Travel &Tourism

As winter is arriving in the UAE, City Sightseeing Sharjah (CSS), launched by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in collaboration with City Sightseeing Worldwide, has announced new timings of its tours during the winter season. Starting from October till May, the CSS will organise daily tours from 9am to 7pm. 

The long awaited debut of Alila Villas Koh Russey on the Cambodian Riviera will be welcoming guests this November. Hailed as one of the most anticipated openings, Alila Villas Koh Russey resides on its own private island in the Koh Rong archipelago. The journey from tarmac to resort takes just a 20-minute private car transfer and speedboat ride from Sihanoukville Airport.

If you love strolling around Bali and enjoy singing karaoke, your dream combination has just become a reality. The world’s first karaoke in a car has been born, or to be exact, a new karaoke feature has been added to Alila Seminyak’s Volkswagen Kombi, transforming this uniquely popular transportation into a mobile entertainment complex!

Every year on October 22nd, a unique portal to travel back in time opens in Kyoto. Known as Jidai Matsuri, or Festival of Ages, the event is a spectacular procession showcasing the eight different eras of Japan’s history from the Meiji Restoration (around 1868) to Enryaku period (782-806) in reverse chronological order.

Designed as a "multi-venue performing art center", the Istanbul Opera House will be one of the architectural icons of Istanbul and one of Europe's ostentatious art centers when completed in 2019.