“…the picture we get of global travel from glossy magazines - of mostly white Westerners experiencing "exotic” locales - fails to capture the biggest story in travel over the last decade: the rising tide of international travelers from the emerging world. The rise of “the rest” is now a travel story, too - and a potentially transformative one.“
“Last week, an Estonian named Kaspar Korjus posted a speculative proposal online. Mr Korjus, who manages the e-residency programme at the agency responsible for attracting inward investment to Estonia, asked what would happen if the country were to become the first sovereign state to issue its own cryptocurrency.”
“Bangkok’s latest co-working space wants you to sleep on the job. NapLab is the project of Awaken Design Studio, which has converted eerie old university dorms into a bright-lit space that’s equal parts work, play and rest.”
I usually take a siesta in my workday, so this work space appeals to me.
The Saigon One Tower has stood as an incomplete shell since 2012, with bad debt and mismanagement halting its completion. This month the tower was seized from the developer, so the saga of Saigon’s ghost tower continues.
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