Among many other construction projects, Dubai is developing plans for a theme park called Dubailand which will be twice the size of Walt Disney World! It will feature City of Arabia with the biggest mall in the world (and dinosaurs), Sports City with four huge arenas, the second-highest ferris wheel in the world, and theContinue reading “Dubailand”

Harry Potter Theme Park To Open In Orlando in 2010

Due to open in 2010, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be a theme park at Universal Orlando based on the world’s most famous magical boy.  The 20-acre park will be located in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, which are themed “islands” built around a lagoon and currently comprises Seuss Landing, Marvel SuperHero Island, ToonContinue reading “Harry Potter Theme Park To Open In Orlando in 2010”

The Best Job In The World

The Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is a newly created position. There are a few minor tasks that need to be taken care of, but the most important duty is to report back to Tourism Queensland (and the world) and let them know what’s taking place on the Islands of theContinue reading “The Best Job In The World”

Refrigerated Beach?

The new Palazzo Versace hotel in Dubai wants to provide every luxury to its guests. The latest planned innovation is a refrigerated beach! The beach will have a network of pipes beneath the sand containing a coolant that will absorb heat from the surface. The swimming pool will be refrigerated and there are also proposalsContinue reading “Refrigerated Beach?”

The Clear Card

You don’t go to the airport to get stranded on some never-ending airport security line. You’re there to make a flight. Which is a great reason to get Clear. Clear is a high-tech card that gives you access to express security lines at airports across the country. Instead of inching along through airport security, youContinue reading “The Clear Card”

The Best Breakfast In Portland, Oregon

Screen Door in Portland, Oregon (24th & Burnside, 503-542-0880) celebrates southern hearty cuisine made from fresh local ingredients. Screen Door’s eclectic menu is a culinary road map of the South featuring South Carolina Lowcountry cuisine, traditional Mississippi soul food and New Orleans Creole/French preparations. The wait is long unless you arrive early but well worth it. Continue reading “The Best Breakfast In Portland, Oregon”

Everything is Sexier in Paris Ads

Paris, Las Vegas recently unveiled new print ads that are funny and tastefully done. Not only does what happens in Vegas stay in Vegas but everything seems to be a bit sexier too.  Below are the full page ads currently running in magazines. The copy reads … “Everything is Sexier in Paris, Las Vegas.”    Continue reading “Everything is Sexier in Paris Ads”

Win A Tea Party With J.K. Rowling

Pick up your pencils, young Potter-philes. Scholastic announced today that they are sponsoring a national essay contest for kids in conjunction with the Dec. 4 release of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter companion book, The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The grand prize? An all-expense paid trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, where five winners, each accompanied byContinue reading “Win A Tea Party With J.K. Rowling”

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