If you were already blown away by Lufthansa’s private jet, then you’ll love Airbus’ A320neo “Melody” edition, a.k.a ACJ320neo. The designers were “inspired by hilly horizons, rolling rivers and other curves of nature”, which you can really see with the different tones of green and white colors used throughout the single-isle jet. If you look carefully, there are no hard corners, simply fluid ends and beginnings to give it a softer, more luxurious yet cosy feel.
Old world hospitality mixed with cosmopolitan sophistication is brought together in the glorious city of Doha. What used to be a small fishing and pearl diving village, has now quickly modernized and developed into Qatar’s economic center.
Although Doha is a fairly new city, founded in the 1820s, it continues to attract almost 3 million tourists a year from all over the world. And with the FIFA World Cup to be staged in 2022, it should not be a surprise that more and more visitors will flood the city’s streets.
So for those of you who are art lovers, historians, holidaymakers and culture vultures, we’ve put together this insider’s guide to help make the most out of your vacation.
For those of you who journey to Australia for the ultimate adventure, usually opt for Sydney or Melbourne, but the city of Brisbane has just as much to offer. It’s become an urban renaissance with new places opening up left and right—from modern hotels, music spaces, hip bars and innovative art venues—Brisbane is the coolest city in Australia for backpackers and expats alike.
So what can you do in this sophisticated, dynamic and vibrant city outside of the norm? Here’s a list of our favorites that have yet to be discovered by outsiders, yet are the places to be for Brisbanites.
Did you know that a third of your tastebuds become numb while flying, affecting the way you taste certain foods and spices? But that doesn’t mean that you still cannot enjoy a five-star meal above the clouds. In fact, many world-class airlines dedicate themselves to make sure passengers in first and business class dine on only the best, while creating unique cuisines that will take your tastebuds on a journey. But who has the best? After searching high and low, we gathered our sources to bring to you the top ten airlines that have won us over for having the best international cuisines served above 30,000 feet.
To this day, airplanes continue to amaze us. Every year, new aerospace technology emerges, allowing designers and engineers to create faster and sleeker airlines than ever before.
But with the continual improvements, it’s hard to keep track with all the brilliant things planes are able to do today. We’ve gathered a list of the top aviation facts that even surprise us.e
Many flock to Rome to see 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and a thriving culture spread all over the city. And who can forget The Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Spanish Steps and the Colosseum? But more than that, Rome is also a place where culture, art and architecture can be found in the most undisclosed places, outside of what’s written in the tourist books.
Our favorite sites—also recommended by the Romans who’ve lived there for years—are San Clemente, Appian Way, Trastevere, Villa Torlonia and Antico Caffè Greco. These places have deep historical roots often missed by the millions who step inside the ancient city of Rome, but they deserve just as much of the attention.
Although Hong Kong was established and ruled under the Chinese Empire in 214 B.C, (and then later under the British Empire in 1841), archaeological studies show humans lived in the Chek Lap Kok area (now the Hong Kong International Airport), over 35,000 years ago! Centuries later, it has now become one of the most bustling, ecstatic cities in Asia with over 7.3 million different nationalities.
But business persons and expatriates are not the only ones flocking to the “Pearl of the Orient”, as it’s so famously known as. Hong Kong is filling up with a new wave of artists, musicians, and activists that have given the city a whole new appeal to travelers from all over the world. From delicious food, exquisite views, and endless activities, Hong Kong has it all. But to make sure you’re getting the full experience, we have put together this insiders guide so that you don’t miss out on anything.
Last week, Air France’s new 787 Dreamliner took flight, which features its new, elegant, comfortable and absolutely exquisite business class seats.
Air France has designed this cabin to be your office, your 5-star restaurant, your entertainment lounge and your bedroom. So for those of you who are ready to experience this Dreamliner, here’s what you can expect once you’re aboard.
Secret streets are all over the world, and all of them are waiting to be discovered. But do you know what can be found hidden among them? You won’t find the answer in a tourist book, and many tourists have yet to wander through these street. So to help you explore these often missed beauties, we’ve put together a guide covering secret streets in Barcelona, Beijing, London, Rome and Tokyo.
If you thought Times Square in New York City is bright with flashing lights all over the place, then Tokyo is on a whole different level. From unique, high-fashion shops, busy streets flooded with people, fresh and healthy eats, and where oldest traditions merge with modernity—Tokyo has it all.
There’s so much to explore in this marvellous city, even two weeks is not enough. But for those who are traveling there for the first time, or have come back for round two, here are some of our favorite, often missed attractions ititching to be seen.