Brett Linden

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  1. Winter festivals, snowball fights and holiday hunts are among the highlights of this week’s Destination Guide additions. The Winter Activities category continues to grow with over 70 snow-filled destinations to explore. Don’t miss these new spots: Snowball Fight Holidays have traditions - the gathering of families, the giving of gifts, the food and merriment, and - in our case - the Linden vs. Resident Snowball Showdown! This is your chance to arm yourself with some sweet snow-slinging artillery, take to the sparkling ice and attack your friends, fellow Residents and some Lindens with snowballs galore! But, you had better be prepared to get pummeled in return, because much of the joy of the holidays is giving - even if that means giving someone a snowball sandwich when they are least expecting it. Join us at the Snowball Fight Arena on Friday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Pacific) and prepare to get pummeled! Visit in Second Life Adoration: The Nativity in Art Showcasing 20 paintings, prints, and manuscripts, Adoration: The Nativity from Medieval to Baroque showcases this popular art subject. Most old masters were familiar with the nativity, and painted their own interpretation of it. See how artists from different time periods and regions used different methods and took on the story of the nativity. Visit in Second Life A New Babbage Winter For a couple of months of the year, the usually fog-bound and sooty city of New Babbage turns into a Dickensian scene of Christmas from a bygone age. Come explore the 11 regions of the City State of New Babbage during winter! Visit in Second Life Mieville's World Winter Festival Mieville's World Winter Festival features six different areas of nearly 100 shopping booths plus entertainment, gachas, dancing, amusements, food and drinks and much more! Come join the fun in Mexico, Africa, Australia, Japan, Germany and North America! There is also an ornament mini-hunt. Visit in Second Life Winter Festival & Hunt - Team Fox for Parkinson's Share holiday cheer with your friends at the Winter Festival & Hunt. Experience the enchanting rides. Fall in love in the romantic winter garden. Find all the fabulous gifts in the Winter Hunt. Get a head start on holiday shopping. There are free skis and ice skates for exploring. Visit in Second Life Advent Hunt 2017 Presented by Larnia In this Advent Hunt, Santa is dropping off a gift each day until Dec. 24th. Wear the HUD, find the gifts and receive a special final prize for Christmas! All gifts will remain until Jan. 2 once they appear, so come anytime you like! Pick up your own tree, go skating, explore toyland and more! Visit in Second Life 2017 Winter Showcase & Art Show Join Team Diabetes of Second Life for 10 days of fundraising, live performances, ice skating, two hunts, shopping, art and winter fun! Event ends Dec. 10. For more info, visit teamdiabetessl.org/winter-showcase-winter-artshow. Visit in Second Life The North Pole Sleigh Ride Adventure! Come celebrate the 7th year and experience an SL tradition filled with magical scenes and classic Christmas memories. Enjoy a delightful sleigh ride that commences in a pretty natural setting; winding its way down to the North Pole village passing delightful Christmas-themed scenes and ending on the doorstep of Santa's workshop. Stop in for some ice skating, a holiday meal and a visit with Santa. Visit in Second Life The Frozen Fair 2017 The Frozen Fair is an annual event for shopping holiday gifts and much more - everything is inspired by the winter. You'll find gifts in each store including discounts and exclusive designs. More info at eventhuntforeverplanners.wordpress.com. Event runs Dec. 9-23. Visit in Second Life BinemustSnow This beautiful two-island winter wonderland is filled with surprises in all corners and under the surface. Explore Binemust now to see it covered in the loveliest of snow. Visit in Second Life Lyndenfeller Center Lyndenfeller Center is Hard Alley's newest holiday area! Take pictures, ice skate, or have a little fun in the cafe, or Santa's house! It's all here for you through Dec. 31. Visit in Second Life Christmas Market Come on down to Tropical Sands' Christmas Market! Looking for a place to sell your Christmas goodies at a responsible price? If so, then this is the place for you! There are multiple stalls at only L$50 per week for a lovely 20 prims, along with some festive music and hot cocoa! Visit in Second Life Pagans Winter Wonderland Pagans Winter Wonderland is an amazing place to come take your winter pics as there is lots to see and do. Grab a sled and have fun racing up the track or play in the snow! There is also a paintball dragon arena. Visit in Second Life [ I N S P I R E D ] Winter Resort [ I N S P I R E D ] presents its first seasonal sim. This picturesque place features many activities such as skiing, ice skating and even a chocolate bar to get you into the holiday spirit. Visit in Second Life Christmasville The magical land of Christmasville has opened its roads to the citizens of Second Life. Visit the beautiful winter wonderland and gain a place on Santa's nice list. Complete the current rendition of SL's oldest scavenger hunt and finish various puzzles to prove your worth to Santa. Will you get on Santa's nice list? Come visit Christmasville before the town closes its doors after the holiday. Visit in Second Life Chedderbarrel Project SANTA The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the third century. Find out more about the history of Santa Claus from his earliest origins to the shopping mall favorite of today. Visit in Second Life 3D Republic Christmas Market Over 80+ vendors come together to present their creations for the season at the 3D Republic Christmas Market. Strolling through the market, you will find everything from full perm content to the latest designs. Bringing together so many designers at once gives the shopper a glimpse into what great talents are here in SL. Visit in Second Life Christmas Fair Enjoy the feeling of holiday and the warmth of Christmas at this special event. Experience holiday activities, dances, live music, gifts, ice skating, carousels and much more. Visit in Second Life The Cove Experience and Event Come Experience the Cove! Go shopping at Merchant's Row or find those rare gachas at Trader's Corner. Pick a tree or build a snowman and take them home. Filled with fun activities, including a gift hunt, ice skating, carriage rides, a sledding hill and even Santa! Visit in Second Life It's Winter! If you love nature...this is it! Skate or snowboard in a scenic winter environment. Teleport to relax in a winter bungalow in the sky...and don't forget your camera. Visit in Second Life Christmas at Brunel Hall Experience Christmas in the longest-running grand dining hotel and restaurant in Second Life. Bring your partner for a quiet dinner or use the hotel as a base to explore the surrounding steampunk city of New Babbage. Visit in Second Life Pure Love Drift away with your lover or hang out with a friend at Pure Love. Cuddle, Dance, walk around, bring a horse and ride together or enjoy the winter-themed landscape. Visit in Second Life Grey Magic Grey Magic is a sim full of surprises, Winter is not coming...it has already started! Here you'll find ice skating, dancing, shopping, photogenic spots and more! Visit in Second Life Ren Faire - Winter Wonderland No winter is too cold if you have plenty of love! Come cuddle or explore this winter wonderland by yourself or with someone else. There are plenty of places to keep warm and relax...or explore and find something new! Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Moai Jinja + Beach.
  2. As December arrives, many Second Life creators are already showing off their holiday spirit with a flurry of new seasonal events and snowy experiences. There are now over 40 winter-themed attractions featured in the Destination Guide, so don’t forget to bundle up before you begin to explore! Here are some of our favorite highlights this week: Winter Wonderland Enjoy an exciting snowy adventure in this winter attraction by Linden Lab. Enjoy some holiday gifts in the Village of Lights, or a nice skate around the rink with friends. Take a look over the regions on the top of our Winter Ferris Wheel or race around the track. Don't miss the snowball fight arena! Visit in Second Life Santa's Grotto and Mini-Railway On the outskirts of London Village and New Cardiff, you'll find a traditional Santa's Grotto and mini-railway ride. There are many freebies for Xmas to be found in the grotto! See if you can spot Santa! Enjoy Christmas with a British twist! Ends Jan. 1. Visit in Second Life Banditoswald Winter Citadel Winter season is open! At the Banditoswald Winter Citadel, there's plenty of activities including skating, carriage rides, and more. Explore the sauna, winter castle and witch house. Visit in Second Life Luanes Winter World Luanes Winter World is a romantic winter sim where you can relax, cuddle or hang out with friends. A lot of different picture-perfect scenes are ideal for photography. Home to :LW: Poses mainstore. Visit in Second Life Winter in the Land Of Rainbows It is winter and Christmas-time in one of the most beautiful rural sims in Second Life. This LGBT sim is open to all adults and there's so much to do! You will find Santa's barn and toyshop, where you can visit all the reindeer. There's also a Christmas house styled by an amazing stylist and open for viewing to get inspired. Don't miss the huge ice rink with couples skating, sledding, snowball fights, ice sauna, gifts and more! Visit in Second Life Snow Globe Holiday Village Come and see what it is like to go ice skating in Second Life's largest snow globe. Freestyle skate around this gorgeous village and explore this charming holiday village! Visit in Second Life Footprints In The Snow Footprints In The Snow is a beautiful snow-themed winter sim with realistic cabins available for private rental. Everybody is welcome to this heartwarming sim. Visit in Second Life 'Tis The Season - Winter Wonderland 'Tis The Season for all things festive this winter. Start with an old-fashioned snowy sleigh ride, then grab some hot cocoa at the outdoor Christmas market. There's also ice-skating on the frozen lake. Visit Mrs. Claus' Christmas tree lot or just get lost pressing through the snow. Dress for a blizzard, you're going to need it! Visit in Second Life Christmas at Angel Manor Estate Celebrate an Estate Christmas at Angel Manor, a beautiful location filled with roaring fireplaces, winter activities in the gardens, a snowman-building competition and a wonderful Christmas Market. Visit in Second Life Vetragarð Vetragarð is a wintry Viking-age farm, based on the wonderful Icelandic Sagas. This is a mostly historical roleplay, but it is open to Northern myth and magic. Welcoming to people who have any interest in Vikings and the Norse myths. Come to roleplay or just visit to talk, admire the scenery or "chill." Visit in Second Life ShenaniganS Santa's Village "'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there." ShenaniganS latest themed plot (created by Blaize Landscaping) gives everyone the chance to join in the Christmas fun and ride a train with Santa himself. Visit in Second Life Akaesha's Christmas Advent Calendar Are you naughty or nice? You've got 24 days and 24 chances to get amazing gifts and a L$10,000 shopping spree at Akaesha Designs. Come join the Christmas festivities, including hunts, gift card giveaways, shopping and more! Visit in Second Life Christmas in Mountain Rose Mountain Rose is a "must visit" spot during Christmas time. The beautiful Kinkade Christmas Village is back with a few fun additions. There's plenty to do, including ice skating, snowman bowling, dancing and sledding. The annual Christmas Hunt will begin Dec. 1 and this year is full of surprises. There are 18 ornaments to be found to receive your gifts. Visit in Second Life Christmas In Camelot Welcome to Christmas In Camelot! Come ice skate, pick your own Christmas tree or ride a train and sled! Visit with Santa and his reindeer! Take a walk through the forest and discover romantic moments with someone special. There are also several winter amusement rides. Don't forget to visit the snowmen and the elves! Visit in Second Life Winter Ice Christmas Festival 2017 Rebel Yell Concerts presents Winter Ice Christmas Festival 2017. Have fun with the many winter activities, including a sky-rail, skiing, sledding, skating, bowling and a Santa sleigh ride! Enjoy the perfect holiday atmosphere and spend some quality time in this immersive winter experience. Event ends Jan. 7. Visit in Second Life Love Story: Season of Joy Love Story: Season of Joy is a sim designed for exploring, photography, and romance. It's a place to celebrate the joy and love of the holidays. Come visit Season of Joy for skating, sledding, or just cuddling up by a warm fire with someone special on a romantic evening. Visit in Second Life Tannenbaum Holiday Market Tannenbaum Holiday Market is a pop-up event with over 100 vendors. Tannenbaum kicks off winter shopping in a big way. Explore and connect with artisans across the grid, selling festive and winter-themed goods! Wander into the Christmas Tree Lot and peruse a fantastic selection of ornaments, lights, garland and other trims for your tree! Tannenbaum promises to be a delightful place, where Second Life residents are sure to be swept up in the holiday spirit! Visit in Second Life London City Christmas Experience the holidays in London City where the most magical time of the year comes to life. Visit Santa's Grotto, the Christmas Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy the seasonal concerts on Saturdays and Sundays through December. See the blog for details at mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk. Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is The SL Planetarium Dome.
