Rachel McArthur

Rachel McArthur

Rachel McArthur is a UAE-based journalist and editor, with more than 12 years of experience in print, digital and broadcast media. She specializes in Arts and Entertainment news and features.

Backstreet Boys hit Dubai stage as some popular nineties songs turn 20 this year

Backstreet’s back, alright. Following their first appearance in Dubai in 2008, the boys are returning – now as their original fivesome – for a sold-out appearance at the Blended......

Time for something sweet? Here are the UAE’s most ‘Instagrammable’ desserts

‘Tis the month of love… the love of dessert, we say. Yes, yes. It’s February. Valentine’s Day has come and gone. But the month also marks ‘Madly in Love with Me......

New year, new brows – 5 ways to achieve the perfect look

Do not underestimate the power of good eyebrows. Achieving the perfect brow shape for your face is a game changer; not only because it’s great for defining the eyes, but also because it ends up......

Egypt’s Nour, Samra confirmed safe after losing contact during Atlantic race

We’re glad they’re safe. Omar Nour and Omar Samra have been rescued following an undisclosed emergency during the 2017 Atlantic Challenge race. The Egyptian duo, who have been taking part......

The 10 best looks from Dubai Modest Fashion Week

It was only a matter of time before it arrived here. Following the hugely successful Istanbul Modest Fashion Week in 2016, followed by London Modest Fashion Week last April, Dubai Modest Fashion Week......

Movember 2017: Ten of the best – and worst – celeb mustaches

We're well into November, now’s the time to perfect the style you’re going to go for with the ‘tache this Movember. For those not in the know, Movember is a global annual event that......

10 must see cars from the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

It comes around once every two years, but this is by far one of our top events in the region. Now in its 14th edition, the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) opened on Wednesday, with more......

World Diabetes Day: Celebs share realities of dealing with the chronic condition

Today, November 14, is World Diabetes Day, a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness and reflect the realities of dealing with a chronic condition.This year’s......