The sun is out, sunglasses are on, and you’re ready for an adventure. Summer is a very popular time to travel. Consequently, summer is a very stressful time to travel. But you’re prepared; you’ve got an itinerary printed out, your flight booked, and multiple copies of your passport. All that’s left is the question “what… Continue reading “What am I Forgetting?” The Answer to Your Biggest Question About Summer Travel
We are thrilled to announce that Aer Lingus is leading this year’s Luminary Award take off! With Aer Lingus poised to begin offering direct flights from Bradley International Airport to Dublin, Ireland this September, the airline is already showing its leadership and dedication to Connecticut. We are honored to have Aer Lingus on board, partnering… Continue reading Lead Sponsor Reveal for the Luminary Award
Hello everyone! My name is Lily and I’m a Fellow at the World Affairs Council of Connecticut! This past month I had the good fortune of traveling to East Africa. One of the highlights of my trip was gorilla trekking in the oldest national park in Africa, Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park – also home to… Continue reading Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
Over the weekend we stayed at an amazing place called Spicers Hidden Vale in the Australian Bush. It was truly amazing. The scenery was as picturesque as you can get. The property boats all kinds of wildlife including yep kangaroo’s, koalas and wallaby’s!
Hey all – They don’t call it sunny Queensland for nothing. The weather once we arrived to Queensland was wonderful, all sunny blue sky!The day in the Lockyer Valley started with a visit to a large scale commercial farm Rugby Farm is the largest supplier of vegetable to markets in Australia.. We had a chance… Continue reading A day in the Lockyer Valley
Hello All Can you imagine building an airport in 18th months? No never right? Well we flew into the brand new privately funded Wellcamp Airport in the Locyker Valley of sunny Queensland. Wow right? It gets even better the construction company Wagners privately funded the airport and built it with that eco-friendly low carbon concrete… Continue reading Toowoomba –
So the next day the rain finally let up a little. Well just enough for a nice visit with indigenous people at a place called Muru Mittigar. “Muru Mittigar means ‘Pathway to Friends’ in Darug language (Traditional Aboriginal custodians of our area). Muru Mittigar enables you to participate and interact with members of the… Continue reading Muru Mittigar
So concrete. As the rain continued to come down we continued with our program. Our day began with a stop at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)in Sydney. Our morning focus was on Eco friendly concrete or geo-polymer concrete. As you may know concrete is one of the top three carbon polluters on the… Continue reading Concrete & more rain
Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain. On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo
So today we formally started our program. Despite it being a rainy day here in Sydney we are off to a great start. The day started with a short trip to the world famous Bondi beach. It was a great spot to watch all of the surfers Then it was off to our first… Continue reading Sydney!