Feeding Your Spirit

Feeding Your Spirit

HOW NATURE IS THE GREAT HEALER, BEING SURROUNDED BY PLANTS IS AS BENEFICIAL AS EATING THEM In October of last year, when the 1st bite of Fall entered the air and New York City began to sport an autumnal glow, I left my noisy, crowded urban home of a decade and headed south. My destination […]

Vienna (Wein), the Most Livable City in the World

Vienna (Wein), the Most Livable City in the World

Named the most livable city in the world for 2 years running, Vienna is also an super place to visit. Living up to ‘nicknames’ like the City of Music (Mozart and Beethoven) and the City of Dreams (Freud) is no easy task, but Austria’s awe-inspiring capital pulls it off. You can feel its grand history as […]

‘City-Killer’ Asteroid Just Missed Earth

‘City-Killer’ Asteroid Just Missed Earth

FLASH: A huge asteroid just missed Earth and was not noticed by astronomers until the very last minute. The asteroid seemingly appeared from “out of nowhere,” said Michael Brown, a Melbourne, Australia observational astronomer. NASA estimated the object was 187-427 feet wide and missed Earth by 45,0000 miles this week, less than 1/5 of the […]

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Stepping into Bangkok where sensory overload hits you like a wave. A million different scents and noises overwhelm you, making this city 1 of the most electrifying destinations in the world. Whether you are eating street food, wandering through an ornate temple or trying to navigate streets crowded with tuk-tuks, Bangkok is packed with adventure. […]

Going to Chicago?

Going to Chicago?

Chicago hails visitors with a very Midwest welcome, and very few hard-and-fast rules. But these tips will help you blend in like a local and get the most out of any visit. How to Greet Someone First and foremost, don’t forget to say hello. This is a friendly city where “good morning” and “hey, hello” go a […]

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

FLASH: After claiming the title of world’s most livable city in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual index last year, Vienna (Wein) recently topped Mercer’s annual Quality of Living survey too. For the 10th year running, Vienna, Austria took the number one spot in the annual Quality of Living survey conducted by Mercer, a human resources consulting […]

‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

‘The Great Pompeii Project’ Offers New Looks Into Life Before the Disaster

FLASH: Almost 2,000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the ancient Roman city is still giving up its long-buried secrets. Fantastic frescos, preserved mosaics and obscene graffiti are just some of the discoveries emerging from the largest archaeological dig at the site since the 1950’s. As teams of construction workers shore up […]

Explore Bangkok, Thailand

Explore Bangkok, Thailand

Did you know, that although it is known as Bangkok, the official name of the city contains 169 characters and is the longest in the world.  Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin […]

The Hidden Gems of Mexico

The Hidden Gems of Mexico

The Hidden Gems of Mexico If you have been to Mexico like I have then chances are that you have seen Cancun, Los Cabos and Mexico City. While there are reasons to add these to your list of places to visit or re-visit, there are lots of other destinations that are a lot more interesting […]

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

There’s nothing that this Renaissance Italian city does not do well, from mouthwatering food and historical gems to boutique shopping and incredible art, this city has long reigned supreme where to visit in Italy. Every corner conceals a masterpiece, whether an artful plate of pasta or a statue from a Renaissance sculptor. You will never […]

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows Hong Kong is a large cosmopolitan city that you cannot compare to New York or London. To get the sense of Cantonese culture, you have to get out of HK Central and explore the outlying islands, New Territories, and surrounding fishing villages, and to help you get the most out […]

Panama City, Panama

Panama City, Panama

| Panama City, pictured above, sits at a Crossroads of Oceans, Continents, Cultures and Lifestyles. This vibrant cosmopolitan hub in the middle of a tropical rain-forest embodies the best of all worlds. Easy-going and relaxed, Panama City is much more than just a passing-through point for cargo ships and travelers. This city mixes colonial influence […]

Canberra, Traveling in the Wonderful World of OZ

Canberra, Traveling in the Wonderful World of OZ

Meet Canberra, the unsung hero of the Land Down Under aka OZ. It is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Sydney and Melbourne, but this capital city deserves a spot on your Australian itinerary. A wholly Australian city, Canberra brings together the elements that make this nation so special – fantastic natural […]

