The Lana Dubai: A New Chapter in Dorchester Collection's Legacy of Luxury

The Lana Dubai: A New Chapter in Dorchester Collection's Legacy of Luxury

This marks a momentous occasion as Dorchester Collection's first opening in ten years. The Lana, a testament to their commitment to luxury and innovation, rises against the Dubai skyline. It promises an experience steeped in opulence, catering to the modern traveller while maintaining the quintessential essence that the Dorchester Collection is celebrated for. As a new era dawns for the prestigious hotel group, The Lana Dubai sets the stage for an indulgent narrative that guests are invited to partake in.

8 Chances To Get Lucky This Valentine's Day

8 Chances To Get Lucky This Valentine's Day

Dubai offers a diverse range of romantic dining experiences for Valentine's Day this year. Experience limitless drinks and breathtaking views at NOÉPE, indulge in a week-long celebration of classic melodies and signature cocktails at Billionaire, savor exclusive dishes and roses for ladies at Beefbar, and enjoy a romantic ambiance with special desserts and cocktails at Hutong in Dubai. Chic Nonna, DRIFT Beach Dubai, The Nice Guy, and DREAM Dubai offer distinctive experiences, from Italian elegance to beachside French-inspired menus, creating a tapestry of romantic culinary delights across the city.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai: What it takes to stay on top in an increasingly competitive landscape

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai: What it takes to stay on top in an increasingly competitive landscape

On a cold, rainy Valentine’s Day in 2017, I met Nikki Beach Dubai for the first time. There aren’t many places that I remember visiting so vividly, but it was love at first sight. Despite the clouds, the subsequent lack of crowd and my weather-inappropriate attire, I was transfixed by the team’s ability to create an uplifting atmosphere. Every tune spoke to my soul, the staff seemed to enjoy themselves just as much as the guests, and the dreamcatchers blowing the breeze made me feel far away from the chaos of the city.
Music heavyweights head to Abu Dhabi this month for Saadiyat Nights series

Music heavyweights head to Abu Dhabi this month for Saadiyat Nights series

Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi is currently playing host to a vibrant and culturally rich extravaganza, Saadiyat Nights. Running until March 2, this event transforms the island's Cultural District into a celebration of music, art and sophistication, set against a breathtaking backdrop.
As the inaugural open-air musical event series on the island, Saadiyat Nights is captivating audiences with an impressive line-up of performances from world-renowned artists.
Shooting for the moon: A hot take on how Moonrise continues to level up

Shooting for the moon: A hot take on how Moonrise continues to level up

After receiving a Michelin star in the 2023 Michelin Dubai Guide, it would be very easy for chef Solemann Haddad to put his feet up and reap the rewards. An increased wave of interest, new liquor licence and freshly expanded space is plenty to be pleased with – but something tells me he won’t stop there.

Ready on the runway: Dubai Fashion Week Returns February 4-8, 2024

Ready on the runway: Dubai Fashion Week Returns February 4-8, 2024

In a bold move that's set to redefine the global fashion scene, Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) announced its Autumn/Winter 24/25 dates, through an eye-catching billboard in none other than Times Square, New York. Scheduled from 4 to 8 February, 2024, the third edition of DFW is returning to its home at the Dubai Design District (d3). What makes this event even more exciting is its new positioning in the global fashion calendar. For the first time, Dubai will lead the way, setting the tone for the season ahead of fashion capitals like New York, London, Milan and Paris.

Ciao, Cipriani Dolci: Dubai’s Al Wasl welcomes a new Italian spot that's already been visited by royalty

Ciao, Cipriani Dolci: Dubai’s Al Wasl welcomes a new Italian spot that's already been visited by royalty

A visit from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is enough of a feat to send any restaurant’s booking lines into a frenzy. On the day we visit, less than a week after his royal seal of approval, Cipriani Dolci has queues to get in. Far from a late-night lounge with a bouncer on the door, the hosts work tirelessly to get everyone sat in a jiffy. While all the tables outside are taken, we were happy to be sat inside and people-watch from one end of the room.
Sweet 'n' Salty: The Story Behind Sweet Escape

Sweet 'n' Salty: The Story Behind Sweet Escape

In the creation of Sweet Escape, we sought to encapsulate the essence of the seaside - a place of tranquillity and solace, where the rhythm of the waves soothes the soul. This candle was designed to recreate the calming influence of the ocean in everyday life. The idea was to bottle that unique feeling of peace and bring it into the home. Sweet Escape is designed for those moments when the hustle of life becomes overwhelming and when the soul yearns for the simplicity and calm of the seaside.

In Conversation With Calum Scott

In Conversation With Calum Scott

The new year has barely begun, and British singer Calum Scott is off to a flying start. The Britain’s Got Talent finalist has just kicked off a six-month stint opening for Ed Sheeran’s +–=÷× Mathematics Tour. And when we sit down with him ahead of their Dubai leg, he’s visibly buzzing. “What more could I ask for at the top of the year than to be supporting arguably the most talented artist in the world? I can’t really ask much more of life than to be given that,” he beams with an endearing Yorkshire accent.
Feelin' Floral: Everything You Need To Know About Floral Storm

Feelin' Floral: Everything You Need To Know About Floral Storm

When creating Floral Storm, I sought to craft more than just a candle; my vision was to design an embodiment of elegance and refined aesthetics, a visual and olfactory masterpiece that would enhance any living space. This creation stems from my passion for combining art with functionality, blending the sensory pleasure of fragrance with the visual beauty of design.

Coming To The Capital: Meet Our Newest Retail Partner In Abu Dhabi

Coming To The Capital: Meet Our Newest Retail Partner In Abu Dhabi

Corso Design is a high-end furniture store and interior design studio found in Sheikha Fatima Park, Abu Dhabi. Their approach blends art and design, focusing on creating a sense of belonging and pride in living spaces. Corso Design’s concept store is home to several premium brands, the majority of which are Italian, and now hosts The Rume's full collection of candles. Abu Dhabi residents can experience our olfactory offering for themselves before deciding which ones best embody their own style and personality. The store also holds regular events to support local brands, so be sure to check them out.
Hit The High Seas: The Best Ways To See The Sights

Hit The High Seas: The Best Ways To See The Sights

Set sail across the vibrant waters of Dubai without the need for a boating license with HERO Boats. Immerse yourself in the allure of speed and elegance aboard one of their vessels, capable of reaching thrilling speeds up to 50km/h. Your journey will be framed by vistas of Burj Al Arab, Ain Dubai and Atlantis, The Palm resort. These landmarks become your backdrop, glistening against the azure sea, offering unparalleled photo opportunities.