Travel News: Atlantis to Open on Sanya China

Travel News: Atlantis to Open on Sanya China

 Atlantis Sanya, the first Atlantis resort in China, will fully open to the public on April 28, 2018. The grand opening of this ocean-themed integrated entertainment destination will coincide with the festivities of Hainan Province Special Economic Zone 30th Anniversary. Located on the Haitang Bay National Coast in Hainan province, Atlantis Sanya joins the flagship […]

Update: Dubai Offers 1st Look Inside QE2 Hotel

Update: Dubai Offers 1st Look Inside QE2 Hotel

Dubai Offers 1st Look Inside QE2 Hotel The world famous ocean liner is being converted into a luxury hotel and museum Social media users have been offered a 1st glimpse inside the world world famous Queen Elizabeth II (QE2) ocean liner as it undergoes a multi-million-dollar conversion into a hotel. The ship had been thought […]

FlyView Takes You Flying Over Paris

FlyView Takes You Flying Over Paris

FlyView will open a unique virtual reality attraction where visitors can visit Paris from the sky with a jetpack, taking in real-life 360° views of monuments and scenery-no computer graphics here! To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://www.multivu.com/players/uk/8299251-flyview-paris-virtual-reality-attraction/ This permanent attraction makes possible to fly over the world’s most beautiful city, a dream […]

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 drew participation of 118 horses from across the world, including the host UAE, United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Ireland, China and Japan. More than 60,000 fans of horse racing also watched the event. Dubai World Cup has become one of the highly important cultural and sporting events in the UAE. […]

Christie’s Dubai Watch Auction

Christie’s Dubai Watch Auction

Christie’s Dubai Watch Auction “It’s very clear there’s an appetite for watches across the region,” Friday, Patek Philippe watch made for King Farouk of Egypt in Y 1944 sold to an unidentified buyer for $912,500 at Christie’s in Dubai Friday, a record sum for a timepiece auctioned in the Middle East The 18-carat gold Patek Philippe Ref. […]

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Thoughts on the Florida Derby Draw

Co-owner Elliott Walden, President/CEO WinStar Farm (Audible, Post 8, 9-5): “With only nine horses in the race, it’s fine. Obviously there was some discussion about the 11 or the 12 going a mile and an eighth here at Gulfstream Park, but he doesn’t have to worry about that so I think everything else is good.” […]

Things are Booming at Dubai Airport

Things are Booming at Dubai Airport

Dubai International, DXB, has welcomed nearly 7 million passengers in February, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. The monthly traffic in February totalled 6,928,547 compared to 6,948,157 passengers recorded during the same month in 2017, down marginally by 0.3%. The year to date traffic reached 14,888,693 passengers, down 0.6% […]

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup The 2018 edition of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, and marks the fifth running of this highly successful partnership between Meydan Group, the Chengdu Municipal Government, the Chengdu Sports Bureau, the Wenjiang District Government and China Guangsha Group. The venue […]

Dubai World Cup: Excellence in International Racing

Dubai World Cup: Excellence in International Racing

Dubai World Cup: Excellence in International Racing by J A McGrath at Godolphin It can never be underestimated the impact the inaugural running of the G1 Dubai World Cup had on international racing over two decades ago. Cigar beating Soul Of The Matter at Nad Al Sheba in 1996 created story lines writers could normally […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wins the Season Opener ‘Down Under’ $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a virtual safety car to win the 2018 F1 Australian Grand Prix for his 3rd win down under. Mr. Vettel beat defending world champion Lewis Hamilton to the Chequered Flag, taking the lead after the 2 Haas cars retired bringing […]

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd

F1: Australian GP, Hamilton on the Pole, Ferrari’s Raikkonen, Vettel 2nd & 3rd $RACE Current world champion Lewis Hamilton (MBZAMG) took the Pole position for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne at record speed. The Mr. Hamilton posted a lap record 1 min, 21.16 secs for the Top Spot on the grid ahead of Ferrari […]

Four Seasons Luxury Resort in Belize

Four Seasons Luxury Resort in Belize

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island in Belize featuring magnificent oceanfront estates, private residences and overwater bungalows. Scheduled to open in 2021, the project is in partnership with Thor Urbana, Inmobilia Desarrollos and GFA Grupo Inmobiliario, three leading real […]

