24 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Continue reading [split] A city that’s truly come into its own since Malaysia’s independence in 1957, KL refuses to let the ubiquitous concrete development that’s sweeping Asia turn itself into a same ole’, same ole’. In the city centre, the striking peaks of the Petronas Twin Towers cut through the skyline, but its street-level sights […]

24 hours in Manama

Continue reading [split] Al Adliya, the city’s bohemian, pedestrian neighbourhood, is very much its cultural and creative core – punctuated by art galleries, cafés and hip restaurants. Among its most notable venues is Al Riwaq Art Space. Since around 1998, this non-profit institution has played an invaluable role in cultivating emerging talent and introducing Manama […]

24 Hours in Ramallah

Continue reading [split] 8:00am – Zamn Premium Coffee Zamn Premium Coffee was opened by three young Palestinian entrepreneurs, ‘so Ahmed and I can have a decent cup of coffee,’ says co-founder Walid Husseini. With two locations in Al-Tireh and Al Masyoon, Zamn is the first premium coffee chain in Palestine, and has succeeded to bring […]