Learn the Tips You Need to Drive Safely in Abu Dhabi

If you’re planning your first trip to the United Arab Emirates, you’re going to be in for a bit of culture shock when it comes to navigating the roads. City planning isn’t the issue, other drivers and pedestrians are. You could be forgiven for feeling like you’re on set of the newest Mad Max movie for your first day on the road, but these tips will get you into driving shape so you can fully enjoy everything Abu Dhabi has to offer. Step One: Determine Which Car Rental is Right for

What Type of Weather to Expect in Abu Dhabi

If you’re planning on taking a vacation to Abu Dhabi to explore the rich cultural heritage, the diverse cuisines, and the impressive architecture, then you should understand what the weather patterns look like so you know what to expect during your stay at the emirate. Summer A couple of the selling points of Abu Dhabi are the year-round sunshine and sparse rainfall. While these are attractive qualities that every visitor ideally looks for, be wary that this also leads to oppressive heat during the summer. If you plan on visiting Abu Dhabi

The Man Who Helped Build Atlanta

By Phineas Upham Hannibal Kimball was instrumental in post Civil-War reconstruction. He was born Oxford County, Maine to family of Methodist wheel-wrights. The fifth boy of 10 children, he had the good fortune of being born to a highly regarded wheel-wright named Peter Kimball. The family lived in relative modesty, and he stayed in the carriage business until after the Civil War. The business prospered for most of that time, but the Civil War had a depressing effect on many local economies. Individuals and businesses couldn’t pay loans they’d

The Adventures of Steve Fossett

By Samuel Phineas Upham Steve Fossett, was known to be a successful businessman, but he is remembered for his 116 adventurous feats and records. Fossett holds the world record for the first hot-air balloon flight conducted by a solo pilot across the Pacific Ocean, accomplished in 1995. He did it again in 2002, but travelled the world. He then set the record for fastest journey across the globe in a sailboat, and for flying the first non-stop flight around the world in an airplane. He also holds the record for