Round up the entire family, foodies; the most delicious weekend of the year is here! The Taste of Q8 brings together food appreciators and creators alike, from internationally loved Celebrity Chefs showing you their best work in live cooking demos, to dozens of local restaurants offering their best creations to taste,
Both originate from the Mediterranean, and and have forefathers stemming from ancient civilizations that are currently world-renowned for their respective cuisines. However, despite their similarities, Mana'eesh
A kayaking journey from Kuwait to Oman to raise awareness for the GCC’s marine environment
Using basic navigational tools and their personal strengths, Kuwaiti kayakers Bashar Al-Huneidi, Mansour Al-Safran and Irish professional kayaker Colin Wong set out from Kuwait on a spectacular expedition across
If you’d like to improve your quality of life, celebrate the moments as they happen
As a consequence of a conscious and deliberate decision to change my lifestyle and become healthy, I took up running in January 2013. To my surprise, I loved it and I was hooked. Over the next three years I trained enough to take part in two sprint triathlons, the March for Honour, a half-marathon, and a lot of
Precise luxury for the contemporary Middle Eastern woman
When we heard that new local brand Marion is using Korean and Japanese technology to influence the way modern, young women wear the traditional abaya, we couldn’t wait to check it out. Marion is a new, luxury,
Every day is a cause for celebration, and as the popular saying goes, “if there’s cake, then it’s a party.” This festive establishment is taking those daily special moments to the next level by bringing sweet-treats to your loved ones for all different occasions.
“Next level” is only a m
One of the many exciting things about Kuwait is the sheer number of opportunities there are here for the focused entrepreneur. Landing on Kuwait’s shores in 2012 the Transylvanian born model, Claudia Bianca Sut
There’s something about food that makes it better when shared. Think about it, when was the last time you dug into a dish without imploring the person sat next you to try a bite? [Warning: said person must be a
Does everyone remember when we vowed to eat a little healthier last month? I can't say that we haven't kept that promise to ourselves, but sometimes, you just need a burger day! Because let's face it, life is all
Great food, fun times, and free entry! Don’t miss it!
Mark your calendars, everybody - the time is here! The Taste of Q8 will be taking place at The Boulevard, on the weekend of the 16th, 17th and 18th of March. We’re pretty excited, and know that you are too! But if there are any of you out there who are still stumped on whether or not you should attend, this l
A chat with Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa’s Executive Chef Serkan Yelkenbasan
We’re no strangers to Kuwait’s Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa’s incredible gastronomic offerings and the wonderful people behind them. And with their newest team member, the award winning Executive
Back in 2005, a group of young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs developed a concept with one thought in mind: Fresh baked cookies in classic airtight jars delivered to you anytime, anywhere. With that notion, Choowy Goowy w
Recognized within Fast Company’s ‘Top 10 Most Innovative Companies’ Awards
Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle accessories and footwear brand for men and women, announced its inclusion within ‘The Most Innovative Companies in the style category for 2017’ list by Fast Company; the world's leading progressive business media brand. Now in its 10th edition, the award is
When Maha Alasaker’s work surfaced on our respective Facebook timelines, we automatically felt bursts of intrigue and respect for the Kuwaiti photographer. With an impressive resume of both featured an
Owner of The Print Room, teaches print-making, a graphic designer [by degree], bag designer and gallery agent out of London: Those are some of the attributes our Up Close and Personal interviewee used to introduce herself with a huge smile. A true maverick in her artistic discipline, Haya Al Abdulkareem is a mu
“I think that the Earth is the best source for health” Rula Liddawi says as we settle into our comfortable seats and she glances around appreciatively at her brand new baby, wholesome café SUPER/FOODS. “Wh
When the mood strikes you to enjoy a cup of (insert preferred hot beverage here), it’s always nice to reach for your favorite mug; a vessel that embodies YOU and your personality. Or maybe you’re just into th
Advocates of good food, Kuwait London Company (KLC) is known for its superb quality offerings, fresh ingredients and prompt delivery service. Initially set up back in 2008 by Mohammed and Mubarak Jaffar, KLC seamlessly ventured into different business and industries. Mohammed set up The Kitchen in 2009, and the
Spring is finally upon us and Andreas Löwenstam, H&M Men’s Head of Design, envisioned a collection that embodies the new beginnings this season brings. Known as the Spring Icons, the collection mixes utili
A new creative hub emerges at Elevation Burger Al-Seif
As we discovered last month, Elevation Burger empowers customers to make better food choices, and also empowers the community through locally sourcing its ingredients. We love the convenience that the Al-Seif b
By Ashley Alleluya
It was one of those freakishly artsy nights in Kuwait. Two events celebrating music, several artists bringing their A-game and a difficult choice for a music buff. We chose 'A Night of Music' at the Center of the Arts in Shuwaikh, and it is a choice I’m glad we
This course introduces screen-printing using a quick and easy and versatile technique that is based on stencils or paper cutting. Bolder patterns and experimental methods all are possible. Students will work on their des
Calling all musicians and music lovers to an Open Acoustic Jam Session at the launch of Nejoud Al-Yagout’s latest book – And The Raven Recites. This Saturday, March 25th at Sirdab Lab. 6 pm. Sponsored by The Divan, M
We would like to invite you to Tefaseel a three day design exhibition, where a series of Kuwait’s architecture firms will be designing installations based on this year’s theme – Senses. Among the professional market will be the students of the College of Architecture, presenting their own forms of design.
