THE HEDONISTA: Dubai is a city that has both everything and nothing. There’s very little unique, nearly everything is borrowed – and I’m not just talking about the financial crisis.
THE HEDONISTA: ‘No photos’, ‘No Fixed Price’, ‘Come back later?’ Ah yes, the recurrent phrases heard buying ‘Dubai Kitsch’. So what’s the best way to go about it?
SARAH WALTON: “Us from Dubai are only occasional snow dwellers, and so I enter the fields in pink borrowed gear that results in the nickname “marshmallowzilla”…
THE HEDONISTA: It’s hot enough to melt a credit card left on a car seat, even though the A/C is set to max. Everyone is lethargic, moody and possibly sick. Hooray for Summer in Dubai.
THE HEDONISTA: It’s a simple, humble dish beloved of hundreds of millions of people. So how can you judge something about which you know very little?
THE HEDONISTA: ‘One smile begets another’ and the people of Oman are very generous with their smiles. They’re also very keen to share their hidden gems…
SARAH WALTON: Possibly Bur Dubai is the soul. At least it is the heart – geographically it sits smack in the middle of the city and without it, Dubai could very possibly be a robot.