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled

Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) MEB EV Platform Unveiled $VLKAY Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) has unveiled its Electric for All initiative, which will set out to introduce EVs over the better part of the next 10 yrs at what the automaker says will be affordable prices. VW is aiming to sell around 150,000 electric cars by Y 2020 and increase annual sales […]

Singapore

Singapore

| Singapore has been waiting for its day in the Sun, it is here! Over the past 10 years, the nation has been building up its infrastructure along with a sparkling reputation for modern innovation and high-class luxury. Now, the City-State is getting its due, proving itself a star among Asia’s finest for travelers of […]

Chicago Begins This Weekend With 20 Shootings

Chicago Begins This Weekend With 20 Shootings

Chicago Begins This Weekend With 20 Shootings Last weekend, 74 people in Chicago were hit by gunshots, 12 were shot dead. Chicago began another weekend of violence, with 20 Black people shot Friday and early Saturday, including 5 juveniles it was reported Saturday. Of the victims, 1 was mortally wounded when an 18-year-old Black man […]

Abu Dhabi to Hold Its 1st Marathon

Abu Dhabi to Hold Its 1st Marathon

Abu Dhabi to Hold Its 1st Marathon The Marathon aims to “showcase the city of Abu Dhabi to a global audience” and attract top competitors Abu Dhabi Sports Councils (ADSC) has announced a partnership with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to host the city’s 1st Marathon. The Inaugural event will be held on 7 […]

Californian’s Revolt Over State Sanctuary Law

Californian’s Revolt Over State Sanctuary Law

Californian’s Revolt Over State Sanctuary Law California in ‘Revolution’ Over State Sanctuary Law Democratic Governor Jerry Brown under fire. Wednesday, US President Donald Trump called out California Governor  Jerry Brown (D) and his state’s sanctuary laws, Tweeting that many parts of the Golden State “want out” of the plan. “There is a Revolution going on […]

Celebrating Vanderbilt Renaults at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Celebrating Vanderbilt Renaults at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Celebrating Vanderbilt Renaults at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance   Fewer than 20 Renault AI 35/45 HP Runabouts were produced, and four of the five remaining 1907 racers — often called simply “Vanderbilt Renaults” — graced the 18th fairway at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. A bit of History Founded in 1899, Renault soon emerged as a […]

Saudi Arabia’s New Mega City NEOM is Crown Prince’s Desert Dream

Saudi Arabia’s New Mega City NEOM is Crown Prince’s Desert Dream

Saudi Arabia’s New Mega City NEOM is Crown Prince’s Desert Dream Future reforms are expected to cut subsidies, raise taxes, overhaul the education system Saudi Arabia’s planned $500-B mega-city is an oasis of stunning cliffs, sandy beaches and high-tech projects powered by wind and solar energy where robots outnumber humans and a cosmopolitan lifestyle offers […]

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode From less traffic congestion on roads to connected healthcare systems, smart cities are moving to revolutionize the way the region functions The GCC region has been witnessing transformation on an unprecedented scale in the last few years, with economic challenges and technological progress having a combined effect on […]

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi The Vietnamese capital offers an eclectic mix of culture, food, atmosphere and history on the banks of the Red River Despite often being described as a calmer alternative to buzzing Ho Chi Minh City to the South, Hanoi can certainly take your breath away. Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of […]

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls 

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls 

Travel Review: Azerbaijan Calls The ‘Fire Country’ has an eclectic mix of historical attractions set alongside new-world wonders to satisfy the taste of any visitor If mud-spouting volcanoes and a mountain fire that’s been burning ceaselessly for the last 4,000 years are things you want to tick off your travel bucket list, Azerbaijan is the […]

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth A Citywide Initiative Highlighting The Luxury Destination’s World-Class Health And Wellness Offerings. Kicking off with an expert panel discussion featuring Supermodel and Actress, Christie Brinkley, the city will offer a host of experiences at hotels, restaurants, and spas throughout the summer. Iconic Supermodel Christie Brinkley, a vegetarian since the […]

