Hotel Jen’s delicious Monday night Chinese buffet

The Monday night Chinese buffet at the Lime Restaurant in Hotel Jen is a lavish one, a production of chefs Morris Lee and Damien Lien.

Wine Trends with Kamal Malik, Chief Sommelier at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Hotelier Maldives sits with Kamal Malik, resident sommelier at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island to talk some serious wine.

Island Hoppers: DJ Umar

Umar Ziyad or as he’s popularly known, DJ Umar, has been performing since the mid-90s and has witnessed the growth and evolution of the profession in the country.

Resort Review: Amilla Fushi – a celebration of difference

Nashiu Zahir heads to Baa Atoll to explore Amilla Fushi, one of the country’s hottest new openings.

Resort Review: Jumeirah Vittaveli – a study in luxury

Nashiu Zahir visits Jumeirah Vittaveli to discover an island where luxury and privacy abound.

Resort Review: KIHAAD Maldives – sun, sand and sea in abundance

Nashiu Zahir heads to Baa Atoll to discover a resort on the threshold of Hanifaru Bay that he describes as ‘an understated gem’.

Hotel Review: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa – Sentient Luxury

As its name suggests, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa offers the Maldivian market a slice of exotic elegance with a subcontinental twist.

Baa Atoll Conservation Project

In 2011 Baa Atoll was recognized as a UNESCO biosphere reserve, a first for the Maldives. It was the result of many years of toil by the government, with the backing ..

Renewable Energy for a Greener Future

The trend for renewable energy investment worldwide peaked in 2011 and while investment, excluding large hydroelectric projects, declined in subsequent years.


Resort Construction

The process of resort construction has undergone great changes since the development of the first resort in 1972 on the island of Vihamanaafushi, now known as Kurumbaa

Ahmed Hussain

“I was born in Gdh. Thinadhoo and I grew up there,” said Ahmed Hussain, a slight man with mirthful eyes and a long serving staff at Paradise Island Resort.

Ali Mohamed Fulhu

Ali Mohamed Fulhu sat beside me in a hushed meeting room at Paradise Island Resort where he has worked for the past 23 years.