Home may be where you hang your hat, but
Over the water, location unknown
Just where this particular hammock is perched is the photographer's secret – and with good reason. This looks like pure paradise. Our guess? Caribbean – or the South Pacific. One thing's for sure – you're going to get your feet wet on the way out there.
High in the trees, Aspen, Colorado
By the sea, Guatemala
Guatemala is known for its jungles, adventure, and... places to sleep? Judging by this picture, sure, why not. Bonus: when you wake up from your afternoon nap, you're in the perfect position to catch a fish for dinner.
By the lake, Vermont
Well, it's clear – bodies of water are appealing places to string up your sleeping spot. Fall in Vermont, in the northeast of the USA, is guaranteed to bring in changing foliage and still waters.
(Really) high in the trees, California
The famous Sequoia trees in California can be centuries old and hundreds of metres high. Getting up there? Not easy. Good news? Your hammock is probably not going to break any branches.
By a waterfall, China
This tri-tipped hammock is neatly strung up near the 'Five Dragon' waterfall in the Zhejiang region of China – an area known for its incredible falling water.
City slinging, Vienna, Austria
For this shot, photographer Sebastian
Over the Gasometers, Vienna, Austria
The Gasometer towers in Vienna were built just before the turn of the century to store city gas. These days, they're a village within the city, housing apartments, offices, and community space. The hammocks were mounted on a 95m
Chilling by a glacier, Monte Forno, Austria
From photographer Sebastian
Setting a record, Monte Piana, Italy
22 people in 16 hammocks, at the Monte Piana Highline Meeting in the Italian Dolomites. Worried? Worry not – the
After setting a world record, China
Alex Schultz didn't go to China to chase down a good plate of Kung Pao chicken – he wanted to set a new world record for highlining – and he did, at 375m. Of course, that required the occasional rest, but thanks to his mountainside hammock, he didn't need to go down to do it.
... and then there's the '
spacenet', Moab, Utah
What IS this thing? It's the Pentagon Spacenet. AKA, the world's biggest, highest hammock. Taking three days to build, and offering a resting space to dozens, it's a feat of daring, engineering, and awesomeness.