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Photos of the Marathon des Sables

While many of you (including me, of course) are preparing to spend a lovely weekend, there are people out there who jsut don’t know what the rest is like. The Marathon des Sables which is considered to be the toughest foot race on Earth ended just a couple of days ago where 900 athletes from

Singapore – The Country of Hopes

We continue to introduce you to various cities and places around the world. Today it’s Singapore, the country of a unique blend of the best of the modern world and rich local cultures. Located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore is a thriving centre of commerce and industry. Let’s explore some amazing

A Miracle Oasis in the Middle of The Desert

Located in the Ica Province, near the city of Ica, Huacachina is known as the oasis of America, where many tourists come for the huge sand dunes and sandsurfing. The legend says the place was created by a princess caught bathing by a local hunter. The pool of water she left became a lagoon, while

Pirates of the XXI Century

Pirates have stormed a French luxury yacht off the coast of Somalia and taken its 30-strong crew hostage. The French military said it has forces in the area and is launching an operation to take back the ship and free the captives. Le Ponant was heading from the Seychelles to the Mediterranean Sea when pirates

Futuristic Movie Theater in China

The AMC Pacific Place Cinema was opened on December 9th in Hong Kong, China. Refurbished by James Law Cybertecture International, Pacific Place Cinema is on the ground floor of the Pacific Place mall in the Queensway district on Hong Kong Island. The space use to be a two auditorium UA Pacific Place Cinema. The newly

Triumph Luxurious Diamond Thong Costs $122,000

One of the key moments of the Singapore Fashion Festival held last week was the demonstration of the Triumph luxurious diamond thong which had 518 brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling 30 carats, studded into the front of a black lace thong in a floral pattern. The overall cost of the thong is $122,000. The photo below shows

Venice in Dubai

United Arab Emirates is now trying these days to create Venice in Dubai by building an artificial canal. Aside from the staggering US$11bn tag price on the Arabian Canal, its developers promise it will be the largest and most complex work of engineering in the Middle East since the construction of the Suez Canal in

The School of The Future

Orestad College is the new danish school, built around an open area that can be seen from almost every floor. It looks like a big mall. It offers fields of study in science, social science and human science. The purpose of the college is to realize the 2005 reform’s aims to strengthen and renew the

Tokyo – The Twilight Zone

Here are some very beautiful shots of Tokyo at twilight as seen by a famous Japanese photographer Sato Shintaro. That’s what Mr. Shintaro writes on his page about these photos: “I take photographs of Tokyo townscape from emergency staircase of multi-tenant buildings and of apartment houses. Most of staircases are facing back streets, and it