What’s in my travel bag: Christian Louboutin
The superstar shoe designer reveals his essential travel items, and tells us why the women of Qatar inspire him. Just don’t ask him where he goes on holiday.
Salinda Phu Quoc Island Resort and Spa, Vietnam
The first luxury resort on Phu Quoc Island is set against a backdrop of ocean vistas and unspoilt natural surroundings.
Maafushivaru, South Ari Atoll, Maldives
A tranquil paradise, teeming with exotic marine life and an air of exclusivity, Maafushivaru on the southern tip of the Maldives’ Ari Atoll redefines the ultimate in island getaways.<
The personal touch
Centuries-old traditions are finding new expression in the vibrant work of contemporary Qatari craftspeople.read more
Ever since the US-based ArtistShare was launched in 2003 as a business model for creative artists, hundreds of crowdfunding websites have sprouted up worldwide, generating a staggering US$16.2 billion in 2014, a...read more
Dekh Magar Pyar Say
Pakistani truck art embodies the culture, history, and traditions of the drivers, narrating dreams and stories of these people who are never really ‘home’. Karachi resident Umair Mohsin explores this...read more
What’s in my travel bag
British designer Julien Macdonald dresses the world’s most photographed women, and his exquisitely crafted red-carpet creations never fail to turn heads. His signature style favours dazzling embellishment,...read more
A new way to drink tea
When a Parisian tea blender decided to set up shop in Asia, he was warned about the challenges that lay ahead. Today, however, business is booming. Craig Butcher talks to TWG Tea founder Taha Bouqdib from his...read more
The world’s best
From the old to the new, the independent to the grand, and from light-as-a-cloud little pastries to the theatrically tiered and topped cakes of your dreams, we bring you three perfect patisseries.read more
Qatar Airways First and Business Class passengers have been dining on Vineet Bhatia’s classic and original dishes ever since he was appointed as the airline’s Culinary Ambassador in 2012.read more
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As well as being the cultural, economic, and political centre of Denmark, Copenhagen is also a paradise for lovers of art and design,...