Weather, airfare and upcoming local events are criteria that typically factor into travel decisions. This week, however, far greater concerns are on the minds of potential visitors to Istanbul. Ongoing local protests, government retaliation and related unrest in the city have many wondering if they should pull the plug on upcoming trips or make any new plans at all.
David Warner's immediate Test future is in serious jeopardy, despite being spared an early flight home from England. The opener on Thursday was fined $11,500 and suspended until the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, starting on July 10, over a nightclub altercation in which he took a swing at England batsman Joe Root.
The Xinhua news agency hailed the triumph of three Communists in space after China successfully launched its fifth manned spacecraft late on Tuesday, sending three astronauts into orbit on the country’s longest space trip. A Long March 2F rocket carrying three astronauts, or taikonauts as they are known in China, aboard the Shenzhou 10 astronaut capsule, lifted off as scheduled at 5.38pm on Tuesday.
The space age hotel is being set to be built on the remote and postcard perfect tropical island of Kuredhivaru in the Maldive Islands, with the National Ministry of Tourism giving the go ahead to the ambitious plan last week. Introducing the Water Discus Hotel, a luxury multi-million dollar resort featuring 21 moveable rooms found in the heart of spectacular coral reefs.
The first commercial spaceflight of the Virgin Galactic is expected to be commenced in 2014. The spaceflight will be joined by the new kind of astronauts. One of the spokespersons of the company said Virgin Galactic has numerous customers belonging to UAE. He said all the training is required in the flight at the Spaceport three days before the flight takes off.
Christmas really has come early for the world’s gamers. Not only has Xbox confirmed the next level of console in the shape of Xbox One, but Halo is to get its own TV series. Yes, we did our victory dance, too.
Arriving at an airport and jumping into a taxi is the preferred option for most, and a necessary expense for time-pressed business travelers. But try passing off a $300 airport to city center fare and your accounts department may like to have a chat with you when you return to the office.
Making a strong first impression in the corporate world can take more than a power suit and a firm handshake. Nowadays, high-end status symbols like luxury cars are sought after by those seeking a profile boost.
Police have charged the bassist of the rock band 3 Doors Down with vehicular homicide after they said his speeding car clipped a pickup truck, sending it down an embankment and killing the driver.
Urla is a slow paced town a 45 minute bus ride away from Izmir, dominated by the blue waters of the Aegean and grayish-green olive trees. Moreover, Urla’s history dates back more than 5,000 years. It’s home to the oldest known olive oil press.