Top 5 coffee spots in Dubai

January 09, 2013 , Dubai, Top 5

A new crop of cafes have sprung up in Dubai over the last year. Independent and cultured, they're at odds with the prolific chains, turning to Antipodean brewing methods and reaching out to the new breed of creatives in town who want more than super malls and flash hotels. Here, one of the key innovators of the developing coffee culture and our local expert, roast master Matt Wade, brings us his favourite cafes in Dubai Read more

Top 10 beach cities

August 01, 2012 , Travel like a local, Cape Town, Dubai, Sydney, Barcelona, Nice, Havana, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Miami

Torn between a beach or city break? Some of the world’s greatest metropolises have been graced with pristine strips of sand, where you can effortlessly combine historical riches, architectural wonders, cutting-edge cuisine and buzzing nightlife with a spot of seaside relaxation. So slap on the shades and sun block, here’s our pick of the best beach cities Read more