Spanish holiday resort of Costa del Sol is set to get a brand new £515million shopping complex

Spain’s Costa del Sol is set to get a brand new £515million shopping complex that will also feature two hotels, a concert venue and a circus The 175,000 square metre development will be built close to Torremolinos if it receives planning permission Development will feature a range of shops as well as 70 restaurants, two … Read more

Cuba libre! Rare images reveal a time when Fidel Castro and Che Guevara were ‘young and handsome’

Fidel Castro gestures during a speech during a demonstration in front of the US Interests Section in Havana, Cuba Fidel Castro was born on August 13, 1926, attending Catholic schools before graduating from the University of Havana with a degree in law. Two years later, he ran for election to the Cuban House of Representatives, … Read more

Swooping over Saudi! Stunning drone photos reveal remote Arabic villages and ancient structures

From sweeping desert sands to ancient settlements, these breathtaking drone shots lift the lid on Saudi Arabia’s varied landscape. French photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to the country last December and hired a knowledgeable local guide so that he could go to more remote areas with no tourists in sight. Summing up what he saw in three … Read more

Menorca springs into life: Make the most of this magical island before the crowds arrive

Menorca springs into life: Make the most of this magical island before the crowds arrive Spring in Menorca means lower prices, quiet beaches and empty restaurants  The Balearic Island also makes cheese, wine, sobrasada and a refreshing gin Alternate between sampling local produce with cooling Mediterranean swims By Libby Galvin for the Daily Mail Published: 08:14 … Read more

The £4m super yacht powered completely by solar power and that cruises in ‘pure silence’

A slick new super yacht completely powered by solar power has been unveiled – meaning its owner never needs to refuel ever again. The Silent 80 travels in ‘pure silence’ as it cruises across the sea using the same batteries that power Tesla electric cars. The £4 million vessel –  which can accommodate up to ten … Read more

A peek inside the world’s most nimble private jet which costs £3.98m

Inside the world’s fastest six-seater private jet which costs £3.98m and was inspired by the shape of a high heeled shoe The HondaJet Elite is now being delivered to customers globally after being unveiled last May  Customers can chose from three colours, designed to ‘increase ramp appeal and turn heads’ The plane features a belt on … Read more

How to haggle around the world

Haggling is alien to many of us. Frankly, it used to make Thomas W. Hodgkinson curl up with embarrshow assment.  But when he haggled his way around five major cities, he learned you can negotiate over almost anything, from taxi rides to accommodation. A fixed price is rare and there’s nothing like reaching a compromise … Read more

Ancient sphinx sculpture with head of a ram discovered at 3,000-year-old abandoned workshop in Egypt

Ancient sandstone sphinx with the head of a ram discovered at 3,000-year-old abandoned workshop in Egypt linked to King Tut’s grandfather Researchers discovered ancient abandoned workshop at Gebel el Silsila in Egypt There, they found a ram-headed sphinx, hieroglyphic fragments, ancient texts They say it dates to the 18th Dynasty during reign of pharaoh Amenhotep III  … Read more

Dipping below the surface at the Burj Al Arab to discover the luxury hotel’s TURTLE hospital 

Most visitors to the United Arab Emirates go to enjoy the glitzy hotels, round-the-year sun and glamorous nightlife. But only yards away from the holidaymakers, there is a major campaign in progress to try and protect one of the planet’s most endangered marine species. At the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel, with its iconic sail-shaped … Read more

A review of the Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem just a short walk from the most revered sites on earth 

Holiness is perhaps an under-rated quality in a hotel. What with the worldly trappings of room service, valet parking and chocolates on pillows – not to mention the Satanic temptation of mini-bars – they are normally unabashed temples of fleshly delights. The Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem, however, is different. Don’t get me wrong: as a … Read more