Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

This Hotel Room is Almost Invisible (literally!)

a wooden bridge in a forest

I just came across this awesome hotel that really blends into the background. The Mirrorcube is part of the TreeHotel and is covered with mirrors so it blends into the background.  The beautiful background of the forest it is located in. From the website: The Mirrorcube is an exciting hide-out among the trees, …

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This Resort Lets You Snorkel for Booze

a woman in a garment and goggles underwater

I might just take up snorkeling–I’ve finally found a cause. Bolongo Bay Beach Resort hides bottles of Cruzan Rum in the water so that while you are snorkeling, you have a chance of discovering a bottle of rum. From At Bolongo Bay Beach Resort on the idyllic island of St Thomas, a …

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This Vodka is Distilled from Cow’s Milk

a bottle of alcohol on a stone wall with flowers

Vodka is made from many things–grain (including corn), potatoes, and even grapes. There have been efforts to get the EU to define what vodka is, but none have passed so far.  Some believe this is to keep newer competitors out of the market (especially grape vodkas, which allow competitors from a …

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This Will Be the World’s Shortest International Flight

a city with a river and a bridge

I’ve written about the world’s shortest flight before.  The world’s shortest commercial flight is 47 seconds.  I’m guessing the chances of getting an inflight beverage on that route are low. But that flight is from a location in Scotland to another location in Scotland. What about the world’s shortest international flight? It was …

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