On the other side, one of Europe's largest airports can be reached within minutes by means of the hotels complimentary shuttle service.
The hotel also counts 10 meeting rooms, all with daylight, air conditioning and modern equipment, ready to accommodate events for up to 250 guests.
As much as I love calling out the lame excuses my friends and family try to toss out as reasons for not traveling, I can understand that many people — myself included — aren’t really prepared to drop everything at a moment’s notice for a round-the-world adventure. These scenic webcams helped to (at least temporarily) make me feel like a traveler, regardless of how many vacation days I’ve got saved up (none): Find it: Times Square Cam Earthcam has several different views of Times Square in New York City, including some that are HD quality and viewer controllable.
My personal favorite is Cam 2 on 46th and Broadway, which shows a street-level view of taxis, tourists waving at the camera, and — when I looked, anyway — three dudes in denim vests walking in a row.
However, if you live in the proximity of a nuclear power plant, you might want to have access to reliable data about any variation of radiation levels in your neighbourhood.
The developers of Gamma Sense believe that citizens should have at home the tools and means to monitor radiation levels.
While it may not be quite as action-packed as Times Square, it’s definitely a sight for my landlocked eyes.
The image refreshes itself automatically every 60 seconds, although not very much changes between reloads.
Find it: Caldera view This webcam view of Santorini’s caldera is taken from the top of the Heliotopos Hotel.The explosion of reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on 26 April 1986 was the most terrible nuclear accident the world had ever known.Soviet authorities, however, stayed silent on the disaster.Filling the frame, the tower is really all you can see here, aside from a few birds flying by and the occasional human on the terrace.I took a look on a gray, overcast day and the iconic tower still looked incredible, spurring immediate daydreams about picnics and baguettes.