Abu dhabi

By Amira Arasteh | 08 Mar 2019

A cultural journey: absorb the history of the Jebel Akhdar mountains during your stay at Oman’s Anantara

As I climb into the car that is awaiting me upon arrival at Muscat airport, Oman, my mind cannot help but reference Sex and the City 2, as the girls are greeted by private cars in Abu Dhabi. I decide ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Oct 2018

What makes the best hotels in the world stand out? We ask the experts

10 years ago, brothers Ivan and Rouslan Lartisien decided to bring their favourite luxury hotels to a digital-savvy clientele by launching the Grand Luxury Group. But their carefully curated hote... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 22 Jun 2018

Discover the sustainable Dutch hotel that's blowing away the competition

At first glass, the 21-storey high-rise of the QO Amsterdam Hotel blends in perfectly with the Dutch capital's cutting edge Amstelkwartier district, but this luxury hotel has lofty ambitions when ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 May 2018

Jumeirah launches environmental initiative with a new plastic-free lifestyle resort in Abu Dhabi

Luxury hotel brand Jumeirah has announced it will open a new beachfront resort on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island in November as part of the company's renewed commitment to the environment. In a w... Read More

By Rose Adams | 09 May 2018

David Morris Berry collection looks good enough to eat

Just in time for Spring, luxury Bond Street jeweller David Morris has announced the release of a tantalising collection of rings, earrings and bracelets known as the 'berry collection'. Launch... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Apr 2018

EDITION Hotels to be plastic free by 2019 in landmark anti-plastic drive

Luxury hotel brand EDITION Hotels has announced a new sustainability initiative Stay Plastic Free, which aims to clear the hotel industry of single-use plastics and marks the brand's intention to ... Read More

By Henry Hopwood-Philips | 04 Dec 2017

As 3D printing hits the worlds of art and fashion, can technology really replace Rembrandt?

The post-war period has been dominated by the question of whether art and politics have stuck to their historical claims. While art has typically judged the culture from which it’s sprung and po... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 23 Nov 2017

Could the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix really be Lewis Hamilton's last race? Former F1 star Mark Blundell tells us how to tackle life after racing

The rush of the speed, the screech of the tires, the roar of the engine – the thrills of Formula 1 can be difficult to replace after racing across the finish line for the last time, as Lewis Ham... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Oct 2017

Conserving a masterpiece: Old Royal Naval College's William Palin on the challenges of preserving Thornhill's Painted Hall

Art and architecture are rarely so perfectly intertwined as in Sir Christopher Wren’s famous London buildings – from St Paul’s Cathedral to Kensington Palace – but for architec... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Sep 2017

The Louvre art gallery prepares to put Abu Dhabi in the frame

The Louvre Paris is one of the most prestigious art galleries in the world, so it is no wonder that when France and Abu Dhabi first decided to partner on a cultural project in 2007, this would be the... Read More