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“How’s the wine?” I ask…

“Obviously perfect” replies Matt

I had heard about the Venetian Village before, as some of our friends attending the opening/tasting weekend late last year, but we have never had the chance to visit until this time last week . 

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Yellow Boats: Dubai from a Unique Vantage Point

If your last team outing was a big bore, prepare to experience your next one differently from a Yellow Boat. Well, it’s not just another boat that happens to have yellow paint on it (although it is if you look at it differently), but an entertainment option that will leave your buddies or family united in exhilaration, and asking for more. 452 more words

They did it! Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world

Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 – their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving the… 92 more words


Photos: Solar Impulse II has completed the first solar-powered flight around the world

A solar-powered airplane has circled the globe for the first time, without using any fuel.

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi Tuesday (July 26), more than 16 months after it first took off. 329 more words

Sun-powered airplane completes circumnavigation of globe

The solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) completed its historic round-the-world flight today, landing safely in Abu Dhabi after a record-breaking emission-free journey around the world without using a single drop of fuel. 576 more words


Solar Impulse 2 marks first round-the-world flight

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometre) journey that began more than a year ago. 818 more words