Lindt Unveils World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain

Bella Breakdown Lindt may have made headlines in August for a factory malfunction that infused the factory’s cocoa powder in the air with snow, causing a town in Switzerland to be covered in chocolate snow. Now the world-renowned chocolate company has opened the doors to the world’s largest chocolate museum by breaking the record for the world’s largest chocolate fountain. The Lindt Home of Chocolate museum in Zurich celebrates the grade opening on Sept. 13 and unveiled the world’s largest chocolate fountain over 30-feet tall. The fountain depicts the iconic Lindt logo with a giant golden whisk pouring a...

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Affordable Vacation Destinations In The U.S.

Bella Breakdown Everyone loves a vacation but hate to break the bank just to have a fun time away from home and work. There are a couple of places in the U.S. that are fun and affordable for thrifty travelers. St. Augustine, Florida St. Augustine was founded in 1565 and is the oldest city in the continental U.S. that train tycoon Henry Flager made famous. This area offers a lot of kid-friendly attractions with affordable hotel options by the water for a fun beach vacation. Denver, Colorado Denver is an affordable travel destination offering quality accommodations for the good...

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World’s Last Blockbuster Store Becomes An Airbnb

Bella Breakdown Located in Bend, Oregon, the world’s last Blockbuster video store has officially re-presented itself in a new light: a one-of-a-kind Airbnb. This rental has everything a movie lover could possibly want: a sofa bed, free snacks, a VCR, and a big TV to watch movies on. Sandi Harding, the store manager, has been running the storefront since 2004 when Blockbuster still existed and operated with laminated rental cards and late fees. When Alaska shuttered the chain, the Oregon location became America’s last Blockbuster in 2018, according to Time. Australia ended its chain in 2019. Despite the pandemic,...

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London Offers Unique Ride-Sharing Service With Uber Boat

Bella Breakdown London offers a wide variety of public transport including the tube, buses, ride-sharing services, and now Uber Boat. This new ferry service integration is the latest marketing program for Uber and offers a unique way to get around the city of London. Rather than a ride-sharing service, this new program is actually a ferry integration program partnered with Uber. Uber Boat is made possible through the partnership with the city of London’s commuter ferry service, Thames Clippers, to help rebrand the Thames Clippers ferries to give travelers a unique option for public transportation. The program utilizes the...

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Top 5 Destinations For Treehouse Tourism

Bella Breakdown Traveling the world allows you to see amazing new places but it can be a bit boring staying at another hotel. You can fulfill your childhood fantasy of living in a treehouse with these treehouse destinations from all around the world with some locations featuring more than one treehouse. The Monbazillac Treehouse This treehouse is more like a quaint cottage in a tree located in Aquitaine, France at the Chateaux dan les Arbres that you can rent on Airbnb. This treehouse is made for romantic getaways featuring a wraparound terrace with a hot tub on the deck....

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The Bahamas Bans American Tourists But Still Welcomes Tourists From Other Countries

Bella Breakdown The Bahamas takes precaution by banning American tourists as a result of the spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the U.S. but is allowing visitors from other countries. The Bahamas closing its border to U.S. travelers three weeks after welcoming tourists back to the islands. Since reopening the Bahamas borders on July 1, the COVID-19 situation has deteriorated at an exponential rate. The Bahamas’ Ministry of Health has reported 49 new cases for a total of 153 cases since the international board reopened. Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert Minnis, made a national address announcing the country’s...

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Take An Eco-Tourism Trip With The New Netflix Series ‘Down to Earth with Zac Efron’

Bella Breakdown Netflix just released one of the best docu-series to date featuring actor Zac Efron and wellness expert Darin Olien that embark on an eco-tourism trip in “Down to Earth with Zac Efron.” This show takes the Netflix audience on a trip around the world to different countries that celebrate nature and cultures that live with alternative, sustainable lifestyles. This show started as a friendship that blossomed over a healthy lifestyle when Zac Efron reached out to Darin Olien after listening to his podcast and wanted to learn more about living a healthy lifestyle. Eventually, the duo landed...

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Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Reopens With New COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Bella Breakdown Disney fans around the world are awaiting the re-opening of the Disney amusement theme parks and Walt Disney World just reopened the Animal Kingdom park to a select number of guests. The Walt Disney World cast members will be operating the theme park with new security measures in place with temperature checkpoints, social distancing, and wearing required face masks. A look at the new Magic Kingdom map, listing safety procedures and the “Relaxation Stations” in the park pic.twitter.com/jo4QRA50PC — WDW News Today (@WDWNT) July 7, 2020 The Walt Disney World parks closed during the initial shutdown in...

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