Australia's Byron Bay Bluesfest is one of the top music festivals in the world.The Bluesfest Byron Bay 2017 will see performances from Jimmy Buffett Reefers, NAS and The Soul Rebels, Mary J. Blige, and many more
Chaka Khan, Esperanza Spalding, Ray Parker Jr and a host of music legends will descend on Singapore for nights of hot jazz under the stars. From March 31 to April 2nd, Singapore will host the fourth annual Singapore International Jazz Festival
The Amari hotel in Dhaka is a fantastic and accommodating hotel in a hectic paced city. It is literally an urban refuge and the ideal base to take advantage of the opportunities in the city and as a place to retreat after the work is done
Siem Reap in Cambodia is an exciting destination with its world renowned temples, the Tonle Sap Lake and Pub Street. To explore it all, the Sokha Angkor Resort a fantastic option to come home to after a hard day of exploring this amazing location
The Bintan Lagoon resort is an ideal place to experience a cornucopia of activities, world class golf courses, flawless beaches, and kids clubs and all just a short ride from Singapore, make this resort a good option for all types of travelers
Fantastic accommodations with all you need for a night or several months, friendly staff and delicious dining, and places to create, work out and relieve stress. Capri by Fraser Singapore is a wonderful concept wonderfully done
The Kempinski Ajman is a beautiful luxury resort on the Persian Gulf. Their world class spa features the HydraFacial MD® is a unique service that refreshes and rejuvenates deep into the skin where results can be immediately seen
Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort in Fujairah is a beach-front resort offering everything you need for a complete holiday. From a host of activities, five delightful restaurants, spa, dive center, and a variety of leisure facilities
Salalah is a an area rich in natural beauty and friendly people. The Hilton Salalah provides comfortable accommodations, a range of recreational facilities, outstanding hospitality and a great base to explore the area.
Salalah, in the south of Oman, is a place that not many have been to and it is still somewhat virgin for tourists. The people are extremely friendly and it has everything from deserts, to mountains, to sea and rivers.
The Sass Café in Dubai’s Financial Center has upped the ante on the Dubai brunch scene. The scrumptious Mediterranean food options with the entertainment and electric atmosphere has set a new standard for brunch in Dubai
The Palermo Restaurant at the Dubai Equestrian Club is a fantastic choice for a casual dining experience. The sizzling grill choices, imaginative, fresh salads, seafood, pastas ensure an enjoyable dinner away from the hustle and bustle the city
British polo day is an impressive event with a calendar that takes it to exotic and fascinating places around the world. The posh affair includes a picture perfect day of fashion, luxury, fine wine and dining, and of course, polo
For those looking for a two hour escape from a hectic week in Dubai or for those on holiday looking for a world class spa service, the SensAsia day spa is truly a sanctuary passionate about pampering and rejuvenation
The Reform Social Grill was a nice change to Dubai’s at times over polished brunch scene. It was a gastro pub with great food, service and ambiance. It is an easy brunch, dinner, or after hours pub to recommend for locals, expats, and travelers
Aquara Restaurant and Lounge is the place for the Brunch under the Stars. Take in the spectacular view of the Dubai Marina waterways as you feast on seafood, hot & cold mezze to a fresh salad bar, and carvery and stunning array of desserts
The Dubai Food Carnival is an international culinary event that represents the diverse and culturally rich population of Dubai via a fusion of cuisines, celebrated chefs, restaurants, and entertainment
The Cavalli Club Dubai embodies the glamorous soul of the designer. The pleasure of listening to enjoyable music,accompanied by great food and good company in an elegant and sophisticated setting is what you can expect from Dubai’s Cavalli Club
The Cachet Boutique hotel is located in the "Rodeo Drive" of Shanghai. It is an impressive boutique hotel that creates something special for the seasoned traveler with a panache for style who is looking to travel well
The Glow Caribbean Party Cruise is a fantastic night. For Dubai revelers who miss the Caribbean or who just love great music and a fun atmosphere, this is the place that you can go once a month and are assured to have a good time
There are many ways to enjoy the beach. For those looking to soak up the sun in a chic and cosmopolitan scene, with a scrumptious Brunch by the Beach, on Friday or Saturday, the Meydan Beach Dubai is the place to be
Formula One Abu Dhabi's premier night life spot is the Amber Lounge. This year they present Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Estelle as this year’s official Amber Lounge Abu Dhabi headlining live act
Fashion Forward Dubai's fourth season concluded with amazing catwalk displays of the Middle East's most talented designers. Fashion Forward is a movement and sustainable platform to support, nurture, and showcase Middle East fashion to the world
The Bateaux Dubai dinner cruise provides a three hour romantic evening of elegance; the glass-enclosed vessel, live entertainment, and panoramic views of Dubai are a must do for the refined visitor to Dubai.
