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Most governments have their fair share of secret unbreakable vaults and covert bunkers, but there is a whole slew of other, privately-owned, depositories that are as equally protected as any military base. While we’re sure those in the doomsday or “prepper” crowd have some pretty impressive bunkers of their own.
BAHNHOF AND WIKILEAKS IN STOCKHOLM
The US State Department probably isn’t very fond of this safe house. Buried 100 feet beneath the streets of Stockholm, this old nuclear bunker is the gadfly of all data centers. That’s because of the facility, owned by the Swedish internet provider Bahnhof, famously shelters the servers for WikiLeaks. Julian Assange’s most precious computers hide in this data bunker. Tucked behind a 1.5-foot steel door and driven by backup generators that can go for weeks, WikiLeaks will keep breathing as long as it’s here.
VATICAN SECRET ARCHIVES
There are no shortages of conspiracy theories surrounding the Catholic Church, and a reoccurring theme is if the public could only gain entry to the Vatican Secret Archives then all the Church’s mysteries would be exposed. Of course, Catholic officials say there is nothing clandestine going on in the centuries-old, labyrinthine vault, and the things inside it aren’t so much “secret” as they are “private.” The archive is defended 24-hours a day by the Pontifical Swiss Guard and is said to have vast storerooms and over 50 miles of shelves lined with documents dating back to the 8th Century.
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Flying private jets is still a privilege left to very few – afforded by elected officials, powerful businessmen, celebrities, and the incredibly wealthy. However, over the past few decades, flying has become an increasingly popular method of traveling long distances for short periods of time. Furthermore, it has become a more and more cost-effective way of getting from A to B, which has lead to a tremendous increase in flights, airplane size, and airport sizes, along with all the chaos associated with them.
BOMBARDIER GLOBAL 7000
Designed “from the inside out, with the needs of the cabin driving the specifications of the airframe”, the Bombardier Global 7000 is setting the boundaries for modern private jet development and construction. Prepared for trips to take you across the globe, with a minimum ecological footprint and reaching speeds of Mach 0.85 at over 15 500m altitudes, it aims to bring passengers the ultimate flying experience.
Considered the ultimate ultra-long-range business jet, the G-550 is more than a flagship of Gulfstream’s line of aircraft. With the capacity to fly from New York to Tokyo in the toughest of conditions, this private jet scores a 99.9% dispatch reliability rate by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), averaging at 1 missed trip in five years of service.
When it comes to food, Dubai is not only a country with a high level of luxury lifestyle, Dubai have some of the best restaurants in the World. These restaurants serving virtually every national cuisine from around the world, including many specializing in Dubai’s own Arabic delights.
The atmosphere at Eauzone is casual during the day, reflecting the slow pace of the One & Only Royal Mirage and the lazy sea beyond.
The design is beautifully positioned around the pool, giving the impression that it is floating on the translucent water. A winding walkway over the pool shows the way into the restaurant where there are a casual bar and a glamorous, striped poolside marquee deck.
Award-winning chefs at Zheng He’s pride themselves on creating dishes that blend modern Western presentation with old Chinese flavors.
The setting adds to this fusion; on the ‘dockside’ of a canal that weaves itself into the Madinat Jumeirah resort, it has an atmosphere of ancient simplicity while retaining views of the Burj Al Arab and the Gulf beyond.
This list is billionaire guaranteed! Not narrowed to one category, this list contains the top 5 richest people in the entire world and their splendid luxury houses. This list is purely based off of net worth and only contains individuals with a net worth that exceeds $60 billion.
Amancio Ortega is a businessman with a personal net worth of $61.6 billion as of July 2014 according to Forbes. Ortega stepped down as chairman of Inditex, the $15.8 billion fashion firm, but retains 87% of his fortune from his stake in the publicly traded firm. When it comes to luxury houses and villas, Mr. Ortega prefers a conventional common-man apartment and as such owns a modest apartment in Spain – $61.6 Billion.
American business magnate, computer programmer, investor, philanthropist and author, Bill Gates, has a net worth of $80 billion. Bill Gates’ house “Xanadu 2.0” is a magnificent example of modern design filled with a rustic feel. This large mansion is located on the waterfronts adjacent to the hill in Medina situated in Lake Washington, Washington- $80 Billion
Despite his early success, Steve Jobs, the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc, maintained a rather simple lifestyle. However, he did enjoy a few more expensive gadgets, such as his Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG and his private Jet Gulfstream V.
The Yacht was completed one year after Jobs’ death, in 2012 but until now, only photos of its exterior had been taken. Now, thanks to the people at Woods Hole Inn in Cape Cod, Mass., it is possible to take a look at the luxurious inside of the Jobs dream yacht.
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