Blog Posts - Cool Places

Osaka’s Pokemon Expo Gym Will Let Us Talk & Breathe Fire with Charizard

Japan already has Pokemon Centers in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, and Sapporo. However, we have yet to see too much outside of the merchandise. Perhaps we could see the monsters in their gym, where they train, socialize and teach us how to breathe fire?
by Japanrealm on Oct 23, 2015

Workers Used Pressure Washers To Create This Stunning Mural On A Polish Dam

The Polish Energy Group recently hired a team to create a mural that covers 4.9 thousand square meters of the Lake Solina Dam in Poland. The mural was created by the team as they used pressure washers to remove dirt from the side of the dam creating...
by chillboxofpics on Aug 24, 2015

Welcome to Dismaland UK

English graffiti artist Banksy just made a theme park and it’s the unhappiest place in the world. The theme park is called “Dismaland“. It's located in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare, UK, in the town’s abandoned Tropicana swimming reso...
by chillboxofpics on Aug 24, 2015

Tree of a Different Kind

    An American artist has found roots in his agricultural upbringing. Award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken has created a tree that bears 40 different types of fruit. Through a process called...
by Fun Flower Facts on Jul 24, 2015

Art in Bloom Took Over Edmonton! 2015

  Edmonton hosted the first annual Art in Bloom Festival earlier this month. The four day festival featured five art galleries and five flower shops collaborating in a fun and unique event.     Five talented flower shops teamed up wit...
by Fun Flower Facts on Jul 23, 2015

Tokyo Planetarium to Add Fake Grass & Cloud Seats for Comfort Gazing

How can you not like a planetarium? Gazing up at the stars and planets, even when they’re digital, is just a beautiful and calming thing, no? One Tokyo based planetarium aims to add to that comfort and realism of the experience, using new addit...
by Japanrealm on May 22, 2015

Different Playgrounds in Rich and Poor Areas

Here are perfect examples to show you different playgrounds in Rich and Poor Areas. There is a lot of different between Playgrounds in both areas.
by Funny Cool Photos on May 12, 2015

Japan’s Newest Shopping Mall Lets You Shop on the Run

Leave it to Japan to do something entirely new with a mall, which would be adding a giant running track atop of its store. Hooray! finally the boyfriends and husbands have something to do while their gf/wife shops because the man bench is always ful...
by Japanrealm on Apr 30, 2015

Japan’s Eshima Ohashi Bridge Looks Like a Downhill Slide for Cars

I used to think that walking or biking across bridges was a sightseeing experience, minus the tiring effects and dangers involved. But when looking at this bridge in Japan, I realize that I know nothing of tiring bridges. In the southwestern part of...
by Japanrealm on Apr 30, 2015

Floating Flower Oasis

  The Museum of Experimental Science and Innovation in Tokyo is currently featuring an interactive flower installation, called Floating Flower Garden. A simple white space has been turned into a flower oasis; over 2,300 colourful and fragrant o...
by Fun Flower Facts on Apr 17, 2015

Travel: The Japanese Hitachi Seaside Park- A Must See!

There are many beautiful reasons to travel the globe, and The Hitachi Seaside Park is up on the list. Located just two hours outside of Tokyo in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan, the public park is currently in full bloom. Flowers blossom year round, &#...
by Fun Flower Facts on Apr 13, 2015

Queen of all the Flower Crowns!

Flower crowns are all the rage these days. Fresh flowers in your hair just simply put a pep in your step. Brides, festival goers, graduates, birthday celebrators- there are many reasons to sport little lovelies around your tête.     …...
by Fun Flower Facts on Mar 26, 2015

The Rumors Are True, Japan’s Robot Hotel Is Underway

Yep, the rumors are truer than ever, as Japan is working on creating a “strange hotel” that is primarily staffed by advanced robots, which will eventually be entirely robotic! This isn’t very surprising is it? This is somethin...
by Japanrealm on Feb 6, 2015

It's a Mod Mod World!

The second quarter of this year has been a whirlwind! And life changing as well! On June 1st, I officially joined Mod Mom Furniture as president, and a whole new journey had began. You can read some more details about the announcement at Furniture To...
by Design On The Edge on Aug 4, 2014

20 Great Places to Escape the Heat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a piece about things you could do to beat the heat on a budget. Now that summer’s here again, I’d like to take that list a step further and give you a list of places you can go to get out of the heat that wo...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jul 9, 2014

A native’s guide to cool spots to visit in NYC

We love hearing about local's insider tips, especially about one of our favourite cities. Our friend Abigail Ekue is a lifelong New York resident and founder of the very cool Native Creative Concierge, a flexible tour and travel planning company desi...
by Globalgrasshopper on May 6, 2014

10 great places to eat in Bangkok – a hipster’s guide

From food stalls to five star restaurants and everything in between, you could live your whole life in Bangkok and never be able to eat in every restaurant in the city. I gave it a shot during my six months living there, as exhibited by the five extr...
by Globalgrasshopper on May 2, 2014

Cool Places to See Flowers: Devonian Botanic Gardens

For me, this place is close to home! The Devonian Botanic Gardens, located just 15 minutes from Edmonton Alberta is 190 acres of natural areas, ecological preserves and display gardens. Open from May to October, this place is a haven … Continue...
by Fun Flower Facts on Apr 25, 2014

Cool Places to See Flowers: Panagbenga Flower Festival – Philippines

Panagbenga Flower Festival held in Baguio City, Philippines has some of the most amazing & creative floral floats this bloom blogger has ever seen! Which really shouldn’t be much of a surprise considering Panagbenga means “season of b...
by Fun Flower Facts on Mar 3, 2014

Cool Places to See Flowers: Da Lat Flower Festival – Vietnam

Held in late December to early January the city of Da Lat, Vietnam hosts a beautiful flower festival. Da Lat is known as “Little Paris” for it’s year round cool climate and french styled architectural works. During the festival more...
by Fun Flower Facts on Dec 30, 2013

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