All posts by Guest Writer

‘Women have to work much harder than men,’ says this Palestinian director By Guest Writer

Director Annemarie Jacir talks Palestine, tradition and identity ahead of the Middle East premiere of her new film, Wajib.

The moments that changed our lives forever: 3 women share inspiring tales By Guest Writer

“I thought, what’s the worst thing that could happen if I start something on my own? It doesn’t work? Fine, I’ll go back to what I was doing.”


Why this Dubai swimwear label needs to be on your style radar… By Guest Writer

When two friends couldn’t find swimsuits they loved to surf in, they decided to design their own — and made sure to recycle the material from the sea.

Peek inside some of the Middle East’s most Instagram-worthy hotel rooms By Guest Writer

You’d definitely be having suite dreams in one of these…

This Emirati woman says fine watches are no longer just a man’s game By Guest Writer

Hind Abdul Hamied Seddiqi talks horology, style and female timepieces.

From shopping to snacking: Everything you need to know about Dubai Design Week By Guest Writer

Rue Kothari, the festival’s director, takes us behind-the-scenes at d3 to discover the ideas that are redefining the city. 

Here are the best vegan beauty products you can get in the UAE By Guest Writer

FYI, you’re going to want all of these cruelty and animal-free treats.

10 Dubai ladies’ nights that’ll also give you a good feed By Guest Writer

Here, you’ll get drinks and a dinner deal.

Under her influence: Dana Hourani on standing out and staying true By Guest Writer

“You have to be so adamant and so stubborn about who you are, no matter who’s going to get upset at you.”

15 things only people who grew up in Dubai will know By Guest Writer

From Hard Rock Cafe to Aladin snacks and Sindbad coins, this will make you nostalgic.

Here are five of the best places to say ‘I do’ in Dubai By Guest Writer

Stop the search, here are the most spectacular venues in the region (with one to suit each kind of occasion).

Need some quality pampering? Here are 6 hammams worth your time By Guest Writer

Feel renewed, relaxed and pampered with this traditional Middle Eastern spa treatment…

Tried and tested: Pre-natal spa treatments for Dubai mums-to-be By Guest Writer

From third-trimester massages to organic mani-pedis, these three options are worth your dirhams.

The most Instagrammable hotel spas in Dubai and beyond By Guest Writer

Whether you want to #chill, #splash or #spa, these jaw-dropping venues will set your feed on fire.