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Food & Wine in Middle East

Taste sensations ... Bussola Restaurant.

Middle East

Dubai: food file

Come for the hotels and stay for the food, writes Ute Junker of a desert city's culinary delights.

Top 10

Weirdest bars and restaurants

Red Sea Star Hobbit bar composite

A bar five metres below the Red Sea, a seemingly-transparent urinal that overlooks fellow patrons and a drinking hole staffed entirely by hobbits have made a list of the top 10 weirdest bars and...

Lebanon

A saga of war and wine

Rich history ... harvesting grapes in the Bekaa Valley

Leisa Tyler tastes the revival of an ancient industry, as new vineyards and optimism grow in the Bekaa Valley.

Iran

A date with the plate

Pomegranate soft drink in hand, Belinda Jackson toasts the delicious — and cheap — flavours of Persian cuisine.

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World's top 10 party towns

Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

Lonely Planet names the best cities in the world to party the night (and day) away in.

Drinking sky-high in Dubai

New Asia Bar Dubai

In Dubai, high-altitude bars provide several views that show the magnitude of the emirate's recent construction boom.

Map of Middle East

Travel News

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

bites Roberta Sudbrack. web

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

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