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From the Red Sea to the Caribbean (ep.1 prologue)

From the Red Sea to the Caribbean (ep.1 prologue)
After a pretty disastrous last week for my family, my close friends and obviously myself; which included lawyers, connections, exhaustion, stress; an overnight in an overcrowded cell of 12 sq M, with 35 other men (don't ask, just don't ask ;) ) a soft deportation, a 3 night return trip of 3000Km from El Gouna to Cairo, Amman (Jordan), Cairo, back t...
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The last bastion of Capt. Cousteau's legacy has been thrown to the sharks

The last bastion of Capt. Cousteau's legacy has been thrown to the sharks
I can just see Cousteau the father of diving turning in the grave. After the disastrous management of the Calypso by the late captain's last wife, now the last bastion of Cousteau's legacy Aqualung has been thrown to the sharks, but these sharks are not our common aquatic types but rather the ones roaming Wall Street. "In 1946 Air Liquide founded L...
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Billionaires bid to launch world's largest superyacht nightclub

Billionaires bid to launch world's largest superyacht nightclub
It is being billed as the “world’s largest floating private members’ club”. A 220-metre-long superyacht where the cost of a room for the night starts at about £2,000, offering wealthy clients the chance to tour the globe calling in at glamour events from the Monaco Grand Prix to the Rio carnival. Five billionaire friends have paid €10m (£8.5m) each towards the cost of building the luxury yacht, in return for a suite. Most of the €250m bill will be borne by wealthy concierge firm Quintessentially , which will operate the ship as a seaborne private club for its elite members. A computer-generated impression of the yacht: ‘We will dock and people will want to get on.’ Photograph: PR Image As well as hosting parties the yacht – which planned to launch in 2013 but struggled to attract enough funding – will operate as a hotel, with a restaurant run with...
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The world's coolest underwater hotels

The world's coolest underwater hotels
Courtesy of Airbnb Some of the world's biggest hotel brands are coming up with plans that are sure to stun even the most seasoned of travelers.  First, they made villas that looked like they were floating on water off islands in Asia, but now they're taking these to new heights — or depths. In recent years, underwater hotel rooms have taken over the resort world. This next big thing in the industry allows guests a front-row view into the stunning scenes that take place under the sea.  The idea is still up and coming, but a lucky few places have already put the plans into place. Here are the world's coolest underwater hotels so far.  Atlantis The Palm in Dubai Courtesy of Atlantis, The Palm The underwater suites at Atlantis provide some of the most breathtaking scenes in the world. Sitting under the Arabian Sea, these rooms allow you to sleep with the fishes —...
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