former headquarters of LIFE Magazine when you book your next trip to New York City. Luxe Life Hotel New York, the first Luxe Hotels-branded property in the city, sits in the NoMad neighborhood. The luxury and pet-friendly guestrooms and suites offer lots of history, charm and modern conveniences.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Snooker is a cue sport similar to pool first developed in the latter half of the 19th century by British Army soldiers. Players use a cue and white ball to pocket a set of red and green balls into separate corners in a specific order. Its popularity has grown immensely, leading to an annual World Snooker Championship each year.
Couchsurfing is when a person travels and stays with other people for free in their spare rooms or on their couches while visiting a country. Couchsurfing is a social network and an app that connects people worldwide who are either looking for a place to stay or are offering a home away from home.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Each year, April 8 is Zoo Lovers Day! Zoos have existed for more than 1,000 years in one form or another. They’re often the only way for people to experience our world’s incredible wildlife firsthand. So, where and how should you celebrate it?