The Marjan Island Resort and Spa is a complete holiday experience in the United Arab Emirates. If you are seeking a sun filled vacation with wonderful dining and plenty of activities, then the Marjan Island Resort and Spa is for you
Jetwing Yala combines luxury and leisure in five star property perfect for the discerning traveler and wildlife enthusiasts. If you are looking for a modern, authentic, and posh safari adventure, look no further than Jetwing Yala in Sri Lanka.
The Kempinski Ajman is a resort passionate about providing their guests with the perfect vacation. From the location on a wonderful beach, to the pool and other facilities, the dining experience and rooms, its all there at the Kempinski Ajman
The GQ Bar in Dubai's JW Marriott is a fantastic place to meet friends for cocktails and conversation. It is also a dining pleasure with a sexy ambiance, passionate service, and scrumptious dishes with presentations that are nothing less than art.
I recently experienced Ayurveda at the Barberyn Reef Resort in Sri Lanka. Ayurvedic medicine treats body, mind and spirit of a person as a whole entity.It works on the basis that mind and body affect each other, and together can overcome disease.
For whatever ails you, from stress to more serious conditions Ayuveda may be the solution for you. For those seeking solutions to health issues in a beautiful and serene environment then I, without reservation, recommend the Barberyn Ayuveda Resort.
VIVA, the home-grown, biggest selling women’s monthly glossy magazine across the Middle East, announced the winners of the 7th VIVA Beauty Awards, during a dazzling event which was held on Thursday night at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
In the UAE, there is a chance to live an Arabian Adventure at the Bassata Desert Village in the vast and pristine desert of Ras al Khaimah. You'll have a luxurious evening while experiencing the Bedouin lifestyle for the evening.
Asado is an authentic Argentine Grill with a view of the Dubai fountain. The rustic Argentinean restaurant is the perfect place for succulent meat cuts prepared in the Asador Criollo-style served with an extensive selection of Argentinean wines
The Pachanga Restaurant Dubai captures the vibrancy and passion of Latin America. This passion is shared nightly through their fantastic Latin American cuisine as well as the décor, friendly staff, the entertainment and the overall ambiance.
I recently enjoyed dinner at the Aquarium Restaurant in Yas Island Marina. The setting was beautiful with the attentive service, and delicious food. But it was the extra and unexpected efforts,which made our night enjoyable,are what I remember most.
The Abu Dhabi All Star Grand Slam and The Official Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP) World Championship Tour at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi is a 10 day event with world-class athletes competing for coveted titles and prizes.
The Dubai World Cup is a big deal. I has the biggest purse of any horse race and that racing teams from around the world participate. There is a festive scene with parties, celebrities, concerts, and fashion beyond fashion.
The 360 Degrees Restaurant provides a dining experience with panoramic views of the city of Muscat. The menu was beyond extensive and I received exceptional service. I enjoyed my evening as I was taken on a culinary journey around the world.
We set out for on our tour of Oman near Muscat to Nizwa Fort and the Souq. We also took in Jebel Akdhar is the green jewel of the Al Hajjar mountain ranges. It was an enjoyable day with our host Quais from Zahara Tours.
The ShangriLa Barr Al Jissah Al Husn in Oman is a five star hotel in a majestic cove facing the Gulf of Oman.The Al Husn is indeed as its name implies: a suitably exclusive castle. You immediately feel that you have walked into a real Arabian palace.
The Julius Bar 2014 Beach Polo Cup Dubai was an impressive event from the entrance through to the final chukker. The event was attended by Dubai’s posh set and included members from the royal family, celebrities, and titans of industry.
My visit to the Dubai's camel farm and Marjlis where I learned about this amazing animal, the health benefits of the milk, and its integral part of Arab heritage. This part of Bedouin heritage is presented in an impressive and ever so tasty way.
