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Uber just announced plans to spend $150 million in Toronto on engineering and self-driving cars - and it's a sign the company isn't giving up on autonomous vehicles

UBER JUST ANNOUNCED PLANS TO SPEND $150 MILLION IN TORONTO ON ENGINEERING AND SELF-DRIVING CARS - AND IT'S A SIGN THE COMPANY ISN'T GIVING UP ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Uber Uber Technologies is spending millions of dollars in Toronto to open an engineering hub and expand its self-driving car operations. It's...

Waste Less, Travel More

WASTE LESS, TRAVEL MORE

You may know Natural Habitat Adventures from first-hand tours and experiences or our coverage, but Nat Hab has something completely...

 
 
 
Five Reasons to Join in the Spirit of Celebration at Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen

FIVE REASONS TO JOIN IN THE SPIRIT OF CELEBRATION AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SHENZHEN

Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen will be “Celebrating 5” on September 28, 2018. To mark the Hotel's 5th anniversary, between September 24...

Dell's annual sale, 4K TV discounts and more of the week's best tech deals

DELL'S ANNUAL SALE, 4K TV DISCOUNTS AND MORE OF THE WEEK'S BEST TECH DEALS

Summer is coming to an end, which means that soon we'll all be retreating to our living rooms and getting cozy for the winter. Whether...

 
 
 
A luxury spa villa holiday to Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains

A LUXURY SPA VILLA HOLIDAY TO MARRAKECH AND THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS

Villa Ezzahra, 15 minutes from the centre of Marrakech's, is a calming antidote to the manic medina. This plush retreat comes with...

Thailand ranks top in Travel Weekly UK Best Destinations in The World survey

THAILAND RANKS TOP IN TRAVEL WEEKLY UK BEST DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD SURVEY

Travel Weekly UK has unveiled the results of its ‘Best Destinations in The World' survey and Thailand has made it into the top 10 of...

 
 
 
9 Things You Should Know About Wölffer Estate Rosé

9 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WÖLFFER ESTATE ROSÉ

Among the expensive real estate and luxurious summer retreats of Long Island's East End lie 750,000 acres of vineyards. Split into...

The luxurious private island retreat in Florida that has hit the market for $4.3million  

THE LUXURIOUS PRIVATE ISLAND RETREAT IN FLORIDA THAT HAS HIT THE MARKET FOR $4.3MILLION  

Mandalay Island off Sewall's Point boasts white sandy beaches and lush green trees and is accessed via a private bridge. It has a stunning...

 
 
 
What it's like living in the most expensive zip code in the Hamptons, where the average home price is $7.1 million

WHAT IT'S LIKE LIVING IN THE MOST EXPENSIVE ZIP CODE IN THE HAMPTONS, WHERE THE AVERAGE HOME PRICE IS $7.1 MILLION

Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images The tiny village of Sagaponack is the most expensive zip code in the Hamptons. A study by GoBankingRates...

Hotel Review: Casa del Mar Langkawi - A Peaceful Retreat that makes you feel like Home

HOTEL REVIEW: CASA DEL MAR LANGKAWI - A PEACEFUL RETREAT THAT MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE HOME

Casa del Mar is a hidden treasure in Malaysia, the Mediterranean-style beachfront hotel in Langkawi is offering family-like hospitality...

 
 
 
5 Dubai Hotels For Design Lovers

5 DUBAI HOTELS FOR DESIGN LOVERS

Bulgari Resort and Residences Dubai. Credit: Bulgari Resort and Residences Dubai While Dubai 's love for superlatives may certainly...

3 of the world's most important central bankers are skipping this year's 'summer camp for economists' in Jackson Hole

3 OF THE WORLD'S MOST IMPORTANT CENTRAL BANKERS ARE SKIPPING THIS YEAR'S 'SUMMER CAMP FOR ECONOMISTS' IN JACKSON HOLE

Mark Carney, Mario Draghi and Haruhiko Kuroda are all missing from the list of attendees at this years central banker meeting at the...

 
 
 
Police are investigating after a video of a man slapping a hippo's butt at a Los Angeles zoo went viral

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A VIDEO OF A MAN SLAPPING A HIPPO'S BUTT AT A LOS ANGELES ZOO WENT VIRAL

Ronald Zak/AP The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an investigation after a viral video showed a man climbing over a barrier...

The Turkish lira has finally stabilised as Erdogan promises action against 'economic terrorists'

THE TURKISH LIRA HAS FINALLY STABILISED AS ERDOGAN PROMISES ACTION AGAINST 'ECONOMIC TERRORISTS'

The lira has stabilised on Tuesday morning after a dramatic decline over the last 9 days. Turkish President Erdogan has vowed action...

 
 
 
China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

CHINA'S XI BESET BY ECONOMIC, POLITICAL CHALLENGES

BEIJING - As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy. Chinese...

Desert Photo Retreat - Summer 2018

DESERT PHOTO RETREAT - SUMMER 2018

A red-tailed hawk was a regular visitor - it even would take baths in the “water hole”. We took a very short trip to Arizona this week...

 
 
 
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi appoints Macklin

FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANGKAWI APPOINTS MACKLIN

David Macklin will join Four Seasons Resort Langkawi as general manager of the island retreat -located in Malaysia's exclusive UNESCO...

ART RETREAT in ESTES PARK, CO - Our Last Day

ART RETREAT IN ESTES PARK, CO - OUR LAST DAY

It was such a beautiful morning on Sunday, the last day of the retreat. . . Mo led another wonderful yoga class for us. . . Heading...

 
 
 
Real Estate's Forever Brand: Gaining New Insight Into Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

REAL ESTATE'S FOREVER BRAND: GAINING NEW INSIGHT INTO BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES

Gino Blefari, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, on location at an exclusive Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties...

Gone Retreatin'

GONE RETREATIN'

As regular readers know, Tom and I have been part of the Beyond Cana retreat team for about 12 years. Ever since it has begun at our...