  3. The Destination Guide is a directory that features almost 2,000 places to explore in Second Life. That’s a lot of teleporting! With several new spots added weekly, we’ve now made it easier than ever to find the freshest entries with the debut of the Recently Added category. Here you’ll always find the most recent 20-30 spots added to the Guide. This week’s new additions include several new Winter Attractions, including a real-life replica of Greenland and a few other snowy surprises. Still, not everyone wants to chill. For those who seek the heat, there’s a new beach and a huge surfing-themed music festival! Surfella’ 17 Music Festival Drop in and chill out at Surfella ’17, a music festival by SurfWatch showcasing the fun SL surfing community, surf sims and surfing products. Discover more about SL surfing or grab a board and try it for yourself! Listen to some of SL’s finest live performers including Maximillion Kleene, Phemie Alcott & The Vinnie Show. Event held Nov. 19. Visit in Second Life U L T R A Events ULTRA Event is an incredible monthly event featuring about 50 top Second Life creators and designers with additional elite shopping boutiques. U L T R A™ Event is the essential one-stop luxury resource. Visit in Second Life Tralala's Diner @ Pine Lake Tralala's Diner @ Pine Lake is post-apocalyptic living at its finest. Explore this photogenic sim filled with rooftop slums and scavenged ruins. Strap yer boots on tight...you might be a'ight Visit in Second Life Groenland Kangamiut Welcome to Greenland, a peaceful place filled with colorful houses, fishing harbor, ice landscapes, frosted atmosphere and the sound of the bitter wind. Visit in Second Life Santa's Workshop Santa's Workshop is now open at Hot Cocoa until Christmas! Shop, sell, slip and slide your way through this winter wonderland featuring All the Little Things event. Visit in Second Life The Forest - Winter Wonderland Step into a magical wonderland this holiday season, and feel the cold air dance across your face. Warm yourself with a mug of hot cocoa, as the frosted air pinks your cheeks and nose. Step away from the ordinary and feel yourself transform within the festive environment. Visit in Second Life Khargo Christmas Market Khargo’s annual Christmas Market has returned with wintery landscaping items, festive home decor and furniture. Explore the icy canyon to find snowball fights, a skate park, snowmen and sleighs or browse through the store filled with Christmas cheer. Visit in Second Life Sexy Sunava Beach A naturist island with mountainous backdrop awaits you at Sexy Sunava Beach. Surrounded by crystal-clear water and shaded with rustling palms, grab a cocktail at the bar and stroll across the sandy path. Dance the night away! This adult beach offers beachfront bungalow and skybox accommodation, shopping, live music and much more. Designed exclusively for adults (18+). Visit in Second Life The Town of Philomena Visit smalltown America during the Progressive Years of 1910-1919 (English Edwardian). The Town of Philomena is a virtual living history and themed community with a focus on education, the arts and community. Visit in Second Life Nomad's Tracks & Trails Explore the serene and beautiful woods and meadows of Nomad's by horse or foot. This is also home to Victoria's Secret Hideaways, a quiet beach with relaxing music, surf waves and more. Visit in Second Life African Modern Arts Visit this museum dedicated to Modern African Art and the nearby Apartheid Museum. Visit in Second Life Rockin' Robin Retro Club Rockin' Robin Retro Club is a great place for retro music - everything from the 50s to 80s and nothing else! Visit in Second Life Misthaven Point Welcome to Misthaven. Well kept secrets are everywhere. Home of imagination, whimsy, decadence, eroticism and danger. Rentals available upon request. Visit in Second Life Javiem Offworld Border Colony Travel to this cozy sci-fi colony, located on another planet. This German and English-language spot is a safe place for runaways -- but also a good place to stay, work and live. Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Orville Airport And Rez Zone.
  4. While the official start of winter isn’t until late December, the Second Life community isn’t wasting any time in celebrating the holiday season with snow-filled attractions and holiday events. The Winter Attractions category in the Destination Guide is already starting to fill up with festivities you won’t want to miss! New highlights include a Christmas Fair, the North Pole and a Winter Bazaar. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, too. The popular Jerky Turkey Hunt returns, as well as an all-new Autumn Fest. Christmas Lane The Christmas Spirit is here! Come join this amazing traditional Christmas Village, a place full of magic where you can skate on ice, take pictures with Santa, fly on a sleigh, dance with the elves, visit Santa's workshop or just walk around feeling the snow falling while you see the beautiful aurora borealis. Visit in Second Life The Place Plaza Winter Bazaar The Winter Bazaar is a festive, outdoor winter bazaar where family, friends, and vendors can have fun while making the most of the holiday spirit! Take a horse-drawn sleigh to explore the plaza or partake in ice skating, snowball fights, a hot air balloon ride and much more. Visit in Second Life Christmas Fair Christmas is already approaching! Want to feel like a kid waiting for miracles? Come to the Christmas Fair! A lot of romance, gifts, music, magic and hot cocoa are waiting for you. Visit in Second Life The UNION Warehouse Clubs Winter Wonderland The UNION Warehouse Clubs is all ready for winter. Ice skating, sledding, hot cocoa and beautiful cuddle areas await to keep you nice and toasty this holiday season. Visit in Second Life Christmas Under One Star Celebrate the holidays at Christmas Under One Star. Ride a sleigh through the tunnel of lights, build a snowman or ride the carousel in this winter wonderland. Visit in Second Life Christmas at The North Pole In a secret valley in the North Pole, Santa Claus and his elves are working hard. In the hidden village, letters are piling up at the post office. Santa takes his time reading, checking each list twice, making sure he writes down who's naughty or nice. Come visit this magical wintry spot in time for the magic of Christmas. Visit in Second Life Jerky Turkey Hunt 7 That turkey, he's so jerky! Once again, he is running around SL and throwing feathers around, knocking stuff down, being loud and obnoxious. It's time to hunt him and bring it to a stop! Event ends Nov. 30. Visit in Second Life Chedderbarrel Thanksgiving Autumn Fest In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Come join in on one of the oldest of Colonists traditions, held through Nov. 26. Visit in Second Life Not quite ready to celebrate the season? There are plenty of other new places to discover including a Veteran’s Day event, an interactive Titanic exhibition, an elaborate ghost hunt and several new art experiences. Where will you explore first? Second Life Veterans Tribute 2017 Welcome to the 11th annual 2017 SL Veteran’s Tribute.The tribute itself is non-political and serves one purpose -- to honor all those that have given willingly of their time to protect the lives we enjoy today. Visit in Second Life National Diabetes Month November is National Diabetes Month and there are several fun and informational events in Second Life that aim to help build awareness of diabetes-related diseases. For a listing of events, visit teamdiabetessl.org/national-diabetes-month. Visit in Second Life Tree Of Life - Shopping & Sandbox 24h Welcome to the "Tree Of Life"! Dive into a world full of magic and get in contact with our mother nature. Visit the 24 hour sandbox and meet outstanding creators, addicted to life and fantasy. Play some gacha or take a shopping tour. Visit in Second Life A Night to Remember Travel back in time and experience the wonder and tragedy of the world's most famous ocean liner, Titanic. This immersive exhibit tells the dramatic and poignant story of the ship, crew, and passengers who embarked on the voyage of a lifetime, only to be part of one of the greatest disasters in history. Visit in Second Life Haunted New Toulouse II Meet the ghosts of New Toulouse, Louisiana! Wearing your HUD, find all 20 ghosts and hear their stories, and then collect your rewards. Start by picking up your ghost hunter's kit at the Beacon Spiritualist Institute, 23 Nightingale Street. This Basin Street Irregulars event runs until December 5. More information at newtoulouse.org/rewards-offered-for-ghost-sightings. Visit in Second Life Paris 1850s Travel back to mid-XIXth-century France. Experience the Spring of Nations, which shaped modern Europe. Dress code is required. Visit in Second Life The Plant They were brought up believing technology could solve any problem facing humanity. The right glasses would restore the sight of the Blind Locomotive. Being a ... (fill) specialist you were invited at today's meeting at "The Plant". Visit in Second Life Allegories Soloarte hosts "Allegories," the latest exhibition by Giovanna Cerise. Learn more at giovannacerise.blogspot.com. Visit in Second Life ToonTopia Dance Club Visit ToonTopia dance club, which is the home of trance in Second Life. Visit in Second Life Lappock Lighthouse Built on a massive volcanic plug out in the Vernian Sea, Lappock Rock Lighthouse protects the shipping sea lanes against the treacherous Lappock Rocks. Open to visitors! Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Sugar Mesh Clothes.
  5. Even in these uncertain times, Second Life still has the ability to bring people from different cultures and communities together. That’s because SL is filled with so many unique community-created social spaces that aim to educate, enlighten and empower. This week, the Destination Guide shines a spotlight on a few of the many multicultural museums and cultural exhibits that make our virtual melting pot so special. Here’s a few of our favorites: Virtual Black History Museum The Virtual Black History Museum is an awareness project that takes a look at the timeline of events that led from the first group of slaves in what is now the United States through the brutality of Rodney King in 1992. There will also be scheduled discussions on the current events that the past has led to, as well as the impact of those who have contributed to the growth of the community. Visit in Second Life Smithsonian Latino Museum Explore the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum's world-class collections through video, audio and slide presentations. Visit in Second Life LGBT History and Memorial Center Come learn about people and places behind the fight for LGBT equality at this museum. Visit in Second Life Holocaust Memorial Museum "Witnessing History: Kristallnacht, the 1938 Pogroms" is an unforgettable virtual exhibit within the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit in Second Life November has arrived and many Second Life creators are already getting ready for the winter season with snow-filled spots that you won’t want to miss. The first holiday and seasonal spots are already popping up in the Destination Guide -- so keep an eye on our Winter Attractions category for several new icy hot spots in the coming weeks. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden event is a magical journey through enchanted gardens that change with the season. Ten magical butterflies inhabit the gardens and each hide beautiful, exclusive items. Pick up a HUD and get set to explore this lush paradise... prepare to be enchanted! Visit in Second Life Christmas At Donner Square – Image Essentials Donner Square is a half-sim recreation of a quite little town and neighborhood celebrating Christmas. Jump on the sleigh and go for a tour of the area. Explore and find the poses set out around the town. Have a skate on one of the ponds, or have a snowball fight with friends. The area is a photographers paradise with beautiful scenery throughout. There are also 10 stores with Christmas-themed items providing awesome gifts for those who feel like doing a little shopping while they wander through the area. Visit in Second Life Holiday Happiness Event & Gacha Celebrate the upcoming holidays at Kingswood Mall's Holiday Happiness Event & Gacha, held Nov. 2-30. Celebrate the cheerful times of the holiday at this special fashion event. Visit in Second Life Of course, there’s plenty more to explore. Here are some more highlights from the Destination Guide that have been added in the past week: The Boho Culture Fair 2017- 6th Eddition Visit this annual Bohemian Fair event, which is filled with designs inspired by the Boho Chic style. Beyond fashion, this trend extends to decoration, music and a particular environment. You could imagine combinations of colors, embroideries, braids, fringes and a relaxed but sophisticated air. More Info at eventhuntforeverplanners.wordpress.com. Event open Oct. 28-Nov. 11. Visit in Second Life London City Illuminations Through November, you will love the spectacular program of entertainment and weekly shows set against the breathtaking backdrop of iconic London Landmarks as they are brought to life in this celebration of animated luminosity. For details see mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk Visit in Second Life Land of Owls by Cica Ghost Take a cart through the land of owls. Visit in Second Life The Dreamers at Berg by Nordan Art The Dreamers by Meilo Minotaur and CapCat Ragu is currently on exhibition at Berg by Nordan Art. This installation addresses refusal to accept violence and the desire to maintain beauty and tenderness. The region windlight is recommended for optimal experience. Free dreamer avatars are available at landing. Visit in Second Life The Last Stop The Last Stop is an urban role-playing environment set in current times. The town is located in the woodland area of Wyoming, called Florida. The residents are everything from doctors and lawyers to seedy underground drug runners. Where will you find yourself within the town? Will you fit in the working class or find yourself doing the dirty work of a stripper or drug cartel member? Visit in Second Life Once Upon A Mine There are rumors about a giant treasure of dwarven origin hidden under Dandelion Daydreams Factory. What ever your motivation is ... be it greed, be it adventurousness, you want to claim this treasure! Of course you do not seriously believe that you will encounter actual dwarves - do you? And once again the makers of the Dandelion Daydreams Factory ask you: Are you brave enough? Event opens Nov. 4. Visit in Second Life Battle of the Titans Experience a massive artistic build in Second Life by the renowned 3D artist, Rage Darkstone. Three, one-hundred-meter high Titans face off. You land on the platform from which you can witness the combat. Magical, multi-colored trees ring the landing platform. Massive birds circle the entire installation. Then, you teleport inside the head of one of the Titans or land and sit on different parts. Visit in Second Life Malal's Autumn Welcome to MALAL Autumn Land, where you can have fun or find a quiet place to reflect. Visit in Second Life Gay Games The Dirty Dock is a male gay club on the beach and hang-out with shops. If you are looking to be naughty. come over to the Dirty Dock and hang out. Don't miss the weekly Gay Games, held on Sundays. Visit in Second Life Club RawR Club RawR is a friendly club filled with good conversations and themed parties. Here you'll find multiple DJ's playing a mix of 80s, hip-hop, industrial, rave, rock and trance music. Visit in Second Life Peebo's Beach Relax at the beach. Train your body at the gym. Let the floor burn on the dancefloor. Let your worries go in the sauna...or play a game of beach volleyball. Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Trompe Loeil Mainstore.
