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Journalist, public speaker, dancer, explorer and mum to a cheeky one year-old, Dilraz has a decade of experience working in the media industry across India and the Middle East. Her portfolio includes being the editor for a women’s magazine, heading a business publication’s editorial team, running a corporate newspaper and producing radio shows for a channel with 45 stations across India. A lifelong expat, Dilraz enjoys learning more about different cultures and so can be usually spotted at museums and exhibitions – when she is not eating out or spending time with her family.

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Contributors - ALEX BENASULI


Alex has been traveling the world his whole life. Growing up in New York City, he would accompany his family every summer on visits to relatives in Spain, France and Germany. A successful two-decade career in Þnance often took him to Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Russia, India, Indonesia and all over the Far East. Today, as an avid yoga practitioner and part-time teacher, Alex has a keen appreciation for combining luxury highbrow urban travels with off the beaten track alternative destinations and experiences.

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Contributors - ASHLEE STARRATT


Ashlee Starratt is a Canadian editor and journalist based out of Doha, Qatar. With a passion for story-telling, if it’s lifestyle, wellness, travel or food, she has probably written about it. With a background in print media and television across Canada and the Middle East, Ashlee has worked as Editorial Director for Qatar Happening and ABODE magazines, as a reporter, videographer and host for, and as a producer for Pink Dog Productions out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. She can be found on her travels, collecting stamps in her passport, in search of stories that need to be told.

Contributors - Judith Manson


After spending 20 years in the publishing industry, Judith now devotes most of her time to organising mass participation running events in the UK and abroad. A keen traveller from a young age, she visited New York three times before the age of 13. Since then Judith’s “been-to” list has expanded to include Australia, South Africa, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey, with plenty more on the horizon. Now MD of her own event management company, Judith is able to combine her love for travelling and events perfectly.

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Contributors - Dawn Gibson


Dawn Gibson is a multi-tasking journalist who is passionate about travel, fashion, food, culture and the arts. Never happier than when about to board a plane en route to a far-flung part of the globe, she is also a keen scuba diver always in search of the perfect coral reef. Dawn has worked as a senior news reporter for a leading city daily newspaper in Australia and as editor for a glossy lifestyle magazine in the Middle East. Her work has appeared in numerous international print and online publications, including Qatar Airways first class magazine Oryx Premium.

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