What a Great Trip! And I’m Not Even There Yet

May 08, 2014 No Comments

Wish you were on vacation right now? Don’t. Taking a vacation won’t necessarily make you happier. But anticipating it will. I first explored this idea while reporting an article about happiness in 2010, the same year that a psychological study about the connection between anticipation and happiness was published online in a journal called Applied […]

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AHIC 2014: HH Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum opens 10th AHIC

May 04, 2014 No Comments

HH Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, Executive Chairman of SHUAA Capital and the Chairman of Dubai International Holding Company delivered the opening remarks today at The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC 2014), that was held today held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairman Dubai Airports President Dubai Department […]

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Rail boost for London Heathrow Airport

Feb 12, 2014 No Comments

Passengers and businesses from the Thames Valley to the West Country and Wales are to receive a huge boost to their transport links, after Network Rail announced plans for a preferred route for a new rail line from the Great Western Main Line with the UK’s only hub airport, Heathrow. The Great Western Main Line […]

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8 great hotel perks in the Caribbean

Feb 06, 2014 No Comments

The Caribbean is a big place. For rookies and veterans, it can be tough to know which island to visit and which place to stay. If deals and perks play into your vacation decision making, the unexpected bonuses at these hotels — from free kayaking lessons to massages overlooking an underground lake — might help […]

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China builds bigger Buddhas to entice tourists

Feb 06, 2014 No Comments

Travelers who get kicks out of posing with huge Buddha statues have 10 more reasons to head to China this year. The company responsible for Hong Kong’s 34-meter-tall Tian Tan Buddha and Hainan’s 108-meter-tall Guanyin of the South Sea of Sanya statue plans to throw up 10 more huge Buddha replicas during 2014, according to the […]

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Thyroid Supplements With a Kick

Jan 22, 2014 No Comments

Feeling sluggish? Having a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? Gaining weight? Many people with vague symptoms like these turn to dietary supplements that promise to jump-start metabolism by bolstering their thyroids with a mix of vitamins and minerals. Bladderwrack seaweed, iodine and an herb called ashwagondha are among the common ingredients. But these over-the-counter products may also contain […]

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