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously

F1: MercedesAMG Urges F1 to take Ferrari’s ‘quit threat’ Seriously $RACE The Big Q: Does F1 need Ferrari more than the Maranello outfit needs F1? The Big A: It’s difficult to imagine a F1 without Ferrari. MercedesAMG’s boss Toto Wolff says F1 risks playing with fire if it does not take Ferrari’s threat to quit the […]

18th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Aruba

18th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Aruba

The 18th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival hosted by Aruba is sure to have you seeing stars, Memorial Day weekend, May 23-28, 2018 with main stage concert headliners Alicia Keys, Maxwell and Marlon Wayans. Alicia Keys, a 15-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful […]

South Africa Sanctions Racist Attacks

South Africa Sanctions Racist Attacks

Violent attacks against South Africa’s white farmers are on the rise, according to Paul Toohey, a reporter from Australia’s Daily Telegraph, who traveled to the country. Last month, South Africa’s parliament voted to allow white-owned land expropriation without compensation. That followed South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa’s pledge to return the lands owned by white […]

The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands The Scottish Highlands has become a favorite spot for Gulf royals, that is not surprising given the stunning natural scenery and rich history. Regal and majestic, the lochs and mountains of the Scottish Highlands have a long and proud tradition of both defying and welcoming wide-eyed intruders eager to either dominate the […]

Dubai Travel News

Dubai Travel News

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is exhibiting at this year’s ITB. The world-renowned travel trade show is taking place from 7th to 11th March in Berlin and features 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries. This year marks Dubai’s 29th year at the international show, underlining the emirate’s commitment to the […]

UAE is taking Happiness to the World

UAE is taking Happiness to the World

UAE is taking Happiness to the World In a world dominated by many coalitions born of political exigencies, it is a mark of UAE’s visionary strength that it has spearheaded a coalition of nations based on the principles of promoting happiness as a global imperative, said Gulf News in an editorial today. The launch of […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Kranji Mile Goes International

Singapore Horse Racing: Kranji Mile Goes International

Singapore Horse Racing: Kranji Mile Goes International The Singapore Turf Club is speeding up the process of restoring its international status by elevating the Group 1 Kranji Mile over 1600 metres to invitational status this May. The Kranji Mile will run on Sunday, 20 May 2018 and will serve as springboard to its launch as […]

Best of Bangkok: Mozza by Cocotte

Best of Bangkok: Mozza by Cocotte

Best of Bangkok: Mozza by Cocotte Based on the same principles as Cocotte Farm Roast & Winery, Mozza By Cocotte offers a great selection of premium Italian products. Pasta and Pizza but also cheeses and cold-cuts. Comfort food oriented, the venue brings back the memories of a typical Italian cuisine “come la faceva la nonna” […]

The Face Of Nefertiti

The Face Of Nefertiti

In a historic forensic reconstruction project, Travel Channel is revealing the face of King Tut’s mother for the first time. The groundbreaking endeavor will be featured in a two-part special of the network’s hit series “Expedition Unknown” with Josh Gates, airing on Wednesday, February 7 and February 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The extraordinary sculpture […]

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’ The Eiffel Tower was closed and French authorities told drivers in the Paris region to stay home Friday as snow and freezing rain pummeled parts of the country that are ill-prepared for the wintry weather. The company that manages France’s most-visited monument said the […]

Travel News: Dubai on the Water

Travel News: Dubai on the Water

Dubai has recently made waves in the global maritime leisure industry, as Norway-based Manon Business Group announced that the emirate has become one of the top ten maritime capitals last year, and 5th in terms of competitiveness and attractiveness. The emirate continues to innovatively combine state-of-the-art waterfront properties and leisure-friendly initiatives to further enhance the […]

4th Dubai Canvas Art Festival

4th Dubai Canvas Art Festival

Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, GDMO, announced that the fourth edition of the Dubai Canvas Art Festival will be held in partnership with Meraas, one of Dubai’s leading holding companies, from 1st to 7th March, 2018, at La Mer. Mona Al Marri, Director-General of GDMO, said, “Organising the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps $RACE If you are in the Italian Alps, you know it is Winter. And, as you may imagine, car aficionados are taking full advantage of the snow. And while the Snow means you can easily play with any kind of sled or car, there are not too […]

Travel News: Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat

Travel News: Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat

The Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat With An Indulgent Bent  While most practitioners of mindfulness retreat to the pagoda and the sangha for space and community, The Sanchaya is stepping up as an alternative venue for a retreat that indulges silence and calm, to be sure, but great food and fine wine, as well. The 10-hectare […]

