21 reasons to book your next staycation at this Palm Jumeirah resort

Sponsored: Soak up the winter sunshine at Sofitel Dubai The Palm… With international travel still on the backburner for many of us, staycations are shaping up to be the go-to holiday for 2021. If you’re looking for a reason to lock in your next staycation, then look no further – with not one, but 21 […]


New films to watch in cinemas this week: Jan 21 to 27

Action, romance and much more await at the cinema…  If you’re looking for thrills this weekend, head to the cinema for some on the edge of your seat action. However, if you want to spend time with your kids, there are two movies to pick from that the whole family will enjoy. Before you read […]


‘Mission Impossible’ is coming back to film in the UAE

The director confirmed rumors that the shoot has been relocated to Abu Dhabi… Film fans, keep your eyes peeled in the capital. Some of the world’s biggest stars may be doing the rounds in Abu Dhabi, as ‘Mission Impossible 7′ relocates to the UAE. Following rumours that filming may be relocating to Dubai, film director […]


Dubai hotels and restaurants to suspend entertainment until further notice

The suspension is effective immediately… Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has issued a new circular indicating that all hotels and restaurants in the emirate must cease entertainment activities with immediate effect. The decision comes as the department carried out a number of field inspections within these establishments and it was found that […]


See the works of Van Gogh, Claude Monet and more at Louvre Abu Dhabi this winter

They are only a loan, so you have to be quick to visit them… For art lovers, a visit to France is not complete without heading to some of its fantastic art museums. But if your plans to visit the beautiful country are off the table this year, you can still catch some fantastic masterpieces […]


Covid-19: Dubai hospitals to cancel all non-essential surgeries for one month

The suspension of elective surgeries begins today… As the UAE witnessed another record high for new Covid-19 cases yesterday (the ninth record day in a row), Dubai hospitals have been told to cancel all non-essential surgeries for one month. The suspension comes into effect on Thursday January 21 and will last until February 19. This […]

Eat & Drink

Dubai Food Festival is set to return on February 25

With 17 days of food, fun and family-friendly events… Following the news that Taste of Dubai will be returning in March, Dubai Food Festival is also kicking off the culinary season from February 25. The 17-day festival will run until March 13. The festival will focus on four key culinary highlights, including diversity, authentic and […]


Brand new eco oasis Al Fay Park opens on Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi

Created to simulate a forest-like ecosystem… His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was present at the opening of a new urban oasis on Abu Dhabi’s Al Reem Island. Al Fay Park covers a 27,500 square metre area of verdant abundance, with over 2,000 types of plant. Chief among them is the […]


9 exciting things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend: January 21 to 23

For a weekend that’s tough on the root causes of boredom… Thursday, January 21 A cut above Unlimited steak? Challenge accepted. Look obviously this isn’t going to be one for the vegans but if you like your cuts prime, your evenings rare and date nights well-done, look no further. Choice Cuts steakhouse has packages starting […]

Eat & Drink

Don’t miss this cool collaboration between two top Dubai restaurants

Book your last-minute spot for this culinary collab… Carnival by Trèsind is best known for its ‘post-modern’ Indian creations, which meld nostalgic flavours with cutting-edge techniques. Now, together with author Flavel Monteiro, Carnival by Trèsind is hosting The Best Of Dubai: A Dining Experience – including a cool collaboration between two of Dubai’s top restaurants. […]


Sale: Emirates and Etihad slash prices on flights around the world

You’ll need to book fast to avail fabulous discounts… We’re sure we’re not the only ones who have been dreaming of a holiday and, right now, there’s an extra reason to take it from a dream to a reality (if you’re lucky enough to be able to). World-famous UAE airlines, Emirates and Etihad have announced […]


Australia Day in Dubai: all the best brunches, burgers and barbecues

Say G’day to the best Australia Day deals in town… Border restrictions be damned, we’re going to do Australia Day the best way we know how: with bucket loads of beer, burgers and lamingtons. With a week of events surrounding Australia’s National Day on January 26, here’s where homesick Aussies can celebrate Australia Day in […]