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Five Simple Rules for a Healthy Lifestyle

Five Simple Rules for a Healthy Lifestyle

It takes only 21 days to change a habit. Oh, so bad habits don’t die hard after all? Let us all take the 21-day test and see what changes we can bring about to our health. Dubai-based chiropractor Dr Helle Kaerskov of Total Health is reaching out to people looking […]

 
 

Madhu Arora, the lady with the magical pen

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When you are multifaceted as Madhu Arora is, it is difficult to decide whether the mind that weaves brilliant content about cinema & lifestyle is more powerful, or the face behind it  more beautiful. A rare combination indeed. But rarer still is that these multitasking business skills should come from a […]

 
 

Y is this Gen X?

Y is this Gen X?

Someone great sometime back said that every time cute little barbarians intrude into a civilised society, a new generation is born. They eat differently, they wear dissimilar clothes and have different heads. Our new generation already uses internet instead of the head. But, is it a tragedy? Well, dare to […]

 
 

Dubai World Cup 2015 Photos

Dubai World Cup 2015 Photos

  This year marked the 20th running of Dubai World Cup, which is the world’s richest equestrian race. The race was held on March 28, 2015, at the iconic Meydan Racecourse, brought together equestrians and others for a day of excitement. The combined prize money for the event is $30 […]

 
 

Design Days Dubai: Rendezvous with Nature

Design Days Dubai: Rendezvous with Nature

Cities set to be at the forefront of regional design 10 Innovative Global Designers Showcase Interpretation of Nature Through Functional Designs at Upcoming Design Days Dubai The Cities collection at Design Days Dubai portrays the art of nature and the art of man, and how these two forces interact while […]

 
 

Restaurant Leaders Share Why Investing in Restaurants is so Rewarding

Ahead of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) – the premier event for restaurant investors, operators and franchisors, research was undertaken by the Forum’s organiser, Bench Events, to find out why investing in the restaurant sector is so rewarding. The main findings were that the restaurant industry has experienced significant […]

 
 

Casual Dining on the Rise in Abu Dhabi

Casual Dining on the Rise in Abu Dhabi

Survey Reveals that Abu Dhabi Residents Spend on Average AED 80 to AED 120 per Visit on Casual Food   Following the footsteps of Dubai- which traditionally have been a haven for foodies- casual dining in Abu Dhabi is on the rise, as a German Doner Kebab survey reveals. Abu […]

 
 

Dubai bags Guinness World Record for the longest handmade gold chain

Dubai bags Guinness World Record for the longest handmade gold chain

Dubai sets another Guinness World Record with 5.5 kms Handmade Gold chain Dubai Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Dubai Shopping Festival With A New Guinness World Record For The UAE We all know Dubai is a land of records and superlatives – The tallest, the fastest, the highest, the smartest etc. […]

 
 

Zomato acquires Urbanspoon in an all-cash deal

Zomato acquires Urbanspoon in an all-cash deal

India-based restaurant search and discovery company Zomato acquires Urbanspoon, enters the US, Canada and Australia markets. Zomato, the restaurant search app, announced today that it has acquired Urbanspoon for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal. The acquisition marks Zomato’s entry into the United States. However, TechCrunch reports that the […]

 
 

20 Global Food Trends for 2015 and Beyond

20 Global Food Trends for 2015 and Beyond

Influenced by a multitude of factors including growing populations, changing demographics, improved access to education, rising incomes, ongoing research in the field of dietetics and nutrition, growing health consciousness and concern for the environment, global food trends are constantly evolving. The following list contains 20 current and emerging trends – […]

 
 

Design Days Dubai 2015 Edition to have Record Number of Galleries

Design Days Dubai 2015 Edition to have Record Number of Galleries

Design Days Dubai will return for its fourth edition, from 16 – 20 March 2015 with a number of firsts overtaking past records. This installment will see an international line-up of 44 renowned exhibitors, from 20 countries presenting purchasable and highly-desirable works of modern and contemporary design to the Middle […]

 
 

World’s First and Only Real Madrid Café to be officially launched in Dubai

World’s First and Only Real Madrid Café to be officially launched in Dubai

Real Madrid Café will be officially launched in Dubai on December 29th, 2014 as the first and only restaurant in the world named after and in collaboration with the popular football club. The momentous event will be made all the more special with a tour-de-force appearance of the Real Madrid […]

 
 

Legendary German Rotisserie Wienerwald to open two stores in Dubai

Legendary German Rotisserie Wienerwald to open two stores in Dubai

Legendary German Rotisserie dining experience finds AED 10 million investment in lucrative Dubai market International casual dining brand Wienerwald is entering Dubai, with an AED 10 million dirham investment into the emirate. German-based Wienerwald is well known for its roasted chicken offerings, with its famous tagline ‘Rotisserie Chicken since 1955’ […]

 
 

Dubai Sufi Weekend – Musical Prodigies to Set Stage on Fire!

Dubai Sufi Weekend – Musical Prodigies to Set Stage on Fire!

