Visit 6 breathtaking pools around the world, no Yellow vax card required

From modern architectural feats to scenic skylines, these hotels are sure to ignite some wanderlust from the safety of one’s home.

Escaping Syria: The Journey of Death

“We can call it the journey of death,” 35-year-old Mohammad Alzen said. He has come from Syria to seek asylum in England, and he has plenty of stories to tell. Even with all his hardships, he’s quite fortunate — his other countrymen did not survive to tell their own stories. Alzen was a tailor in a…

The Treasures of Turkey

Days ago, a suicide bomb blast killed 10 people at the heart of Istanbul. The attack targeted Sultahnamet Square, an old district flocked by thousands of tourists everyday. It was the latest in a series of bombings that rocked Turkey in recent months. I stayed in Turkey for 15 days last October to attend the United Nations Convention…

Very French

News reports presently paint a different picture of Paris, one of the world’s most visited cities. On November 13, 2015, French President François Hollande declared a state of emergency after multiple terrorist attacks claimed the lives of more than 120 people and left 200 more with injuries. The scale of the attacks was so massive that it has…