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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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The $10,000 Rare and Fine San Manuel Casino This December the San Manuel Casino in Highland, California unveiled a $10,000 cocktail. What goes into a drink that costs as much as a compact car? Very expensive whiskey, of course. But that’s just the beginning. Here’s what
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(CNN) — The past, it has been said, is a foreign country. And sometimes it’s another country we yearn to visit. We can’t, of course. Whereas actual travel is limited only by how much cash we can spare, visa requirements and flight cancellations, journeying to times gone by is limited by the cold, hard laws
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Steeped Coffee Bags Steeped Coffee The descriptor “instant” combined with coffee conjures up images of homespun holiday mornings and hidden camera restaurants scenes – marketing trickery for a product so odious it’s best suited for soldiers in a war zone where its shelf life rivals those of their meal, ready to eat (MRE). It has
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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) — 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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(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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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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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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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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