Tonight A.R. Rahman is going to rock the stage with his Sufi Choir. Organizers say that this is his first performance with his Sufi Choir ever. The much awaited Dubai Sufi Weekend presented by Du Live in association with HTC has kick started with the arrival of all three musical […]

 
 

Philips: Towards sustainable future

Philips: Towards sustainable future

Philips is making a clear move from being a “bulb company” to shouldering corporate social responsibility Philips is reinventing itself as something more than just a light bulb manufacturing company. It is donning the hat of being a corporate giant looking towards technologies of tomorrow, which will better people’s lives and the […]

 
 

Saudi Arabia to extend foreign workers residency permits

Saudi Arabia to extend foreign workers residency permits

Good news for expats living in Saudi Arabia The new residency plan would allow foreign workers to have five years residence visa The Saudi Arabian government is hashing out a new residency permit plan for the expats living and working in the Kingdom, local daily Al Madinah reported Wednesday. The […]

 
 

Switzerland Diaries: Travel Checklist

Switzerland Diaries: Travel Checklist

[This is a series of articles from the author on her experiences in Switzerland.] Conservative Yet Casual–that is Switzerland for you! “Sprechen Sie Englisch?” (Do you speak English?) This one sentence can get you the much needed warm reception in this otherwise cool place. Most Swiss people speak English but […]

 
 

Cost of Obesity on global economy: $2 trillion

Cost of Obesity on global economy: $2 trillion

You read that right, obesity is hurting the global economy!  An alarming number of 2.1 billion people or let us say 30% of the global population is either overweight or obese. And that is no good news! Apart from the fact that so many people are actually “not healthy”, the […]

 
 

5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos]

5 Cool Things to do at Dubai Airport [Photos]

From a desert landing strip, to the world’s second busiest airport in a little more than 50 years – that’s what it makes Dubai Airport a stellar success. Dubai airport is now the world’s top two busiest airports for international passengers and is set to overtake London Heathrow by 2015. Dubai […]

 
 

Quadrofoil – The Best Personal Watercraft Money Can Buy [VIDEO]

Quadrofoil – The Best Personal Watercraft Money Can Buy [VIDEO]

Quadrofoil – the world’s first fully electric and completely environmentally friendly hydrofoiling personal watercraft – is now ready for production and available for pre-order worldwide, the Solvenia based company announced on Friday. Quadrofoil is an electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft (PWC), providing the most economically efficient and completely environmentally friendly mode […]

 
 

A third of UAE drivers get distracted while driving

A third of UAE drivers get distracted while driving

Over one third of UAE motorists admit to becoming distracted while driving, according to joint research released today by global insurer Zurich and RoadSafetyUAE.com. In a survey of 1,007 UAE drivers, 34% of respondents said that their concentration levels dip while driving. This is particularly true of young motorists (those […]

 
 

The World’s Most Expensive Food [INFOGRAPHIC]

Bloomsbury unveils the most expensive 'edible cup cake' named The Golden Phoenix. Photo provided.

Ever wondered if you decided to eat only the most expensive dishes all day long? If you thought it will run into millions, you’re wrong. The guys at FinanceOnline.com did a fun experiment and compared the prices for various most expensive dishes in the world. And guess what, the bill […]

 
 

The Middle East Needs Love and Unity More Than Ever

The Middle East Needs Love and Unity More Than Ever

Nothing can remain hidden any more. By means of rapid advances in technology, countries and people are closer to one another than ever before. Political developments, disasters, wars and people’s suffering immediately appear before the global public. This terrible picture witnessed by all pricks the conscience. Ruthlessness, injustice, anger and […]

 
 

Coke’s new advertisement takes unusual approach to address obesity

Coke’s new advertisement takes unusual approach to address obesity

Coke’s new advertisement attempts to transform guilt into reward – by making people feel like they “earned” their Coke through a 23 minute bike ride, the can of Coke becomes a deserved reward rather than a guilty pleasure. This brilliant move also brings the calorie conversation out in the open, tackling […]

 
 

NYC Michelin-Starred Restaurant Junoon Dubai Bound

NYC Michelin-Starred Restaurant Junoon Dubai Bound

Junoon to make Dubai debut as first extension of culinary brand Manhattan’s Acclaimed Contemporary Indian Restaurant to Open at Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai Junoon, New York City’s Michelin-starred contemporary Indian restaurant known for its elegantly modern take on traditional dishes, will open its second location this fall as a 5,000 square […]

 
 

Arabian Travel Market: Travelling through the World Differently [VIDEO]

Arabian Travel Market: Travelling through the World Differently [VIDEO]

Arabian Travel Market is a unique platform that allows for deeper perspective on the entire Middle East and the wider tourism domain. The world is a global village. And various contemporary fairs and events mark its uneventful continuity into the deepest pores of globalisation. The Arabian Travel Market (ATM), currently […]

 
 