Welcome to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi $RACE Ferrari World is located on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates. The indoor amusement park opened in November 2010. Its centerpiece is Formula Rossa which park claims is the fastest roller coaster in the world. I love Disney World. Since childhood, the park’s rides, ambiance, […]

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing

Singapore Turf Club Launch Tuesday Night Racing For the first time in the annals of Singapore horse racing, race meetings will be held at Kranji on Tuesday night starting from 23 January, 2018! Racegoers will thereafter be able to again attend such meetings – which will all be mixed turf and Polytrack meetings – on […]

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Travel News: The Spa at Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Fusion Gets a New Name and Wellness Concept in Cam Ranh Cam Ranh’s only all-spa inclusive resort introduces aerial & kids yoga and new spa therapies Fusion Resort Cam Ranh, on Vietnam’s south central coast, welcomed the new year with a new name and a new wellness concept. The all-spa inclusive resort has revamped its […]

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Travel News: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 Emerges as THE Place to See the Real Saigon A neighborhood of leafy avenues, storied palaces and pagodas, meaningful museums and some of Vietnam’s most striking colonial architecture, District 3 is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most underrated enclaves. As well as history and heritage, it is also […]

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin sends out a powerful team for the second fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, with last year’s G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen runner-up Comicas among 18 runners at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 18 January. Five-year-old Comicas (Charlie Appleby/William Buick, drawn five) races on dirt for the six-furlong G3 Dubawi Stakes having thrived over […]

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City Macron has failed France The levels of drug-related crime in parts of the Paris Metro have seemingly spiralled so out-of-control that train drivers are refusing to stop at certain stations. The Unsa RATP union, which represents the Paris Metro and bus network, has sent a letter to Gerard […]

Terrorism Plagues Europe

Terrorism Plagues Europe

Terrorism Plagues Europe Germany German intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen has said that the security services are facing a record numer of Islamists. The news comes as world leaders announce the defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria, potentially prompting an exodus of fighters. The number of Islamist sympathizers is at an “an all-time high”, Maassen, […]

Cultural Marxism Destroying Europe

Europe is “dismembering itself” by not supporting the “continuity of its people,” a chairperson of Germany’s left-wing populist party Die Linke said, adding that its politics are leading to “nationalistic aspirations.” Speaking at the party’s conference on Sunday, Sahra Wagenknecht criticized the politics supported by Chancellor Angela Merkel, Social Democrat (SPD) leader Martin Schulz, and […]

Charlie Appleby names five to follow at the Dubai World Cup Carnival 2018

Charlie Appleby names five to follow at the Dubai World Cup Carnival 2018

Charlie Appleby names five to follow at the Dubai World Cup Carnival 2018 2016 and 2017 International Trainer of the Year, Charlie Appleby, names five horses to follow at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan this season Comicas I am very hopeful for him this season. Working back from the G1 Golden Shaheen on […]

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany

Travel: Taking in Munich, Germany Munich’s combination of culture, history and hearty food makes it well worth a visit The Bavarian city of Munich has long held an allure with travellers the world over for its unique taste of German culture and tradition. But while the focus of many visitors may be the Oktoberfest celebrations, […]

Philippines on Volcano Watch

Philippines on Volcano Watch

The Mayon volcano in the Philippines has spewed ash several times over the weekend, forcing authorities to evacuate two villages in its vicinity and raise the threat level, warning of potential “hazardous magmatic eruptions.” Mayon (Central Bicolano: Bulkan Mayon, Filipino: Bulkang Mayon), also known as Mayon Volcano or Mount Mayon, is an active stratovolcano in […]

Virgin Galactic Spaceplane Test

Virgin Galactic Spaceplane Test

Virgin Galactic conducted its first spaceplane test of the year with a high-speed flight over California’s Mojave desert. The reusable winged spacecraft is designed to carry up to eight people beyond the final frontier. Thursday’s test flight, Unity’s eleventh, went according to plan. “The glide flight tested transonic flight performance, stability and control,” said Virgin […]

What is the Happiest Place in America ?

What is the Happiest Place in America ?

