Portsmouth

Portsmouth harbor with spinnaker

In London, billboard ads show an exotic harbor skyline with the question: Dreaming of Dubai? Then they break it to you: This is Portsmouth, 90 minutes away by train. Comparing Dubai and Portsmouth is a stretch, but its iconic Spinnaker Tower stands like an exclamation mark above a once run-down military port that is morphing into a pleasant people zone. Just last month, the Dubai-based Emirates airline paid £3.5 million to change the Spinnaker’s name to the “Emirates Spinnaker Tower.” (Unfortunately, they didn’t realize that the plan to paint the tower red and white — the airline’s colors — read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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