Mercedes has crafted her own unique sensational fragrance Jus D ‘Amour . I was very excited to be given the chance to test its charm and see if, Jus D’Amour truly is this year’s perfect Valentine’s Day gift idea.
I am often homesick for the culture and lifestyle of New York.For two hours over the New Year’s break,I was transported to Broadway with an enthralling performance of Chicago by a captivating cast and performance worthy of its heralded tradition
The 2013 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX was a F1 experience that rivaled any in the world. The beautiful Yas Island, ambiance of Yas Marina, and incredible Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. The action of the race's biggest competition was the action away from the track.
The 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX was a hectic paced partyfest with as much drama and action away from the track as in the race. It was an enjoyable three days of fun with fabulous parties and a glamorous and uber-sexy crowd.
Privilege is afforded to those who have made it to the top echelon of their profession. The Capital Club Dubai is a place where Dubai’s successful come together in an environment of culinary delights, stellar service, and everybusiness amenity.
The Sharjah International Book Fair is a place for those who love the books to come together. Authors and book worms of all ages attended the SIBF which is the fourth largest book fair in the world and an 11 day celebration of the written word.
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival takes place each fall and is an ideal way to learn about Arab as well as international films. It is also an opportunity to connect with the industry and have a good time while celebrating film.
Six Senses Zighy Bay is the perfect respite with much to do and see. It is worthy of the numerous awards it has received and the accolades from its fortunate guests. To understand Six Senses Zighy Bay,you’ll just have to experience it for yourself.
Celebrities from Film, Fashion, and Sport descended on Abu Dhabi for the Formula One Race Weekend and were invited to the uber exclusive Flash VIP Gifting Lounge with an impressive offering from international and regional luxury brands
Revelry reigned supreme when, shrouded in mystery, Dubai’s elite descended on The Capital Club, Dubai’s premier private business club for one of the most anticipated social events of the year – The Capital Club’s Masquerade Ball.
An Arabian Fantasy Island of unforgettable experiences. You’ll find soft sand beaches, wild animal safaris and countless outdoor activities to experience all while being pampered with five star accommodations, amenities, and service.
The Rivington Grill Dubai is the best of culinary offerings from the British Isles. You’ll find an expansive seasonal menu with locally-sourced ingredients so everything is fresh and exceptionally tasty.
Dubai is the international dining centerpiece of the Middle East and the one event that brings the best of Dubai's culinary scene together is the Taste of Dubai; a three day cuisine celebration with 100's of belt stretching palate pleasers.
ART DUBAI's seventh edition provided an impressive experience for over 25,000 visitors,including curators,collectors,gallerists,artists,and museum groups Art Dubai has become the leading contemporary art fair in the Middle East, N.Africa,and S.Asia
The Abu Dhabi Gourmet Stars Awards brought the curtain down on the fifth Gourmet Abu Dhabi, the emirate’s annual culinary festival which this year saw 56 international gourmet artisans from 14 nations serve up 16 days of gastronomic indulgence
Namshi, the Middle East’s leading online destination for lifestyle and fashion shopping celebrated its one year anniversary and launched its new ‘Spring Summer Collection’ at a private viewing in Dubai.
La Cigale hotel is where powerful business tycoons and well-heeled travelers seek refuge in the heart Doha, the capital of Qatar. It is striking 20 story high-design hotel with an exceptional level of personal service.
Celebrities from Hollywood to the Middle East descended on Dubai for a week long celebration of film during the 9th Annual Dubai Film Festival. An exclusive Gifting Lounge pampered Colin Firth, Cate Blancette, Freida Pinto,and Amr Waked among others
Legends of the silver screen, established and emerging filmmakers, film fans, gifted actors and actresses, and a diverse array of industry professionals descended on Dubai en-mass this week for the ninth Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).
Once you enter the Noodle House your evening will be transformed. The atmosphere is alive and bustling with locals, expats, and tourists dining together on communal tables as chefs prepare an exhaustive list of menu choices over flaming grills.
Designer Nora Sahraoui presented her latest collection of fashion forward designs at New York Fashion week.Sahraoui, currently based in Dubai, met with celebrities including Miss Universe, Marc Cuban, Fmr. Gov. David Patterson, and others.
Al Maha, like the desert, is a place of natural beauty and unexpected abundance in a 90 square National Park. It is a short drive from Dubai but you will instantly feel like you are worlds away in the secluded haven of desert tranquility.