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Six jetlag-busting remedies

The root cause of jetlag is the disruption of our body’s natural sleep/wake cycle. Along with plenty of sunshine during your destination’s waking hours and pitch dark (not even a nightlight) during sleeping hours, here are a few jet-lag remedies that truly work.

The Fragrance of Kings

The heavenly scent of exclusive oud is at the heart of Arabia’s favourite fragrances.
Strolling through the souqs and malls of Qatar, one often smells the delicious fragrance of incense or bakhoor-scented woodchips gently smoking in mabkhara incense burners. Fine perfume is ever popular in Arabia, but there is one perfume prized above all else: oud, the dark heart of agarwood.

Family travel

Family holidays are one of the highlights of the year, and involving children in planning the activities can make for a really fun trip away. Nichola West has handed over her schedule to kids to hear first-hand about their essential holiday elements.

What’s in my travel bag
Lewis Hamilton

Even Lewis Hamilton’s beloved pet dogs Roscoe and Coco have been enjoying the high life and flying in style in his luxurious private jet this season. So while the dogs have paddock passes and Mercedes race...

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The Reverie Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City

The newly opened Reverie Saigon has set the bar for luxury in the Vietnamese urban hub as high as its lofty roost on the 27th to the 39th floors of the city’s famed Times Square...

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Movies in the Desert  

Imagine Morocco and you probably think of souqs and tagines, not celluloid and stuntmen, but for film aficionados, Morocco is rightly famous for its film industry.

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Oslovians enjoy summer, but they truly appreciate living in a city with four distinct seasons even more. Come and enjoy the gorgeous autumn foliage, and bring your umbrella, just in case.

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Malaya Bronnaya

Polly Barks, writer and Moscow resident, loves the sedate luxe of Malaya Bronnaya Street, home to some of Moscow’s most affluent citizens, hippest cafés, and most unique shops.

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A concise guide to
packing light

Curated by a frequent traveller intent on never checking in luggage, here are some compact products to always take on a trip.

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Seen through international eyes

Rhea Wessel has been living near Frankfurt for longer than she cares to recall. The native Texan has adopted the region as her home and lives comfortably – suspended somewhere between the city’s German...

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South Africa
Kaleidoscope Country

Each spring the arid Namaqualand region in the Northern Cape bedazzles visitors with its wildflower display. Cape Town resident Lucy Corne takes us on a floral safari through South Africa’s largest...

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