Texas AG Moves to Protect Anti-Sanctuary City Law

Texas AG Moves to Protect Anti-Sanctuary City Law

Texas AG Moves to Protect Anti-Sanctuary City Law Texas has filed a preemptive lawsuit to deter any of its cities from defying the state’s new anti-Sanctuary City law, state Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday. During a TV interview AG Paxton said the lawsuit came about after Austin and other municipalities said they would not […]

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order

Real Life Fantasy City, a Visionary Sheik, and Thoroughbred Racing’s New Order It is about the beauty of the horse… Rising from the desert is a real life “City of the Future”, there is something from the Arabian Nights, awe-inspiring, a sleek glass building glows high above the manicured race track below. It is an […]

City Noise Linked to Hearing Loss

City Noise Linked to Hearing Loss

City Noise Linked to Hearing Loss Urban noise pollution and hearing loss are linked, according to rankings of 50 large cities in both categories released last Friday. High-decibel urban areas such as Guangzhou, New Delhi, Cairo and Istanbul topped the list of cities where hearing was most degraded, researchers reported. Also, cities least afflicted by […]

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story When I 1st visited Hong Kong the city’s slogan was ‘Asia’s World City’. It is still relevant, and I have learned much about the art of Hong Kong’s branding since then. When Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa unveiled the city’s new branding as “Asia’s World […]

California’s Risks Federal Funds Declaring it a “Sanctuary State”

California’s Risks Federal Funds Declaring it a “Sanctuary State”

California’s Risks Federal Funds Declaring it a “Sanctuary State” US President Donald Trump said he will consider pulling federal funds from California if it follows up on its threat to become a “Sanctuary State” but says he would  rather not be forced to take such a drastic measure. “I think it’s ridiculous, sanctuary cities,” President Trump […]

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry Cyber security companies are now looking to develop talent locally The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has the potential to develop its own cyber security industry rather than rely on international talent, according to 2 leading executives. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Abu Dhabi, the […]

Archaeologists Discovered an Ancient City in Modern-day Greece

Archaeologists Discovered an Ancient City in Modern-day Greece

Archaeologists Discovered an Ancient City in Modern-day Greece An international team of archaeologists has discovered an ancient city in modern-day Greece that dates back to about 2,500 years. A press release details the team’s findings, which includes ruins scattered on and around a hill in central Greece about 5 hours north of Athens. “What used […]

Travel: The Beauty of Belfast, Ireland

Travel: The Beauty of Belfast, Ireland

Travel: The Beauty of Belfast, Ireland A bustling city centre and areas of natural beauty make Belfast a hidden gem for tourists The Republic of Ireland takes the lion’s share of the Emerald Isle’s tourist numbers, its neighbor in the north is a hidden gem that travelers to the far west of Europe should make […]

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe In Y 2013, the architecture firm HOK was approached by a representative of the Greenland Group, China’s 3rd-largest developer. “They said they were investing in London and that they’d made an offer on a parcel,” said HOK Senior Vice President Larry Malcic. “They had […]

St. Louis, Missouri, the Most Dangerous City in America

St. Louis, Missouri, the Most Dangerous City in America

St. Louis, Missouri, the Most Dangerous City in America St. Louis, Missouri led the nation with 1,817 violent crimes per 100,000 residents last year. Cary, North Carolina, by contrast, is the safest city in the nation with just 51 reported violent crimes per 100,000 city residents. #1 St. Louis, Missouri Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,817.1 […]

Stan Lee, Godfather of Comic Books Names His Favorite Superhero Movie

Stan Lee, Godfather of Comic Books Names His Favorite Superhero Movie

Stan Lee, Godfather of Comic Books Names His Favorite Superhero Movie As the Los Angeles City Council celebrates Stan Lee Day, the comic book legend rebranded his expo Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con. Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other beloved Marvel superhero characters, made his latest cameo at City Hall today to promote […]

Kuwait Plans Smart, Environmentally Friendly City

Kuwait Plans Smart, Environmentally Friendly City

Kuwait Plans Smart, Environmentally Friendly City South Saad Al-Abdullah City has been designed to accommodate 400,000 people  Kuwait has unveiled plans for what is claimed to be the 1st smart, environmentally friendly city in the Middle East. South Saad Al-Abdullah City has been designed to accommodate 400,000 people over an area of 59 sqk with […]