A Valentine’s Day guide for Dubai Parents : 2023 Edition

Well well – Valentine’s Day is coming up very soon. As parents with children – be it babies, toddlers or older kids, hopefully – hopefully, you will find some time for a romantic night out. It doesn’t have to be on Valentine’s Day itself but hey – if you are keen to do something on […]

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Brunch on 54 @ Ce La Vi Dubai

We are possibly one of the last people in Dubai to dine in Ce La Vi. I am sure you have a photo on that swing – possibly a Dubai bucket list, isn’t it? Though we haven’t done their famous business lunch as yet, we did have the opportunity to review Ce La Vi’s Saturday […]

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Villamore Kempinski Palm Jumeirah : A Family Friendly Beachside Venue

Have you been to Kempinski Palm Jumeirah Dubai with the family? Such a delicate, pristine property, isn’t it? Beluga, its beachside restaurant has been revamped and reopened mid 2022, as Villamore. We went over early January to review the venue with the little people. Here’s what to expect at Villamore Kempinski Palm Jumeirah.

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The Raffles Family Brunch @ Le Jardin, Raffles the Palm

Why haven’t we been to Raffles the Palm before this? What an exquisite property – the interior, the landscaping, their gardens – just beautiful. As we walked into the lobby, we were in awe – the sparkling christmas tree right in the middle and a giant chandelier right above. We have entered a castle, haha. […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations With Kids in Dubai : 2023 Year of the Rabbit

Are you staying in Dubai again, for Chinese New Year, this year? With restrictions fully eased in Dubai, there will hopefully be lots of events, activities and dining offers for families to mark the start of Chinese New Year. This year, Chinese New Years starts on Sunday 22nd of January. To help the many Chinese […]

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Republishing articles without permission

9th January 2023 Update : We have consequently managed to find the owner of the website and got in touch with him. All republished articles have since been removed from their website and they have agreed not to republish subsequent articles. Happy days.. Original article below There is an online magazine that has been republishing […]

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Is the New Year’s Eve bill at Gal Downtown Dubai real?

Social media went into a little frenzy of its own when Mert Turkmen, a Dubai restaurateur shared a screenshot of a bill from his restaurant Gal from New Year’s Eve. It was a whopping 620,926.61 AED for 21 guests. Even if the decimal points were mistakenly placed, making it 60k AED – this is beyond what […]

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Delizie Caffe Gourmet with Kids @ Dubai Harbour Yacht Club

Dubai Harbour is literally our own backyard. As soon as the area opened up about a year ago, we have been there with the kids to scoot, cycle and simply run around. About a month ago, whilst cycling with my 6 year old, we ended up at Delizie. I did not realise that there was […]

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Aya Universe Dubai with Kids : What to Expect

Aya Universe, an immersive entertainment experience has opened up in Wafi City Mall in Dubai. We have seen a few of these experiences recently – Infinity des Lumieres and TODA, as well as many in the EXPO 2020 Pavilions – so I was fairly curious to see what Aya could bring to us that was […]

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The Market Brunch @ Sim Sim, Saadiyat Rotana Abu Dhabi

When was the last time you went to Abu Dhabi? Well, it will be the first for us since covid, now that we no longer need a green Al Hosn! Off we went to one of the family-friendly resorts on Saadiyat Island : the Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas. It was mid December so the […]

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Family Christmas Brunches in Dubai 2022

Are you cooking up a feast for the family this Christmas? Or are you heading out? Lucky for us, there are so many options here in Dubai for a meal, with all the many family christmas brunches around. We have rounded up a few family Christmas Brunches in Dubai. These are all family-friendly, whereas some […]

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Christmas Tree Lightings with kids in Dubai

All hotels, golf clubs and malls will be having their own Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony which typically comes with mulled wine, cookies, carols and in some cases – Santa makes an appearance and even hands out gifts for the little one. These are usually free to join, though some venues require prebookings and some are […]

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Peaches and Cream : A family-friendly Beach Club on the Palm

Introducing Peaches and Cream – a bright, retro-inspired beach club on the Palm which is very much family friendly. You might have seen pictures of it on social media – eye-popping primary colours that is bound to bring a smile to anyone who walks in. We went over one weekend early December to review the […]

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Jones the Grocer JBR : Play corner included!

Jones the Grocer have opened another branch in Dubai, here in Jumeirah Beach Residence also known to most as JBR. We took the little people over early December (after a very chaotic tree lighting ceremony closeby….haha) – to review the venue over dinner. Here’s what to expect in the newly opened Jones the Grocer JBR.

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Luigia : A family-friendly Italian spot in JBR

I should have gone to Luigia when they first opened up in JBR. Kids play area, authentic Italian food, close to home – ticks all the boxes, right? 🙂 After their back to school event in September recently (which was so much fun, by the way) – we returned with the family to review the […]

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Kids Baking Boxes in Dubai : What’s In z Box?

Joanna Karameh, a mum of 2 and food content creator started off a business early 2022 , preparing kids baking boxes in Dubai. It is called ‘What’s in z Box’. We were very lucky to have been sent two of these boxes to try out last week. Donut decorating boxes – Christmas themed. Now I […]

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What happens when your Instagram is suspended?

Have you ever gotten your Instagram account suspended? How frustrating would it be, to have it completed removed for a day, or two, and be told that there is a possibility it will be permanently disabled. Well, this was me. I thought I’ll put this piece together, so you get an idea of what happens, […]

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Christmas with Kids in Dubai – 2022

Best time of the year – Christmas with kids in Dubai. The little ones love it, we love it. And there’s always so much to see and do here in Dubai. Here’s an ever-growing list of anything Christmassy that crosses my radar, to include Christmas Markets, any festive events in malls, areas and restaurants. Have […]

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Geales Family Day Lunch @ Le Royal Meridien Dubai

Re-introducing a much loved resort of ours : Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa. Every Sunday, their British Seafood restaurant Geales does a family day lunch. We have done this a few times now, though it was still exciting for us to return, with all 3 in tow. Here’s what to expect in the Geales […]

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Outdoor with Kids in Dubai this Winter

With the temperature dropping down to early 30s – families always get excited here in Dubai as that means that we can finally do things outdoors with the kids. Here are a few suggestions on outdoor activities in Dubai – suitable for those with younger ones. Spend a day in Dubai Marina, JBR & Bluewaters […]

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