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Otilia Drăgan

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Otilia believes that if it’s eco, green, or groundbreaking, people should know about it.

A master’s in International Relations, as well as working in online media for more than five years, have given her a deeper perspective on how people everywhere can inspire each other.

Homes on wheels, aircraft or boats, these fresh, sometimes quirky, ideas from all over the world are worth sharing.
Airbus Demonstrated a Fully Autonomous Helicopter Flight
Airbus Demonstrated a Fully Autonomous Helicopter Flight

28 Nov 2023, 09:04 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Picture this: while a helicopter performs all regular flight operations fully automatically, the pilot in the cockpit uses only a touchscreen tablet to monitor the flight and intervene if necessary. It sounds futuristic, but that's precisely w...

 
Futura Is the Newest Zero-Emission Ferry Operating in Europe
Futura Is the Newest Zero-Emission Ferry Operating in Europe

28 Nov 2023, 08:16 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Good news for folks traveling between Germany and Denmark – the first zero-emission ferry in the area is gearing up for commercial service, paving the way for a future green ferry fleet. It's named Futura and will start operating in 2024...

 
A Glimpse Into One of the Most Exquisite Superyachts Coming in 2025
A Glimpse Into One of the Most Exquisite Superyachts Coming in 2025

28 Nov 2023, 07:25 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Kilij is a name worth remembering – once completed, it will officially become one of the most sophisticated bespoke megayachts. For now, it's still a project waiting for a bold customer with nearly $30 million to spare. The superyacht...

 
This Rustic Tiny House Hides an Impressive Three-Bedroom Interior
This Rustic Tiny House Hides an Impressive Three-Bedroom Interior

28 Nov 2023, 06:06 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Designing and building a tiny house on wheels is as fun as it is challenging. Space limitations challenge builders to come up with fresh ideas and solutions every time, but it's always worth it in the end. The Maple tiny house is a fine exampl...

 
Willow Is a Proven World Cruiser With a Homely Vibe
Willow Is a Proven World Cruiser With a Homely Vibe

27 Nov 2023, 09:50 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / You would still need a few extra million dollars to become the owner of this beautiful modern classic. Still, it's far more affordable than a superyacht, with the added benefit of a more intimate and cozy cruising experience. If you are one...

 
Norwegian Clean Tech Company Breaks the Norm With Powerful Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Norwegian Clean Tech Company Breaks the Norm With Powerful Hydrogen Fuel Cells

27 Nov 2023, 08:32 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / One of the most passionate promoters of hydrogen fuel cells for clean maritime transportation has reached a significant milestone. Two years ago, a clean technology company in Norway was announcing its ambitious plans to build a state-of-the-art...

 
The $7 Million eVTOL Jet Made in Germany Is Headed for China
The $7 Million eVTOL Jet Made in Germany Is Headed for China

27 Nov 2023, 07:46 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / 2023 was probably one of the most important years for Lilium, the German air mobility company that's building what it claims to be the world's first eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) jet. During this final quarter, Lilium is s...

 
Eye-Catching 21-foot Tiny Reveals an Unexpectedly Spacious Layout
Eye-Catching 21-foot Tiny Reveals an Unexpectedly Spacious Layout

27 Nov 2023, 07:06 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This classic-style tiny house doesn't just turn heads with its vibrant colors. Once you step inside, you might be surprised to discover a unique layout with three rooms and a cozy lounge area. It's easy to see why Mobi House is one of ...

 
A Priceless Piece of American Heritage Is Disguising as a Bargain
A Priceless Piece of American Heritage Is Disguising as a Bargain

24 Nov 2023, 10:07 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / While contemporary luxury yachts of monstrous proportions fetch hundreds of millions on the superyacht market, vintage gems like the Wishing Star are sold for pennies. This summer, the boat leading the "Parade of Sail" before the Booth...

 
Germany Funds an Innovative Green Version of a Classic Damen Freighter
Germany Funds an Innovative Green Version of a Classic Damen Freighter

24 Nov 2023, 08:23 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Maritime transportation and commercial aviation are both notoriously harder to decarbonize than other sectors. One of the fastest ways to get there is by upgrading existing vessels and aircraft with green features instead of designing and building ...

