Category Archive: Attractions

Feb 01

How to get specialized tickets for Colosseum tours

  The Colosseum has expanded its areas to be visited by tourists. In addition to the normal entrance one can buy ahead of time or on the spot, several ticket retailers began selling entrances to the gladiatorial pits, the upper third tier and the general underground levels. These are still billed as VIP tours and one …

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Jan 27

Al Maryah Island: Abu Dhabi’s new attraction for lifestyle, luxury and leisure

  Things move fast in Abu Dhabi and in the Emirates as a whole. Just four years ago it seemed the first infrastructure was going up on Al Maryah Island (formerly known as Sowwah Island) today it is the heart of a new skyscraper neighborhood that will become yet another focal point for the city.

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Nov 23

Exploring Orlando beyond the theme parks

  Orlando is certainly well known and would not be the city it is without its world class theme parks and hotels. But whether you are just visiting once or several times you owe it to yourself to see the rest of the city. It is in fact very well organized, livable and enjoyable. So …

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Oct 24

Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar

  The curious structure hovering over Qatar’s waters along the Cornice might look like an odd boat among all the pearl boats docked close to shore, but it is a fascinating, sharp and ultra modern house for the vast accomplishments of art in Islam over the centuries.

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Sep 27

Laid back urban Europe: Frankfurt Germany

Germany’s fifth most populous city and center of the European Banking system is a laid back city that has a lovely riverfront, intimate squares and streets as well as plenty of restaurants, hotels, shopping centers and sightseeing. 

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