General Travel News

Yas Island Abu Dhabi lit up in green for Saudi Arabia’s National Day

Yas Island, the UAE’s leisure and entertainment destination, was one of several global landmarks that celebrated the Saudi National Day. Several attractions were bathed in the colors of the Saudi flag including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Hotel and Yas Mall. Celebrations culminated in a spectacular display of green fireworks that lit up the skies of Yas Marina.

Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi’s largest shopping mall, also joined the celebrations with a line-up of traditional Saudi dance performances.

More General Travel News
Discover the making of a Royal Bisht - gold embroidered Arab cloak
Eid Mubarak to all Irhal visitors
Experience the peaks near Lausanne Switzerland
Latest Travel News
Discover the making of a Royal Bisht - g...
Yas Island Abu Dhabi lit up in green for...
Turkish Airlines launches new cabin crew...
Featured Sights To See
US den of espionage

US den of espionage

Tehran, Iran

the building itself is closed to visitors (very rarely, the museum is opened between the 1st and 10th of February) but the southern walls contain interesting murals and finding out about its history can be fascinating. The building is now used by the military so do not take any photos in the vicinity. It is located at the corner of Taleqani and Mofatteh streets and is right next to the Taleqani me...

Museum Wayang (Puppet Museum)

Museum Wayang (Puppet Museum)

Jakarta, Indonesia

This museum is dedicated to puppetry, one of Indonesia's most famous traditional art forms. On display are the wayang kulit shadow puppets, three-dimensional wooden puppets and special dance masks. Wayang performances are presented on Sunday at 10 am. ...

Riccarton Bush

Riccarton Bush

Christchurch, New Zealand

Get a feeling of the native New Zealand forestry in the Riccarton Bush, probably the last of the remains of the Canterbury forests. Take a walk along the lush green shrubs and tall trees and enjoy the quite serene beauty of the place one fine day along the circular track that will take you around the mini forest. Located adjacent to the forest is the Dean’s Cottage that is the oldest built house i...

Grüneburgpark

Grüneburgpark

Frankfurt, Germany

A 29-hectare park in the Westend of Frankfurt, Grüneburgpark was once the meeting place of great German thinkers like Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Bettina von Arnim and is now a popular recreation spot for Frankfurters. There’s a lovely botanical garden in one corner and the Palmengarten across the street.  ...