Dubai: The future of tourism

December 24th, 2013

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Artificial man-made islands, which when seen from space, forms the shape of the world. The tallest building ever built, topping out at over half a mile high with the world’s largest mall. The world’s tallest hotel and only self acclaimed 7 star hotel built on it’s own island. Where can you find this all these … Continued

When people think of Liverpool, they probably think of football, the Beatles and the iconic emblem that represents some of the city’s most enduring mythology, the Liver birds! Visitors to the city are likely to spot the instantly recognisable birds almost immediately if they enter via one of the two tunnels that cross from the … Continued

“Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius.”-Mark Twain Ask anyone whom has been to the small island off the eastern coast of southern Africa what they they liked most on their amazing trip: Relaxing on the famous white sand beaches with remarkably clear water, embarking on a fabulous hike all … Continued

Holidays in Florida: Oh, the places they stole. Four times this year I’ve been to the canals of Venice, without ever setting foot in Italy. In Vegas, Macau, Qatar and where I live, Venice, California, there are facsimiles of the famous waterways, only cleaner, shinier, and without the creases of deep history. Theme parks, made-made-islands, … Continued

This is Part 2 of a guest post by Johanna Castro: Click here to read Part 1 It’s been said that The Philippines was once a convent, but that it was converted to Hollywood, and no more is this true than at Christmas when lights flash and sparkle from rooftops and houses and palm trees, … Continued

Sin City. Entertainment Capital of the World. Gambling Capital of the World. The Marriage Capital of the World. The list of nicknames for Las Vegas goes on and on. Whatever you want to call it, Las Vegas has something for everyone wanting to visit here from kids all the way up to senior citizens. No … Continued

December is one of the most colorful months in Europe. And we have Christmas Markets to “blame” for this. A Christmas Market is basically a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas. They most often open around the start of Advent (which in 2013 starts on December 1) and close sometimes between Christmas and … Continued

Where in the world can you experience an all you can eat buffet with seafood that was caught that day and cooked to your liking for next to nothing? Where in the world can you paddle a kayak in the sea to go rock climbing and then lounge on the beach afterwards? Where in the … Continued

A Guest Post by Johanna Castro We love The Philippines at any time of year, but if you’re thinking of traveling to The Philippines during the Christmas holidays, you can expect all sorts of festivities and festivals. I was lucky to live in a suburb outside Manila for nearly 4 years and my over-riding memory … Continued