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Dallah

Steaming cups of coffee laid out with succulent dates and crunchy dry fruits are sure to greet you in any Arabic household of the Levant or Middle East countries. Variations in the wafting aroma of the coffee have their roots in the roasting process – beans are roasted from very light to medium to dark to very dark. To add a touch of the Oriental charm, they are served in traditional coffee pots called Dallahs made from silver, copper, brass, tin, and even gold. Dallahs are considered t..Read More

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City Walk

When City Walk was being built every time I passed by it I knew it was going to be something amazing. The way the developers have combined contemporary Dubai with the influences of charming London and European is nothing short of awesome. Its location on Safa Road between Al Wasl Road and Shaikh Zayed Road at the Dubai Mall interchange, is ideal as no matter where in the city you might be residing, you can visit City Walk either for breakfast, lunch or dinner and have a great time. It&rsqu..Read More

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Madina Mall

Dubai is a haven for shopping and you can buy almost anything imaginable in Dubai if you take the time to find it and shop around a bit. There are plenty of shopping malls to choose from but if you are patient then you will find what you are looking for, on a budget. One of the malls that you will for sure get what you need and at an affordable price is that the Madina Mall in Dubai. The mall is located in the heart of the city, a few minutes away from Dubai International Airport. Madina M..Read More

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Medwakh - The Arabic Cigar Pipes

Today, the lure of inhaling the tobacco smoke is known by many names across the world some of which are fumeur, rauchen, fumo, kitsuen, rook, fumador, tadkhin, yari kkada, de fumar. Annals of the History tell us that the habit originated thousands of years ago, as far back as 500 BC. While modern smoking is widespread through cigarettes, connoisseurs yearning for a taste of the old, prefer the traditional forms of smoking. Medwakhs, the Arabic cigar pipes, find a pride of place along with the..Read More

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Souq.com

The term ‘Souq’ conjures up a picture of a lively outdoor market place in an Arab city with people bustling around shops, buying and selling goods. It is the enthusiasm and energy experienced in such Souqs that made Ronaldo Mouchawar, the founder of Souq.com, choose the namesake for his site. Souq.com does what an actual Souq does – selling the widest variety of products to people at the most competitive prices. Souq.com initially started off as an auction site, like e-Bay, ..Read More

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Arabic Daggers

The word “dagger” is usually associated with fear and dread; however, the perception completely changes when it comes to Arabic daggers, also known as Jambia. Though their original purpose was self-defence, Arabic daggers stand as priceless antique pieces of art today. These short knives usually have a curved double-edged blade, made of non-corrosive steel, which tapers at the tip. Arabic daggers are famous for their hilt, which was traditionally made of elephant ivory or horns of..Read More

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Arabian Center

Arabian Centre a project by The Lals Group, is a premium shopping and entertainment destination which features Arabian architecture with a modern twist. There is over 80,000 square meters of shopping and entertainment to be explored within a relaxed and elegant environment. The mall is home to 200 plus internationally renowned retails stores, ranging from clothing to home furnishings, electronics, jewellery, perfumes, fashion accessories and family entertainment. The mall also houses the Lulu..Read More

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Ramadan Night Market

The Holy month of Ramadan is almost upon us, which also signals the commencement of the annual Ramadan Night Market, the 10 day shopping fiesta at Dubai World Trade Centre. The Night Market is open from 23rd June – 2nd July 2016 and promises something for the entire family. The organisers have dubbed this year’s Market as ‘a Bigger, Better and more Exciting Ramadan Night Market’. The Ramadan market was created so that families can come together and enjoy evenings shopp..Read More

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A Perfect Silk Scarf

No other sartorial accessory in the world expresses beauty, elegance and luxury like a silk scarf does. It transcends countries and centuries, from China to Egypt, from Queen Nefertiti’s times to the fashion shows of Milan and Paris today.  Thierry Hermes’ introduction of the first luxury silk scarves in 1937 marks its advent as a modern day fashion statement. Like with all things fashion, the best of silk scarves are to be found in Dubai. But before you set out to hand-pick ..Read More

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Perfumes – leaving behind a bit of you everywhere you go

As with many other luxury and fine-living goods, Dubai prides itself on the fact that every single top perfume in the world is available in its malls and shops. So nothing could be a better choice for the returning visitor than taking a special perfume back home from Dubai as a cherished souvenir. In fact, trying out perfumes that are sublime or daring, thoughtful or flirty, and picking out the right one is a treat in itself. The Arabian perfumes are usually categorised into different types d..Read More