Murad Yandiev

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Saudi agricultural investment abroad - land grab or benign strategy?

They control rice farms in Ethiopia, Sudan and the Philippines, cattle ranches in California and Arizona, wheat fields in Ukraine and Poland, ranches …

A perfect weekend in Helsinki

If Helsinki has so far escaped the short-break spotlight, this is its moment to shine. Shaped by the Baltic, swinging between extremes of dark winters and midsummer sun, and defined by its east-meets-west geography – the Finnish capital is a one-off.<p>Its amiable residents are remarkably in tune with …

European Travel

Where to eat with the locals in Rome

The Eternal City has no shortage of eating options. Italian culture is well known for its family traditions, that almost always focus on food. Your …

Italy

Saudi Arabia Stakes a Claim on the Nile

After draining four-fifths of its massive underground aquifer for unsustainable agriculture, the Saudi Kingdom turns to verdant Ethiopia.<p><i>This piece is part of</i> <b>Water Grabbers: A Global Rush on Freshwater</b>, <i>a special National Geographic Freshwater News series on how grabbing land</i><i>—and water—from poor</i> …

Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry

Middle East watchers are familiar with the considerable financial problems facing Saudi Arabia as oil prices continue to drag along the bottom and …

Saudi Arabia

6 Street Food Blogs to Follow Around the World

Culinary options are more than just an important part of the local culture. For many people, food is reason enough to travel. Whenever I arrived in a …

Andrew Zimmern

Look Like A Billionaire While Traveling

Frequent flier status allows us to board flights just behind the folks sitting up front and families with small children, which in turn allows us to observe our fellow passengers as they amble down the aisle. We know the golden age of air travel is long gone, but we are shocked at the amount of …

Clothing

12 Gmail tips to make you much better at email

Gmail is the world's most-used email service, and one of the few products in the world that can boast more than one billion users.<p>Founded in 2004 as Google Mail and as an invite-only service, the service introduced several features such as a search-oriented system and threaded conversations that …

5 tiny hotels with big perks

But there's a new breed of small hotel: the microhotel. While the actual rooms might be small (think 250 square feet or less), the design is smart and sleek, with everything you need and nothing you don't. Plus, the rest of the hotel is spacious and comfortable, promoting relaxation and mingling …

Hospitality