The idea spawned from, maybe the vampire movies? But Dubai is not joking in letting their locals and even tourists to sleep on a box. They have readied around 50 to 70 sleeping boxes, which will be installed on train stations, airports, and central public cities. The idea is to provide hotel-like accommodations to those who need one.

Each box is equipped with a bed, linen, ventilation system, alarm, LCD TV, WiFi, laptop space, rechargeable phone, and cupboard for luggage. The box is perfect at 2 meters by 1.40 meters by 2.30 meters. Sleep in comfort and security in these unique sleep boxes in the busy streets and traffic points of Dubai.

These sleep boxes are for rent. One has to pay in the terminals allotted where an electronic key will be provided. The rent can start in as short as 15 minutes up to as many hours you want.


If only Burj Khalifa is a Philippine edifice, we might have enjoyed yet another long vacation. We’ve been accustomed to that, thanks to the great government. The additional vacation should have been last January 4, when the new tallest building tower in the whole wide world at 828 meter was opened to the public. The opening ceremony was graced by Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammad, who marked the event by unveiling the plaque of Burj Khalifa tower.

The Burj stands with 160 storeys, dwarfing Taiwan’s Taipei 101 tower, China’s Shanghai World Financial Center, Malaysia’s Petronas towers, and US of A’s Sears tower. Its construction started way back in 2004 through the efforts of Emaar Properties.

The now proclaimed tallest building in the world has state-of-the-art and one-of-the-kind facility systems, applicable for both residential and commercial purposes. It has a massive water supply of 250,000 gallons on a daily basis, which is more than enough even when the entire building will be fully occupied. the electricity system has a conversion to 350,000,100 watt light bulbs.

its architects and engineers covered all basis by providing refuge areas in every 25 floors just in case a fire or other untoward happenings occur. Elevators are an added attraction than just a simple lifts. They are designed as double decked observation areas with 5,500 kilograms capacity.