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Entertaining Away

Entertaining Away

“Will you be having one of these parties at every destination you visit?” was the most common question I fielded at our buzzy Grantourismo launch party in London on Thursday night. Maybe. For us, entertaining away is one of the most fun things to do...
Dubai on a Budget

Dubai on a Budget

Dubai may have a reputation as a luxury destination – and we didn’t do anything to dispel that myth by staying at a swish villa on The Palm, did we? – yet it doesn’t have to be an expensive place to visit. Here’s our guide...
Ways of Seeing Dubai — From Land to the Water and Air

Ways of Seeing Dubai — From Land to the Water and Air

Ways of seeing Dubai — from land to water and air. There are far more ways to experience this striking city than the stereotypical ‘sun, sand and shopping’ perspectives from beach, desert and mall. Here’s our guide to experiencing Dubai from some different vantage points. Ways of...
Our Dubai sunset soiree

Our Dubai sunset soiree

We hosted a little Arabian-inspired pre-launch party for Grantourismo yesterday here at our villa on The Palm. As is typical of Dubai, our guest list was multicultural, and included Dubai bloggers and ‘tweeps’, and a handful of friends, all from the media, publishing, arts, hospitality,...
Scrambled Eggs with Arabic Sausage and Za’atar Toast recipe

Scrambled Eggs with Arabic Sausage and Za’atar Toast recipe

There is nothing quite as relaxing as a late weekend eggs breakfast, or a slow breakfast on a holiday. After a couple of coffees and an attempt at working your way through the weekend edition of your favourite newspaper, you’re probably getting peckish. One of...
Our Home Away From Home in Dubai

Our Home Away From Home in Dubai

A rustic trullo in Puglia, a colourful Mexican casita in San Miguel de Allende, a snug studio in Buenos Aires, and a beach house in Costa Rica… this year is going to see us settling into a wide variety of HomeAway rental properties around the...