What is the Happiest Place in America ? Hawaii is the State With the Happiest Workers in America; D.C Has the Unhappiest: Study by Sokanu Sokanu’s study provides a timely insight into what makes a fulfilling career in today’s world – Hawaii claimed the top spot for America’s happiest workers for the second year in […]

Tsunami Spotted After Earthquake in the Caribbean

Tsunami Spotted After Earthquake in the Caribbean

Tsunami Spotted After Earthquake in the Caribbean A 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea north of Honduras, triggering multiple tsunami warnings in the area, including for the coasts of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.8, was centered 125 miles (202 […]

Dubai Property Festival

Dubai Property Festival

The Dubai Land Department, DLD, has announced the launch of Dubai Property Festival, DPF, a three-day sales and purchase event to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 9th to 11th April, coinciding with a series of events in Dubai aimed at attracting global investment to the UAE. The three-day festival is expected […]

Travel News: Carnival in Rio

Travel News: Carnival in Rio

Rio’s annual carnival is seen as a money-making extravaganza for the city. But evangelical Mayor Marcelo Crivella isn’t a fan and slashed funding for next month’s parade, forcing samba schools to cut their cloth accordingly. Before his bombshell announcement in June that he was halving the budget of some $7 million, newly-elected Crivella broke with […]

Travel: Cambodia

Travel: Cambodia

Travel: Cambodia Not too long ago a trip to Cambodia could begin and end with the Khmer temples of Angkor Wat (pictured above: Ta Prohm Temple, part of the Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia). Not anymore Interest in the country’s natural treasures now extends to the country’s untouched islands and mountainous rain-forest where […]

Bomb Cyclone Freezes USA

Bomb Cyclone Freezes USA

Bomb Cyclone Freezes USA An intense “bomb cyclone” pummeled the U.S. East Coast on Thursday with high winds and heavy snowfalls, leaving thousands of flights cancelled, schools and offices closed, and millions of Americans bracing for power shortages. Snow plows and salt trucks rumbled down streets and highways as the powerful winter storm that has […]

Travel News: Dubai Still Booming

Travel News: Dubai Still Booming

Travel News: Dubai Still Booming Emirates has been named the world’s safest airlines in 2017, according to a specialised study which was conducted by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) for the air industry magazine Aero International. Etihad Airways featured high as well among the world’s safest airlines, according to the list which […]

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai

World’s New Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai The Emirate already holds the record for the world’s tallest hotel with the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai will become the home of the world’s new tallest hotel in the coming weeks as the Gevora prepares to opens its doors. The emirate already held the record for the […]

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday

Magic Millions Gold Coast Raceday Saturday 13 January 2018 – Gold Coast Turf Club View the current Top 50 in Ballot order for the 2018 $2m Magic Millions 2YO Classic here (as at 30 December 2017) View the current ballot order for the 2018 $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas here (as at 27 […]

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite

Magic Millions : Pierata Should Start Favourite Exciting colt Pierata (3c Pierro x November Flight, by Flying Spur) stamped himself as the horse to beat in the $2m Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on Saturday week with a dominant win in the Group III BRC Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben on Saturday and the son of […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview

Hong Kong Horse Racing: New Years Day Preview Hong Kong Races returns to Sha Tin tonight with a good race card. Here are the Hong Kong Happy Valley selections from Knightsbridge home of quality race horses. Race 1. Kowloon Peak Hcp (C5) “B+2” Course, 1400M, Expected Going: Good Prize Money: $660000, Rating: 40-0, Class 5 1. (6)  Scarborough Fair 2. (10)  Winning […]

Record Attendance at the Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Museum in 2017

Record Attendance at the Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Museum in 2017

Record Attendance at the Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Museum in 2017 $RACE The Ferrari Museum set an official attendance record in Y 2017 with 500,000+. For those that have not had a chance to check out the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, there is a new exhibition on display joining “Under the Skin” and “Infinite Red.” Called “GP d’Autore,” the exhibition is […]

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana

There is No Protection from the Illegal Federal Use of Recreational Marijuana Monday, 1 January 2018 the State of California legalizes marijuana for recreational use, but that will not stop federal agents from seizing the drug, even in small/tiny amounts, on freeways and back country roads. Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at 8 Border […]

Travel News: New Year’s Eve Yacht Gathering 2018 Dubai

Travel News: New Year’s Eve Yacht Gathering 2018 Dubai

Sea Dubai, the foremost initiative for enhancing Dubai’s competitiveness as a leading destination for marine leisure tourism, has announced its plan to launch the “New Year’s Eve Yacht Gathering 2018” from 29th to 31st December, 2017, with the support of 12 public and private entities, and the participation of more than 1,000 yachts. The event […]