  6. This week, the Second Life community celebrates Halloween with dozens of limited-time haunted attractions and events that you won’t want to miss. Ghosts, goblins and other spooky surprises lurk around every dark corner — so explore with your friends and get ready to get scared! Join us on Halloween between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Pacific) for the Second Life Creepy Crawl, an event filled with music, contests, crazy costumes, tricks...and, yes, treats. Wander with us as we roam from spot to spooky spot to explore the dark side of Second Life together then step into the arena and get smashed at our annual Pumpkin Fight event (held at noon). Ready to start exploring? Here are some of the newest haunted hot spots (and a few non-Halloween destinations) that we’ve added to the Destination Guide this week: Pumpkin Fight Ready for a Pumpkin Fight? Step into the arena and get smashed at this official Halloween event, held Oct. 31 from noon- 1 p.m. (Pacific). Visit in Second Life Transylvania's Undead Await You The Transylvania family invites you to give into your dark side and join them as they celebrate Halloween with a week of Gothic-themed events. Explore the graveyard, family crypt, castle and other sights of SL's longest-running vampire and Lycan communities. Event held Oct. 27 through Nov. 2. Visit in Second Life T H E W E L L : Ultimum Can you return to the horror of The Well, uncovering the secrets in the surrounding woods without losing your sanity? The fourth and final chapter in The Well horror series places you where it all began sometime in the 1980s. To play, a pass will need purchasing. Visit in Second Life New Babbage - 10 Year Anniversary Ten years ago, a group of intrepid SL residents embarked on an idea for a full steampunk styled region within Second Life. Some of the people behind those avatars 10 years ago are no longer with us. Some moved on from Second Life, but the dream they had kept going. The 10th anniversary of the City State of New Babbage has arrived. Pop over for a visit! Visit in Second Life Out of the Looking Glass/Into the Madness Take an adventure into Wonderland! Works from artists around the world are weaved into a journey through childhood's fear and magic, tinged with the warped macabre that comes with growth. This six-stage venue has returned with great expansion for its third year. Brought by The Dirty Grind Independent Artist Community and Radio Grind. Enjoy live music on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Visit in Second Life Halloween Harrowing Halloween Harrowing is a fun and gloomy little place to explore and have your photo taken. There are plenty of places to visit and pose including spots to sleep with the mummy and the zombie photo booth. Visit in Second Life Asylum Horror Hunt Club Escapist and Goddess of Chaos present The Asylum Horror Hunt, held through Nov. 1. Seek and find several prizes including gift cards from Goddess of Chaos and random raffle prizes. Visit in Second Life The St John Haunted House It's New Orleans 1917 and this once lavish house has fallen into disrepair. The family that once lived here suddenly vanished years ago and the neighbors won't dare enter the house or even speak of it. Your inquiries are met with strange looks and frightened eyes. Being not from around these parts, you are curious. Something has happened here. What are the clues? Why is everyone so afraid? Visit in Second Life The Bloodcroft Hunt Join this sim-wide hunt to collect a complete vampire slayer kit. Discover 11 items (wearable or rezzable on their own) and one final prize upon completion of your hunt. These 12 items are exclusive to The Bloodcroft Hunt and only available for the duration of this event. Collect them all or join the immortal...either way, the Bloodcrofts look forward to seeing you. Visit in Second Life Hipville Halloween Welcome to the 11th Annual Hipville Halloween. Double, double, toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble! Come on over and get spooked in the Haunted Asylum, Twisted Carnival, Witches Garden, and more!. Don't miss the Brain and Beating Heart Hunt, which is filled with prizes for L$5-10. Put your costume on and have a little bit of fun! Visit in Second Life Haunted Beach @ Bundy Reef The once stunning shoreline of Bundy Reef has fallen under a horrific spell. A thick fog rolled in and a strange plague has infected the locals. Authorities are still trying to discover what happened. Photographers from all over the grid are traveling to Bundy to discover new photo opportunities. They are joined by MadPea Ghost Hunters, eager to solve the mystery. Take a walk on the Haunted Beach, discover hidden poses, hunt ghost, and trick or treat with Second Life's premiere Surf publication, SurfWatch Magazine. Visit in Second Life Fear, She's the Mother of Violence Mouth all dry, eyes bloodshot. Data stored in microdot. Kicking the cloud with my moccasin shoes. T.V. dinner, T.V. news. Fear. Fear. She's the mother of violence. Find your fear and defeat her in this limited-time exhibit from artist Livio Korobase. Visit in Second Life Classic Rome in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal in the laboratory and visit Ancient Rome! See gladiators fight at the Domus, enjoy a play at the amphitheater, make an offering to Minerva at the temple, discuss politics at the Senate, try some street food and then regret this while spending the rest of your visit at the public latrina! Visit in Second Life Dementophilia at The Vordun From the creative mind of artist Federico Sosa, "Dementophilia" brings together painting and sculpture in a cohesive way, utilizing and even taking over the gallery space. Take a journey down the absurd with mental images created in disbelief of reality. Whispers in the dark. Corners of the night. Sounds giving you goosebumps that keep you from sleeping. Nothing is real. Visit in Second Life Dissected Soul In "Dissected Soul" by Theda Tammas, bodies are fractured, contorted, ripped through with holes. A red thread connects many of them, and much of the thread bears loops of barbed wire. The centerpiece is a heart shattering into small pieces which fly into the air. Showing at Split Screen through December. Visit in Second Life Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Trompe Loeil.
  7. October continues to be a busy time in Second Life as several new seasonal events and Halloween-themed spots continue to pop up across the grid. One of the biggest highlights this month is BURN2, which is an inworld extension of the popular Burning Man festival and community. The theme for this round is “Radical Ritual.” Another highlight is the unusual art experience “Floating” by acclaimed artists Bryn Oh and Cica Ghost. This unexpected collaboration has an interesting backstory that you can read about on Bryn Oh’s blog. October wouldn’t be complete without dozens of new haunted attractions -- and there is no shortage of new spooky spots debuting in the Destination Guide this month. The Haunted category now hosts over 100 unique spots, including MadPea’s Halloween Ghost Hunt and Pulse Games’ Birthright. Before you explore, don’t forget to pick up your free trick-or-treat bag at Portal Park, too! Here are some new spots we recommend: Free Treat Bag Free Treat Bag! Halloween is never complete without a treat bag. Get yours free at Portal Park and Social Island. Visit in Second Life BURN2: Radical Ritual Reinventing ritual in our post-post-modern world - disregarding assertions of belief and focus on the immediate experience of play. Play can free us to envision truths of which we have no proof or warrant, and breaks down the distinction that divides belief from make-believe. Whole-hearted, creative play induces self-surrender to experience that is beyond the scope of reasoned thought. Event held Oct. 21-29. Visit in Second Life Floating by Bryn Oh and Cica Ghost Floating in the sea. You and me. To the sky you flew. But I will wait for you. Visit in Second Life MadPea's Halloween Ghost Hunt Looking for a frightfully good time? Suit up in your ghost hunting gear for MadPea's Halloween Ghost Hunt. Hunt for ghosts across the grid and exchange your points for spooktacular prizes from MadPea and collaborating stores! The hunt runs through November 2nd. Visit MadPeaGames.com for more info. Visit in Second Life Birthright Pulse Games and Snatch City present a Second Life interactive horror experience set in the scary swamps and bayous of Louisiana. One of the most frightening and realistic fear experiences you will have in SL. Over 60 prizes to find, from 32 killer designers! You'll get what's coming to you... this Halloween. Visit in Second Life Haunted Halloween Tour It's back and better than ever! Get on board the Haunted Halloween Tour for a frightening good time. Grab a friend and hold onto your seat! Visit in Second Life The Lost Souls It's time. Darkness falls, death surrounds and evil awaits. Explore a dark castle in a realm haunted by souls forever lost. Will you be the next lost soul? Visit in Second Life Halloween Horror In The Park A scream floats on the chill dank air, swirling to and fro with the thick fog that covers your feet as you approach the gate where a dilapidated house sits just beyond. Do you continue to the house, follow the path to the dark scary cave trail, try your luck in the fun-house or go on a hunt for Halloween goodies? There's so much to do here, so many screams to be had! Event ends Nov. 11. Visit in Second Life Star's Harrowing Haunts What spooky frights await you at Star's Harrowing Haunts? Visit in Second Life The Haunted Street The ghost town was out of place in the rolling hills of yellowing grass. The old road was barely discernible through the flora that had colonized it and so the dilapidated buildings that once fashioned a high-street had the feel of a movie set. But this was no million dollar venture. These were tear-downs that no-one had any incentive to demolish. This ghost town was more than "ghost" in name. When the sun-rays failed and moonlight was the only illumination for miles around, the phantoms and spectres rose from the ground or else stepped from the creaking walls. Visit in Second Life Gator MC World Wide Psycho Hospital Yes, you heard it correctly. The Gators MC Halloween Maze is back for the fifth year in a row and this time you'll get to see it in a totally new way! Born in the Psycho Hospital, you need to help your new friend escape the nightmares that torture the psychotic inhabitants. Visit in Second Life Booh Hunt Art Fashion and It's Gau present the Booh Hunt, held through Oct. 31. Seek and discover eight items in this Halloween-themed fashion hunt. Visit in Second Life Panic of Pumpkin in Okinawa Visit this Japanese-themed Halloween market and trick-or-treat hunt. Knock on the door and say "trick-or-treat" and have a happy Halloween!! Event ends Nov. 4. More info at ryukyusim.wixsite.com/pop2017 Visit in Second Life Whispers House Visit a Halloween haunted manor that is perfect for your nightmares. Try your fortune in the room with the crying girl...if you are able to survive to the ghosts. Visit in Second Life BBE Halloween Haunted Forest Charity Build-off Come and check out this Haunted Forest Charity Build-off, with creations by nine teams and many Halloween scenes for you to enjoy! The winner will win a donation to their charity of their choice. Votes are L$5 each and you can vote as many times as you wish. Voting ends Oct. 31. Visit in Second Life Haunted Circus Visit this unique Haunted Circus with thriller rides and haunted grounds, graveyards and creatures of the night. Come if you dare to collect your trick-or-treat prizes. Be brave or go home. Highlights include live music, a Halloween costume contest and a grand prize giveaway. Find the 13 friendly ghosts and collect your prizes. Visit in Second Life Xibalba Mayan Underworld Dia de Muertos Instituto Español Second Life presents Day of the Dead 2017 - "Xibalba...Inframundo Maya," held through November 5th. Visit in Second Life Southern Roots - Haunted Halloween Come if you dare! Explore the horror and hauntings that are occurring at Southern Roots. See if you can survive along the many paths as you run from ghosts, zombies and killers lurking throughout. Happy Halloween! Visit in Second Life Halloween at Aero Pines Park The ghouls and zombies are roaming the trails, the hauntings have begun and the ghosts are creating their mischief. It must be Halloween at Aero Pines Park! Take part in the Halloween Prize Hunt, visit the terrifying haunted house, check out the haunted train depot, and enjoy the special Halloween rides. There's something for everyone at Aero Pines Park - even a haunted pirate ship! Sponsored by iMoogiRadio.com. Visit in Second Life Bourgogne Medieval Festival The picturesque old village in Coeur de Bourgogne is revisiting its past. You will find medieval/baroque merchants, madrigals, street performers, fortune tellers, archery, jousting, lots of costumes and a medieval ball! Dress up for the occasion and step back in time! Event held Oct. 20-22. More info at chateauneuf.net/pages/les-medievales-de-chateauneuf.html. Visit in Second Life Is your spot (haunted or otherwise) listed yet in the Destination Guide? If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Hokmaph Store.
