Atlantis, The Palm – An Aquatic Luxury Resort: Dubai

Everyone knows that Dubai is becoming one of the premier luxury destinations in the world, and now they can flex their muscles some more. Atlantis, The Palm, the first resort to open on Dubai's revolutionary man-made island The Palm Jumeirah, opened its doors this week on September 24th. Highlights include Aquaventure, the biggest water park in the Middle East, an open-aired marine habitat, a seemingly endless stretch of beach, luxury boutiques, a spa and fitness club, 17 dining choices including four celebrity chef restaurants, and an exciting nightclub.

Aquaventure

Dolphin Bay

Atlantis, The Palm website courtesy of easier.com and etoday



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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