Saudi Arabia, UAE could be slowly ‘de-anchoring’ from oil price movements, data suggests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Business activity for major Gulf economies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is on the up, with clear positive outlooks for non-oil growth as the region recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the consequent crash in oil prices early last year. Saudi Arabia clocked its 14th… Continue reading Saudi Arabia, UAE could be slowly ‘de-anchoring’ from oil price movements, data suggests

In Florida’s hot real estate market, a $30 million mansion fetches a record sales price twice this year

A waterfront megahome in Highland Beach has sold twice this year, and each time it has raised the bar for for this South Florida town, which has become one of the hottest real estate markets in the state. Located in the eastern part of Palm Beach County, Highland Beach is just over 1 square mile.… Continue reading In Florida’s hot real estate market, a $30 million mansion fetches a record sales price twice this year

LINDSAY LOHANWON’T BE ON ‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DUBAI’ …Even Though She’d Be Perfect

Dubai” … even though she’s already living in the country, and would provide instant star power and drama. Sources with direct knowledge tell… Lindsay is NOT part of the newly announced season, and she was never even approached about the upcoming project. Bravo announced Monday the network is taking ‘The Real Housewives’ franchise to Dubai,… Continue reading LINDSAY LOHANWON’T BE ON ‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DUBAI’ …Even Though She’d Be Perfect

Why Switzerland is the top location for expats

Some 93% of respondents reported an improved quality of life since moving to Switzerland and voted it one of the top three countries, along with Australia and New Zealand, for overall wellbeing. For Honor Jackson, a 29-year-old doctoral assistant at the University of Neuchatel, one of the big draws to Switzerland is its “beautiful natural… Continue reading Why Switzerland is the top location for expats

How Amazon decides which climate tech start-ups to invest in — and what that says about its future ambitions

If Amazon is going to achieve its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, it’s going to need to rely on new technology. To spur the process along, the company has a $2 billion venture capital fund to gather and grow climate tech start-ups. Watching where Amazon is investing is one way to track innovation… Continue reading How Amazon decides which climate tech start-ups to invest in — and what that says about its future ambitions

Climate tech start-ups have raised a record $32 billion globally so far in 2021

Technology companies working on combating climate change have raised a record breaking $32 billion so far this year, according to a report published Tuesday. The amount of venture capital money flowing into climate tech this year has already exceeded the whole of 2020, the report by venture capital analysis firm Dealroom and promotional agency London… Continue reading Climate tech start-ups have raised a record $32 billion globally so far in 2021

London expands its ultra-low emission zone in bid to reduce air pollution

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone expanded on Monday, with the U.K. capital’s mayor describing the move as “a landmark day for our city.” The new ULEZ — covering a quarter of London and 3.8 million people — is in operation 24-hours a day, seven days a week aside from Christmas Day. Under the ULEZ, most… Continue reading London expands its ultra-low emission zone in bid to reduce air pollution

The cheapest way to ‘own’ a superyacht? Buy an apartment on one

Travelers who fantasize about owning a superyacht may be able to turn their dreams into reality — at a much lower price. Residential yachts, as they are called, are essentially apartment buildings at sea. Buyers purchase apartments on massive yachts, rather than own and operate their own smaller vessels. Once most of the apartments are… Continue reading The cheapest way to ‘own’ a superyacht? Buy an apartment on one

This 65-year-old retiree lives in Mexico on $1,500 per month—here’s why she’s ‘never moving back to the U.S

When I left the U.S. for Mazatlán, Mexico 15 years ago, I had stars in my eyes. Everything about this place seemed wonderful, and since retiring a few years ago, I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy them to the fullest. To many people, the expat life seems like such a big unknown. But in reality,… Continue reading This 65-year-old retiree lives in Mexico on $1,500 per month—here’s why she’s ‘never moving back to the U.S

These travelers moved to Europe despite knowing no one — here’s how they make a living

But Low knew what she was getting into. In 2017, she visited Svalbard as a tourist during its “dark season,” which blankets the town in darkness from November to January. “I have always been fascinated with traveling to secluded places and was keen on experiencing something new and out of the ordinary,” said Low. Back… Continue reading These travelers moved to Europe despite knowing no one — here’s how they make a living