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The Hairy Bikers

Known for their good-humoured blend of cookery and travelogue, television presenters Dave Myers and Simon ‘Si’ King talk to Food and Travel about their own top culinary pit stops What sort of food did you eat as a child? Dave: I was raised on honest home cooking: casseroles, hot pots, shepherd’s pie....  Read More »

Omer Kaddouri

President & CEO Rotana talks shop When Omer Kaddouri first joined Rotana back in 1998 he could never have envisioned that within 20 years of joining the company he would be in charge of a portfolio of over 100 properties across 26 cities in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe. This...  Read More »

Royal Mansour Marrakech

The Royal Mansour, a haven of discreet luxury in the heart of Marrakech, its 53 luxurious riads are hidden amongst winding alleyways and lush landscaped gardens creating an enchanting oasis in the heart of the city. The new contemporary Poolside Pavilions nestled amongst the palm trees offer the ultimate...  Read More »

Riviera Seafood Grill Dubai

There’s a reason the Mediterranean is known for its romance, its passion, and its ‘joie de vivre’. The combination of great food, excellent grape, and the waves lapping the sandy shore makes for an unforgettable evening, and the Make Me Blush brunch has everything you need to make a lasting impression....  Read More »

Dukes Dubai

Steal yourself away for a romantic escape and fall in love all over again at DUKES Dubai with their Romantic Escape package. In addition to early check-in, late check-out and complimentary Wi-Fi, couples can enjoy dinner, in-room breakfast and a gift of chocolates, rose petals and a bottle of house wine....  Read More »

Fairmont the Palm Dubai

If you are wondering how to spend Valentine’s night this year, why not take your your partner to Fairmont The Palm for a romantic night to remember. Enjoy a delicious Valentine’s menu from one of the Fairmont’s great restaurants; the Seagrill Restaurant and Lounge will be cupid’s delight, think twinkly...  Read More »

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 »