General Travel News

Chilean Week Launches In Dubai

ProChile, the Chilean Trade Commission launched a ‘Chilean Week’ in Dubai from October 18-24, to mark the opening of its first diplomatic mission in the UAE and GCC.  The Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mariano Fernandez Amunategui, opened the country’s embassy in Abu Dhabi on Saturday evening.  Investment opportunities, export capabilities, and culinary and cultural diversity will be showcased at different venues across Dubai. 

Amunategui said bilateral relations between the two countries have grown markedly in recent times and “The opening of our embassy in Abu Dhabi will foster more dynamic engagement between the two countries.”  The embassy will provide a full range of consular services including issuing passports, visas, and attestation of documents.   There are only about 300 Chileans living in the UAE, including Eduardo Arce, who has been a pilot for Etihad Airways in the UAE for the past two years.
 

More General Travel News
Eid Mubarak to all Irhal visitors
Experience the peaks near Lausanne Switzerland
Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi launches summer camp for children
Latest Travel News
Experience the peaks near Lausanne Switz...
Looking for an adventure - go to Iraq fo...
Turkish Airlines partners with Warner Br...
Featured Sights To See
Panasonic Center

Panasonic Center

Tokyo, Japan

Japan is famed for the rapid technological advances it has made and the high quality electronics that its numerous factories churn out. The Panasonic Center allows for tourists to witness firsthand the sheer progress Japan has made in this department.  Visitors are allowed to interact and use the various exhibits including Nintendo games on gigantic TV screens, checking out various cameras, camcor...

Norton Simon Museum

Norton Simon Museum

Los Angeles, United States

This museum showcases an extensive collection of European art and features the works of Rembrandt, Picasso, the Impressionists and Rodin. Visitors will also find a collection of Degas' sculptures as well as sculptures from India and South-East Asia. While you're there, don't forget to take a stroll through the garden, which features fountains, ponds, statutes and various sculptures.   ...

Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum

Brisbane, Australia

Here you’ll find all sorts of curiosities here with Queensland’s own dinosaur skeleton the Muttaburrasaurus and the Avian Cirrus – the tiny plane that Bert Hinkler made the first England to Australia flight in 1928. Upstairs there are exhibits on endangered species and reconstructions on the giant mammoths that roamed Brisbane’s shores 100,000 years ago. Temporary exhibits are also held. There is ...

Hamidiyyeh Clock Tower

Hamidiyyeh Clock Tower

Beirut, Lebanon

The Ottoman Clock Tower was built on the grounds of the Grand Serail in 1897. It marked the 10th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II’s coronation. The need was felt for a public clock that would indicate the Muslim prayer timings. The clock that stands 25 meters tall was the tallest structure in Beirut at the time of its completion. The Clock Tower houses a huge bell weighing 300 kgs on its third...