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A SHAMROCK IN THE GARDEN CITY
The Irish consume on average 131.1 litres of beer per year, making Ireland the second highest per-capita country in consumption after the Czech Republic. So, it is no surprise that many of the UAE’s pubs are mostly inspired by the land of saints an...
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2018
NEW ZEALAND: LIVING UP TO THE HYPE
New Zealand is one of those countries that I never gave much thought about until I arrived here in the UAE. With so many friends and acquaintances from Auckland and Wellington on the North Island it was inevitable that I would fnd myself ca...
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2018
IN FULL BLOOM
A city of steel architecture and an ultra-modern landscape with a desert environment that severely limits gardening options, Dubai can’t really be thought of as green. So it was nothing short of marvellous when Dubai Miracle Garden – aptly named ...
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2018
WHERE TO TRAVEL IN 2018
By Yara Boraie and Sana Panjwani
T here are many fantastic places to visit around the world – some coveted, some underrated, and some just plain tourist traps. But wherever you choose, heading to new destinations helps you escape the mundanity of everyday life. And travel, as ...
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018
A COOL CLASSIC
By Emma Procter
The Shangri-La Dubai, situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, has become a classic bolthole for both business and leisure travellers. Just a few minutes from Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the bright lights of Downtown, it is conveniently...
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018
THE STORY OF SHANGRI-LA
The Shangri-La story began in 1971 in another great city which has become world-famous for its hospitality – Singapore. The term “Shangri-La” originated in the James Hilton's novel Lost Horizon and refers to a remote, beautiful land where l...
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018
FANTASY LAND
By Sana Panjwani
Go big or go home is an idiom that Dubai lives solemnly by, as is evidenced by the 139 world records it holds including the world’s tallest building, the world’s largest mall – and now the world’s largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of A...
Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018
 
 
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