All posts by Guest Writer

12 of the best non-invasive beauty treatments to try in Dubai By Guest Writer

It’s summer and we’re wanting to shine.

A classic moment by the pool with photographer Slim Aarons By Guest Writer

We’d live inside his photos if we could.


Unearthing the natural beauty secrets of Morocco By Guest Writer

From argan oil to black soap, and every fragrant formula in between.

Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy: The original brand ambassadors By Guest Writer

Before Insta-influencers fronted brand campaigns, designers had their one true muse…

What is intermittent fasting and could it work for you? By Guest Writer

The Holy Month represents a time of spiritual fasting for Muslims, but could we all benefit from fasting?

20 cultural dos and don’ts for expats during Ramadan By Guest Writer

The Holy Month is a time when we should be more considerate about the culture we live in – so here’s how.

Real life wedding: A fairytale romance in Beirut By Guest Writer

Ghenwa Hamdoun and Rabih Fakhreddine wed in a whimsical Beirut ceremony.

Basketballer Lama Moukaddem is at the top of her game By Guest Writer

“It takes extra work, extra time. You have to be motivated to go every single morning.”

The hunt for female agency: Life in the #MeToo era By Guest Writer

“I’ve been living my life—but not to my own expectations. Not for me.”

#MeToo: How this Lebanon-born poet stood up to her harasser By Guest Writer

“I will not apologise for telling my truth. I will not be silent.”

These are the Arab streetwear brands you need to know about By Guest Writer

These five labels will elevate your off-duty dressing into new realms.

In pictures: The secret life of Salvador Dalí By Guest Writer

In a visual chronicle of one of art history’s most extravagant personas, we examine Salvador Dalí.

Art and activism: The young women artists shaking things up in the region By Guest Writer

Artists Ayla Hibri and Tania El Khoury talk empathy, awareness, creativity and influence. 

Six of the world’s best art hotels, from Dubai to Shanghai By Guest Writer

They say hospitality is an art…