Our ultimate roundup

We have checked the forecast and we are happy to report that this rainy weather will whizz past leaving us with beautiful sunshine to enjoy a well-deserved weekend.

Ultimate pool day

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Unwind in style at The Terrace at Burj Al Arab. Enjoy exceptional service with full pool amenities for Dhs980 for two persons, inclusive of lunch poolside, or three-course lunch at Scape. Make it extra VIP by booking a cabana.

Festival like no other


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Celebrate the region’s leading independent musicians at the first ever Arabic language live music show – Why Not! Mazzika Festival. Taking place this Friday at the Coco-Cola arena, Cairokee, Sharmoofers and Massar Egbari are headlining.

Movies under the stars


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Every Thursday night, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hosts a movie night on the beach. If you’re going as a family, we suggest booking in for the 7pm slot, while 9pm is perfect for a romantic date. Snacks such as an ice cream, refreshing cocktails and more are provided.



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One of the biggest event for watch enthusiasts is back. Dubai Watch Week is taking over DIFC with talks, workshops and presentations of the latest novelties. This is the perfect space to expand your knowledge and come face to face with some of the most dazzling, as well as regionally exclusive, timepieces.

Taste of Christmas


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With only 35 days to go till December 25th, it’s time to indulge in some festive treats. Tania’s Teahouse is offering a special drinks menu packed full of holiday cheer as well as marshmallows and candy canes. Our top picks? The Homemade Ginger Bread Latte and Cinnamon Dolce Latte.

The artists

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For the first time, artists Nicholas Johnson (image above) and Tom Poeet will be in the Middle East to host an exhibition of their latest work at The Edit. With an intimate presentation of 10 works on paper, both artists explore notions of the landscape through their own distinctive style of painting.

Trip to Hollywood

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Paramount Pictures hotel has finally opened it’s doors in Dubai. Spanning 69 floors, the property includes 823 guest rooms, eight restaurants, private screening room and a stylish pool deck. Each floor is covered in never-before-seen photographs captured behind-the-scenes of some of the most iconic movies, while the restaurant names also keep to the cinematic theme – The Stage and Flashback for example. If you book between now and December 22, you will be treated to a one night stay and breakfast for Dhs450 for a single room, and Dhs500 for a double.

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