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Mind the bump

Mind the bump

Abu Dhabi Week takes a look at the variety of exercise classes on offer for mummies-to-be here in the capital Exercise is an important addition to any healthy lifestyle, but becomes even more vital when you are eating for two. …

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Serene Sri Lanka

Serene Sri Lanka

In search of an alternative holiday Abu Dhabi Week headed for the Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort A round patchwork quilt-like table takes pride of place in the reception area of Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort. Odd pieces of wood of varying …

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Care in the community

Care in the community

Abu Dhabi Week discovers how a pioneering organisation is helping low-income workers feel more at home in the emirate Abu Dhabi is a melting pot of nationalities that have come from near and far to call the capital their home. …

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Jump a round

Jump a round

This month’s international show jumping world cup qualifier, to be held at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, shows the city’s love of horses is rubbing off. We saddled up and headed to the hub of equestrian sport in the capital to …

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The fight for liberty

The fight for liberty

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (TBA) – Idris Elba, Naomie Harris and Tony Kgoroge, directed by Justin Chadwick Many know the story of Nelson Mandela as a leader but few know the legacy of the man himself. Mandela: Long Walk …

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The cherry on top

The cherry on top

This week we had our first experience of Armenian food at Al Mayass restaurant. Al Mayass’s interior is quaint and cosy, featuring whitewashed walls, rich red and burnt orange décor, with tealights flickering overhead. Al Mayass offers a combination of …

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Celebrate!

Celebrate!

Abu Dhabi Week discovers how the capital gets ready to wave away 2013 and start the New Year. Whether you like to go big or go small, there is something for everyone to celebrate this New Year’s Eve. From fantastically …

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Rhodes for the holidays

Rhodes for the holidays

The capital’s foodies are in for a treat this Festive season as chef Gary Rhodes will be in the kitchen preparing his festive British menu at Rhodes 44 in St. Regis Abu Dhabi. We spoke to the charming London-born chef …

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Gary Rhodes’ blackberry and apple toasted marshmallow meringue

Gary Rhodes’ blackberry and apple toasted marshmallow meringue

Chef Gary Rhodes shares his festive alternative to the customary pudding. Stressing the importance of staying ahead during the holidays, the various components of this dessert can be made several days in advance, kept in the fridge/freezer and only assembled …

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Where friends meet

Where friends meet

The F1 may be over for another year but there are still plenty of reasons to take a spin out to the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi – the capital’s most iconic hotel, custom-built to sit over the Yas Marina Formula …

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