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    7 chic coffee table books for a strong interiors game

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

    Designed for the avid traveller, minimalist and art enthusiast, coffee table books have become a decor staple in every home.
    As a visually stunning aesthetic designed to be placed on coffee tables, bedside tables, dining tables and even TV consoles, coffee table books have gained immense popularity over the years with its thick glossy pages created to educate readers of all ages.
    Whether you’re looking to spruce your home or gift a memoir to your loved one, these eye-catching books can seamlessly fit into any shelf.
    With eye-pleasing artwork and carefully curated pages, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of all the best coffee table books to invest in.

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    12 A-listers you didn’t know had homes in Dubai

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    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    With endless sun all year round, amazing dining establishments, a plethora of activities and more, it’s easy to see why Dubai is such a popular place for so many to live.
    In particular, it’s a place where quite a few celebrities have opted to call home or their second home, owning various properties in the emirate, some of which are incredibly luxurious.
    With that, here’s some A-listers you may not have known had homes in Dubai.

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    Sheikh Hamdan adds another Dubai-based beachside haven to our list

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    by Sarah Joseph
    2 hours ago

    When it comes to knowing the best restaurants to dine at in Dubai, the emirate’s Crown Prince always knows best.
    Yesterday, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the newly opened culinary hotspot, Bungalo34 situated in the heart of Pearl Jumeira Island at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa.
    As no stranger to Dubai’s food scene and newly opened restaurants, Fazza is always seen giving his seal of approval on all the latest culinary havens in the UAE. Founded by the talented Natasha Sideris, the sophisticated Mediterranean experience ensures a calm environment to enjoy with friends and family.
    Adter the royal visit, the restaurant even shared a photo of the team posing with Fazza and the caption said, “We are delighted and honoured to have hosted His Royal Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for lunch this afternoon.”

    After recently being added under the Tashas Group wing, this chic restaurant offers a blissful escape from city life with uninterrupted seaside views of the Arabian Gulf.
    The menu promises a variety of offerings ranging from Strapatsada, Lobster Benedict, Three Cheese Souffle Omelette and a housemade glyko koutaliouof sweet pumpkin served on vanilla Greek yogurt for all the sweet tooths, to name a few dishes.

    With an expansive beverage menu, guests are spoiled for choice with a series of delectable cocktails that ensure the ultimate Mediterranean summer feeling all year long. From nostalgic-inspired cocktails to elegant aperitivos, the list is unending for guests to sip under the sun.

    To encapsulate the true essence of each Riviera, Natasha collected and dressed the venue with hand-picked pieces she found during her travels to Greece, France and Italy. From the one-of-a-kind lifestyle collectibles to coral-inspired textured tiles, her incredible eye for detail is a reflection of the restaurant’s origins.
    For all the shopaholics, this new hotpot offers a bespoke retail experience for guests with a selection of beachwear pieces, handmade accessories, bags, swimwear and other hand-picked experience for the complete experience.
    So, if you’re looking for a blissful escape this weekend, you know exactly where to visit.
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    Beyoncé officially announces her first world tour in seven years

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    by Sarah Joseph
    43 mins ago

    Queen B is making a comeback and this time it’s for the public.
    The pop megastore will embark on a long-awaited Renaissance World Tour that starts in May in Sweden, then later head to Belgium, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland before she continues her journey to North America.
    The official website has already stated the tour dates will start in the beginning of May and wrap up in New Orleans, LA on September 27, 2023.

    A series of pre-sale tickets for the UK shows will begin at 10am GMT on Thursday before the general ticket sales go live on Tuesday.
    First private concert at Atlantis The Royal
    For Atlantis The Royal’s grand opening, Beyoncé performed in a private concert for VIP guests from around the world. However, she did not perform any songs from Renaissance, making the upcoming world tour the first one for this album. The surprise element of the concert was when Beyoncé called her 11-year-old daughter Blue Ivy during the concert for a live performance on Brown Skin Girl.

    Additionally, her performance was complemented by the Lebanese dance group Mayyass, the season 17 winners of America’s Got Talent. This collaborative performance was nothing short of awe-inspiring.
    The concert was attended by a number of A-listers including her husband Jay Z, American model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner, British singer Liam Payne, American model Olivia Colbo, Indian actor Amer Khan, British actress Michelle Keegan and Emily in Paris star Ashley Park.
    More information about her tour and tickets is available on the singer’s official website. Visit tour.beyonce.com for more details and tickets.
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    This Dubai-based culinary haven explores vibrant Latino flavours with a twist

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    by Team Emirates Woman
    18 mins ago

    IN PARTNERSHIP: A new culinary haven has been added to the list of fine-dining restaurants in Dubai.
    With Iberian-Latino fusion cuisine, La Niña has opened its doors with sophisticated décor featuring lavish chandeliers and rich red velvet furniture that has taken inspiration from centuries of sea exploration. Designed with traditional Azulejo tiles from Portugal, this sophisticated dining venue takes visitors back in time with a renewed sense of excitement.
    Born to tantalise your taste buds, this restaurant takes visitors on a unique food journey by steering away from the traditional dining scene. As an amalgamation of bold flavours from Spain, Portugal and South America, this unique experience celebrates the team of award-winning chefs. By catering to both lunch and dinner options, guests can indulge in all-day dining at this venue.