The Psychology of Sharing

The Psychology of Sharing

The 6 types of social media sharers When it comes to social media, what you share, how frequently you share, and the networks you use to share can indicate more about your personality than you might think.  According to a recent study by Statpro, there are six types of social […]

 
 

Unifying the World Uniquely: Allure of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque [Photos]

Unifying the World Uniquely: Allure of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque [Photos]

Prayers of worship are sacrosanct. The atmosphere of calmness and peacefulness that they generate is incomparable, aided immensely by the ambience which ensures that one leaves all tensions and worries far behind. As if, allowing the higher power – God – to take it all away… Centred in the heart […]

 
 

IHS Forum Identifies Key Points for Middle East Economic Growth

IHS Forum Identifies Key Points for Middle East Economic Growth

As far as economic prosperity is concerned, one doesn’t have to look towards the otherwise conventional Western countries nor towards the Far East, in China. It’s in the Middle East that the treasure trove of economic prosperity lies with new highs being expected in the forthcoming two decades. Scott Key, […]

 
 

The Taiwanese Connection: The Touristic Delving

The Taiwanese Connection: The Touristic Delving

Taiwan as a hub of tourism is one that remains in relative obscurity. Boasting of myriad cultural legacies, Taiwan however is a must-see tourism locale. Man is a social animal. This popular phrase says it all for the inherent nomad who lives within each one of us and whose quests, […]

 
 

Marriages made in Heaven: The Burj al Arab Initiative

Marriages made in Heaven: The Burj al Arab Initiative

Dubai’s luxury hospitality group Jumeirah has unveiled plans to have marriages on the Burj al Arab helipad, creating the potentiality of unparalleled wedding ceremonies. Translated, its name means the ‘The Arabian Tower.’ But Burj al Arab, the imposing structure standing tall on an artificially developed island, just about 300 metres […]

 
 

Fashion guru Catherine Schwaab on ‘Talk About Fashion’

Fashion guru Catherine Schwaab on ‘Talk About Fashion’

Catherine Schwaab, Editor-in-chief at ‘Paris Match’, in an exclusive interview with Arabian Gazette reveals a few secrets on fashion in her new book ‘Talk about Fashion’ within the context of a globalized world. Fashion fascinates those in awe of it and repels those who criticize it. The criticisms are often […]

 
 

Streamlining Global Aviation Paradigm: SITA ‘Smart Thinking’ Survey

A cargo plane in Dubai World Central

At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a link of never-ending cables dropping down from the plane to the […]

 
 

Halal Food, Lifestyle Sectors to be worth $2.47 Trillion by 2018

Halal Food, Lifestyle Sectors to be worth $2.47 Trillion by 2018

Growing Muslim population propel a huge demand and potential for the halal food and lifestyle sector in the coming years. Halal food and lifestyle, products manufactured or produced as per the Islamic laws, sectors are expected to grow phenomenally as Muslim population continues to grow and the companies hoping to […]

 
 

The Yakutian Advantage: Investing in the Far-East Singularity

The Yakutian Advantage: Investing in the Far-East Singularity

8th April 2014 will see the commencement of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai which will see delegates from all over the world, including the Sakha Republic of Russia, for whom this meeting is an inaugural participation. Otherwise colloquially known as Yakutia, the Sakha Republic is located in far-east […]

 
 

Dubai Duty Free sales rise 10% in 2014 Q1

Dubai Duty Free sales rise 10% in 2014 Q1

Dubai Duty Free Records 10% Increase in Sales Activities in Q1 2014 Dubai’s Airport Terminal 3 contributes 62% of the overall sales Sales figures and tabulations for the first quarter of sales activities for 2014 have been released by all leading corporates and companies. Dubai Duty Free has posted its […]

 
 

Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends

Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends

JLL Survey Highlights Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends In order to determine and map out the futuristic developmental trends of leading metropolises, leading global property consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) carried out the first City Momentum Index (CMI) analysis across 111-major cities across the world. The CMI […]

 
 

MEFCC 2014: Presenting the Vast Gamut of Comic and Film Choices

MEFCC 2014: Presenting the Vast Gamut of Comic and Film Choices

Since being initiated in 2002, the Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) has received a colossal wave of enthusiasm and support from across the region. This year, the MEFCC returns to the Dubai World Trade Centre and will be held from 3rd to 5th of April with even bigger […]

 
 

Dubai World Cup: Adding Sheen to Horse Racing Luminescence

Dubai World Cup: Adding Sheen to Horse Racing Luminescence

The Dubai World Cup takes centre stage as the region gears for a spectacular display of horse racing. The most prized race horses come to the Meydan Racecourse, at Dubai, each year to make their owners, trainers, jockeys and their breeding heritages proud. From November to March, the event – […]

 
 

Tagging the ‘Logo': Identifying Brand Values

Tagging the ‘Logo': Identifying Brand Values

Dictionary defines a logo as an emblem or a device of an organisation. These few words however cannot actually denote the significance of the logo in its entirety even though they describe the concept quite aptly. When we think about a brand, the first thing that pops into mind is […]

 
 
 
 
 

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