Skiing in the Region

Skiing in the Region

Known more for its sand dunes than its ski slopes, the Middle East nonetheless offers a playground of pristine snow for beginner and experienced skiers alike. Here’s our roundup of the offerings in the region and areas nearby, from the best resorts to the most challenging courses.   Iran Iran’s Alborz mountain range is home […]

The Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Coming to Dubai

The Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Coming to Dubai

The notorious Jordan Belfort, now immortalized in gold screen glory by the fast-talking, hard-selling Leonardo DiCaprio, will be gracing the Arabian Business Forum in Dubai on May 19. Belfort was in the business of moving billions in the 90’s, pocketing a personal fortune worth over $50 million a year from pushing penny stocks, often to […]

Dubai’s Occupy Sundays Is Finally Launching

Occupy Sundays’ highly anticipated – and secretive – Global Launch Party is finally upon us. They’ll be unveiling their exclusive experience to the (select) public at Cavalli Club Dubai this Jan. 19 with DJ Krystal Roxx on the turntables. With all the buzz they’ve built in recent months, Occupy Sundays is where everyone wants to be, but […]

Backstreet’s Back in Dubai

Backstreet’s Back in Dubai

The Backstreet Boys – this time all five – are reportedly set to grace the Dubai World Trade Center stage on March 28 this year, with All Saints opening for the 90’s boyband. AJ, Howie, Nick, Kevin and Brian will be touring Europe this year and then embarking on the SS Backstreet cruise ship in […]

Dubai Weekend Picks

Dubai Weekend Picks

As is the case every week, this coming weekend is packed with events in Dubai. Here are our picks for where to go, including a musical tribute worthy of champions, a club night launch six years in the making and a two-day family-friendly fitness festival.   Arts & Entertainment: We Are The Champions A ten-piece […]

Photos of the Day: Happy Birthday, Burj Khalifa

Photos of the Day: Happy Birthday, Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world turns four today. Take a look back at the Burj Khalifa rising through the years, from Sept. 2004 when construction began to the record-breaking pyrotechnic display of New Year’s Eve 2014.                         WE SAID THIS: Don’t miss 8 […]

Refund Website Launched for All Sandance NYE Partiers

Refund Website Launched for All Sandance NYE Partiers

  Dubai’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display broke yet another Guinness World Record with over 400,000 fireworks set off to ring in 2014 – because simply, it’s Dubai. The six-minute long pyrotechnic extravaganza took over Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab and Dubai Festival City and was broadcast worldwide. But – never mind […]

A Star Among Us: Simone Heng

A Star Among Us: Simone Heng

Simone Heng is a multi-talented person with a multi-cultural background. The Virgin Radio Dubai presenter juggles between her international media career and managing Dubai’s premiere DIY fashion and lifestyle blog.   Introduce yourself. My name is Simone Heng and I am a 29 year old Singapore-born Australian raised broadcaster based in Dubai for the last […]

8 Ways Dubai Rocked in 2013

8 Ways Dubai Rocked in 2013

As we draw 2013 to a close, I have to say that it’s been a great year overall, but even more for the great city of Dubai. In fact, some might say that Dubai rocked more in 2013 than ever before – which makes us look forward to 2014 because, if we know Dubai, it […]

Occupy Sundays: A New Party for Dubai’s One Percent

Occupy Sundays: A New Party for Dubai’s One Percent

Super secretive and touting itself as super selective, a new party experience is about to hit Dubai.     Are you a one percenter? You have to pass a test to get on the guest list for this series of Sunday soirees. Launching this week on Dec. 29, the location has yet to be revealed. […]

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