The April To-Do List: 7 Things To Try This Month

BY Rohma Theunissen / Apr 26 2020 / 08:00 AM

This month’s memos from the Middle East #StayAtHomeSpecial

The April To-Do List: 7 Things To Try This Month

1. DOWNLOAD: Harper's Bazaar Arabia App

Our readers mean the world to us, which is why during these trying times we are offering an exclusive Bazaar app that en- ables you to access our latest issue (and previous ones, too) completely free, all without having to leave the safety of your home. Simply download the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia app from the Apple App or Google Play store and get reading!

2. BUY: Shop The Dubai Mall Virtually

Are you missing the mall trawl? You’re not the only one. This month will see the launch of The Dubai Mall’s virtual store on, which will allow you to shop your favourite brands online, having them delivered directly to your door. Online shopping just got a whole lot more exciting.

3 TUNE IN: Virtual Retreat

As well as keeping our community safe, we also want to keep you entertained, which is why we’ve curated a timetable with world-class beauty, wellness and mental health experts to launch Bazaar’s Virtual Retreat. A free-for-all, self-improvement series to ensure that your time in self-isolation is anything but lonely. Tune in daily to catch it live on Instagram. @HarpersBazaarArabia

4. WATCH: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Tiger King isn’t the only thing worth watching on Netflix... with Barack and Michelle Obama as executive producers, Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is one of the most-anticipated documentaries of 2020. The film awarded Best US Documentary at Cannes Film Festival showcases how a summer camp for the determined kicked off a powerful disability-rights movement, the reverberations of which can still be felt today.

5. FOLLOW: The World Health Organisation

Don’t play the gossip game and get your health updates directly from the World Health Organisation on Twitter. The United Nations health agency is at the very centre of the Coronavirus pandemic and uses Twitter as a platform to share breaking news, important health notices and expert tips. Follow them at @WHO.

6. READ: At Home Anywhere by Rachael Lynn

This book is a heartfelt tome that addresses the internal struggle associated with living a nomadic lifestyle and how to overcome feelings of alienation and loneliness that may come with being constantly on-the-move. Every page is a step towards a more joyful life, with tips on adjusting to different cultures and looking at the bright side of transition. A must-read for expats and global nomads alike. Can be found on The Dreamwork Collective Store for Dhs63.

7. LISTEN: Happy Not Perfect 

Want to learn how to unlock self-acceptance, move past imposter syndrome and hack your own brain for happiness? Then dowload Poppy Jamie’s app, Happy Not Perfect. With leading health experts and thought-leaders as guests, her podcast provides you with the knowledge you need to conquer common mind hurdles.

8. INDULGE: VENN Skincare

Filled to the brim with over 34 natural botanicals and essential oils, including Korean angelica root, VENN’s miracle serum delivers improved elasticity while combating dehydration and dullness that may come from sitting indoors all day.

From Harper's BAZAAR Arabia April 2020 issue

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