Features - Review
The Best year-round skiing
It’s March, and the mountains of the northern hemisphere are poised on the edge of spring. Sunlight is melting the snow, and by late April ski resorts will have closed, and be re-energising themselves for a more modest influx of summer hikers. But passionate skiers and snowboarders needn’t despair: the southern hemisphere awaits the winter. For an experience of eternal snow and year-round skiing, here are some top destinations.
culture - Sevan Biçakçi
From his atelier tucked away behind Istanbul’s iconic Grand Bazaar, this ingenious artisan creates pieces that inspire jewellery collectors and Hollywood celebrities alike. But the road to success wasn’t always paved with glittering gemstones.
Articles - Review
The undisputed centre of the circus universe is Montreal’s Cirque du Soleil. Local writer Patricia Gajo traces the meteoric ascent of history’s most famous big top, from its first steps in small-town Quebec to world domination.
lifestyle - Winter Wonderland
December in the northern hemisphere can be a delightful month for any adventurous traveller willing to brave the big chill. With the arrival of the first snow of the season, skiing awaits: beginners can have their first wobble on skis, while off-piste challenges and even heli-skiing will thrill the experts.
Arabian Coffee: The Welcoming Cup
The Arab tradition that ‘one’s guests deserve the very best’ lies at the heart of the coffee ritual.
lifestyle - Glamping
The trend that wont go away, glamping – glamorous camping – allows you to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors with all the comforts of luxurious accommodation.
Interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBEs signature style can be found imprinted on homes, yachts, private jets, hotels, and restaurants across the world. She tells Anna Tobin what inspires and motivates her.
Culture - Qatar/Brazil
Qatar Brazil 2014 is a year-long cultural exchange programme, and July welcomes the opening of two engaging exhibitions in Brazil.
A guide to global spa trekking
With more exotic and unusual spa treatments to choose from than ever before, 2014 is the year of the spa trek. Award-winning spa reviewer Jessica Baldwin gives us a whirlwind tour of this year’s must-visit wellness destinations.