  8. The Halloween season inworld is already in full force as dozens of new Haunted spots and seasonal events are already spooking up Second Life. There’s a dizzying amount of creativity to explore...if you dare! Here are a few of this week’s new additions to the Destination Guide: Trick Or Treat Lane Get your costumes and treat bags ready. Trick or Treat Lane returns Oct 13 - Nov 3. At Halloween, we all love treats. So this event is meant to give a sweet treat (free gift) and a new exclusive design or a discount of at least one item to shoppers at every booth door they visit. Entertainment shall also pop-up throughout the event. More Info: darkpassionsevents.wixsite.com/secondlife Visit in Second Life Season of the Witch: Inaugural Event Season of the Witch is an autumn seasonal lifestyle event, influenced heavily by witchcraft, paganism, the occult and dark bohemia - mixed with a dash of 1970's glam rock and roll attitude. From October 14th until November 4th, bewitched patrons may visit the event and find original apparel, accessories, poses and decor! More info at witchseasonsl.wixsite.com/seasonofthewitch Visit in Second Life The Dark Style Fair 5 - Day of the Dead Flair For Events brings to you the 5th edition of the wildly popular annual event The Dark Style Fair - Day of the Dead edition! This annual celebration honors the spirits of the dead in Mexico and other Latin American countries on November 2. The Dark Style Fair brings you the very best in dark fashion and decor with everything from goth, magic and witchy along with bright neon, ghosts, skulls and Day of the Dead celebrations! Event open Oct. 14-Nov. 4. Visit in Second Life The Mad Circus 3 Halloween & Gacha Fair Step into the Mad Circus bizarre bazaar and explore your inner fears. Discover and explore this dark, twisted freak show galore filled with exclusives, L$10 specials and gachas! Visit in Second Life The Cove Halloween Event The Cove is a family-friendly fall and Halloween-themed land that welcomes all to explore, shop and just hang out and relax. Also, it is great for those fall photo ops! Explore the haunted house, yard sale, games and more! Grab your pumpkin and don't get lost in the maze! Open through October 31st. Visit in Second Life Ghost Town Gacha and Shopping Event The Ghost Town Gacha and Shopping Event features 40 merchants with more than 90 gachas. Stop by the Haunted Ghost town and take a look through the spooktacular Gachas and then check out the exclusives that merchants have to offer. Happy haunting! Event held through Oct. 31. Visit in Second Life The Gacha Life Live the Gacha Life! You'll find brand new bi-monthly gacha exclusives at this themed event. October's theme is "The Horror." View the gacha key gallery at evilbunnysl.com/the-gacha-life.html. Event held through Oct. 31st Visit in Second Life Bay City's Halloween Hay Maze The fairgrounds have gone spooky, with a hay bale maze full of creeps. Can you make it in and get some very special prizes -- or will you be dinner for a rather large family of spiders and other ghouly surprises? What's more, if you find the prizes, will you make it back out? Come try your luck in Bay City's Halloween Hay Maze! Visit in Second Life Pacifique Halloween 2017 Welcome to Pacifique's 8th year of Halloween. Walk the spooky forest, but do not miss the volcano and scary tunnels. Stop for treats at two Haunted Houses, then take a walk through two cemeteries and to the Vampire Church. End the evening with a dance at Club Boo. Open until November 11, 2017. Visit in Second Life Scare Me Silly 2017 Team Diabetes of Second Life kicks off its first event of the 2017 season with the return of Scare Me Silly! This event takes place October 13 to 31 and will feature shopping, two hunts, music, live performers, tribute bands, parties and more in a scary setting! For more info, visit teamdiabetessl.org Visit in Second Life Mieville FloxWarts Halloween Mieville's FloxWarts Halloween is a full sim of haunted fun. Celebrating 20 years of "the boy who lived"! Wander 100 shops plus enjoy entertainment, gachas, shopping, dancing, a pumpkin hunt with free gifts, and much more! Now through October 31st. Visit in Second Life Halloween @ Night Gazing "The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households." It is Halloween at Night Gazing. Come take a wander through this spooky spot. Open 'til Nov. 5. Visit in Second Life Invasion! "Invasion!" open for another Halloween season! An amusement park ride based on alien invasion movies of the 50s. Flying saucers! Animated mutants! Giant robots! Part of SL's Top SL Haunted Places Tour & Hunt with free gift! Visit in Second Life Grim Reapers MC presents Reaper Manor Grim Reapers MC presents Reaper Manor, a haunted full sim area filled with spooks, scares, and amazing sights to amaze and frighten you. Hunt for several prizes, then explore the interactive haunted house that offers a prize for solving its mystery. Visit in Second Life Rosewater Falls Haunted House The first ever haunted experience by Tam Rose features a haunted house and corpse-filled swamp, as well as a hunt with a grand prize! Come explore - and remember, don't follow the lights! Visit in Second Life Diavolo Spooky Spookplace Love to be scared? Then this is the place to visit! Jumpscares, blood, and much more await you here. Bring friends and family with you, walk slowly, and turn sounds on! A frightening experience awaits you! Visit in Second Life Carlton Haunted House Are you brave enough to enter and encounter the frights that will come your way? Be warned this is not for the faint of heart! Generations of evil dwell the lands! If you make it through the house, you will find a door that will lead you to a second level filled with gruesome ghosts, zombies and more. If you make it through the second level, you will find yourself at yet another door that will lead you to the third and final level. Visit in Second Life The Haunted Village Experience an unbroken trip (lasting about half an hour) of pure adrenaline-heightened tension. Journey through dark rooms, a forest and garden...but beware of zombies! Visit in Second Life Not everything new is Halloween-themed. Check out some of these new creations also added to the Destination Guide this week: Bryn Oh's Lady Carmagnolle Lady Carmagnolle is the first in a series of single scene poems by Bryn Oh. Watch the video at youtube.com/watch?v=vTRVfoi7zFw Visit in Second Life New Cardiff A homage to the iconic Millennium Centre and Water Tower in Cardiff, Wales, and part of Cardiff Bay. As well as being a cultural landmark, it is a familiar sight for those who watched British television science-fiction shows Doctor Who and Torchwood! New Cardiff offers a place to relax, socialize and find some hidden easter eggs! Visit in Second Life Making Strides - Treasure the Chests The 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in SL theme is "Treasure the Chests." Set in a tropical pirate town, here you'll wander the paths to learn more about breast cancer including prevention, treatment, research and more. Several events will be held throughout the month, as well as shopping. Learn more at makingstridessecondlife.org/about-making-strides. Event ends Oct. 31. Visit in Second Life 1920s - 1940s New York in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal in our mysterious laboratory and visit New York during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The time machine has a virus, so the time zones have been a bit mixed up. Go shopping and find items from the golden age of style and when yer all dolled up, have a meal at Delmonico's, catch a show, get a drink at the speakeasy and dance the night away at the Cocoanut Grove and rent a room at the Ambassador hotel! Visit in Second Life TJ's Mediamagic! A peek inside the crazy mind of a Mediamagician... Visit in Second Life The Underdog Event The Underdog Event is a quarterly event created to discover new, lesser-known, and older original content creators learning a new trade. This is an event about creativity, skill, and artistry. Original content creators are chosen for their skill, not the popularity of their brand. Popular, well-known original content creators are sponsors showing support of creativity and diversity within SL. Visit in Second Life WWII Central - Operation Market Garden WWII Central is the ultimate World War II-based combat experience in Second Life. It's based on Operation Market Garden, NL 1944. Geared towards VICE weaponry and vehicles, it’s the only area that allows for direct access to over 40 combat regions for warship and aircraft combat, with WWII Central serving as the regions for both infantry and vehicular combat. Visit in Second Life Is your haunted spot listed yet in the Destination Guide? If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Dutch Harbor, Bandit & Mesh Shop.
  9. Endless frights and haunted nights are everywhere in Second Life. Halloween has always been one of the most active holidays in the community and this year is no different. There are already dozens of new haunted highlights to explore in the Destination Guide...if you dare! Here’s just a few that were added this week: SL's Top Haunted Places and Hunt Now in its 8th year, SL's Top Haunted Places and Hunt features many creative haunts and hunts you can visit and enjoy across the grid. You can also do some Halloween shopping at some of SL's best stores. There are over 70 listings so far. Get your list from the sign at each haunted spot and go in any order you like. New spots are added all month long so check back often. Event ends Oct. 31. Visit in Second Life Octoberville The mystical town of Octoberville has emerged from the mists and opens its roads to the citizens of Second Life. Visit the beautiful autumnal landscapes and uncover the dark secrets hiding beneath the small town charm. Complete the current rendition of SL's oldest scavenger hunt and finish various puzzles to solve the mystery of Octoberville. Come see before the town disappears on October 31. Visit in Second Life Salem: Macabre Market & Gacha Gallows Designed to evoke the tenor of the 1692 witch trials, Salem hits the grid just in time for Halloween with over 100 vendors and two ways to shop! Dive into Salem's Macabre Market and connect with artisans across the grid who are selling autumn and Halloween-themed goods. Or, if you dare, try your luck in the Gacha Gallows. Salem runs October 1 - 31 and promises to bewitch you! Visit in Second Life 2017 Halloween Town Halloween Town is a full sim of fall fun! Explore the haunted house, then shop for some of SL's best Halloween decor and costumes. Enter the pumpkin decorating contest for a piece of L$4000 in prize money. Visit in Second Life Gotham Halloween Event for Team Fox Frights and delights await you at the Gotham Halloween Event. Spooky attractions and carnival rides with surprises at every turn! Over 75 fashion and home/garden creators are offering exclusive designs and hunts, raffles and auctions. There are also live performers and DJs for your dancing delight. Team Fox to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Event ends October 31. Visit in Second Life The House That Fear Built Come visit this haunted house if you dare, it is bizarre, macabre, disturbing, grotesque…a freak show. Hidden doors and passages take you places you might not want to go, but go you will. WARNING: This is not your grandmas’ haunted house. If you’re looking for pumpkins and candy, then this is not the place to find it. Visit in Second Life London City Halloween Experience Halloween in London City. Join the spooky fun for a month of concerts and live music each weekend in October. Ride the Ghost Train, and enjoy the scariest exhibitions old London. More details at mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk Visit in Second Life Haunted Corn Maze Trick & Treat Hunt Botanica's 7th annual Interactive Haunted Corn Maze and Trick & Treat Hunt just keeps growing. Every year they add something new! There are 21 tricks for 21 Halloween-themed gifts and a grand prize for finishing the hunt. Explore the other Halloween attractions and shopping for an old-fashioned Halloween that's a little spooky with a whole lotta corn! Visit in Second Life Dark Moon With a haunting mix of alien beauty and terror, Calas Galadhon creators Tymus Tenk and Truck Meredith share a unique sci-fi approach to the Halloween season with another sim size build that takes you on a journey from an abandoned star freighter to the remnants of a dark and not-so-vacant alien colony beneath the moon's surface. Be sure to grab a shuttle to the mothership before you explore on foot. Visit in Second Life Haunted Hallow Explore this haunted hallow, if you dare! Highlights include a haunted house, witches den, cemetery and perhaps a hidden dungeon. Visit in Second Life Hallows Eve Ride Take a creepy boat ride through multiple tunnels of haunted and frightful scenes. You're in for a spook-tacular time! Free Halloween gifts available, as well. Visit in Second Life Halloween at The House of Avro Once the home to a warrior of old, this ancient castle still echoes its ghoulish past. Local villages tell stories of the long gone market reappearing on dark, misty nights with phantom stall holders selling their ghostly wares! Visit in Second Life Halloween Horror Presented by Bad Katz Experience Halloween surprises around every corner. Explore a haunted castle. Walk through an old cemetery. Take a boat ride in the swamp or lake. Weave your way through a corn maze. Dance with your date in a haunted ballroom. All this and full perm creators items to help you make your Halloween builds a bit spookier! Visit in Second Life The Boo! Bunny Hunt 6 The Boo! Bunny Hunt, held through Oct. 31, is a fun Halloween hunt. Follow the trail of candy and you'll be led along a path of clues to hunt down your themed prizes! Learn more at evilbunnyhunt.blogspot.com. Visit in Second Life Kikai Halloween Market On two gloomy squares in an old European city you will find a haunted Halloween Market. As the clock strikes midnight, a dark shadowy figure traverses the square. Screeching bats soar over your head, as you make your way across the old cemetery. The grim reaper awaits. Would you dare to partake in the hunt for his skulls? If not, you can always find comfort in shopping at one of the 72 stalls. Visit in Second Life Khargo Halloween Market Welcome to Khargo Halloween Market. Create that scary atmosphere with creepy furniture and spooky landscaping items. Keeping SL spooky since 2009! Visit in Second Life The Forest The Forest is the third annual interactive live character haunt. Set to a story, guests will enter the forest at their own risk and be greeted by live characters scaring them all the way to the end. Warning: You will be scared! Visit in Second Life The Haunted School of LOR On a misty hilltop in the Land of Rainbows Park stands an old school. Abandoned. Rangers in the park warn hikers: don't go there! Somehow, though, not every hiker makes it back to the Visitor Center. Can you help find them? Use the teleporter at the landing (enable music and parcel Windlight and allow the experience) and see if you can make it out...alive! Open through October 31st Visit in Second Life Sweet Tots: The Ship Of Screams Sweet Tots presents its 7th Annual Halloween Hunt. There are 20 items you are looking for and over 300+ prizes. You must follow the storyline to know what you are looking for. Read Emily's Journal to find out what happened to all the people on the ship. Event ends Oct. 31. Visit in Second Life Is your spooky spot listed yet in the Destination Guide? If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Ironwood Hills.
  10. The haunting season is upon us! As October arrives, so too do the ghosts, goblins, and other creepy creatures of the night. All sorts of frightful delights can be found amidst the darkest corners and crevices of Second Life. Explore multiple haunted houses, Halloween-themed events, and other spooky spots in our special Haunted category in the Destination Guide. Keep watching this space as you'll soon see even more haunted attractions pop up before they disappear like a ghost at the end of the month. Here's some of this week's haunted highlights: Halloweentown Welcome to Halloweentown - a whole sim for fun and scares! Visit this small village filled with cute trick-or-treaters, decor items, gifts and gachas. Take the carriage tour and cross the river to see the scary area with a cemetery, haunted mansion and monsters that hide amidst the dark trees. Visit in Second Life Deadman's Island Deadman's Island is not for the squeamish or faint-hearted! Are you looking to visit somewhere dark, ominous and creepy? Deadman's Island will leave you feeling like someone is right behind you... watching... waiting... Visit in Second Life Halloween Rock 'n' Shock 2017 Rebel Yell Concerts presents Halloween Rock 'n' Shock 2017. No one is safe! The whole land is haunted! This happy trick-or-treat village is just the beginning of the journey into your darkest nightmares! Here you'll also find awesome tribute concerts and rock parties. Event ends Nov. 2. Visit in Second Life Grimly Fiendish Grimly Fiendish features a haunted house with maze, hayride and more! Beware the zombies, ghosts, clowns, vampires and more! Visit in Second Life ShenaniganS Haunted House As the ghosts and ghouls prepare to celebrate the coming of another All Hallows Eve - ShenaniganS joins in the fun with yet another themed plot created by Blublaize and his partner Purr. Come and explore the haunted house or dance in the deserted cemetery - is it really deserted though? Open through November 5. Visit in Second Life Halloween Terror Not for the faint of heart! Visit Halloween Terror (open through Nov. 1) and be surrounded by the supernatural! There are many spooky surprises to be found here... Visit in Second Life Halloween in Mountain Rose Enjoy the Halloween bumper cars, witches broom ride, haunted house and the haunted maze. Find all 12 pumpkins and collect gifts. Halloween in Mountain Rose has lots of fun things to enjoy. Event held Oct. 6 through Nov. 2. Visit in Second Life Spook-tacular Halloween Town Welcome to the spookiest Halloween trail in SL. The Haunted Boat ride is first up. Once you reach the end, if you manage to survive the cave, then you arrive at the corn maze. Before beginning the maze, check out the small cave grotto. You may not get out again. There are traps and fun stuff along the trail and, of course, a haunted house. Visit in Second Life A Story of Horrors Welcome to A Story of Horrors! A land of eternal darkness, foggy forests, and haunted mazes. The Hay Maze and the main Haunted Maze are located on the road to your left...or take your chances through the haunted forest in front of you.There may or may not be a chainsaw-wielding homicidal maniac inhabiting the forest. Do you dare take your chances? Visit in Second Life All Hallows at Moochie Among the treacherous trees, the moldering mist, the rattling ruins and the wretched wailing winds, there are creepy corners and secluded shadows waiting for those who dare to venture into the darkness. Sable black, sable black, windy and weird, All Hallows at Moochie is a place to be feared. Visit in Second Life Is your spooky spot listed yet in the Destination Guide? If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form. Also, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is the Skeleton House Halloween Store.
