Lifestyle

  • From geek to chic
    Jul 31, 2018 Krita Coelho | Staff Writer
    Did wearing glasses in your youth earn you a mean sobriquet? If so, it’s time to put aside those old memories and watch celebs turn a long-time stereotype into a top fashion trend
  • Diabetic retinopathy in the Middle East
    Jul 31, 2018 Dr Paola Salvetti | Special to GN Focus
    Eye disease is common in people with diabetes. If left untreated it can lead to blindness
  • That seasonal itch
    Jul 31, 2018 Keith J. Fernandez I Special to GN Focus
    Red, itchy eyes are common summer complaints thanks to specific environmental factors in the UAE. GN Focus finds out ways to avoid them
  • Limit kids' screen time this summer holidays
    Jul 31, 2018 Dr Mohamed Embabi I Special to GN Focus
    Excessive use of gadgets can cause the long-term vision problems among other health complications
  • Batman, a zip line and Modhesh at the Burj
    Jul 18, 2018 Keith J. Fernandez | Special to GN Focus
    Put those together and they can only spell summer in the UAE. Read on for our list of top things to do this sizzling season
  • Look after your AC for summer comfort
    Jul 18, 2018 Krita Coelho | Staff Writer
    Neglecting your air-conditioning system may undercut its efficiency, effectiveness and safety, say experts
  • 10 healthy ways to beat the heat
    Jul 18, 2018 Emma Procter I Special to GN Focus
    The soaring UAE temperatures will see many residents spending the next couple of months chilling at home with tubs of ice cream. But there are healthier ways to stay cool. We explore the route
  • 10 best water parks to visit in the UAE
    Jul 18, 2018 Sangeetha Sagar | Staff Writer
    GN Focus trawled all the seven emirates to bring you the most-loved water-themed parks in the country
  • 6 ideas for a staycation
    Jul 18, 2018 Chiranti Sengupta I Deputy Editor, Gulf News Commercial Publishing
    Why travel abroad when you can enjoy all the trappings of a great holiday in the UAE? Check out our list of summer getaways
  • 5 ways to shop smart
    Jul 12, 2018 Krita Coelho | Staff Writer
    End-of-season sales can be overwhelming, but don’t let the abundance deter you. Here are some tips for navigating markdowns like a pro
  • Buy big, spend little
    Jul 12, 2018 Rhea Singh I Special to GN Focus
    What are you eyeing this summer? GN Focus speaks to UAE residents to find out what’s on their shopping lists
  • Buyers’ bonanza in the UAE
    Jul 12, 2018 Riaz Naqvi | Staff Writer
    GN Focus speaks to leaders across retail categories to find out what they’re doing to draw in shoppers
  • FrieslandCampina: Karak with a twist
    Jun 28, 2018 Rhea Singh | Special to GN Focus
    FrieslandCampina innovates constantly to cater to changing consumer preferences
  • UAE cafes brew up new ideas
    Jun 28, 2018 Keith J. Fernandez | Special to GN Focus
    Flower ice cubes? Selfiecinnos? Gold-flecked coffee? Dessert drinks? All these and more are on menus near you as restaurants battle for customers
  • Raise a cup to good health
    Jun 28, 2018 Rhea Singh | Special to GN Focus
    From weight loss to cancer prevention, this wonderful brew offers many a cure. GN Focus spotlights tea types that promote overall well-being
  • Nation's tea and coffee stays piping hot
    Jun 28, 2018 Sangeetha Sagar | Special to GN Focus
    GN Focus explores the explosion in demand for hot beverages in the country, and what the future holds for the burgeoning market