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10 of the world's most beautiful perfume shops

By Josephine Fairley, Friday, October 10, 2014

Josephine Fairley, co-author of The Perfume Bible, picks 10 spots to find an exotic scent

Tags: Shopping, perfume, shops, beauty, global, international

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Five of the best Middle East souks

By Matthew Teller, Thursday, August 21, 2014

From imposing modern builds to chaotic medieval markets, Middle East expert Matthew Teller picks five of his favourite Middle Eastern souks to get lost in

Tags: Shopping, Middle-East, UAE, Dubai, Oman, Egypt, Israel

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Open-jaw travel

By Simon Calder, Monday, March 3, 2014

Nine ways to see multiple destinations in one trip

Tags: Destinations, itineraries, cities, road-trip, adventure

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Middle East cities in adjacent states: travel from from Abu Dhabi to Muscat or Tel Aviv to Amman

By Simon Calder, Monday, March 3, 2014

Simon Calder breaks down two 'open-jaw' itineraries that take in multiple Middle Eastern cities, flying into one airport and out from another

Tags: UAE, Jordan, Oman, Israel, city, itinerary, Middle-East

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14 innovative city design features

By Ianthe Butt, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

What will the super-efficient city of the future look like?

Tags: Destinations, cities, innovation, design, planning, future

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The world's best new hotels for 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

There will be an avalanche of new hotel openings in 2014. Whether it’s boutique, hipster or family-friendly, here are the places you’ll 
be desperate to stay in. 
If you can get a room...

Tags: Hotels-and-spas, 2014, new

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Expert tips: the countries to visit in 2014

Sunday, December 1, 2013

A new year, a new set of travel plans — but where to go next? Travel editors Peter Greenberg and Simon Calder, philosopher Alain de Botton and travel writer Mark Jones share their tips

Tags: Destinations, hot-list, 2014, new-year, travel

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The topsy-turvy travel planner: the United Arab Emirates for bookworms

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The UAE's burgeoning literary scene includes several book fairs

Tags: Curious

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Weekend break: Dubai

By Ianthe Butt, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Fancy a weekend of sunshine, shopping and a sprinkling of desert safari? Ianthe Butt goes over the top

Tags: Dubai, UAE

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Dubai: The Address Downtown

By Arsalan Mohammad, Friday, September 23, 2011

Decadent, delightful and downright difficult to leave — The Address Dubai provides much more than a comfortable place to rest your head. A man could very easily get used to this, says Arsalan Mohammad

Tags: UAE, Dubai, hotels-and-spas

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