Breakfast @ La Brioche, The Pointe Palm Jumeirah Dubai

I wanted to come back to The Pointe again, after such a nice morning spent at the beginning of the week at that instagrammable cafe (that is so busy now…). Bit of googling around landed me here, where I saw La Brioche – a familiar name, one of our casual go-tos after shopping in Ibn […]

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Breakfast @ Brunch and Cake, The Pointe Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Brunch and Cake is probably one of the few places who can get away with charging 65 AED for a pistachio French Toast. And that was exactly what I wanted to order, until I saw that their Classic Cheddar Smashed Burger was only 32 AED. What a surprise when it came out as two sliders […]

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Dubai Tourism Vs Covid Precautions

Dubai is busy, once again. In the last two weeks, most of the resorts in the Palm and Marina area appear to have reached its maximum capacity – whatever that is supposed to be. This is judging simply from the limitations they have introduced to restrict day pass users, and for those that are open […]

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Los Chapitos Family Brunch @ El Chapos Tacos, Studio One Hotel Dubai

After a lot of browsing around for a Saturday brunch that was family-friendly, the Los Chapitos brunch at El Chapo’s Tacos popped up in this recent Time Out article. “Kid-friendly vibe” it said, plus “activities to keep the little ones occupied.” Bit more googling landed in a review during their September launch which again went […]

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Saturday Siesta Brunch @ El Sur, Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai

There really isn’t a lot of choices when it comes to Saturday brunches. This popped up on my radar when doing a bit of research a couple of weeks ago (Google, of course) – and I then noticed that we get an extra 25% discount with our Privilee membership. Made a booking online for a […]

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Ottoman Whispers Afternoon Tea @ Park Hyatt Dubai

Park Hyatt Dubai has paired up with Chef Silvena Rowe, introducing an arabic take to the classic British afternoon tea – aptly named ‘Ottoman Whispers’. Off we went on a Saturday afternoon to the other end of town to review the afternoon tea, set in the Lobby lounge. It typically would be held in the […]

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Dubai Safari Park – Through The Eyes of a 17-Year Old

The following post was written by a 17-year old girl who lives in Dubai. It outlines a trip to the Dubai Safari Park where she had gone with the family. All photos were taken by her father – a friend and workmate of mine. PS – She writes better than me. Enjoy.

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The “One and Only” Rabbits

These bunnies are so cute I made a post just for them. About five years ago, I did a post here for the bunnies that were outside the palaces along Al Sufouh. Sadly these little creatures can no longer be found there. Other than the 20AED petting zoo we get from Ripe Market and possibly […]

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