    For an unforgettable dining experience, guests can indulge in an array of delectable delights crafted by a team of world-class experts to conquer every diner’s taste buds. By taking it up a notch, the restaurant offers a host of cutting-edge cocktails and a selection of premium beverages.

    Known for his culinary adventures, Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid a visit to this exquisite restaurant giving it the royal seal of approval.
    Designed to bring back the romance of life at sea, the concept takes inspiration from a bygone era to naturally combine the strength of Latino and Iberian cultures seamlessly.
    So, if you’re in need of a fine-dining option to visit in Dubai, La Niña is the perfect option to experience with your loved ones.
    Located in the heart of DIFC at ICD Brookfield, the restaurant is open daily from 12pm to 4pm and 7:30pm to 1am. To make a reservation call +971 4 395 1300 and +971 50 889 8336
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    8 fabulous things to do in the UAE this weekend

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    by Sarah Joseph
    1 hour ago

    Your ultimate weekend guide in the UAE – January 27 to January 29, 2023.
    Put self-care first

    Stretch it out at Dubai’s popular beach haven Koko Bay, with an hour-long yoga session, in partnership with lululemon, led by expert practitioner Wellness with Dina, a local specialist in yoga, meditation, and reiki and Pure Cure Yoga, lululemon ambassador. Taking place on Saturday, January 28 at 8.30am, this yoga session will include a sumptuous breakfast at the popular restaurant for all guests attending the class. Priced at Dhs100, this all-inclusive wellness session will promise tranquil views of Dubai’s skyline, making it the perfect way to start the weekend.
    For more information visit kokobay.co
    Shop at this skincare haven

    Welcome to the future of skincare at Aēsop’s latest store at Dubai Mall. With space-age experimentation, visitors can embark on a new beauty journey and explore a complete range of skin, hair and body care products displayed in its sci-fi spacecraft interiors. The store’s trained consultants are able to offer complimentary advice about products best suited to individual needs. A concealed Fragrance Library adds to the sense of mystery: here, guests can imbue a piece of clothing with their aroma of choice, taking it with them on their imagined journey. So get ready to enjoy this one-of-a-kind skincare experience in Dubai.
    For more information visit Aesop.com
    Enjoy this delectable Greek haven

    The award-winning Greek restaurant Mythos Kouzina and Grill has officially opened its second branch at The Square in City Walk. With authentic dishes crafted to perfection and natural aesthetics, the restaurant offers a host of crave-worthy dishes such as Fava, Feta in Filo, succulent grills and more. With fresh ingredients re-imagines through a Greek lens, this venue will transport guests to the timeless charm of the country. The interiors are deep rooted in natural materials, earthy colors, raw and unfinished textures. Attaining a laid-back modern space that draws guests in effortlessly with its charming beautifully-crafted pottery, handwoven rattan chairs and artistic tableware. Located in the heart of City Walk, it’s open daily from 12:30pm until midnight and until 1am on weekends.
    For more information visit mythosdubai.com
    Visit this new winter pop us

    This season is all about spending it outdoors. By adding to the list of chic desert cafés in Dubai, Cactus Grove is the latest winter pop up in Alfaya Desert to be added to your list. Open daily from 4pm to 12am, this luxe hotspot promises delicious coffee and the perfect Instagram-worthy shot in the middle of nature. Designed with cactus and other botanical elements, this venue is definitely a must-visit this weekend. The location can be found here.
    Book a fine-dining experience

    Indulge in contemporary Anatolian cuisine at the newly opened Rüya at The St. Regis Dubai. With flavors from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, signature stylish beverages, and music by the resident DJ for a vibrant night to remember. With an array of unmatched dishes such as wild mushroom ragout, grilled seabream, pulled lamb and more, guests can indulge in a sharing-style menu for a wholesome experience. For the complete experience, dishes are curated from the theatrical open kitchen with inventive cocktails. To embrace the outdoor seasons, visitors can dine on the terrace to take in the exquisite views of the Arabian Gulf. Byzantine architecture-inspired dome-shaped chandeliers and intricately designed Turkish carpets are reminiscent of a bygone era through the restaurant’s interiors. The restaurant is open daily for dinner from 6pm onwards and will most definitely promise a memorable evening.
    For more information visit ruyarestaurants.com
    Take your culinary skills to the next level