Ahmadi Music Group presents a program of orchestral classics: Beethoven's Fourth Symphony, and the Requiem Mass by Gabriel Fauré. Ahmadi Music Group is the oldest and the largest performing arts organization in Kuwa
The Elevation Burger “Create Your Own Breakfast” is exclusively available at the Al-Seif branch, opposite Al-Seif Palace in Kuwait City! Recently added to the menu are free-range, organic egg whites and new fresh g
Valentine's Day is right around the corner! If you haven't already thought of something to do yet, it's not too late! Celebrate this day with your loved one at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa and enj
Guns Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond – Part One
In Guns, Germs, and Steel, anthropologist Jared Diamond explains why some societies are more materially successful than others. He attributes societal success to geography, immunity to germs, food production, the domestication of animals, and use of steel.
The Romanian Embassy in Kuwait cordially invites you to the exhibition Heritage, a private etnografic collection (traditional Romanian costumes) organised at Al Baptain Library, Sunday 12th of March, 18.30. Free entrance
The Dickson House Cultural Centre, as it is now known, once served as the official residence for a series of British Political Agents to Kuwait, with the most famous of them being Colonel Harold Dickson who came to Kuwai
It all started a generation ago when she held on and in her all the colors.
Colors provoked thoughts you know, how rude of them.
Her fertile green shamed our barren land,
Green no more!
Passionate red woke up our sleeping ghouls,
Off with the red!
Dreamy blue robbed us some precious sleep,
THIRD IDENTITY explores the artistic (re)construction of the Al Dakhel identity and its evolution through three generations of artists. It is conceived as a journey through time that outlines common themes and concerns s
Did We Mention That Tickets Are Free? Mark Your Calendars!
The Taste of Q8 is one of the most anticipated events of the year! Held annually towards the end of March, the weather is crisp and lovely to accommodate the three-day long foodie fun to be had at the event. And
With so much waste making its way across our oceans, H&M has always found a way to reduce it. By creating the Conscious Collection, they’re giving back to the environment in the most fashionable of ways. But 2017 marks a new venture and an even bigger push towards honest, sustainable style with the launch
The Long Awaited Return of Chef Ahmed al Bade: Habra Beef Canteen
The newest concept from celebrated, local chef, foodie, and restaurateur Ahmed Al Bade: Habra Beef Canteen. After his switch to consulting for a couple of years, Chef Ahmed with Group Six set to work on a new culinary di
Solid proof that Kuwait 's music scene is thriving! From the showcase at The Centre of the Arts to the incredible We Bring The Rock at The Al Yarmouk Cultural Center, Kuwait got to experience some amazing homegrown and
COMIC CON started in the 1970s in the US by a group of guys and 300 visitors, with the increasing popularity of comic books and movies over the years and inviting celebrity guests in those fields COMIC CON became the big
The first feature film to be made by the state of Kuwait. It is a period piece about Kuwait before the discovery of oil when fishing was the predominant occupation. “Bas Ya Bahar” (The cruel sea) was produced by Kuwaiti producer Khalid Al-Siddiq. Bas Ya Bahar is a beautiful personification of the treacherous sea &a