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The Queen Elizabeth II – A Royal visit to Rome

The foreign trip, a rarity these days for the 87-year-old monarch, had to be postponed last year because she was unwell. She was accompanied by her 92-year-old husband Prince Philip. The queen has visited the Vatican twice during her reign, once to meet John XXIII in 1961 and again in 2000 to see John Paul II. Queen Elizabeth II bearing a basket of honey, whiskey and other goodies from the royal estates...

British Polo Day in Abu Dhabi

British Polo Day is a celebration of British luxury and heritage in a polo events network that spans the World. Abu Dhabi once again proved to be a very glamorous affair, with His Highness Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan al Nahyan and His Excellency, British Ambassador Dominic Jermey. credit: Land Rover MENA

The Rio Carnival 2014 in Photos

The Carnival in Rio is definitely the biggest and most famous, not just in Brazil but in the whole world. It is also the most visited as well. From March 1st through March 4th the people of the “marvellous city” have celebrated Rio Carnival 2014. The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each delivering an over-the-top, hour-long display...

Oscars 2014 – Winners list

The 86th Academy Awards took place Sunday 2 March at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The top winner for the night, however, was “Gravity” with seven awards. In addition to Alfonso Cuarón’s win for director, the film also won for visual effects, sound mixing, sound editing, cinematography, film editing and original score.   Best picture 12 Years a...

Vanuatu – Traditional Pacific Culture

Vanuatu is an archipelago of 83 islands lying between New Caledonia and Fiji in the South Pacific. The islands called Vanuatu were home to Melanesians for over 2,500 years. There is evidence that Melanesian navigators from Papua New Guinea were the first to colonise Vanuatu. Then, in the 15th century, European explorers and missionaries began arriving and the islands changed forever. Many Vanuatu believe...

Grammy Awards 2014 Winners

The 56th annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles with performances from Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Beyonce and more. Here is the complete list of winners at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Record of the year “Get Lucky” — Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers Album of the year “Random Access Memories” — Daft Punk Song of the year “Royals”...

SalzburgerLand Ski Austria

The SalzburgerLand is indisputably one of the all-time greats of winter tourism: over 1,700 kilometres of slopes, 2,200 km of cross-country ski trails and 580 lifts represent far more than you could ever have wished for in your wildest dreams. Skiing has been deeply rooted in Austrian culture since the early developments of the sport. Every winter, thousands of ski enthusiasts travel so Salzburg and...

Val d Isere Ice Driving – Enjoy a slide around the circuit

Val d’Isere provides activities for non-skiers. There are also a large number of heart-stopping activities for the crazier among you who like your adrenalin in large doses. Ice driving using your own enduro is Open from 14:00-20:00 every day from early December through to March. credit: Press Start Agence

Grand Opening of the Marquee The Star, Sydney

Paris Hilton, Slash, will.i.am, Joe Jonas and other superstars helped launch Sydney’s newest nightlife venue – Marquee – The Star, Sydney, a joint partnership between Echo Entertainment and Tao Group. The brand may sound familiar to some Sydneysiders, but to those who frequent the United States, the name “Marquee” signifies the best that nightlife has to offer in both Las Vegas and...

American Music Awards 2013 Winners

The 2013 American Music Awards took place at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE. It was a big night for Taylor Swift, who took home a total of four AMAs. She earned top honor at Sunday night, winning artist of the year in the fan-voted event. ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Taylor Swift NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S: Ariana Grande SINGLE OF THE YEAR: Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, “Cruise” ICON...

How I Met Your Mother Cast and Biography

Alyson Hannigan NAME: Alyson Hannigan OCCUPATION: Film Actress, Television Actress BIRTH DATE: March 24, 1974 PLACE OF BIRTH: Washington, D.C. FULL NAME: Alyson Lee Hannigan HEIGHT: 1.64 m WEIGHT: 52 kg EYE COLOR: Green RELIGION: Jewish ZODIAC SIGN: Aries SPOUSE: Alexis Denisof ChILDREN: 2 Neil Patrick Harris NAME: Neil Patrick Harris OCCUPATION: Actor BIRTH DATE: June 15, 1973 PLACE OF BIRTH:...

Megatransect Hike 2013

The Megatransect is a trail run event staged in Central Pennsylvania. The 25 Mile supported ultra hike took place in Bald Eagle Mountain. The course is designed to challenge any trained or seasoned athlete. Trail focuses on the safety and needs of all entrants. Competitors are subjected to unrelenting climbs and down hills with total vertical gains over 5000 feet. credit: mike mcneil

Red Bull Soap Box 2013 with Sebastian Vettel

The famous F1 team sponsor has also put its name to soapbox racing. Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. Racers compete against the clock in a downhill race. Each hand-made machine is fuelled by nothing but sheer courage, the force of gravity and perhaps a little Red Bull. credit: nubigena

All That Skate 2013 – Figure Skating with Yuna Kim

All That Skate is a figure skating show produced by All That Sports. Show was installed at specially ice rink in Olympic park Gymnastics Stadium. Top-class skaters like 2006 Torino Olympic silver medalist Stéphane Lambiel from Switzerland, 2010 Vancouver Olympic bronze medalist Joannie Rochette from Canada and four-time world champion Kurt Browning from Canada joined in the show. credit:...

British Cycling National Road Championships 2013 with Mark Cavendish

The British Cycling National Road Race Championships (NRRC) took place in Glasgow from 20 to 23 June 2013. The 2013 British Cycling National Road Race Championships covers many of the world’s best elite riders. The events featured a star-studded line-up headed by 2012 champions Sharon Laws, Ian Stannard and Alex Dowsett. Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavendish, Olympic and World champion Laura...