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Five minutes with Njoud Al Kubaisi
At only 13 years old, Njoud Al Kubaisi is one of the region’s youngest sign language interpreters. Born to hearing-impaired parents, the remarkable Qatari communicator aspires to share the sounds of life with everyone and already has a large following on social media, with nearly 55,000 followers on Instagram.
fine food - Martin Benn
Martin Benn began his career as a chef at the Oak Room in London, learning French gastronomy under Chef Michel Lorain.
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What’s in my kitchen: Judy Joo
Korean–American celebrity chef and restaurateur Judy Joo ditched life as an analyst on Wall Street in search of a career in the kitchen. The outcome surpassed all of her expectations, and she now has her own TV show, released a recipe book earlier this year, and receives invitations from all over the globe to share her culinary skills and expertise.
Five minutes with Maryam Mubarak Al Ali
While Maryam Mubarak Al Ali’s first passion for sports was football, as a teenager she switched her studded shoes for riding boots, and quickly immersed herself into equestrian sports to become the country’s first professional female showjumper.
fine food - Judy Joo
Judy Joo is a Korean–American Chef Patron, restaurateur, and TV chef travelling between her Jinjuu (meaning ‘pearl’) restaurants in London and Hong Kong.
What’s in my travel bag: Dee Caffari
Dee Caffari still has an unquenchable thirst for adventure despite having already sailed around the world five times. The 43-year-old is also the first woman to have sailed single-handedly and non-stop around the world in both directions.
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.
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.