Halla Walla: We love that there are now distinctly Khaleeji emojis…

Lamenting the fact that there’s not a proper shawarma emoji? Or a cool guy in a khandoura giving you a wink? Finally there are emojis that are distinctly Dubai.


The 10 most amazing Dubai moments of 2015

There’s never a boring day in the emirate – from super phones to flying men, here are our favourite Dubai stories of 2015.


Your best pics from Vans Party In The Park

The Vans Party In The Park on November 13 saw 10,000 of the coolest cats in the city soak up the all-day, multi-stage music and food festival at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.


Stunning pictures of Dubai at night from

Originally announced in August 2014 by Sheikh Hamdan, uses state-of-the-art multimedia to portray our home from all sorts of unlikely angles.


Guide to Ramadan in Dubai

This definitive guide to Ramadan tells you everything you need to know about the Holy month, be that the rules by which you must abide or any tips to keeping well.


14 new brunches to enjoy in May

Check out the latest offerings from Toy Brunch, Media One, 360, Rib Room, Salero, Delphine, Tribeca and more.

Eat & Drink

Your complete guide to BOXPARK Dubai – shops, dining, art

A new cool shopping and dining hub opens in the form of a new ‘pop-up’ mall made out of shipping containers.


VIDEO: iPhone falls off Dubai skyscraper…. survives

About 10 seconds is all it took for the device to reach ground. Curiously missing from the clip, though, is the loud smash.


Where to get the coolest car rentals in Dubai

If you’re going to hire a car in the UAE, choose one that stands out from the crowd at these rental firms.

Live Music

How T-shirt-wearing troubadour Ed Sheeran took over the world

In the last eight months, Sheeran has been No 1 in more than 12 countries, earned two Grammy nominations, and his album has been streamed 430 million times.


VIDEO: Dubai stuntman incredible parkour on moving truck

Shot in the desert outside of Dubai, Abdulla Omar Alali’s short film was published on the official Bear Grylls Adventure YouTube Channel.


PICTURED: Amazing images of Dubai Canvas project at The Beach

Artists from around the world are taking to the pavement to paint one of a kind, giant optical illusions.


WIN! Michael Buble concert tickets

Canadian crooner Michael Bublé is bringing his old-school smooth tones to the UAE this month. Get your hands on a pair of Grandstand tickets.


WIN! Drake concert tickets

Canadian Rapper Drake’s Would You Like a Tour? will roll into town on March 14, taking to the stage at Dubai International Stadium.


VIDEO: Street Nights DXB – the view from the canvas

The recent Street Nights in Al Quoz was a fantastic and well organised event that provided a platform for many artists to show their work.


VIDEO: Touring Dubai’s best street food vendors

We tour the less glamorous but equally flavoursome side of Dubai with award-winning photographer Penny De Los Santos.