  11. This week’s Destination Guide highlights include a massive grid-wide game and several new spots you’ll want to snap and share with friends. Save the grid from impending doom and win fabulous prizes in the new grid-wide game Tyrah and the Curse of the Magical Glytches. This ambitious adventure extends to multiple parcels across all of Second Life and many land owners can even get in on the action. It’s unlike anything ever seen before in SL. Are you a photo buff? This week's Destination Guide highlights include new photogenic spots including a remote Russian weather station and a historic spot that takes you back in time to 18th century France . There's also a new exhibit that brings together seven acclaimed photographers -- each of whom explores their visual interpretation of one of the seven virtues. There’s plenty to more to explore, too. Here are some highlights and new events to check out this week: Tyrah and the Curse of the Magical Glytches Save the grid from impending doom and win fabulous prizes. Capture Glytches, avoid Glytch spells, upgrade your weapons, play bonus levels, and avoid the treacherous perils to complete your Glytch collection! Visit in Second Life Khodovarikha Khodovarikha (in Russian: Ходовариха) is a weather station located on the freezing Barents Sea. Remote and desolate, with a permanent population of just one man, Slava. Witness his 'arctic limbo' in one of the loneliest places on earth. Visit in Second Life ilargia From the artist's description: "Eternal and sacred tree of life in space mythology." Visit in Second Life Lilium Seven photographers were invited to create a photo, each of them representing one of the seven virtues. The title of the exhibition was inspired by the homonymous song from the anime “Elfen Lied.” More info at daphnearts.com/lilium Visit in Second Life The White Cliffs of Dover A story of a place. A rich history. A memory of sorrow and hope. A conversation with yourself. The Cliffs and Town of Dover by Tahiti Rae takes place in a rich, immersive, and stunning setting with occasional time slips to the 1940s. Learn more at ecalpemas.wixsite.com/dover. Visit in Second Life 18th Century France in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal into a mysterious laboratory and visit a chateau just outside of Paris sometime in the 18th century. It appears that nobody is home. Have the servants not made the house ready yet or has the wealthy family just left? Are they maybe on the run for the revolution? Where are the servants, anyway? Who knows! But take this opportunity and have a good look around. Visit in Second Life All Hallows at Moochie Among the treacherous trees, the moldering mist, the rattling ruins and the wretched wailing winds, there are creepy corners and secluded shadows waiting for those who dare to venture into the darkness. Sable black, sable black, windy and weird, All Hallows at Moochie is a place to be feared. Visit in Second Life Autumn in the Land of Rainbows Autumn has come to the Land of Rainbows. This amazingly scenic sim shows all the colorful splendor of the fall season in Second Life. You start at the visitor center where you can learn about wildlife. Catch a Ranger tour or explore all the special features alone. Take a free umbrella, you will need it! The Farmers Market makes a return, new this year is the apple cider brewery. Come enjoy the fall! Visit in Second Life The Pumpkin Patch at Fancy Decor The third annual Pumpkin Patch at Fancy Decor offers a fun and cozy shopping experience. Take photos, or peruse the many shapes, sizes, and colors of pumpkins, hay, and other fall-themed goods! Visit in Second Life Tennessee Whiskey Country Club Tennessee Whiskey Country Club features classic, current and cutting-edge country music. The building is an old whiskey distillery located somewhere in the hills of Tennessee. There is a concert area where some of country music's greatest artists perform. Be sure to check out the bonfire area where everyone gathers on Saturday night. The venue is very comfortable, just like an old worn out pair of jeans and dusty old boots. Visit in Second Life As always, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Biker Parties Bar and Railroad Station. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  12. It’s a mad, mad world...that’s why we’re crazy for the all-new MadPea City. The acclaimed MadPea Productions recently opened up elaborate new headquarters in Second Life and their new Region also houses offices for many established brands and creators including Love to Decorate, The Drax Files, Kultivate Magazine and Shiny Shabby. In the mood for something more Medieval? The 7th Annual Renaissance Hunt & Faire is underway! This fantasy event is always fantastical and marvelously magical — so bust out your best garb and let your imagination come to life! There are plenty of other Second Life hot spots to explore in this week’s highlights, too. Check out some of our favorites below: MadPea City From a leisurely stroll through a photogenic park to an intense game night with friends, a bird's eye view of the world atop the MadPea SkyWheel or a dizzying whirl 'round the Teacup Ride, to shopping MadPea's mainstore and gachas and departing on your adventures to MadPea's latest games and hunts, MadPea Mad City is your one-stop destination for fun. Visit in Second Life The 7th Annual Renaissance Hunt & Faire Welcome to the seventh annual Renaissance-themed grid-wide hunt and fair, held through Sept. 30. Renaissance, Medieval and fantasy-themed gifts are hidden all over the grid in dozens of participating shops. You'll find entertainment, gachas, food, drink, shopping and a mini-hunt at the Faire. Visit in Second Life TMG Fall Expo In London London InSL presents Two Moon Gardens Fall Expo! Two Moon Gardens has been around for a very long time and offers the SL community breathtaking gardens that you won't want to miss as London springs into fall. Visit in Second Life Meeting of Virtual Libraries 2017 The Federal University of Paraíba (Brazil), in partnership with the University of Aveiro (Portugal), will hold the Virtual Libraries Meeting 2017 on Sept 28-29. Short paper submissions can be made by September 15. More info at encontrobiblioteca.wixsite.com/info Visit in Second Life Libentia Libentia is a beautiful, romantic nature retreat for discerning adults. Walk on the forest paths, visit the beach, the watermill house and the lake cottage or dance in the ruins. Discover the hidden campsite. Visit in Second Life Artizana Artizana is a fashion house specializing in cultural African and Bohemian inspired clothing for women and men. Artizana embodies a fusion of both modern and traditional designs, incorporating a wide range of vibrant batiks, bogolans (mud cloth), and textiles from many African, Caribbean, and Southeast Asian countries. Visit in Second Life Dystopia Explore this post-apocalyptic sim where the weather changes depending on the seasons. Will you become a "dysciple" of Dystopia? Visit in Second Life Val d'Orcia Val d'Orcia is a beautiful Tuscany-themed sim to walk and explore.Take a boat ride off the beach or even rent a home. Val d'Orcia is your Tuscan dream come true in Second Life. Visit in Second Life Unnatural Unnatural is a present-day fantasy sim set in a town on the shores of fictional Lake Ashmore, on the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. Players are welcome to choose between playing as a vampire, werewolf or human. Learn more at unnatural.enjin.com. Visit in Second Life Tyme Drift White Water River Recreation Experience white water river adventure at the Tyme Drift River Recreation Area. Grab a kayak and shoot the rapids, or float along the drifts of Tyme in an inner tube. Visit in Second Life Wolf Valley Bowling Center Wolf Valley Ranch features a state-of-the-art bowling center with four lanes and lots of arcade games. Join the league or enter one of the many contests in this fun recreation spot. Visit in Second Life Blues Rock Cafe Blues Rock Cafe is a live music venue that gives you the real feeling of visiting concerts with a touch of blues. During your stay you can play games, take a boat tour, hang out with your friends or cuddle and enjoy live music. Visit in Second Life Blue Shark Marina Blue Shark Marina is an inland marina with access to the Blake Sea, which gives you access to over a hundred sims for some fantastic sailing opportunities. Here there are 19 rental slips of various sizes for your motorboats/sailing boats. Visit in Second Life K.I.S.S. Island Would you like to find a place that has the atmosphere of a tropical island community along with quiet, romantic spots and places to hang out, dance and have fun? K.I.S.S. features lush lands with beautiful places to relax and make new friends. Bring your lovers and playmates for alone time or to take pictures at this tropical escape. Visit in Second Life Paradise Island Travel to this ancient Roman roleplay sim for gay and bisexual men. Places to explore include the gardens, library, tavern, courthouse, market, pool, beach and bath house. Visit in Second Life New Visigoth Kingdom of Caucaland Welcome to Visigoth Kingdom of Caucaland - a whole new world made by Edana von Caucaland. While this spot was mainly built for taking pictures, you can also relax and have fun with your friends as you explore the many hidden points of interest. Visit in Second Life As always, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Egotherapy Club and Art Gallery. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  13. There’s something about September in Second Life. As summer comes to a close, the community is cranking up the creativity as several high-profile events and destinations debut. The Arcade quarterly fashion event is back — and will surely getcha with great gachas from 100 of SL’s best designers and builders. Kultivate Magazine concludes its popular series of events this year with The Black & White Exhibition, which features over 40 artists showcasing their talents in black-and-white imagery. If you’re feeling festive, then there’s also the Fantasy Gay Pride event which features several impressive fantasy builds including a Baroque theater, steampunk area and a Medieval castle. There are also some fantastic photogenic spots for snapshots and exploring, including Fairy Tale from the ever-prolific Cica Ghost and Night Gazing (which celebrates the beauty of dreaming). Here’s this week’s highlights: The Arcade Gacha Events The Arcade Gacha Events presents the ultimate GACHA experience! Guaranteed to delight shoppers, The Arcade offers unique transferable items from 100 of the grid's top designers. Discover that perfect gift to surprise and delight everyone on your list this year! Visit in Second Life The Black & White Exhibition Don't miss the last major art show this summer for Kultivate Magazine! The Black and White Exhibition, held through Sept. 3, features over 40 artists showcasing some of their best black and white imagery! This event also features live performers and a special hunt, plus a Black and White masquerade event. For more info, visit tinyurl.com/y76msazk Visit in Second Life Fantasy Gay Pride 2017 Welcome to Fantasy Gay Pride 2017 - Year 8! With a goal of encouraging an understanding and acceptance for adults of all sexual orientations, this year's theme is "Stars of the Stars." The event, held Aug. 25-Sept. 3, features fantasy builds including a Baroque theater, jungle, steampunk area, Medieval castle and more. Visit in Second Life London City Autumn Gala Join London City for a month of spectacular live music shows, daily events and weekend concerts, as they celebrate their 8th Birthday in a golden autumnal setting to mark the season's change. For details see mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk Visit in Second Life Fairy Tale by Cica Ghost ''Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.'' - C.S. Lewis Visit in Second Life Night Gazing Forget everything you know and let the night wash over you. A stunning art installation celebrating the beauty of dreaming. Visit in Second Life Woodbury Falls Woodbury Falls a photogenic horror sim where it is evident that something is wrong. The town lies through the maze of abandoned houses where windows have long shattered in the weakness of their structures and rotting boards, Weeds socialize across the cracking asphalt of every road, gathering and laughing at the lone pedestrian. Do you have what it takes to survive? Visit in Second Life North Inspired by raw and serene Scandinavian and Scottish landscapes, North is a northern landscape themed environment meant to induce an experience of something unspoiled, raw and serene. Visit in Second Life Evergreen Escape Evergreen Escape is a scenic New England-themed sim that is oriented towards realistic horse role play in a rustic country setting. With several hang out spots, rentals, and trails to explore, this seasonal and romantic sim is a welcoming retreat for all. Visit in Second Life Space Station Travel to this space station, located on an asteroid somewhere in Second Life. Tour the station on a scooter or go outside the station in a bubble or space car. There are many interactive places to explore, including a sick bay, atom smasher, garden, bridge, and much more. Visit in Second Life HKPolyU Evolution VCE3i Welcome to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Virtual Campus Evolution (VCE3i), an immersive, interactive and innovative attraction of interdisciplinary and collaborative activities. Visit in Second Life Yumix Square Uminoie Explore this quaint Japanese eatery by the sea. What will you discover underwater in the nearby sea? Explore and relax! Visit in Second Life The Omega Contact Chill and relax at The Omega Contact Club Lounge, where you'll experience the best in electronic music. Features include a biosphere dome, the Atmosphere Lounge, a spa, kart racing and VIP area. Visit in Second Life Sand Castle Garden Enjoy the dog days of summer with a stroll through the magical and photographic Sand Castle Garden. Located on Secret Dream Beach, a tropical adult playground, the towering sculptures are nestled in a lush island garden. Visit in Second Life As always, don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Savor Serenity. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  14. Live happily ever Thereafter in a post-apocalyptic (virtual) world alongside some of Second Life’s brightest musicians, deejays and designers. This limited-time Second Life theater, music and sales event is unlike anything we’ve ever witnessed inworld. Second Life is all abuzz about PocketGacha this week. So, what’s PocketGacha? This HUD-based shopping experience lets you get your Gachas in a new, convenient way. Watch the video below to find out or just hop inworld to see for yourself. Other new highlights this week in the Destination Guide include a hipster fashion event for men, the conclusion of the Lovecraft Festival, and much more. Don’t miss this week’s hot spots: Thereafter: A Post Apocalyptic Affair Thereafter is a Second Life theater, music and sales event celebrating humanity and society in a post-apocalyptic world. Join 60 of SL’s most cherished content creators who have contributed exclusive items that provide the backdrop and costuming for live theater productions set in a post-apocalyptic, Shakespearean environment. Highly-regarded live musicians and DJs are scheduled to honor the favored and familiar sounds of a post-apocalyptic world. Event ends Aug. 27. Visit in Second Life PocketGacha PocketGacha is a unique HUD-based shopping event that allows you to play new creator Gacha directly from the HUD with no teleporting required. Come to the PocketGacha Flagship to learn more and preview each round. Visit in Second Life Hipster Men's Event (HME) Hipster Men's Event is a monthly event mainly showcasing male or unisex items, such as apparel, accessories and deco. The event starts on the 13th of each month. Learn more at hipstermenevent.blogspot.it. Visit in Second Life After The Fall On the verge of economic collapse, with the world in a very vulnerable place, astronomers predicted frequent and disastrous meteor showers. But they couldn’t predict what came next... Dark and gibbering creatures emerged from the impact craters, decimating everything in their sight. As a human, how will you survive? As an alien, what’s your next move? After the Fall has an elaborate interactive grungy urban city, with apocalyptic-themed role play. Visit in Second Life Maison de L'amitié Maison de L'amitié is seasonal hangout sim for romance, photography and exploration. Share your pictures on the official Flickr group at flickr.com/groups/maison_de_lamitie. Visit in Second Life Elswyth Elswyth is a club that was created with role-players in mind. There are different settings where players are able to create their own stories and lore and RP in their own style without an application process. Play with friends or other role-players that you meet within the club area. Visit in Second Life The Vixen Beach Club Looking for a place to hang out with friends or family and maybe take photos? Want to hear great music? If so, The Vixen Beach is the place for you! You'll find friendly staff in this open air club, as well as a lovely beach to just kick back and relax in. Treat yourself to a snack or ice cream, too! Visit in Second Life Stone Ridge Venue Stone Ridge Venue is a shopping experience with 15 original mesh, high-quality stores selling everything from fashionable backdrops to clothes and hairs. This European coast city is photography-friendly and machinima artists are welcome to use the sim for their art projects. Visit in Second Life Santa Ramona Valley Come soak in the sun-drenched life of Santa Ramona Valley and explore your darkest fantasies. This adult, modern role-playing community is set in Southern California and Mexico with an immersive environment. Learn more at santaramona.com. Visit in Second Life Omen Room Love techno? Visit the Omen Room for all types of techno, including acid, dub, hardcore, minimal, Detroit and more. Learn more at facebook.com/0menroom. