Category: Spotlight On

Spotlight on Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai is a popular mixed-use district of Dubai that encompasses some of the emirate’s finest landmarks including the world’s tallest building and largest mall. The area is famous for high quality residential, office and retail buildings and there are a huge range of bars and restaurants to choose from. Downtown Dubai, like JLT is… Read more »

Spotlight on Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.

Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) is a waterfront community, carefully positioned around 4 artificial lakes. The concept behind this area of the city was to create ‘community living’ in an all-purpose project where people could live, work and be entertained within this one self-sufficient district. Using distinctive architecture to provide an appealing sense of individuality the… Read more »

Spotlight on The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

Self-declared the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World`, The Palm Jumeirah is arguably Dubai’s most exclusive location. The huge palm shaped collection of islands stretches 5 kilometres out into the Persian Gulf adding an incredible 520 kilometres to Dubai’s coastline. The whole island has been designed to create the ultimate lifestyle destination, hosting a wide spectrum… Read more »

Spotlight on Bodrum

Bodrum, David J. Lull, Flickr

The Bodrum region has traditionally been popular with intellectuals and affluent nationals from Istanbul and Ankara. In recent times the region has witnessed rapid growth and dramatic transformation, particularly in the past two decades. It has now established itself as a popular destination for European holiday-makers, domestic tourists and the high-flyers of Turkish society. The… Read more »

Spotlight on the Costa del Sol

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The Costa del Sol, Spain’s ‘Sunshine Coast’, has been a firm favourite amongst tourists for many years now. Millions descend on this sun-drenched region every year; no surprise that Gatwick to Málaga is one of Europe’s busiest air routes. The area offers many attractions including an abundance of blue flag beaches, famous museums, and prominent… Read more »

Spotlight on the Costa Calida

Costa Calida, JelW, Flickr

Home to Europe’s largest salt water lake, the Mar Menor or ‘little Sea’, the Costa Calida is a tranquil area of the Mediterranean coast which enjoys a more rustic setting than its flamboyant neighbours. Dubbed as the Costa Calida or ‘Warm Coast’, its name has been born from its Mediterranean semi-arid subtropical climate with hot… Read more »

Spotlight on the Costa Blanca

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The Costa Blanca or ‘White Coast’ is situated on Spain’s eastern Mediterranean shore and is named after its stunning talc fine beaches that fringe its 200km coastline. Beyond the Blue Flag beaches, the Costa Blanca is a nature-lover’s paradise with eleven natural parks ranging from spectacular mountainous terrain to unspoilt wetlands and marine reserves. Located… Read more »

Spotlight on Istanbul

Galata Tower, Istanbul, Hector Garcia, Flickr

Istanbul, historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople is Turkey’s largest city but not, as is commonly thought, Turkey’s capital. Over the last few years, the West side of Istanbul has seen a huge transformation in terms of economic growth, property prices and its development as a commercial hub within the region. This growth is starting… Read more »