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Planned Developments For Dubai

Dubai is a frequently developing city, one that promises numerous future additions that will only beautify the natural and urban landscape. Many highly skilled contractors and developers are planning to develop a variety of different projects in the city, ones that will be completed as early as 2020. Locals and visitors alike are excited about these developments because of what exciting possibilities they may entail for not just the future of the city, but for the future of urban developments all over the world. Advanced infrastructure planning and construction techniques will help establish powerful examples for future contractors to follow. Many who are interested in the constructions around this beautiful city are strongly encouraged to keep up with some of the following mega developments. With the advancement of these projects, people can expect to book great holidays to Dubai to see more of what these future projects will have to offer for the city itself.

Mohammed Bin Rashid City

mohammed-cityOne of the long awaited developments planned for Dubai is the creation of Mohammed Bin Rashid City. This tremendous project was announced in November 2012, which will be comprised of four central components. This new city will focus heavily on retail, tourism, arts, and potential entrepreneurship opportunities. These focal points will be divided between the four central components, with the first focusing on tourism and fun for the whole family. This sector has made accommodation plans that extend top upwards of thirty five visitors, with numerous centers established for entertainment and leisure. A planned one hundred hotel facilities will be constructed to keep up with the demands of the visitors. Another component will be focused on the largest shopping mall in the entire world, which will be known as the Mall of the World. A third component will be established with arts galleries in mind, and the final one will provide business opportunities for interested innovators in the region. People from all over the world are excited about what these developments can mean for the city, as the project will connect the planned city with Dubai through several cultural crossroads that can provide an unforgettable experience for visitors.

Dubai Water Canal

dubai-canalIn addition to the enormous city project, another future development is the Dubai Water Canal. This tremendous construction will connect the Arabian Gulf passing with the Business Bay, creating a union through the center of the city. The planned waterway will stretch upwards of three kilometers in length, with a projected width of eighty to one hundred and twenty meters. All of the construction works will enhance the project’s infrastructure with bridges and drilling, with completion dates set on as early as 2017. The development of this canal will establish an additional six kilometers to the waterfront, with the completion of the project creating eighty thousand square meters that will be dedicated to public space and larger facilities. The project will also comprise several new shopping and entertainment establishments that will be linked together with a newly constructed bridge. At the project’s entrance, located along Sheikh Zayed Road, will be an iconic Trade Centre that will be comprised of four primary levels. Individuals will be able to enjoy each section of the project through the elevated levels as they link together the Business Bay and all of the planned developments with the rest of the project zone. Restaurants and retail locations are planned for different sections of the project, which will provide something to enjoy for everyone planning on visiting the exciting new development.

Deira Project

The Nakheel Properties group is focused on the Deira project, which will be developed between four islands that already exist on the Palm Deira. This project will cover over one thousand and five hundred hectares, and is designed to establish a new waterfront destination, which will add as many as forty kilometers to the existing coastline. Twenty one one of these kilometers will be established specifically as beachfront segments. Three hectares are planned to be used for hotel and resort properties, with over four hundred hectares planned for other developments. A night market, stylized like an Arabic souk, is also planned, which will contain upwards of one thousand and four hundred retail centers and restaurants. Other planned developments include an amphitheatre that can hold thirty thousand people, as well as a creek marina that can accommodate several yachts and mooring facilities. As is to be expected with such a development, numerous hotels will be constructed as well, providing several unique ways to enjoy the planned project.

Posted on May 21, 2016, 10:34 am By
Categories: Travel
Trinidad And Tobago

trinidad-tobagoIf you are planning on travelling overseas to enjoy an exciting holiday, there are few locations that can compare to the Caribbean. From the stunning weather to the incredible cuisine, there is something for everybody at this tropical destination. Visiting at certain times of the year can also allow you to join some of the local festivities. Plan ahead or treat yourself with a getaway when you need to unwind after a long period of work. If you have always wanted to treat your significant other to an exciting vacation, it can always be a good idea to look into weddings abroad. Trinidad and Tobago is a particularly enticing hotspot, all year round! Here are just some of the following reasons to make the beautiful islands your next luxury destination.

Local Parties and Festivities

marching-for-Trinidad-and-TobagoOne of the biggest reasons to visit Trinidad and Tobago is to enjoy some time with the locals. This location has been praised by countless visitors as one of the Caribbean’s biggest party destination, and you are invited to enjoy the festivities as soon as you set foot off the plane. Any and all visitors can play mas with the locals, all while enjoying the sights and sounds. From the incredible music to the gorgeous costumes, it is a must visit if you are a fan of local immersion and flavor. Just one look at the festivities and you will see why so many people choose this island for their vacation planning.

Wildlife and Observations

leatherbackIf you are a fan of wildlife and enjoy observing animals in their natural habitat, this island can be the place for you. Every year, beginning in March and ending in September, there are as many as twelve thousand nesting leatherback sea turtles that travel to the beaches of Trinidad. These creatures have come thousands of miles to lay their eggs along the island’s beaches, where their babies are born and continue the cycle. Visitors will not only have the chance to see these gorgeous giants up close, but they can also help researchers learn more about their habits. Visit the island and you will have the chance to help the newborn turtles begin their journey out to see, an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life.

Relaxing Local Scenery

beachIf you have not made any particular plans to enjoy your stay in Trinidad, you can always do just that: enjoy your stay in Trinidad! There is nothing better than sitting back and relaxing on the beach, soaking up a few rays or enjoying some quiet time amidst the flora. Trinidad is as famous for its serene environment as it is for its party destinations. There are many places for you to visit as well, your taste buds taking in the culinary experience while your eyes feast upon the natural beauty that the island has to offer. It can be just what you need if you want to escape turbulent city life, or just enjoy a warmer scene for the winter.

Wedding Opportunities

Trinidad and Tobago is one of the top rated wedding destinations in the Caribbean. Between the incredible environment and the vibrant music, you will find it to be the perfect place for you to begin your life with your significant other. It can be ideal for honeymoon planning as well, especially if you want to relax in a more festive type of scene. Beach weddings abroad on this island are among the most renowned in the world. With the sound of the surf behind your back and the delightful ocean breeze billowing around you, a wedding in Trinidad can be incomparable.

Fishing Activities

fishingIf you love to fish, you can expect to enjoy many fishing opportunities that the island has to offer. From spear fishing to big game tournaments, from deep sea charters to local solo adventures, there is something to be enjoyed for all levels of fishermen. Fishing enthusiasts will often make the trip to Trinidad to see what the waters have to offer them, and enjoy the competitive experience itself. You can sit back, relax, and make some new friends, or go head to head with other serious fishermen and see who has what it takes to reel in the big one.

Posted on May 6, 2016, 11:14 am By
Categories: Travel
12 Travel Packing Tips

Finally! Your vacation is here, but the thought of packing all your stuff into one suitcase is freaking you out. Howdini Hacks shares some space-saving travel packing tips so that you won’t have to leave anything behind — except for the stress.

Posted on May 6, 2016, 9:11 am By
Categories: Tips