 
Meet the Hydromover, A Trailblazing Fully-Electric Cargo Vessel
Meet the Hydromover, A Trailblazing Fully-Electric Cargo Vessel

24 Nov 2023, 07:32 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Hydromover is officially the first fully electric cargo vessel designed and built in Singapore, and it's gearing up to become a floating lab that will help speed up the transition toward a green domestic fleet. Several governments around th...

 
The Nest Is One of the Most Adorable Pod-Style Tiny Homes
The Nest Is One of the Most Adorable Pod-Style Tiny Homes

24 Nov 2023, 06:41 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / If you're passionate about tiny living, you've most likely heard about Ruru Tiny Homes. This New Zealand-based builder created some of the most remarkable and popular designs in the world of tiny homes, and the adorable Nest unit is no ex...

 
On Board the Dainty and Family-Friendly Princess Anna
On Board the Dainty and Family-Friendly Princess Anna

23 Nov 2023, 09:54 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Princess Anna doesn't claim to be ultra-sophisticated, technologically innovative or futuristic. It's a modern pleasure craft designed to become a family-friendly home away from home with beautiful Italian styling. Princess Anna isn�...

 
Urban-Air Port to Develop a Complex Simulation of Vertiport Operations
Urban-Air Port to Develop a Complex Simulation of Vertiport Operations

23 Nov 2023, 08:24 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Urban-Air Port partnered with one of the most reputable experts in the simulation of air traffic management and airspace operations to simulate vertiport operations at US airports. In the Spring of 2022, local guests and tourists had the chance ...

 
World’s Largest Airliner Took to the Sky Powered by Sustainable Fuel
World’s Largest Airliner Took to the Sky Powered by Sustainable Fuel

23 Nov 2023, 07:28 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Emirates will go down in history as the first airline in the world to operate an Airbus A380 on 100% SAF (sustainable aviation fuel). It was only a demonstration flight, but it was a significant step in advancing the use of alternative fuel on a co...

 
This Two-Bedroom House on Wheels Is Surprisingly Versatile
This Two-Bedroom House on Wheels Is Surprisingly Versatile

23 Nov 2023, 06:42 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Tiny home designs often incorporate one or two loft rooms in order to add flexibility and functionality, while single-level versions seem to be more limited. Still, a fresh approach can turn even an apparently simple single-level tiny house into a ...

 
Unique Horizon FD90 Yacht With Innovative Features Sold to an American Customer
Unique Horizon FD90 Yacht With Innovative Features Sold to an American Customer

22 Nov 2023, 11:16 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / One of the stars at this year's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was a Horizon FD90 yacht. For its size category, this 90-footer (27.4 meters) is quite impressive. It's the first in the series to sport a split-use skylounge, and th...

 
Project Speedbird Accelerates SAF Production in the UK
Project Speedbird Accelerates SAF Production in the UK

22 Nov 2023, 10:21 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / As 2030 approaches, countries all over the world are working to set up a domestic SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) industry, which is the only effective way of achieving the net-zero target goal in commercial aviation by the end of the decade. Three...

 
The $24.5 Million Unasola Is the Ultimate Floating Man Cave
The $24.5 Million Unasola Is the Ultimate Floating Man Cave

22 Nov 2023, 09:24 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Somebody just became the lucky owner of a super-stylish and powerful luxury yacht with an Italian pedigree. Unasola wasn't brand new, but it's undeniably an Italian jewel dripping with luxury and fully worthy of its $24.5 million price ta...

 
This Adorable 23-foot Tiny Is a Peaceful Haven With Clever Amenities
This Adorable 23-foot Tiny Is a Peaceful Haven With Clever Amenities

22 Nov 2023, 07:55 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Tiny home designs in New Zealand always reflect a close connection to the outdoors and a happy, relaxed vibe that blurs the line between conventional dwellings and vacation sanctuaries. This particular tiny home from PTH Cabins doesn't come wi...

 

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