Vismay Anand

An avid reader who enjoys a good bite and a good binge of TV shows at any given time. She is here to tell you stories just as they happened.

After Mars, UAE sets course for Planet Venus!

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates Space Agency announced the commencement of a new Emirati interplanetary mission, designed to further accelerate the young nation’s space engineering, scientific research, and exploration capabilities and drive innovation and opportunity in the country’s private sector. “We have set our eyes to the stars because our journey to development and progress […]...Read More

Each cup of coffee has got a very special story!

It was a day of drinking coffee in every form this weekend. Coffee aficionados the world over celebrated International Coffee Day and Starbucks, the uncrowned king of coffee, had a lot up its sleeve. Although International Coffee Day was conceived to shed light on the plight of coffee bean farmers while expressing the affection for […]...Read More

A magical garden that’s worth a visit!

Suspended from the ceiling, an immersive installation entitled “Floating Flower Garden; Flowers and I are of the Same Root, the Garden and I are One” was unveiled over the summer that is made up of over 13,000 living orchids. Patience. Understanding. Tranquility. This is what Tokyo-based “ultra-technologists” teamLab wants visitors to experience when they enter […]...Read More

A special kind of tow-cruise!

Few man-made movable structures are larger than a modern cruise ship, but even those giants sometimes need someone to lend them a hand to get to port. So what do you do when one of them is unable to move on its own? You call a ship-carrying ship, or, to be more precise, a “semi-submersible […]...Read More

GEMS Education Plogging event makes picking up trash fun!

GEMS Education launched the first-ever ‘plogging’ event in the UAE in partnership with DULSCO, as the first initiative to bring the GEMS Global Ambassadors together on a common mission earlier today. The GEMS Plogging Event aimed at bringing together 50 participants including students, staff, and parents from across 5 GEMS schools in Dubai to spread […]...Read More