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Thai Valentine Bahrain

Royal Thai is to be found in an oriental pagoda located in the gardens of the Gulf Hotel. The décor of the large restaurant has an authentic Asian feel, to accompany some of the best Thai cuisine available in Bahrain. This award-winning restaurant makes for the perfect romantic evening this Valentine’s...  Read More »

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Take romance to the next level with an intimate and exquisite meal with your special someone and celebrate the bond of togetherness like never before. Embark on a Thai culinary legacy at Benjarong where you can indulge in a tastefully crafted five-course set menu, coupled with two complimentary glasses of...  Read More »

Crazy love Dubai

This Valentine’s Azure Beach is mixing love with leisure, and a touch of pink grape for good measure; to make a one-of-a-kind romantic day. The Crazy Love Brunch at Azure Beach on 14 February has added rosé to the roses with unlimited rosé sangria, strawberry and raspberry mojitos, house red, white and...  Read More »

Segreto Dubai

For a romantic evening Italian style, try Segreto, the Italian fine dining restaurant located in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the ideal destination for al fresco dining in the cooler winter months, with stunning views of the Madinat complex waterways in a secluded area of the Souk Madinat. This award-winning Italian...  Read More »

Thomas Keller

Internationally renowned chef, restaurateur, and author, Thomas Keller holds a total of 7 Michelin stars, a Legion of Honour, numerous James Beard awards, and his three Michelin-starred restaurant, The French Laundry has been twice voted World’s Best Restaurant The most celebrated and indeed...  Read More »

Seasons in the sun

Swedish born Richard Raab, initially wanted to become the captain of an ocean liner, fortunately for us the loss to the Cruise Ship industry was a big win for us land-lubbers. It is clear to anyone who speaks with Richard Raab that he exudes pride in his work, his personal ethos of excellence is reflected...  Read More »

Romain van Durmen

Chef de Cuisine for The Chefs Palette, Cooking Studio, Fairmont The Palm All my early memories are of being in the kitchen as my father was a chef and I was always with him, learning everything I could from a very young age. My grandfather was also a chef and every Christmas he would bake lots of...  Read More »

Hotel talk Anna-Marie Dowling

Dowling brings over 25 years of experience and first-hand knowledge to The Westin and Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre Hotels. Bahrain’s only female General Manager of a five-star hotel and winner of a much-coveted Marriott Global Leadership Award, brings over 25 years of experience and first-hand knowledge...  Read More »

The Ocean Club Bahamas

Originally opened in 1962, The Ocean Club has long been a favourite hideaway for luxury travellers, with its picture-perfect oceanfront setting, immaculate grounds and stellar service. Over the years and through several evolutions, as it earned numerous international awards and accolades. In recent years,...  Read More »