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Akaesha Designs. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  15. Oh, the horror! Everything is terrifically horrific in this week’s Destination Guide highlights. The 6th annual Lovecraft Festival is already underway and there’s a frightful new puzzle game from the acclaimed MadPea Productions that you won’t want to miss. Chic Aeon has crafted a steamy mystery game that challenges players to explore a creepy graveyard in search of a missing woman...or you can risk venturing further into the Unenchanted Forest. If you manage to return alive from any of these horror-filled hot spots, then there are plenty of peaceful places that you can also explore in Second Life. We recommend one of the many new fashion events or music clubs that can help you dance away those demons. Here’s this week’s highlights: Lovecraft Festival 2017 Come to the 6th annual Lovecraft Festival. Celebrating the author H.P. Lovecraft's 127th birthday from August 17-27. Kingsport, a city of Lovecraft Lore, is known as a community of artists and artisans that is packed to the brim with live shows, entertainment, gifts, themed vendors and adventure quest only waiting for you! More at lovefest.wordpress.com. Visit in Second Life Seven Seven is an original horror game with action, puzzles and an immersive story. Darkness must surrender to light. And light gives way to darkness. All saints must face deadly sins. Do you have what it takes to be a savior, or are you doomed to fail? Visit in Second Life A Steamy Mystery at Terradale A Steamy Mystery takes place in the Steampunk Victorian town of Terradale. Visitors follow shadowy clues finding hints to the disappearance of Sarah. Each location leads to the next installment of the story. An immersive fantasy journey and part of the Linden Endowment for the Arts Artists in Residence program. Visit in Second Life The Unenchanted Forest Knowing your fairy tales is one thing, Being brave is another. This is certainly not a fairy-tale. What lies beyond the fantasy of the enchanted forest is something very real and possibly dangerous. Trek through the unenchanted forest and explore the truth our ancestors have tried to keep a secret for so long. Visit in Second Life Bundy Reef Benefit and More On August 19th, Bundy Reef will be hosting activities to introduce and promote surfing in SL. Everyone is invited to join in the fun! From 10 am until 2 pm (Pacific), take part in the "Catch as Many Waves as You Can" fun competition. A variety of loaner surfboards will be provided. At 11 am, Tauri Tigerpaw will be performing live music concert on the beach. Join the fun! Visit in Second Life Willowvale Willwovale is an interactive experience where adventurers can both experience an epic hunt and shop some of the best designers! All items are new original mesh, semi-exclusive mesh or hand crafted original appliers (skin, nails, etc.). Eight sponsors are chosen to create a special item that then becomes a prize for completing the hunt! Come shop, follow the story and find the gems and win prizes! Visit in Second Life Cosmopolitan Events Cosmopolitan Events is home of the Hello Tuesday weekly discount event and Cosmopolitan bi-weekly event. Find anything you need for your Second life living at one place. There's always something new to find from SL most quality designers! Come by and enjoy shopping at Cosmopolitan! Visit in Second Life Enchantment Enchantment welcomes one and all to experience another fantastic and magical fairytale through the eyes of over 100 of SL's best designers and creators. This round is special for many reasons, but more importantly, it's the two-year anniversary! Explore the powerful and wonderful tales of Arabic lore in 1001 Nights! It's time for a little magic! Visit in Second Life Wild Wild West Visit this interactive Wild West Town where your friend could give you a haircut. Ride the train and tour the town on a horse-drawn carriage or canoe. There are many things to do and enjoy. You can become a blacksmith, banker, station master, telegraph operator, barber, store clerk, undertaker or sheriff. Visit in Second Life Cassini's Grand Finale This exhibit shows the Cassini orbiter in the final days of its 19 year Saturn exploration mission. As planned, Cassini will burn up in Saturn's atmosphere at 3:45 a.m. (Pacific) on September 15. The model consists of 606 system prims and is approximately life-sized. Visit in Second Life Victorian London in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal in the mysterious laboratory and visit London during the Victorian and Edwardian era. The time machine has a virus, so the time zones have been a bit mixed up. Visit some of the shops and buy clothes from a time when people still dressed in style or buy furniture from a time when these were crafted by people with real experience and talent. Once you're all dressed up, go for a meal at the oyster seller, say a prayer for the poor at the church, have a dance at the music hall and end your evening with a sing-a-long and few pints of ale at the Ten Bells pub. But be careful... the slums and backstreets are the hunting grounds of Jack the Ripper! Visit in Second Life Beach City Community Sim Welcome to Beach City! People who love Steven Universe or are looking to meet other new people to hang out with are welcome! This sim is photogenic, and there are new things to discover at every turn! Visit in Second Life Kinbaku The sky and sea bound in an ominous bank of dark grey. The sound of the rain forces you in towards the light. Ropes, rings, racks...an uncanny feeling creeps over your spine. Rich garment hanging over a wooden stand, the smell of flowers and incense. Eastern drawings of men bound in ropes, beautiful...Cages? Better go back now! But no... you can't resist the promises lingering at Kinbaku. Visit in Second Life Brand New Colony The Brand New Colony is back and better than ever! It is an adults-only scenic sim with countless nooks and crannies to explore and photogenic spots for taking snapshots. Picturesque islands filled with rolling hills, sprawling streams, lakes, waterfalls, and a well-stocked dungeon make this the perfect place to share a romantic moment or simply wander and have a good time. Visit in Second Life Fairhaven Fairhaven is an adult beach with a tropical jungle and multiple intimate areas. You'll find surfing and photo opportunities at every turn. There are monthly events for group members, along with rez rights and free group gifts. Visit in Second Life Obscure Rock Club “If you think you are too old to rock ‘n’ roll, then you are.” - Lemmy Kilmister. Obscure Rock Club, where fun, sex, craziness & rock-n-roll rule. Open to those who love to rock hard and party harder! Visit in Second Life Texas Stockyard Texas Stockyard is a sweet romantic place to take your sweetheart for an evening of ballroom dancing and cuddles. They play country music, southern rock, oldies and blues. Visit in Second Life The Corner Bar Enjoy smooth jazz at The Corner Bar. Visit in Second Life Mount Avalon Club Mount Avalon offers music and dancing in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy rock, pop, hard rock, dance and more in this stress-free environment. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Chic Aeon’s Steamy Mystery at Terradale. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  16. Sci-fi fans now have a new inworld hub for discovery of roleplaying hot spots in Second Life. The Sci-Fi Museum and Hub is a community-created, centralized starting point for all-things-sci-fi. It’s also one of our top picks for the week from the latest additions to the Second Life Destination Guide. Another favorite is the latest art exhibition “Ghost” from Cica Ghost, the prolific 3D artist who is known for her frequent pop-up art installations in Second Life. Like a ghost, Cica’s creations tend to appear and disappear quickly — so you’ll want to check it out fast before it vanishes. This weekend, there are also numerous new limited-time events added to the Guide including a new carnival with plenty of rides, a fantasy fashion event, a vintage California-themed experience and a Lunar Festival. Here’s all of this week’s highlights: Future by Cica Ghost ''If you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all.'' - John Green Visit in Second Life Sci-Fi Museum and Hub The Sci-Fi Museum and Hub features many interactive virtual model exhibits from popular science fiction, as well as space simulator rides, games, a theater, an independent project spotlight building, freebies, a full library, and a hub area with many teleports to sci-fi, STEM, and roleplaying areas throughout Second Life! Visit in Second Life Aero Pines Park Carnival Bring a date, friends and yourself and enjoy the carnival at Aero Pines Park. Rides, games, photo opportunities and more await you! Dunk your friends in the tank or go bowling. Ride the Gravitron, go roller skating or play video games. Good clean family fun is here and waiting for you! Event ends Oct. 7. Visit in Second Life Fable 2 Once Upon A Time What do you dream of? What is your fairy tale or horror story? Fairies, elves, fantasy, horror...the choice is yours. It is your story to write. L$10 gifts from 80 designers and event exclusives! Come submerge yourself into this fantasy world! Event ends August 26th. Visit in Second Life The Coven Lunar Festival The Coven is a new witchy event in Second Life featuring all things magical. This round is a special Lunar Festival round celebrating the moon and all things lunar.The sim is decorated with gorgeous lights and caravans. There is fortune telling, tarot reading, and many gifts from designers for people to grab. Come celebrate during this special round of The Coven. Held through August 26. Visit in Second Life California Dreamin' You are invited to Mieville's California Dreamin', a full sim of vintage California fun and sun! There are nearly 100 shopping booths plus entertainment, Gachas, shopping, dancing, amusements, entertainment, food and drinks and much more! Open through August 20, 2017. Visit in Second Life aQua aQua is the ultimate floating entertainment resort. Take a yacht over to this one-of-a-kind destination on a full sim surrounded by water and filled with exclusive themed shopping by top creators and designers. Come and enjoy the exquisite views, scintillating pools and luxurious yachts. Visit in Second Life The Coral Garden of Amarantha Welcome to the Coral Garden of Amarantha underwater exploration and adventure region. Swim with whales or dolphins, explore the underwater habitats or find the submarine and explore this 10-sim region and The Coral Garden of Templeton Cove. Visit in Second Life Cay's at Woodland Lake Cay's at Woodland Lake offers a variety of music ranging from classic rock, blues, country, oldies and more! Be entertained with an excellent selection of music in a beautiful and welcoming atmosphere. Cay's utilizes several venue areas and has earned a reputation as the "go to" place for special and holiday events. Visit in Second Life Avatar, Interrupted It is 2036. Religion is banned, and rioting is the norm. The government medicates the population to have greater empathy, moral reasoning, to be happy. Those who can't be medicated have run from being rounded up and controlled in other ways, and formed their own community in the wastelands of Gula. Visit in Second Life Mountain Lion Night Club Amusement Park Enjoy the amusement park while listening to live deejays in this open air club. Ride the latest roller coasters including Angry Birds and The Shark Tank or take a hot air balloon ride! Experience music from the 60s to present day including pop, new wave, top 40 and your requests! Themed events are held weekly including concerts and light shows, too! Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Sakura Noel. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  17. Feeling nostalgic? Step back in time and teleport to the 18th century for a historical fashion show at Larl Valley...or experience 60s and 70s Americana via the Time Portal. This week’s Destination Guide highlights also include not one — but TWO different London-themed summer carnivals? Which will you visit? (Hint: Why not both?!). There’s also a Goth-themed garage sale, a new interactive haunted attraction, a multi-spot art exhibition and several new photogenic spots you’ll want to explore. Did we mention the new fantasy/sci-fi roleplaying sim or post-apocalyptic city? Teleport at your own risk. Here’s this week’s highlights: 1950s & 1960s America in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal in the laboratory and visit an American city during the 1950s and 1960s. Shop at some of SL's best vintage shops, see a movie, rock 'n roll at the diner or listen to jazz poets at the beatnik bar! Visit in Second Life 18th Century Fashion Show Are you sexy? Do you know it? Prove it! Compete in the 18th Century Fashion Show, held at Larl Valley on Aug. 4th, 3-7pm (Pacific). Sign up to strut your stuff on the runway. Participants must be attired in 18th century clothing. Visit in Second Life London Summer Carnival Celebrate summer at a lovely carnival located in beautiful London UK (part of The Original London sims)! Highlights include a ride, hunts and a mid-month parade! Live music and celebrations throughout the carnival season promise an exciting time for everyone while enjoying the splendor of London! Visit in Second Life London City Carnival August is a busy time in London City, with real-life tie in events. including the London Carnival, Beer Fest, reggae, street bands, concerts and the beach scene. Get the most out of summer! More details at mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk. Visit in Second Life Haunted Haunted is a fabulous interactive experience that is frightening but fun! Here is a creepy carn-evil with lots of rides including a haunted house, spooky mall, scary graveyard, zombie hunting ,and much, much more! Visit in Second Life Seven Days Explore this art exhibit full of darkness, peace, beauty and wonder. Seven rooms dives into seven days of self examination as a submissive struggles to identify and conquer the emotions that bind them. Visit in Second Life Eclipse Tiny Place Eclipse Tiny Place is a place where people can hang out, relax or take pictures. Visit in Second Life Whimberly Come and explore the forest-themed Whimberly, where you can take lots of pictures, meet friends and have fun! Vloggers are encouraged to take videos, too! Visit in Second Life Sindaria Sindaria is a land of two worlds brought together through space and time. It is where Dragons soar the amber skies and Androids find refuge in the city streets. This community role-play sim is designed for lovers of everything from Tolkien to Lucas. Visit in Second Life Vimmershavn Vimmershavn is a walled-in city where life seems to have vanished...but, of course, it hasn’t. If you look closely, you will find pockets of hope and life even within the city. Visit in Second Life City of Palm Coast, FL Welcome to Palm Coast, Florida, home to a multi-sim family roleplay community with judicial, medical, fire, police, and education departments. There are also live music events and premium rentals. Visit in Second Life Wordsworth & His Surrounds This homestead is dedicated to the poetry of William Wordsworth and features the Fells and paths around Grasmere. Visit Dove Cottage, Wordsworth House and much more. There are horses and bikes to explore, as well as a garden centre with a small fun fair. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is Vista Animations. