Deepak Ohri, CEO of Lebua Hotels & Resorts, is outspoken, demonstrative and passionate. He picks up a glass, drops it on the floor and attempts to break it. But it doesn’t break. All for the sake of demonstrating the quality of the glassware used in Lebua No. 3 – his brand-new gin, vodka and caviar
London (CNN) — The world’s largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet
Andrew Zimmern heads to Kazakhstan, the heart of Central Asia. He hunts for rabbits with a golden eagle, suffers a blow while milking a horse and feasts on everything from sheep brains to fermented camel milk and smoked horse sausage. Episode premieres Monday, April 13 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.
Miami International Airport will close one of its terminals early this weekend as double the usual number of Transportation Security Administration officers, working unpaid in the partial government shutdown, called in sick.
(CNN) — Ten years after what came to be known as the “Miracle on the Hudson,” it’s still amazing that everyone aboard US Airways Flight 1549 survived. This week marks the 10th anniversary of arguably the most famous emergency landing in modern aviation history. Shortly after pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger took off from New York’s
Sober holidays. Just the words themselves used to be enough to strike fear into me. They seemed no more likely to me than choosing to take time off to climb Everest. To me, not drinking alcohol on holiday went against the very grain of going on holiday: it seemed perfectly pointless to go away and
Furloughed federal workers may have gone without a paycheck last week, but next week they can get a free lunch at a Chicago brewpub. Horse Thief Hollow is an award-winning craft brewery and restaurant on Chicago’s South Side.Horse Thief Hollow Horse Thief Hollow Brewing Co, in Chicago’s far South Side neighborhood of Beverly, is offering
Is there any finer feeling than the thrill of embarking on an overnight rail journey? We don’t think so. Here we round up 11 of our favourite overnight rail adventures, from the Blue Train in South Africa to the classy Paris–Moscow line. 1. Blue Train, South Africa There are some journeys that you don’t want
From the Colorado makers of award-winning cocktail bitters, comes a foray into CBD with its just-launched Dose line of sparkling waters and drops.Courtesy: Dram Dose Adding to the pressure sticking to those lofty resolutions to start the new year off strong, what is widely known as “Dry January” is now encouraging you to take an
The Canadian Parliament has announced plans to add more than one million new permanent residents in the next three years. That’s nearly one percent of the country’s population each year. Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and projects that number could reach 350,000 this year. And 360,000 in 2020. And 370,000 in
The union representing the United States’ air traffic controllers is suing the Trump administration over pay that’s frozen as part of the partial government shutdown, a sign of increasing tension between federal workers and the government as the impasse edges closer to becoming one of the longest ever.
Adam Richman travels to London in search of the city’s secret eats. First, he must convince a detective agency to take on his case in order to get into a secret speakeasy restaurant. Then, he must dance for his dessert when he orders a secret menu sundae at a Soho diner. Later, Richman searches for
(CNN) — The future looks interesting for air passengers, with a raft of new designs in the pipeline promising faster planes capable of taking people on longer flights in greater comfort. Boeing’s latest innovation in the field is an extremely thin, folding wing that it says will let planes fly at just below the speed
Old, new and everything in between The uniform sandstone of the Haussmann buildings, the abundance of gilded historic monuments, and the glimmering Seine and its elegant bridges have arguably made Paris the most recognisable and romanticised cityscape in the world. But though the city wears its history – of monarchy, revolution, revolt and artistic innovation
In Turkey, breakfast is a meal that’s rich in flavor and steeped in tradition. A true Turkish breakfast is an art form, where restaurants need to adhere to the staple offerings, but also add their personal flair. Istanbul and its residents take it rather seriously, but it’s clear that some restaurants are exceeding expectations. If
An Alto Adige vineyard belonging to Alois Lageder, one of the few producers that works with Manzoni Bianco.Gianni Bodini Exploring the grapes of Italy could (and should) be a full-time job. According to Ian D’Agata’s Native Wine Grapes of Italy, an estimated 2,000 varieties can be found in the country’s vineyards, though only a few hundred
Pictures shared by the National Park Service and the nonprofit news organization National Parks Traveler show a downed tree and illegal campsites in California’s Joshua Tree National Park. “There are about a dozen instances of extensive vehicle traffic off roads and in some cases into wilderness. We had destruction of government property with the cutting
We do love a good train journey here at Telegraph Travel. And some of the finest can be done in a day. Here are 15 of the most magnificent, from a scenic railway in Scotland to the Canal Line in Panama. 1. Scotland The most scenic railway in Britain, known in Scottish Gaelic as the