Jeroen Beekmans

A Hide-Out In The Woods For $500

Weekend-get-aways, a day at the spa and even digital detox — there are many ways to escape bustling cities and to take a break from the busy life you’re living. A couple in West Virginia though put the icing on the cake: they’ve built themselves a wooden cabin with a huge glass facade made from old windows — and didn’t spend more than $500.

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  • Benches­Collective Turns Streets Into A Giant Outdoor Café

    Every first Sunday of the month, the BankjesCollectief (BenchesCollective) turns the streets of Amsterdam into the ‘largest’ outdoor café in the world. The owners of the benches decide what they offer and the visitors determine the value afterwards. Of course, the offerings can be food and drinks, but also activities like salsa classes, knitting workshops, and (clothing) swap sessions.

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