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat

Magic Millions: Best Places to Eat If you are heading to Australia’s Gold Coast this January for any of the Magic Millions festivities here are my top picks of place to head for dinner after a day at the sales or the races. Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar […]

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri 

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri 

Bangkok’s Newest Luxury Landmark: Magnolias Ratchadamri Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard is the latest Super-luxury development that has risen in Bangkok, Thailand. The 60-story high-rise mixed-use development sits on 9,600 sqm of prime real-estate on Ratchaprasong Road, comprising luxury residences and the 5-Star Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, the 1st Waldorf Astoria in South East Asia. To elevate the […]

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi The Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da’Vinci smashed world artwork auction records last month. The world’s most expensive painting Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is to be displayed at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum announced on Wednesday. In a brief […]

Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII

Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII

The Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII Sitting back and enjoying the deep-seated luxury of the new Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII Rolls-Royce’s Phantom models justifiably claim to be monarchs of the automotive world, having been in almost continuous production for 92 years There’s no other nameplate out there that is even close to achieving 100 anni status, so the […]

To the Friends of Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

To the Friends of Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

  To the Friends of Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este With a keen sense of anticipation of the great things to come in the New Year the Selecting Committee of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018 the historical automobile and motorcycle experts have determined the classes for the weekend of 25-27 May 2018 when the most […]

Dominick Hotel New York City at the Height of Luxury

Dominick Hotel New York City at the Height of Luxury

Unparalleled modern luxury continues in downtown Manhattan as The Dominick, located at 246 Spring Street, debuts today and is now accepting reservations. The independent hotel was formerly known as the Trump SoHo New York. As the only Five-Diamond property in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, the 46-story, 391-room hotel offers guests unsurpassed accommodations and sweeping […]

Investing in Dubai

Investing in Dubai

The Annual Investment Meeting, AIM, will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 9th to 11th April 2018 with the participation of leaders, decision-makers and high-level local, regional and international government officials. The annual forum is one of the leading regional events on foreign direct investments, FDI, and is organised by the UAE […]

Astronauts Blast-off for International Space Station

Astronauts Blast-off for International Space Station

Astronauts Blast-off for International Space Station A capsule carrying 3 astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a 2-day journey to the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle launched at 1:23 p.m. (0723 GMT; 2:23a EST) Sunday from Russia’s manned space-launch complex […]

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick

The Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes headlines a cracking pre-Christmas day of blacktype racing and free family entertainment at Royal Randwick this Saturday, 16 December. The James Cummings trained Godolphin runner Interlocuter, to be ridden by Tye Angland, is the $3.20 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the Inglis Villiers, ahead of Chris Waller’s runner […]

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse

Get 2018 off to a lucky start on January 1 at Sha Tin Racecourse, $80 million Mega-jackpots for the New Year The New Year is just around the corner. Racing fans can get 2018 off to a galloping start by attending the “Lucky Start January 1 Raceday” at Sha Tin Racecourse. And with a total […]

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone The project is being developed in the Umm Ramool area by DAFZA and wasl A new $740-M freezone dedicated to e-Commerce has been launched in Dubai, in a bid to attract more DFI (foreign investments) and further diversify the emirate’s economy. Called Dubai CommerCity, the project is being developed as a […]

Fly Like Marty McFly on The Sanchaya’s New Electric ‘OneWheel+’ Boards

Fly Like Marty McFly on The Sanchaya’s New Electric ‘OneWheel+’ Boards

Fly Like Marty McFly on The Sanchaya’s New Electric ‘OneWheel+’ Boards The Sanchaya has welcomed self-balancing electric ‘OneWheel+’ boards, giving riders the feeling of flying along one of the world’s most stunning stretches of beach. Similar to protagonist Marty McFly’s iconic hover board in the cult classic trilogy Back to the Future, the estate’s two […]

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas

Saudi Travel Agencies Now Issuing Tourist Visas Travel to the Kingdom was previously restricted to pilgrims, businessmen and family members of residents. Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has reportedly issued the first licence allowing travel agencies to issue tourist visas. The move follows the restructuring of the travel and tourism sector […]

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up

Huge Southern California Wild Fire Flares Up Sunday, a powerful flare-up on the Western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from a fleet water-dropping planes and helicopters saved homes as unpredictable […]

