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Q8 Food Festival; It’s all about food

A ‘must-see’ event for food lovers around the region, the very first Q8 Food Festival takes place in a street-scene-style layout at Kuwait International Fairgrounds from 5-7 March. Here are our top ten reasons to attend: Great restaurants to choose from – The list of restaurants taking part spans the globe with many...  Read More »

Spotlight on Bahrain; December

As the year draws to a close Bahrain’s Ministry of Culture is organising the second edition of its popular Manama Nuit Blanche – Manama Doesn’t Sleep event which runs through the night from 7pm on 15 December to 7am the following morning. Night owls and culture vultures will be treated to 12 hours of diverse...  Read More »

Q8 Food Festival

Gourmet heaven heading to Kuwait Kuwait-based foodies are in for a treat with the launch of the country’s first food festival running from 5-7 March, 2015. Imagine a city street set up to resemble a gourmet’s dreamscape, encircled by tents offering bite-sized tasters of the very best from the country’s and the region’s...  Read More »

Spotlight on Bahrain – November

This month sees the second anniversary of Bahrain National Theatre, the stunning waterside building which takes its inspiration from the Arabian Nights. The theatre is one of the biggest in the region and the interior of the 1001-seat auditorium is wooden clad to resemble a traditional Arabian dhow while a glassed frontage...  Read More »

Spotlight on Bahrain October

As autumn approaches, the island kingdom of Bahrain is preparing for its big annual musical event. Now in its 23rd year, the Bahrain International Music Festival is organised by the Ministry of Culture and this year is being held under Manama: Capital of Asian Tourism 2014, which has seen a year-long series of celebrations. Running...  Read More »

STAY by Yannick Alléno

As the name suggests, One&Only The Palm, Dubai, is a one-of-a-kind resort so it’s no surprise that it is home to STAY by Yannick Alléno, one of the UAE’s only restaurants overseen by a three Michelin-starred chef. STAY sets the tone for a distinctive yet intimate and romantic evening and focuses on imaginative...  Read More »

Spotlight on Bahrain

In the first of a series on the island kingdom, we discover history at Bahrain National Museum With more than 140,000 visitors during 2013, Bahrain National Museum is the island’s most popular attraction aside from the malls. And given the kingdom’s rich history, this is no surprise. The museum celebrated its 25th anniversary...  Read More »