Month: December 2019

(CNN) — Under the dazzling blue sky, the glass-walled skyscraper that is Capital Gate twinkles in the sunlight as people bustle in and out of the airy lobby. Above them, just about visible, are the window cleaners — suspended with ropes and harnesses, artfully polishing Capital Gate’s 728 individually made glass panels, which are custom-designed
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It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Namib Desert is out-of-this-world extraordinary. Before arriving I already know the basic facts: formed around 55 to 80 million years ago, it’s thought to be our oldest desert, the second driest on the planet, and has the highest dunes anywhere. Yet in reality, when faced with the
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Sunset Over The Maldives Emerald Maldives Resort And Spa This month marks the opening of the Emerald Maldives Resort and Spa—a 5-star all-inclusive property occupying the entirety of the Raa Atoll. Set amidst the lesser-explored northern parts of the archipelago nation it features 120 oceanfront villas and untouched white sand beaches. Stunning beauty is par
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(CNN) — No matter which direction you travel from, there’s a ramp-up of vivid blue, yellow and even orange hues on buildings and structures before you actually enter the town of Izamal, Mexico. But you will know that you have arrived when you’re surrounded with golden-yellow walls on every building on every street. Nicknamed “La
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(CNN) — Considered the symbolic birthplace of Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn is arguably the most captivating site in the United Arab Emirates capital. With foundations dating back to around 1760, it also happens to be its oldest building. Surrounded by sprawling skyscrapers in the center of the city, the magnificent white fortress has served
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Beer is booming across the United States. According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in the United States is forecasted to reach around 9,200 by 2021, up from the more than 7,600 breweries there are in the country today. But these aren’t the big, mass-producing breweries that distribute nationwide. An analysis by VinePair
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(CNN) — Japan Airlines is giving away 50,000 free round-trip domestic air tickets to international tourists next summer — but there’s a catch. The giveaway aims to encourage tourists to see less visited parts of Japan, and perhaps take some of the strain off Tokyo between July 1 and September 30 next year as the
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Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted tours for more than 35 years. Voted Which? Travel Brand of the Year in 2017. Travellers are delighted with the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides, and the value for money. 97% of travellers book again. This holiday is provided by, and your resulting contract and booking
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Macadamia nuts with leaves. Getty In 2020, you may be seeing a lot more macadamia nuts. The plant-based food trend will remain strong next year, and consumers always want something different. From butters to yogurts, macadamia nuts will show up in different ways. The Most Expensive Nuts in the World  Macadamia nuts and flowers. Getty
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Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted tours for more than 35 years. Voted Which? Travel Brand of the Year in 2017. Travellers are delighted with the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides, and the value for money. 97% of travellers book again. This holiday is provided by, and your resulting contract and booking
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Principles for Responsible Investment warns investors to prepare for a world shift away from beef … [+] consumption. Photo by DANIEL GARCIA/AFP via Getty Images. AFP via Getty Images The analysts at Principles for Responsible Investment believe policies that mitigate climate change are inevitable, no matter how unlikely they seem right now. Those inevitable policies
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