Archaeologists Discover 2 Ancient Tombs at Luxor

Archaeologists Discover 2 Ancient Tombs at Luxor

Archaeologists Discover 2 Ancient Tombs at Luxor Saturday, Egypt announced the discovery of 2 small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years, and hopes it will help the country’s efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector. The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for […]

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi

World’s Most Expensive Painting to be Displayed at Louvre Abu Dhabi The Christ by the Renaissance master smashed artwork auction records last month  The world’s most expensive painting Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is to be displayed at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum announced on Wednesday. In a Tweet the Louvre confirmed […]

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec

Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club: Christmas Party Monday 11 Dec If you are lucky enough to be in the Tuncurry-Foster area this Monday, find your way down to the Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club for the best Christmas Party in the region. The first Monday meet to be held at the club, the Christmas party race day […]

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants

Michelin Rated Chef Antonio Mure’ Barrique in America’s Top 100 Restaurants Romantic Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Venice, California Chef Antonio Murè literally brings a lot to the tables in his Venice, California restaurant. Chef Mure’ was born in Porto-palo di Capo Passero, Sicily, and grew up in Parma, Emilia Romagna, his  formative years […]

Wildfires Rage, Waze app Sends Some Drivers to SoCal Infernos

Wildfires Rage, Waze app Sends Some Drivers to SoCal Infernos

Wildfires Rage, Waze app Sends Some Drivers to SoCal Infernos $GOOGL Google’s navigation app, Waze, is directing some drivers right into neighborhoods where wildfires in Southern California have forced road closures and evacuations Roads closed as a result of the wind-whipped fires have no traffic on them, apparently making them attractive to Waze’s algorithms, the […]

100 Best Restaurants in America

100 Best Restaurants in America

From impeccable service to one-of-a-kind dining experiences, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today reveals its 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2017. The list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America reflects the combined opinions of more than 12 million restaurant reviews […]

Travel News: The #TravelBrag

Travel News: The #TravelBrag

Travel News: The #TravelBrag “BRAGTAG” overtakes the humble HASHTAG as travel becomes the new social currency for millennials Whether it’s the deluxe suite, the hip hotel or the #foodporn, the #TravelBrag has become an essential part of any trip New research from Hotels.com® global Mobile Travel Tracker*, has discovered a new millennial trend, of ‘travel […]

Modena Home to Ferrari and Maserati, a Car Lovers City

Modena Home to Ferrari and Maserati, a Car Lovers City

Modena Home to Ferrari and Maserati, a Car Lovers City $RACE, $FCAU, $VLKAY The 1st time I walked through the city center of Modena, Italy, cobblestone streets dating back centuries was in Y 1968, I has business at both the Ferrari and Maserati works. I saw couples walk arm-in-arm, laughing groups of friends stroll the […]

Investing in Thailand 2018

Investing in Thailand 2018

Thailand is well position to connect investors to new opportunities arising from the increasing border trade and the region’s rapid economic growth. With its strategic location in the center of ASEAN with emerging markets, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia and southern China, on its border. In the first nine months of 2017, statistics from Thailand’s […]

Art News: Art Miami 2017

Art News: Art Miami 2017

As Art Miami 2017 (http://novakart.com/art-miami) begins December 5 and continues through December 10, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art gallery celebrates artists David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Sam Francis, Jim Dine, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, Howard Hodgkin, Frank Stella, Ralph Goings, Jean Dubuffet, Alex Katz, Saul Steinberg, Tom Wesselmann, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Robert Motherwell. […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3

Singapore Horse Racing: Sunday Preview Dec 3 Singapore action returns Sunday with an 11 race card, the last meeting of 2017, here are our selections for the day brought to you by Knightsbridge Bloodstock Come racing in Singapore in 2018 with one of their easy syndicates. RACE 1: CLASS 5 – 1200M (POLYTRACK) TIME: 12:50 […]

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre

UAE Leaders’ Portraits Grace the Gates to the Financial Centre Dubai International Financial Centre’s iconic Gate building has been decorated with giant images of 2 UAE leaders. To mark the 46th National day on 2 December, the 50×20 metre images portray the Father of the Nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and […]

Competition for the Pebble Beach’s “Golden Ticket” is Underway

Competition for the Pebble Beach’s “Golden Ticket” is Underway

The Competition for an Invitation to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is Underway 2018 Features Include Motor Cars of the Raj, Rollston Coachwork, OSCA and Tucker  To car collectors around the globe an invitation to the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the the Golden Ticket. It is rare and hard to come by, and the […]

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