    If you want to become a sushi expert, Katsuya at Hyde Dubai has launched an exclusive masterclass to learn from the specialist, Chef Pavel. Priced at Dhs299 per person, visitors can learn how to add innovative twists to any classic dish and work with Truffle to give all creations a decadent touch. As it’s limited to 10 guests per class, do ensure all bookings are made in advance prior to the session. The class takes place every Sunday between 12pm to 8pm. To make any reservation, visit here.
    For more information visit sbe.com
    It’s brunch time

    Need Saturday night plans on The Palm Jumeirah? Look no further as Barfly set to launch their evening Barfly Soiree Brunch. The evening’s atmosphere will be charged with live entertainment and delectable Asian-inspired dishes, which promise to take the soiree brunch to new heights Packages for the brunch start from Dhs385 for soft beverages, Dhs445 for house pouring and Dhs545 for premium beverages with their own menu of signature cocktails included and a delicious range of mocktails. The evening’s atmosphere will be charged with live entertainment, from energetic dancers to live DJ, which promises to take the soiree brunch to new heights. Every Saturday from 7 to 11pm come and take in the stunning view, delicious menu, and live entertainment at the Hilton’s liveliest venue.
    For more information visit barflydubai.ae
    Attend this K-pop concert in Abu Dhabi

    By making their way to the UAE, BLACKPINK World is set to perform live in Abu Dhabi this weekend at Etihad Park, Yas Island. Along with the BLACKPINK Abu Dhabi concert, the group will perform in Riyadh, Manila, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney and more. So, mark your calendars as this K-pop group will hit the stage in the UAE capital.
    For more information visit ticketmaster.ae
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    13 celebrities who attended the VIP event at Atlantis The Royal this weekend

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    by Sarah Joseph
    4 mins ago

    This weekend was nothing short of memorable at Dubai’s Atlantis The Royal.
    For its grand preview weekend, the 795-room mega-hotel on Palm Jumeirah witnessed an exclusive weekend of VIP guests, celebrities and media personnel before the expansive property officially opened its doors to the public on February 11, 2023.
    With Queen B marking her first private concert since 2016, many A-listers flew down, especially for the event and made a special appearance on the red carpet in their stand-out silhouettes.
    As we attended the event and even brushed shoulders with some celebrities, there was no shortage of stars to celebrate the lavish property’s grand opening.
    Swipe through the gallery below to see stars who walked the blue carpet.
    Beyoncé

    Kendall Jenner

    Rochelle and Marvin Humes

    Ellen Pompeo

    Melissa Wood Tepperberg

    Gauri Khan

    Jwana Karim

    Shanaya Kapoor

    Mariam Amin

    Leonie Hanne

    Ashley Park

    Loujain Adada

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    In pics: Take a sneak peek inside the ultra-luxe Atlantis The Royal in Dubai

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    by Sarah Joseph
    54 mins ago

    Dubai is all about luxurious cityscapes and with that the highly anticipated Atlantis The Royal is gearing up for its public opening and VIP event this weekend.
    This expansive property features 795 rooms, suites and a penthouse with a series of record-breaking experiences including the largest jellyfish aquarium in the world, the first-ever Nobu by the Beach, meditation with the dolphins, unique fire and water fountains and other one-of-a-kind experiences.

    The standard rooms start at a price of Dhs4,066 per night and a sky pool villa with a private infinity pool is priced at Dhs19,000 per night. Designed with vertical gardens, an expensive sky bridge and other dramatic features to promise the ultimate mega-resort experience.
    The extravagant property will unveil a host of must-visit restaurants and facilities including Estiatorio Milos, Jaleo, La Mar, Ling Ling, Nobu by the Beach and Cloud 22.
    Those keen to book can opt for the Three Bedroom Sky Terrace Suite complemented by 24-hour butler service, access to the Daily Royal Club, daily breakfast at all-day dining restaurants across Atlantis Dubai, complimentary entry to Atlantis Explorers Club, daily entry to Aquaventure Waterpark, Skyblaze Fountain, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, AWAKEN Fitness which includes thermal facilities and an outdoor lap pool at a starting price of Dhs17,417.
    With dates officially moved to February 10 onwards, the bookings have now been moved back a month from its initial launch of March 2023.
    The resort is set to host a grand invite-only weekend event open to special VIP guests this month from January 20 to January 22, 2023, with leading celebrities such as Beyoncé performing at an exclusive concert.
    Swipe to see a first-hand look inside the property:

    So, if you’re planning ahead for Valentine’s Day you know exactly where to book next month.
    For a chance to be one of the first to stay at Atlantis the Royal, book your stay for 2023 on atlantis.com
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