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PODCAST: listen to the latest episodes of The Ticket on Dubai Eye 103.8.

November 19, 2015

What are you normally doing at 2pm on a Monday? Slumped over your desk at work, surrendering to the post-lunch energy crash, wishing the clock to speed up and bring about the end of the working day?

Not us. We're plugged into The Ticket on Dubai Eye 103.8, as EDGAR's editor-in-chief Robert Chilton takes to the airwaves to talk all things luxury with hosts Mark Lloyd, Stef Burgon and Zahra Soar. 

Catch up with the previous episodes at the links below. And from now on, stream the show live right here every Monday. 


January 17th
EDGAR takes a tour of the world’s most interesting prisons, before getting airborne with the pilots of the Red Bull Air Race Championship who’ll battle it out in Abu Dhabi in February. There’s man food at The Tap House and Copper Dog, plus grooming from Tom Daxon and man wisdom from TV interviewer Michael Parkinson. 

January 9th
EDGAR takes a staycation at Jumeirah’s new boutique hotel Al Naseem, before tucking into plant-based food for dudes with the hot new cook book Thug Kitchen. We try the new fragrance from Salvatore Ferragamo and dish out some man wisdom courtesy of actor Jeff Goldblum. 

January 2nd
The first show of 2017 sees EDGAR breaking down the new Blade Runner 2049 trailer; taking a trip around Vienna; and talking to top golfer Danny Willett. We try the latest fragrance from Lacoste and preview the new gent’s steak night at Toro Toro, before wrapping up with man wisdom from Bruce Springsteen. 

December 19th
EDGAR checks into Zighy Bay in Oman; profiles Matt Smith from the hit Netflix show The Crown; and talks to the CEO of top watch brand Audemars Piguet. Plus, Italian food at Armani/Ristorante; the latest fragrance from Issey Miyake; a cool new barbershop in Dubai Marina, and man wisdom from John Legend. 

December 12th
EDGAR comes live from the red carpet at DIFF this week. We talk about movies; our meeting with music legend Quincy Jones; the new Apple Watch Nike+ and the latest Valentino fragrance. Plus, man wisdom from Usain Bolt. 

December 5th
EDGAR checks into the highest resort in the Middle East, the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar. Plus, dinner at Dubai’s latest Instagram-friendly restaurant Fish Beach Taverna, the new fragrance from Hugo Boss, and man wisdom from Frankie Dettori. 

November 28th
EDGAR learns about the wood, leather and hours of meticulous work that goes into the interior of a Bentley motor car. Plus, a life-changing risotto at Cipriani; new haircare products for guys from Label M; and man wisdom from actor Bryan Cranston. 

November 21st
EDGAR talks travel with Nico Rosberg ahead of the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP; has dinner at La Serre; checks out the latest menswear from Gucci (Snoopy t-shirts anyone?) and tries out a new grooming brand from Australia named Grown Alchemist. Plus, a new society, the Turtleneck Club, makes its debut in Dubai, and some man wisdom from Phil Collins.

November 14th
EDGAR travels to Bali to detox in luxury; tries some hot chips at Weslodge restaurant; samples the new fragrance from Jean Paul Gaultier and hears some man wisdom from Elton John. 

October 24th
EDGAR talks travel with pro cyclist Fabian Cancellara; meets a Chinese artist exhibiting stunning sculptures in Dubai, and gets to grips with a Turkish feast at Ruya restaurant. There's the new fragrance from Calvin Klein and wise words on marriage from Jon Bon Jovi.

October 17th
EDGAR stays the night at Rosewood Abu Dhabi; explores digital domination at a new art exhibition and tries on some O'Keeffe shoes, an Irish brand that's just arrived in Dubai. There's French food at La Mome and a party fragrance from Bulgari, plus man wisdom from Tommy Hilfiger. 

October 10th
In a special edition, EDGAR's October cover star, world-renowned cosmetic dentist Dr Michael Apa speaks about his work, the psychology behind the perfect smile and celebrity patients. 

October 3rd
We begin with a staycation at the Waldorf on the Palm, followed by a quick spin around Zurich. EDGAR tries a new boutique personal training studio (don't call it a gym); we sit front row at Harvey Nichols autumn/winter fashion show, and then get some healthy eats at Intersect By Lexus. There's man wisdom from Mo Farah and a luxury fragrance from Amouage. 

September 19th
EDGAR is on the road this week with reports from the iPhone launch in San Francisco and a visit to an art hotel in Zurich. Back in Dubai we squirt Roberto Cavalli's first fragrance for men; learn a travel tip from luxury luggage expert Robert Ettinger; get fit for the Dubai race season and then refuel at new Italian restaurant The Artisan, before hearing some man wisdom from Harrison Ford.