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The five-star Shangri-La Hotel Dubai is among a string of hotels on the extensive stretch of the eight-lane Sheikh Zayed Road, yet arguably boasts the best views available of the famed Burj Khalifa, nearby Dubai Mall, and towards … Read more →
My dating life in Dubai has gone from abysmal to non-existent. It turned out that Quentin, the vet, whom I thought had flirted with me during a drawn-out visit with my sick street cat, was merely incompetent.
My … Read more →
‘How hot is it today?,’ my mum asks.
‘Thirty degrees,’ I usually reply.
‘Have you been for a swim this week?,’ is the usual follow-up question during our regular Skype calls. I feel like I’m letting her down if I … Read more →
‘My first Dubai “relationship” lasted six dates,’ I said, referring to my first experience of dating in Dubai.
‘That’s a record here,’ my Lebanese colleague replied.
I’d been introduced to James by a mutual friend. The first alarm bell rang … Read more →
‘Sorry about that,’ the Bangladeshi taxi driver said as another car pulled out in front of us. Aggressive lane changing without indicating is common during rush hour in Dubai. I was heading to the Shangri-La hotel for a press dinner … Read more →
I cherish the Summer months and sandal wearing weather, however it takes a real toll on my feet. My soft feet turn into hard and broken (nail varnish painted) slabs. And however many “luxury spa pedicures” I have … Read more →
Open Mon–Fri 8am–11.30pm, Sat 10am–11.30pm, Sun 10am–11pm
Caramel is a high-end diner from Dubai, in London, with an American-inspired menu.
Taking a key influence from each of these locations—extravagance, large portions and pricing—Caramel could (favourably), be compared to a more … Read more →
Open Monday-Wednesday midday–12:30am, Thursday-Saturday midday-12:45am, Sunday midday-12:00am
With a whole constellation of Michelin-starred chefs and eleven locations worldwide (in chichi cities such as Doha, Shanghai, and Dubai), Hakkasan is a global brand with a well-deserved golden reputation for … Read more →
Olivia previously worked as a freelance lifestyle, travel and beauty writer. Cutting her teeth as Beauty Assistant at Harper’s Bazaar and then Acting Beauty Assistant at Red, as West London Living‘s previous Beauty Correspondent … Read more →
Rising from the dunes, Bab Al Shams sits in Endurance City, along a sandswept road, past thoroughbred stables and camel farms some 40 minutes’ drive from Dubai. Meaning ‘gateway to the sun’ in Arabic, Bab Al Shams offers … Read more →