Tag Archives: Dubai

Vacation in a Box

Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of us have been forced to postpone our summer vacation plans, but IKEA in Dubai has come up with a clever idea to offer “vacations in a box” to help send customers to far-flung … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: Dubai

In what seems to be a disturbing trend around the world, yet another staff-less bookstore has opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Book Hero, which is open 24 hours a day, has off-site management, but has zero booksellers on the … Continue reading

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The Pods Are Coming

Have you ever been between flights at an airport and just wanted a place to take a nap or chill for an hour or two in peace. Maybe you’ve had a long layover but not enough time to leave the … Continue reading

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How High Is Too High ?

Saudia Arabia’s Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal, the despotic nation’s construction czar, has just approved the construction of the world’s tallest building in the coastal city of Jeddah. The “Kingdom Tower”, designed by architect Adrian Smith, will be a full … Continue reading

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