When The Wealthy Go Camping

A New York City hotel is offering wealthy guests a chance to go “glamping”—glamorous camping—so they can experience the outdoors with four-star amenities.  Guests at New York’s AKA Central Park can spend $2,000 a night to sleep on a queen bed on the terrace of the hotel’s penthouse.  “It’s basically being able to sleep under the stars in a luxury […]

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Austria: Why nobody wants to settle here

For all its natural beauty, Austria is doing a rotten job of attracting immigrants, said Jakob Zirm. Among the 34 most developed countries, this one ranks dead last as a destination for job-seekers from developing countries. That’s a problem, since our low birth rate means that we will soon lack enough workers to pay our retirees’ pensions. Only “targeted immigration […]

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