Deep in the Qatari desert, Musharif spends his afternoons "swimming" in a large pool that doubles as a jacuzzi, just one of the perks of being a racing camel.
Last week's column on the evolution of India's wine industry over the past three decades noted that a complicated range of taxes made wine very expensive. Indeed, taxes impact heavily on the pocket book of any visitor to that country:
You can waltz with Leo, pirouette to "Swan Lake" or join Beyonce on the disco floor. Well, your holograms can, at Tokyo's Madame Tussauds wax museum.
French culinary favorite Pierre Gagnaire is to take over from the world's most Michelin starred chef Joel Robuchon at the luxury hotel and restaurant La Grande Maison in Bordeaux, wine magnate Bernard Magrez said on Thursday.
Online commerce colossus eBay on Thursday opened a virtual wine shop.
Would you like a drone with your cocktail? The world's first cafe using the tiny domestic unmanned aircraft as servers has opened in a Dutch university.
A complicated range of taxes, licensing processes and distribution procedures make wine very expensive in India. Add the possibility of inadequate storage facilities and a historic preference for hard liquor to the mix, and we come to appreciate the potential issues in this country.
To some it's the real deal, to others it's a bland brew, but thanks to a 500-year-old rule everybody can be sure what's in German beer.
When the earthquake struck last year and thousands of tons of snow and ice and earth came crashing down the mountain, some feared the climbers might never return to Mount Everest.
Scrap metal, tin cans, auto parts! At a rough and ready gym in Ouagadougou's rundown Dapoya district, young bodybuilders using homemade weights know powerful muscles can lead to a job.