Rolling Down the Street in a BMW 7 Series

June 5, 2009 at 11:42 pm | Posted in The Luxe Life | Leave a comment
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For the last week I have confiscated Hanx’ car which is a BMW 7 series while he’s abroad.  I have to say, after getting used to that car and the luxury and comfort it offers, I’m not sure I can go back to my car or any car for that matter.  For all you guys reading this, I’m not a car addict so I can’t give you specs… But what I can tell you is that it’s like you’re driving a plane or a tank.  There is so much space and it rides so smoothly.  More importantly, you pretty much don’t have to do anything other than turn the car on and off by the press of a button.  The lock opens automatically when the key is anywhere in range.  You turn the car on and the mirrors and seats adjust automatically.  You reverse and the sensors show up on the screen in the middle of the car to tell you exactly how far you are from anything on every side.  It’s got a fridge in the handrest and the car amazingly cools within seconds even with the blistering heat of Kuwait.  I’ve never been one for BMW’s or cars that are as big as a boat but now I finally see why Hanx bought this car.  This is the first time I’m actually not looking forward to him coming home 😉

So for any of you who have the cash and want to make a luxury investment, you should check these cars out.   

Fly the Skies in Luxury for Cheap(ER)!

October 8, 2008 at 12:20 pm | Posted in Around the World, The Luxe Life | Leave a comment
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LunaJets offers discounted prices on empty returning flights of Private Jets to anyone interested in living it up.  Prices can range from 890Euro for a seat of one hour and up to 50,000 Euro a cabin (of up to 16 passengers) depending on departing city and destination.

The latest offer thats flashing when you enter the site is from Dammam, KSA to Seychelles today at 3:15pm.  You can book the GIII Aircraft (pics below) for 13 seats at 15,000 Euros. 

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Random Post: The World’s Top Futuristic Hotels

June 23, 2008 at 5:19 pm | Posted in Blog Files | 1 Comment
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The World’s Top Futuristic Hotels

Enjoy!

The Hummer Golf Car

June 19, 2008 at 10:14 am | Posted in The Luxe Life | Leave a comment
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The Middle East is trully about luxury. Not only do we make it a point to drive the best cars but also the best golf carts too.  The Hummer Golf Car is now being sold to Golf courses, hotels and residences in the Gulf for quick transport in style.  The first shipment of these mini-hummers will arrive next month.

The Gulf: Luxury Overdose

January 20, 2008 at 4:24 pm | Posted in Around the World, Eye on Kuwait, Eye on the Gulf, The Luxe Life | 4 Comments
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The Gulf Countries have managed to transform from desert into fantasy world in less than a decade. And they’re still going… Dubai, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Abu Dhabi are taking turns on creating awe in their multibillion dollar projects. Now we have ski resorts, the highest skyscrapers in the world, safaris, islands, theme cities and almost any other scenario you can imagine in the world. You can find the delights of the most famous countries and cities in the world in the Gulf except maybe the Grand Canyon and the Alps but I’m sure they will find a solution for that soon.

According to various sources, an estimated One Trillion Dollars are currently being invested in the Middle East. A recently published report called “The Middle East Leisure Landscape 2020 Study” by GFF gives a full breakdown on what’s to come. This includes 166 different projects in 13 countries.

The three countries that accounted for the most part of that investment were Dubai with $381.4 billion, Saudi Arabia with $184.4 billion and Abu Dhabi with $131.3 billion.

The top projects being created by the real estate giants Tatweer, Aldar and Emaar include (by order of cost):

1. King Abdullah Economic City, KSA: $120 billion

2. Dubailand, Dubai: $110 billion

3. City of Silk, Kuwait: $ 86 billion

4. The Arabian Canal, Dubai: $ 61 billion

And that’s only the tip of the iceberg, it would take a couple of hours to write all the other projects that are in progress now including “The Universe” which are another set of islands in Dubai, the museums such as “The Louvre” in Abudhabi, the cities, the manmade greenery and so much more.

The transportation is even being improved with each of the Gulf countries investing in Rail systems throughout their growing capital cities.

What is to come, we don’t know… But it seems to be turning out to be the only vacation spot of the future.  Why go to different locations when you can find all the natural wonders of the world in one spot?  More imporantly, how much money do they actually have to keep up the overheads of these mega projects for years and decades to come?  I doubt the breakeven was even considered in most of these cases.

The World’s Top Futuristic Luxury Hotels

January 7, 2008 at 8:27 am | Posted in The Luxe Life | Leave a comment
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Sometimes I really miss a good 5 star experience. The good service, the beautiful view, the fresh white fluffy sheets and the whole nouvel feeling of a luxury hotel. Till now my favorite hotels are Grosvenors House in Dubai and Four Seasons in Qatar. I guess it’s a mix of service and luxury plus the amenities that makes me so happy to be there. I will post my comments on Four Seasons in another post. Back to my point, I was searching for luxury hotels and I came across “The World’s Top 10 Futuristic Luxury Hotels” posted on another blog. Unfortunately its copied from another source which has already raised hell through comments on that blog but I haven’t yet found that source, but I really enjoyed the article so I had to post it. In addition, in my search for more reliable sources, I found the Hotels of the Future article by MSNBC as well as Hotels of the Future slideshow by Forbes.com.

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