The new trend of dining with strangers in the UAE
There is a new trend popping up in the UAE where strangers who have never met get together for meetup dinners.
An ancient encore: Technicolor display of beauty returns to Wadi Shahah basin
Ample rains have lured a rare and spectacular bloom back to the Wadi Shahah basin -- opulent displays of rich colours that are thousands of years old.
Under the knife: meet the UAE’s first cosmetic surgery consultancy
Considering plastic surgery? A new consultancy in Dubai is offering prospective patients objective information, and helps them choose the right doctor for the procedure they seek.
You might not know his name, but you’ll definitely know Mourad Boutros’s work
Master typographer and calligrapher Mourad Boutros, who is responsible for Expo 2020's logo, will discuss the ways type aids communication across cultures.
In pictures: The creation of a Chanel dress
Selina Denman goes behind the scenes to see how a Chanel dress is transformed from a designer's vision to the runway.
Shoba Narayan's daughters are entertained by a geisha in Kyoto, Japan.
Claire Boobbyer checks into the new Aman'oi hotel in Vietnam.
My kind of place: The buzz from the youthful residents of this picturesque Flemish town rubs off on tourists, writes David Whitley.
Every so often, after a season or two of well-time rain, the Ru'us Al Jibal mountains in Ras Al Khaimah reveal a technicolor display of beauty with blossoming of flowers and plant life.
Getting a closer look at the Fujairah Rotana & Spa Al Aqah Beach resort.
My kind of place: A former workhorse for the Soviet Union, the mostly unsung European capital has old-world charm, writes Kit Gillet.
Christine Iyer checks into the Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa Al Aqah Beach.
Plus, spring deals from the Dubai-based tour operator Dnata to Canada and Bali.
Teeming with flora and fauna, the tranquil Botanic Gardens in the capital of Victoria counterbalances the growth of a vibrant cityscape that has blossomed in the last decade.
Last month, Weekend published 10 recommendations to add to your UAE bucket list, which caused plenty of debate among our readers. Hareth Al Bustani investigates five of their finest suggestions.
My kind of place: Catherine Cooper travels to an altitude of 2,300 metres and discovers one of Europe’s very finest skiing destinations.
Adriaane Pielou checks into the new Iniala Phuket.
My kind of place: While it’s not an obvious South East Asian destination, Brunei is well worth taking a chance on, writes Nick Boulos.
Andermatt in the Swiss Alps is a perfect mix of luxury and splendid ski opportunities, writes Will Hide.