The Platinum Yacht becomes the Golden Star

In 1996 Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei commissioned a secret project called ‘The Platinum Yacht’ but ran into financial difficulty and the project was put on hold. The project was taken over in 2001 by the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and the yacht was renamed the ‘Golden Star’. It is … Continued

Most expensive camel

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum, crown prince of the United Arab Emirates of Dubai, purchased the female camel for 10 million dirhams (2.72 million dollars) at a camel beauty pageant in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. When you are a crown prince and can have any camel in the world, what are … Continued

Champagne Inspired Buildings

The 18-story Pixel Tower by James Law Cybertecture, which is planned for Dubai’s Waterfront, is inspired by the moving bubbles in a champagne glass with a design that targets the young and trendy. The geometry of the openings minimizes in the southern direction of the sun to minimize heat gain, and maximizes in the northern … Continued

acknowledged as the best hotel in the world…

The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah resort in Dubai, is acknowledged as the best hotel in the world. The stellar customer service starts the moment you land in Dubai, with a chauffeur picking you up in the Rolls Royce that will be yours for the duration of your stay. When you arrive at the breathtaking hotel … Continued

Diamond-studded card shows you’ve arrived

How would you like to own a credit card with a solitaire diamond embedded in it? Can you imagine the look on the faces of your fellow diners when you casually whip it out and hand it over to the waiter to pay the bill? And, to make things even better, there is no pre-set … Continued

Girard-Perregaux ww.tc 24 Hour Shopping

The ww.tc 24 Hour Shopping gives the time in twenty-four time zones, with its own particular interpretation of the planet: it indicates the time not in cities, but in places famous for their fashion and luxury boutiques, such as Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Dubai or Ginza. The mechanism allows for a subtlety in the world time display: … Continued