Airports

Dubai Will Be Fourth Biggest Aviation Hub

Airbus is projecting that Dubai will be the world’s fourth largest aviation hub after Hong Kong, London Heathrow, and Beijing.  Airports Council International statistics show that Dubai overtook Singapore Changi Airport last year to become the world’s sixth largest aviation hub.    By 2028 around 14 of the world’s biggest airports will be located in Asia Pacific.  

Dubai Airport Chief Executive Paul Griffiths said they expect to see an 8.28% increase in passenger traffic, to 40.5 million this year at Dubai Airport and Dubai Central World Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC-AM) .Griffiths said “Despite the global economic conditions, we expect passenger traffic to grow 13.6 per cent next year to 46 million passengers as by then DWC-AMI will be fully operational.”
 

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Hiran Minaar

Lahore, Pakistan

An interesting monument, the Hiran Minaar was built in the memory of beloved ‘Hiran’, the deer belonging to Mughal Emperor Jehangir. It was built around 1615 in an area where the Emperor loved to hunt. Surrounding this Minar is a lake and visitors must travel by boat up to this structure.   Timings: Daily Admission: Free Address: Sheikhupura, 30 km outside of Lahore   ...

Frederiksberg Swimming Baths

Frederiksberg Swimming Baths

Copenhagen, Denmark

Recreation and relaxation is the main aim of every holiday. How else can you fulfill this purpose other than visiting the Frederiksberg Swimming Baths. It includes a large and small swimming pool, facilitated by springboards, Turkish baths and a solarium. Keeping in mind the health conscious tourists, a special fitness and aerobics centre is also available within the premises. Apart from such amen...

Den Ngoc Son

Den Ngoc Son

Hanoi, Vietnam

Also known as the Temple of the Jade Mound; Den Ngoc Son is a small temple on an islet in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake. The temple is open daily from 8am to 6pm, and there is an admission charge. The patron of Den Ngoc Son is believed to be Tran Hung Dao, a legendary general. Within the temple is a sculpture of a fabled tortoise from the legend of the lake. The temple grounds offer great views of ...

Jeita Grotto

Jeita Grotto

Beirut, Lebanon

Jeita Grotto is a complex of caves in the foothills of Mount Lebanon.  The lower cave was inhabited in prehistoric times, but not rediscovered until 1836.  The upper cave, or gallery, wasn’t discovered until 1958.  The caves are karstic – they were formed over millions of years by the dissolution of bedrock with water.  The upper gallery is more than a mile long, with a ceiling...