Harrison Jacobs

International Correspondent @businessinsider / reporting on global issues, tech, and travel / writing fiction you'll never read

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I flew economy class on Kenya Airways twice in Africa to see if its short flights are as good as its flagship planes
February, 22 2019
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I visited the tallest and longest glass bridge in the world — which spans China's 'Grand Canyon' — and it was a colossal waste of time
February, 20 2019
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I flew economy class on Kenya Airways' flagship 787 Dreamliner to see if 'the Pride of Africa' stacks up to the world's top airlines
February, 17 2019
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Travel guides will tell you to skip Cairo, but the Egyptian capital is a fascinating city bursting with amazing food and culture
February, 15 2019
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A walk through Seattle's 'Amazonia' neighborhood made me understand why any city would be wary of hosting the tech giant
February, 14 2019
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I visited the Great Pyramid of Giza, and while it's as incredible as you'd expect for the only wonder of the ancient world still standing, I made a rookie
February, 12 2019
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Instagram has made a tiny mountain town world-famous for its picturesque blue walls, and locals are cashing in
February, 11 2019
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These nomads spend nearly their entire lives at sea — but they could be the last generation to do so
February, 11 2019
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One of Morocco's top tourist destinations has become overrun with tourists and Instagrammers trying to get the perfect photo
February, 7 2019
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A local guide in Tanzania gave me a tip for going on safari, and it's the opposite of anything you've ever been told
February, 4 2019
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After a month in Morocco, I can tell you the last place you want to stay is in a hotel or Airbnb
February, 1 2019
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Forget the Pyramids of Giza. A local tipped me off to a little-known site of ancient ruins that's equally fascinating and never crowded
January, 31 2019
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I visited the top of the tallest building in the world, and it was a colossal waste of time
January, 30 2019
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I visited the Pyramids of Giza and found a surprising downside that no one ever talks about
January, 24 2019
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A photo I took on the Nile River shows exactly how much Egypt's struggling economy is affecting everyday people
January, 23 2019
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After my hard drive crashed and lost 3 months of work, I devised a foolproof backup system to protect myself in the future
January, 22 2019
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I flew 7 hours in EgyptAir economy class and it showed me even the most basic flag carrier can be better than most American airlines
January, 19 2019
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I woke up at dawn to follow a top falconer training the fastest creatures on earth to compete for a $7 million prize, and found the Middle East's oldest
January, 16 2019
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A photographer spent months exploring a town on the frontlines of Britain's fracking war and returned with unreal photos
January, 15 2019
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I stayed in the shadow of Egypt's iconic pyramids, and they're more surreal than any photos can show
January, 15 2019
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After 6 months of travel I made a critical addition to my packing list that's become my most essential tool
January, 14 2019
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One of the most famous places in the world is a tiny desert town in Morocco where everything from 'Game of Thrones' to 'Gladiator' was filmed
January, 13 2019
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The most iconic desert in the world is the Sahara. I drove for days, rode a camel for hours, and slept under the stars just to see it.
January, 12 2019
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I took a 12-hour overnight first-class sleeper train through the heart of Egypt, and it's an experience I won't forget anytime soon
January, 12 2019
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I visited the world's largest film studio, where Moroccan locals are cast as everyone from Osama Bin Laden to Jesus and the desert is littered with the
January, 10 2019
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I rang in the New Year at an all-night rave in the Moroccan desert. It left Times Square in the dust.
January, 6 2019
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After months of professional chaos, I stumbled across a free note-taking app that will make 2019 my most organized year yet
January, 5 2019
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These are the 50 richest people in the world right now
January, 4 2019
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After more than a decade of using iPhones, I finally switched to Android — but I only lasted 3 days before switching back
December, 31 2018
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If you ever wondered what life will be like when climate change makes outside unlivable, Dubai can give you a good idea
December, 30 2018
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I visited outlandishly wealthy Dubai, known as the 'city of gold,' and was surprised by how much fun you can have even without billions
December, 30 2018
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Here's how to escape New York City during a doomsday scenario
December, 28 2018
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I ate at the flagship restaurant of the $1 billion hotel considered the most luxurious in the world and quickly realized the $500 price tag wasn't for the
December, 28 2018
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I'm convinced Egypt could be the greatest tourist destination in the world if it weren't for a troubling pattern that nearly ruined my trip
December, 27 2018
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Bali is buckling under swarms of tourists seeking its legendary white sand beaches, but after a week on the island I can tell you they're missing the best part
December, 27 2018
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I visited what's possibly the most polluted city in the world, and realized Americans have no idea how good they have it
December, 26 2018
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I didn't think the $1 billion hotel considered 'the most luxurious in the world' could possibly live up to the hype. I was very wrong.
December, 24 2018
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I've been traveling the world for 6 months and I'm rarely ever jet-lagged. Here's the best advice I can give you.
December, 21 2018
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A walk through Dubai's supercity of futuristic skyscrapers made me uneasy for any city that mimics its rapid development
December, 15 2018
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Dubai's glittering, futuristic metropolis came at the cost of hundreds of thousands of workers, and recommending it as a tourist destination feels wrong
December, 15 2018
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I tried economy class on Etihad, the airline famous for its $23,000 apartment-in-the-sky ticket, and I was surprised to find it wasn't anything special
December, 15 2018
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Dramatic photos show how radically Dubai has changed in 50 years
December, 14 2018
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Dubai's most outrageous open-air market sells only gold and has a $3 million, 141-pound gold ring
December, 9 2018
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Dubai is already a tourist favorite, and now the city's sights are set on the next milestone: becoming the center of art in the Middle East and Africa
December, 7 2018
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I stayed at a hotel on Dubai's massive artificial island shaped like a palm tree and it's more surreal than any photos can show
December, 3 2018
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I visited a sit-down Pizza Hut in Dubai that's nothing like the US brand, and now I'm convinced it should return to the classic restaurants that made it famous
November, 29 2018
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Dubai has the world's largest, completely automated, driverless metro line — and it shows how far behind the US really is
November, 28 2018
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I switched to Android after more than a decade with the iPhone, and I'm not going back. Here's why.
November, 26 2018
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If you've ever wanted to visit Dubai, there's likely never been a better time than right now. Here's why.
November, 25 2018
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I've been traveling the world for 6 months and I use the same trick in any city I visit to make sure I find amazing food
November, 24 2018
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