Today over 5,700 animals have either become extinct from the planet, extinct from the wild or are critically endangered. While extinctions can happen quite naturally and have happened long before humans arrived, it’s become evident that over the years humans have started accelerating this process. We’ve put together a timeline of recent extinctions and endangerments to show just a few of the losses.
Cities were once a place where people came together, simply trying to live, with infrastructure being built up over time. Today, instead of a city being built around people, a city now builds the population as we flock to new cities in search of a new life, purpose or better jobs.
If you’ve travelled expensively then you’ve probably come across various cultural shocks, which can range from a Europeans take on the American tipping culture to the English pub culture or a Czech’s disinterest in strangers. Why not find out more!
Hundreds of millions of years ago the largest creatures in existence wandered and roamed a prehistoric earth, creatures that to this day we still have trouble imagining, but have you ever wondered which dinosaurs once roamed where you call home?
Today there are only a handful of monarchs across the world and in most cases their palaces are stunning works of art. In this infographic we dive into the choice of architecture of ruling monarchs from times long gone and those more recently built.
Travelling abroad and never stopping is seen as unreachable fantasy for many people, the idea of hopping from one country to another while taking in the culture is a breath-taking thought. How do these intrepid travellers afford it? Well Fly to Dubai has compiled a number of ways experience travellers make their money, just take a look!
Caffeine has become the only way for some of us to wake up in the morning, for others it’s the petrol that keeps the motor running all day and generally for the rest of us, it’s our lifeblood and to go the day without is an un-deniably soul destroying nightmare. Could our caffeine consumption be inadvertently harming our health? Well find out if your caffeine addiction, ahem caffeine intake is too high and compare it to the rest of the world!
It turns out as much as the everyday person tries not to break the law; they’ve probably been breaking at least one or two for a few years, for example did you know you’re not allowed to handle a salmon in a suspicious manner? Or that you can’t import potatoes in England or Wales if you have any reasonable cause to suspect that they’re Polish?
We’ve created explosions where mushroom clouds reach the mesosphere, flown above every type of known weather, put satellite after satellite into space and landed men on the moon. Here is an infographic charting the heights man has reached for various modes of transport and various methods of ‘flying’.
44% of the world’s population flew through the sky in 2014, while the industry started off with a single plane able to carry a single passenger just 101 years ago. While we still aren’t as majestic as a bird, we are able to fly through the sky. Using Kytra’s Annual World’s Top 100 Airlines, we’ve picked the top 20 passenger airlines and given you some extra information.
With the World Expo coming to Dubai in 2020, we have decided to take a look at some of the incredible inventions from the various World Expos over the years. The Great Exhibition of 1851 saw a mass of industrial events across the world, and these have increased in size, shape and manner since then.
For those of you planning a dream holiday to Dubai, you are probably aware of the Dubai Trolley that you may end up using to get from A to B in the city. There are unique modes of transport like this all over the world. We’ve all travelled by car, bus and airplane - but how many of you can say you’ve travelled by hovercraft, a suspended railway, or by elephant?
When travelling abroad it’s incredibly important to be aware of the local custom, the laws and the culture. You may already be aware that you can’t drink alcohol or display affection in public in the United Arab Emirates, but there are rules like this all over the world. Here at FlyToDubai.co.uk we have explored the local ‘rules’ over the world, and have compiled a list of what not to do in each country.
Being home to the tallest building in the world is one thing, but what about being the tallest city in the world? Here at FlyToDubai.co.uk, we’ve looked into (or up at!) the cities with the tallest buildings, and totalled up the height of the five tallest found in each city. From the Istanbul skyline reaching over 3,500 feet, to the Dubai skyline more than doubling it, our infographic has it all.
It’s getting to the time of year where many of us will be thinking about taking a city break. A long weekend in a foreign city is much more affordable than it was 20 years ago; however when taking into consideration the price of everything from flights and hotels to meals and taxis, which city makes your money go the furthest? Take a look at our latest infographic to find out!