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Five minutes with Amro Al Hamad
Qatari racing driver Amro Al Hamad has been achieving wins for his country ever since securing the Radical Middle East Cup champion title in 2014. The 33-year-old talks to Oryx about the taste of success, which drives him to race longer and dive deeper.
fine food - Galith Nadbornik
People who truly love food share it. After a year-long trip from North America back to her native France, Galith Nadbornik, the author behind the Hungry In Helsinki food blog, took a detour and ended up in Finland.
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What’s in my travel bag: Kenton Cool
The British mountaineer reveals what travels with him to Everest.
Five minutes with Ghanim Al Sulaiti
Ghanim Al Sulaiti’s decision to go vegan three years ago led him to open Qatar’s first vegan café with Qatari wellness entrepreneur Jawahir Al Fardan. But for the 24-year-old tunnel engineer and co-founder of Evergreen Organics, this is just the beginning.
Chef Julien Gatillon
At just 30 years of age, and only two years after gaining his first star at Le 1920, the fine-dining restaurant of the five-star hotel Le Chalet du Mont d’Arbois (Megève, France), Chef Julien Gatillon has now been rewarded with a second star in the Michelin Guide.
What’s in my travel bag: David Rockwell
Few architects can claim that they have both an Emmy and a Tony. While most chase awards such as the Pritzker and the Aga Khan, David Rockwell is thrilled with his television and Broadway honours.
Five minutes with Abdulla Al-Abdulla
Living between London, Paris, and Doha, Qatari fashion consultant and influencer Abdulla Al-Abdulla launched his fashion and lifestyle blog TheeAbdulla.com less than two years ago. But the 23-year-old jet-set traveller already has a huge following around the globe.
fine food - Elias Gemayel
Prior to joining The St. Regis Doha, Chef Elias Gemayel worked in numerous reputable restaurants, including maze Gordon Ramsay in London, Hotel Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel, and La Maison Du Saumon Salmontini in Dubai. Chef Gemayel now oversees the culinary aspects of Opal by Gordon Ramsay and Gordon Ramsay Mediterranean.
What’s in my travel bag: Monique Lhuillier
The Filipino-born, American-based fashion designer Monique Lhuillier talks to Ayesha Khan about her absolute must-have items when travelling.
Five minutes with Faiza Bouguessa
For French-Algerian designer Faiza Bouguessa, revisiting the rules of abaya fashion has been a welcome challenge. Her young label, Bouguessa, has garnered international praise for its rendition of minimalist modest luxury with universal appeal.
fine food - Kwong Wai Keung
As an award-winning chef with over 20 years of experience, Executive Chef Kwong Wai Keung oversees the kitchen operation of T’ang Court and Chinese banquets at The Langham, Hong Kong hotel.