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  18. Looking for something to do in Second Life this summer? We’ve rounded up some of the best new events and destinations worth exploring, including a Hawaiian-flavored fashion fair, a Japanese summer shopping festival, several art installations and much more. Best of all, no sunscreen is required! Here are this week’s highlights: Okinawa Summer Festival Okinawa Summer Festival, held through August 8, features a market with 65 participating designers, as well as deejay events and a photo contest. Learn more at ryukyusim.wixsite.com/osf2017 Visit in Second Life The Aloha Fair The Aloha Fair is an annual sales event inspired by the summer and beaches -- all Hawaiian-style. This event features unique gifts and designs from the best creators across the grid. Event held July 28-Aug. 11. More info at eventhuntforeverplanners.wordpress.com. Visit in Second Life Myths, Mystics and Elements of Nature Step into a world of wonders and well-known childhood stories -- a place full of dreams, nature, photo spots and a feeling of wondering and magic. Explore and encounter many animals and mystical creatures on your way. Teleporters will bring you to different levels and show you the aspects of nature. Visit in Second Life Split Screen Installation Space Visit this special limited-time art exhibition from Split Screen Installation Space at LEA15. Visit in Second Life Village on Sol Existence Somewhat reminiscent of another time - created with love and happiness. This small seaside island offers solace to the wanderer, and there are quite a few places that might make a great backdrop for photos. Sol Existence is also home to .epilogue, where Charlotte Gilmore will host reading clubs, craft creating sessions and other fun events. Visit in Second Life SOOSH Art Gallery Wander through a whimsical, magical and romantic fantasy garden filled with original artwork by real life artist, SOOSH (Rox SOOSH a.k.a. Roxlette Resident). As you explore the gardens, you will see her paintings and drawings on flowers, mushrooms, fairies, unicorns, fawns, bunnies, birds, butterflies and more. Visit in Second Life SR Redemption SR Redemption takes places in the year 2077. The Sixth World is a dangerous place of magic and of orks, elves, humans and more. Come and work for wealth in the glass towers of mega corporations, or fight for your fate in the Barrens. Learn more at shadowrun-redemption.com. Visit in Second Life Twisted Cork Wine & Rock Bar The Twisted Cork Wine & Rock Bar is a casually upscale wine bar - just the kind of place where one unwinds after a busy day of shopping and blogging or when you want a dose of rock and chat! The Cork offers experienced DJs, a range of rock music, a gaming area, a romantic garden, a relaxing courtyard and a seaside couples dance area. Visit in Second Life Hot Buttered Soul Hot Buttered Soul, located @ Peaceful Rare Diamond, is more than R&B, neo-soul, jazz, reggae & blues. It's more than live soul singers, deejays and tribute concerts. It's about love. It's about your fantasy, awesome fun and games...and real soul music. Visit in Second Life Dynamic Evolution The next generation in mesh design in Second Life and coming soon to Sansar! Definition: Dynamic [dahy-nam-ik] adjective, Also, dynamical 1. pertaining to or characterized by energy or effective action; vigorously active or forceful; energetic: Evolution [ev-uh-loo-shuh n or, esp. British, ee-vuh-] noun 1. any process of formation or growth; development. Dynamic Evolution was inspired by a lifelong love of science fiction and modern/contemporary architecture. Visit in Second Life Arianne's Photo Gallery of PS-Home Playstation Home, which closed in 2015, was a service that was offered for free to PlayStation Network users. Explore this memorial photo pavilion dedicated to the memory of PS Home within Second Life. Visit in Second Life Mimosa Beach This small, pretty adult beach is a beautiful place to unwind, undress and relax by yourself or with others. A great place to take photos. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is AfRiCaRiBbEaN Africa Live. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  19. This week’s Destination Guide highlights are all about the summer heat and good beats. While the summer sun continues to shine, there are several beach hot spots and lively music events that you’ll want to explore. Highlights include a two-week arts and music festival, a flashback music fest, a spicy new beach club and more. If you’re looking to escape the heat and enjoy a William Shakespeare play or sip some ale in a historic tavern, you can time warp to London in the Tudor era. Whatever your bag, there’s always something to keep you hot, cool, calm or crazy in Second Life. Indie Teepee Opens noon (Pacific) on July 21! Indie Teepee, held through Aug. 6, brings people together through their love of song and art – breaking down barriers and providing a haven for music genres like indie, alternative, rock, electronic dance music and hip-hop. The event includes live music performances, original mesh designs and the creative forum. Full schedule at indieteepee.com. Visit in Second Life Tudor London in Time Portal Step through the Time Portal in the laboratory and visit London during the Tudor era. Have some ale at the tavern, visit the market, train your abilities with a sword and enjoy a new play by William Shakespeare at the Globe Theater at the end of the street! You can also shop with some of the best creators of historical items in SL. Visit in Second Life OMGoshigans Event at ShenaniganS Great Ormond Street Hospital (the Gosh in OMGoshigans) stands at the forefront of children's medicine and represents the pinnacle of research and development in the field. ShenaniganS is holding a marathon of music from 4 a.m. (Pacific) on July 21st to 10 p.m. on July 24th with performances "donated" by musicians, singers and deejays who perform and ask for donations to a single cause - OMGoshigans. Visit in Second Life 60's Summer Rock Fest Experience the look, feel and sounds of the 60's as Templeton Cove presents a weekend celebration of music, peace and love in an outdoor event space and campgrounds. Event held July 22 - 24. Visit in Second Life Fashion Dazzle Event Fashion Dazzle is a monthly designer event in Second Life. If you have wings of a dove, come dazzle! Visit in Second Life Frisky Beaver Beach Club The Frisky Beaver Beach Club is a live music concert venue that is also designed for exploring. Hang out, swim or jump on a scooter, bicycle or trampoline. Play a game of Greedy or enjoy the music and dance! Visit in Second Life Altitude A forgotten island containing the remnants of an old hangar is home to Altitude. Hang-out in the club, play or listen to music including weekly live performances. Use the open stage, available to all visitors. Whether enjoying the music, searching for photo opportunities or relaxing on the windswept beach, there is something for everyone. Visit in Second Life Woodcrest University Life goes on as usual for this college town...but unbeknownst to them, between its classes and college parties, a hidden society has been rising behind the walls of the Woodcrest University. Men and women have sworn to protect and keep out any unworldly creatures that may try to enter and wreak havoc upon their city. Who are these secret guardians? More at worldofsoap.wixsite.com/wosrpg. Visit in Second Life Slaughter Creek Manor Christopher Crawley and his bride Elizabeth arrived at Monte Cristo in 1876. 137 years later, they are still here... Visit in Second Life La Vanilla Nightclub Enjoy a laid-back vibe with modern music and golden oldies at La Vanilla Nightclub, which is the sequel to *The Sun* and Back2the80's.Open to the LGBTIQ community and like-minded. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is the Moya Chapel in the French Riviera. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  20. Looking to escape the summer heat? Chill out at one of the many new destinations we’ve rounded up for this week’s Second Life highlights, including an elaborate adventure hunt set in a Louisiana bayou, several fashion events, a new amusement park and many great spots to photograph. Don’t miss your last chance to attend the ongoing Hair Fair, which concludes on July 16. You’ll also want to plan ahead for next week’s Relay For Life event, held July 15-16. Here are some of our recommendations for the week: The Beached Bunny Hunt 7 The Beached Bunny has gotten himself into a real mess. His fat behind is wedged in the sand and he can't get out! To help him escape his sandy trap, and prevent a bad sunburn, collect all of the sand buckets and help dig him out! Don't delay, the bunny is burning so get out there and start hunting for beach pails to help him out of his jam. More info: evilbunnyhunt.blogspot.com Visit in Second Life Event Envee Event Envee is a monthly event that starts on the 10th of the month and always ends on the last day of each month. It was founded by Miss Brasil SL 2012, Bella Zenovka Moranni Ivanovic. They gather 60 designers and creators, as well as some of the best music in SL. Visit in Second Life eBENTO eBENTO is a new shopping event in Second Life that starts on the 15th of each month and focuses on items that are Bento-related. The founders of the event are Syra Hyun and Shine Messmer. More info at ebentotheevent.wixsite.com/ebento Visit in Second Life Alqualonde Alqualonde is the farthest east of the Undying Lands of Arda.... the first to receive the rays of the sun and the glow of the moon. Home to the Teleri, one of the three great races of Elves, who returned to the far west, but yearned for the sea. Now, in the 4th Age, Alqualonde has returned to the world from the Undying Lands to face a New Darkness. Visit in Second Life Battle of the Bulge The Battle Of The Bulge combat area is based on a snowy area in the Belgian Ardennes and features an interactive flag capturing system. There are destructible parts of the environment, as well as a varied landscape that extends from the forest and wheat fields into a small city center! Made for VICE vehicles and infantry. Visit in Second Life Bacon of Hope You've joined an effort to control the spread of the invasive water hyacinth in the bayou. But what do hippos have to do with it? And is something more sinister going on? This Basin Street Irregulars hunt is set in New Toulouse, an early 1900s-themed Louisiana community celebrating its tenth year in Second Life. This event runs through the month of July. Visit in Second Life Footprints In The Sand Footprints In The Sand is a beautifully decorated beach where you can hang out here with friends, family and loved ones. Beach rentals are available, too. Visit in Second Life Ash Falls A remote beach set in the Pacific Northwest for photos and soul searchers alike. Perfect for quiet romantic evenings, compelling photography or just hanging out with friends. Visit in Second Life Funland Amusement Center Funland is always open and features free-to-play games and activities, incuding skating, sledding, bowling, dancing, board games and more. Visit in Second Life The Grove Discover the elegant surroundings within The Grove in this diverse community of 12 sims. Relax in the romantic sunken gardens and numerous nature spots. Lay back on the warm sandy beaches or attend one of the exciting live attractions. With superb photo opportunities and extensive facilities, why make a wish when you can make a dream? Take the opportunity to become part of this exciting community. Visit in Second Life LX - Monochrome Art Photography You love photography and want to explore the biggest city in Second Life? You can in the heart of the industrial area of Bay City. Explore this contemporary gallery shop with a photography exhibit on the 2nd floor and enjoy the endless view from the rooftop over the Inner Habor in an ever-changing city. Visit in Second Life Jezebel's SpeakEasy and Burlesque JezeBelles SpeakEasy and Burlesque is home to The JezeBelles Dancers. The Belles perform at venues all over SL but this is where you'll find the premiere of their shows. Home to live music, dancing, theater and comedy. Visit in Second Life Anestezi Club Chat with new friends at Turkiye, a Turkish-language hangout space located on a newcomer-friendly beach with music in Second Life. Visit in Second Life TOP 10 DESTINATION GUIDE CATEGORIES Have you ever wondered what the most popular general-rated Destination Guide categories are? We’ve pulled the data for the past three years of activity to identify which categories are most clicked. Here they are: Editors’ Picks Photogenic Spots Romance Premium Gifts Adventure & Fantasy Featured Events Roleplaying Communities Games Popular Places Beaches Don’t forget to share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is for Eternal Conflict: Angels & Demons RP. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  21. This week’s Second Life highlights include the return of one of the biggest events of the year! Hair Fair is back for the 12th year in a row — and you won’t want to miss the many exclusive styles offered by many of SL’s top designers in support of Wigs for Kids. After you are done shopping, you’ll want to check out one of the many other big events on tap including a new hunt from MadPea, a Relay for Life 4th of July event and much more. Here are some of our recommendations for the week: Hair Fair 2017 Welcome to the 12th Annual Hair Fair, where a percentage of all items sold will be donated to Wigs for Kids. Hairstyles are created new and exclusive for the duration of the event, which is held July 1- 16. You'll find both styles for both men and women across all four sims. For more information, visit hairfair.wordpress.com. Visit in Second Life MadPea Summer Hunt Search the grid for hidden seashells while earning points you can cash in for exclusive prizes. There are amazing locations to explore, new achievements to unlock, incredible rewards to earn and so much more. If you liked the Mad Easter Egg Hunt, then you will love this! The excitement lasts until July 9th. Visit in Second Life Midsummer Enchantment Now until July 9, join this enchanting shopping experience for those with a love for dark romance, magical fantasy and Gothic weddings. If you explore the venue well enough, you may find hidden masquerade masks with new exclusive prizes. Visit in Second Life 4th of July Street Fair - RFL Event 4th of July Street Fair, open through July 9, features items from over 50 creators at great prices. There are also free gifts, gachas and more -- all for Relay for Life. This event is brought to you by the Old World Artisan Guild (team 22). Visit in Second Life London Hyde Park Event Field Celebrate Wimbledon in London with a month of tennis on the field and a strawberry hunt with fantastic weekly prizes. Throughout July, London offers various competitive sports and every Thursday there will be live music and a live DJ on the field from noon until 2 p.m. (Pacific). Don't forget your running shoes! Visit in Second Life London City Summer Soak up the sun on the beach, or head into the town for that perfect summer holiday in London City. There are weekly themed concerts through July including daily events and a comprehensive collection of clubs that will make this summer a total scorcher for you. For details, see mainlandlondon.blogspot.co.uk. Visit in Second Life Wonderaks Medieval Fairy Fantasy Wonderoaks is a medieval and elven fantasy realm. Set in a beautiful woodland, the village contains a number of interesting houses and shops nestled around the village pub. Walk through the countryside discovering magical scenery, hidden valleys, caves and secret meadows. Return to the village and investigate the great tree, laden with fantastic tree houses. Visit in Second Life Burrow Coffee Co. Welcome to Burrow Coffee Co., a humble little cafe where anyone and everyone is welcome. Grab a cup of coffee and meet up with friends and loved ones in this cozy and eclectic little coffeehouse. Check out the game room attic filled with a variety of addicting games, and don't forget to stop by one of the events! There are themed parties, live musicians, DJs, poetry readings, trivia nights and more. Visit in Second Life Berg by Nordan Art Berg by Nordan Art is proud to present The Swamp by Meilo Minotaur and CapCat Ragu. The installation represents a metaphor for fascism inspired by both artists' first hand revolution and post-revolution experiences in Portugal. Preset sim WL is recommended. Turn up the sound as sound and voice are both integral parts of the exhibit. Free avatars are available at the landing point. Visit in Second Life Stony Hill Vineyard Experience a little taste of wine country in this scenic build by Ezra Locke. Spanish and Italian influences can be found throughout. Relax at the country club or explore the vineyards and equestrian Area. Visit in Second Life Gale Storm Retreat Explore a remote Pacific Northwest cliffs setting while a storm is brewing just off shore. Relax, explore or ride out the storm and watch the rain. Plenty of pleasant secluded spots to enjoy with company or solo. Visit in Second Life Highwood Antlers National Park Come explore this beautiful park sim. Highwood Antlers National Park is a natural habitat with lots of deer and wildlife. Visit in Second Life The Drome The Drome is an underground club dedicated to live deejays who play a selection of saved vinyl and scratched mp3's including techno, house, acid, electro, chill, dub, dubstep, reggae and ska -- as well as other great sounds and blended beats between the flips and clicks. Visit in Second Life Redamancy Forest Redamancy Forest is a relaxing atmosphere for women to come enjoy a peaceful moment when SL becomes too noisy. Visit in Second Life Share your Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is for Arcadia Park. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via the web form.
  22. It’s summer time in Second Life! The new season officially arrives this week and Residents will find no shortage of hot getaways and cool events to explore inworld. One highlight you won’t want to miss is SL14B MusicFest, which starts today! This special event features three days of live music performances from some of the most talented musicians in Second Life. This week’s highlights also include the twelfth year of Second Pride and a unique hunt and event that is based on the Japanese “Star Festival” Tanabata. Here are some of our favorite new events and spots in SL this week: SL14B MusicFest Experience live music and interact directly with some of Second Life’s top musicians at Music Fest. Visit in Second Life 2017 Second Pride Festival It's gay pride in Second Life! The official SecondPride is happening for the 12th year in a row from June 23 to July 2nd! Don't miss the many parties held throughout the festival that include live performers and the best LGBT deejays on the grid. There's also shopping, gifts, a Japanese Garden, rides, a memorial church and more. Full schedule at second-pride.com. Visit in Second Life CADERU Vol.3. Tanabata This hunt and shopping event, held from June 19 to July 31, is themed after the popular Japanese "Star Festival" Tanabata. Collect the festival tickets and claim your reward! There is also a photo contest. Visit in Second Life Quiet After Evening You can hear the big beat of the hydrangea and streams and the quiet sounds of the drizzie. It has longed for home. The memory of a particular image is but regret for a particular moment. Visit in Second Life Mica's Maze Collection There are five mazes to try out and every maze works in a different way. In the gravity maze, you walk on the walls and ceiling like a fly. The 360 maze will test your memory. The rotating maze will make you dizzy. The unfair maze will drive you mad. Fortunately, there is also an easy maze. Mica's mazes are hard to solve. Do you have what it takes to solve them all? Visit in Second Life The Abandoned Beach Resort The Abandoned Beach Resort is a new post-apo beach sim, created by bg5 Slade. Feel the warm sun on your skin and the sand between your toes while exploring. It's 21 years behind apocalypse now and nature is gaining back the power over the environment. Will you get by in that post-apocalyptic dream? Visit in Second Life Of course, Second Life’s fourteenth birthday celebration (SL14B) also continues (and concludes) this week. If you haven’t checked out the many community-created exhibits for SL14B, then you’ll want to explore them soon before the disappear! Here are some of our favorites: Pinwheel A continuously changing patchwork of four patches made out of equally sized pinwheels. Visit in Second Life TJ's Mediamagic! Take a wildly immersive trip - figuratively and literally - into a world created by enveloping you in light and sound. There are free rocket rides available, too! Visit in Second Life Rawson Square, Nassau Welcome to Rawson Square in Second Life. In the Bahamas, twice a year Rawson Square becomes the focal point for the world famous Junkanoo Carnival. But you can celebrate with a Junkanoo party anytime in SL. Come put on a costume and hit the street. Let that Junkanoo beat move your feet! Visit in Second Life Torgon's Rollercoaster Let's celebrate SL's 14th birthday with the ride of your (Second) Life! Enjoy a rollercoaster ride filled with color, light, and speed! Visit in Second Life Neverland Soiree Beneath Hangman's Tree, a magical party is taking place. The pixies and the Lost Boys have prepared their home for a most fancy "soiree" and you are invited! First, you must make the perilous journey through the galaxy. Many say that it is impossible to find your way out of the never-ending maze of stardust... but those who believe in themselves will surely find their way. Visit in Second Life Don’t forget to share your SL14B and other Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features. Have you updated your Place Page yet? In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is for 18th Century Paris. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  23. Second Life starts to celebrate its fourteenth birthday this weekend — and you’re invited to the party! This year’s celebration has a Carnivalesque theme and features both official and community-created events, free gifts, and exhibitions. Everything opens this Sunday, but you can get a sneak peek at what to expect by visiting our SL14B directory in the Destination Guide. Don’t forget our ongoing SL14B Official Shopping Event, which features free gifts and exclusive items from many of Second Life’s top designers. There are too many SL14B highlights to list here, but we’ve assembled a few spots that you’ll want to check out: Come As You Were Party Party like it's 2003! Dress up and get down with your favorite outdated look from the earliest days of Second Life at this special SL14B event, held June 21 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (Pacific). Visit in Second Life Masquerade Ball Don't miss the Masquerade Ball, a special SL14B event held on Monday, June 19, from 11 a.m. tp 1 p.m. (Pacific). Visit in Second Life SL14B Cake Stage The SL14B Community Celebration Cake Stage is on four regions. Built by Mikati Slade, it is the centerpiece of the SL14B Community Celebration and also serves as a venue for musical and performance Art. Visit in Second Life The NeoVictoria Project at SLB14 Visit the NeoVictoria Project's parcel! This small community of artists is working together to bring their stories out of SL. The goals of the project are to enjoy great roleplay, make new friends, and create filmed stories (machinima). Visit in Second Life Masked: Carnevale di Venezia "Masked: Carnevale di Venezia" is a beautiful gallery of new photography done by Catalina Staheli, featuring the concept of amazing masks you'll see worn during Carnevale in Venice. Featured stylists include: Falbala Fairey, Beatrice Serendipity, Steele Sirnah, LeezahKaddour Resident, Zoya Braham, AnnaG Pfeffer, SeasidePurcell Resident, Xandrah Sciavo, Njegovanka Resident, and WrenNoir Cerise Visit in Second Life Hybridisation - Trimmer Bay Hybridisation is a process, an evolution. SL moved to RL and came back. The exhibit is an evolution in imagery and construction, through tortured prims, sculpties and mesh. From 2D to 3D, a new psychedelic experience. Visit in Second Life Newspaper Factory Newspaper Factory is passionate about publishing with a mission to encourage community-focused projects. Newspaper Factory shows the "whys" and "hows" over three floors in a beautifully re-purposed factory building. Contains two visual presentations and in-world papers for you to browse. Visit in Second Life Cassini's Grand Finale: Leeward CC This exhibit shows the Cassini orbiter in the final part of its 19-year Saturn exploration mission. Come explore the full-scale model then explore the seas of Second Life with the Leeward Cruising Club. Visit in Second Life A Shakespearean Theatre Tribute The Baron Collection presents A Shakespearean Theatre Tribute. Come test your knowledge of Shakespeare with the trivia boards and win original mesh prizes made exclusively for SL14B. Visit in Second Life Carnivale Fashion Through The Ages As SL14B has the theme of Carnivale, this exhibit shows some fashions which have been used in Venetian carnivals in the past. Information is also given on the history of some of the original wearers of these gowns and, finally, there is a (hopefully) humourous end to the visit at the top of the build. Visit in Second Life In addition to SL14B, there are several other new events and locations to explore. Here are some of our favorites added to the Destination Guide this week: Man Cave Man Cave is a refreshing monthly event that caters to the modern man with exclusive items that promise to entertain, stimulate your mind and keep you looking your best! With everything from gear, rides and style, Man Cave promises to deliver the biggest, baddest and best that Second Life can offer. Opens June 18. Visit in Second Life The Earth Repository A holographic simulation located in a space server committed to curate the memory of planet Earth. Visit in Second Life Forest Of Mystical Dreams Mermaids,dragons, furries, elen, pixies and even humans are welcome at the Forest Of Mystical Dreams. Discover romantic spots for you and your loved ones. Lite roleplay without all the rules. Dance under the stars or find one of many hidden bubbles and spots around the sim. Visit in Second Life Summer Of Love Concert (Relay for Life) Bust out your best tie-dye for an afternoon of 60s music and optional LCC sailing cruise at the beautiful Mount Cooper estate in celebration of Relay For Life and the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Hosted by the incomparable DJ BennyThe Boozehound. Event held Sunday, June 18, from noon to 6 p.m.(Pacific). Visit in Second Life Pictures of the Floating World "Pictures of the Floating World: The Art of the Japanese Woodblock Print" at The Vordun Museum and Gallery showcases the centuries-old art of Japanese printmaking. Full of color, nature, and beauty, this exhibit will transport you to Edo-period Japan (17th-19th centuries), and explain how these intricate masterpieces were created, and are still being created today. Visit in Second Life The Lost Cruise Ship Before all living was ended through the huge storm, some survivors brought the old vessel in the harbor of NYC back to live. It brought them as far as it could ended by a tropical storm on an island in the middle of nowhere. Will you get by? Visit in Second Life Nova Renegade - Colony of Ixion Nova Renegade offers gritty western sci-fi roleplay set on a backwater, mudhole of a volcanic planet orbiting a Red Dwarf star on the other side of the Milky Way galaxy. Visit in Second Life Share your SL14B and other Second Life pictures with our official Second Life Flickr — where we select our Pic of the Day features, and do not forget to update your Place Page! In addition to the Destination Guide, Place Pages are a new way for creators to share their unique destinations in Second Life — including 360-degree photos! Our featured Place Page this week is for the Sweet Tea Couture SL14 Shopping Event. If you have a place of your own that you want to share with the rest of us, make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.
  24. issues with Destination guide

    Hi Liviiia, I'm sorry to hear that you had some issues with the Destination Guide suggestion submission form. As others on this thread have pointed out, the form is very specific re: the dimensions of the web-hosted photo and it will reject anything that does not match the correct (657 x 394) format (URL path should end in .jpg). For the image, it is also true that one of our criteria is that the image should be an inworld snapshot of the actual location. If the form becomes too problematic, then please feel free to email the editors directly so that we can help process your submission suggestion manually. Our email is editor -at- lindenlab.com...and we'll be happy to help! Best, Brett
  25. Need help (Destination guide suggestion)

    Hi Voodoo, Sorry to hear you are having some issues with the parcel selection on the Destination Guide submission suggestion form. If you can't get it to display your preferred SLurl landing point, then please just email the editors directly at editor -at- lindenlab.com and we'll review your suggested description, image and SLurl manually. Or, if you prefer, you can also add the correct SLurl in the open-ended Editor Notes field of the form and we'll take a look. Best, Brett