Pan-asian delights @ Nonya Dubai, Taj JLT Dubai

We took the folks over to the Taj one afternoon mid-May to review the newly opened Nonya over dinner. I had found out about the venue on socials ; apparently it had ‘Malaysian and Singaporean influences’. Possibly the first time I’ve seen a fine dining joint specifically mention this in their social blurp. We got […]

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A Good Lunch @ No. Fifty Seven Boutique Cafe, Dubai

With so many new restaurants replacing old ones in Mall of the Emirates – I wasn’t too sure where to bring the folks for lunch. Had a browse on the Entertainer App and noticed that there’s a new(ish) cafe that was in THAT Concept Store. Yes the store name is in caps, I’m not shouting. […]

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Thai BBQ Night @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro, Hilton Dubai the Walk

We returned with the family on a Wednesday night to review the BBQ Night at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This was early May, and surprisingly it was so nice and cool to sit outside in their terrace. For one evening, we forgot that summer was coming soon 😉 Here’s a rundown of what to expect, […]

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Dubai Resort Pools and Kids Clubs : Fast and Cool to Get to

A fellow mum got in touch recently to ask if there were places ‘with water or playgrounds, and lots of shade’, so she could join the kids over the summer months. Thought it might be better to quickly put this piece together as a lot of parents might be looking for the same thing. I […]

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A Day in and around Dubai Marina with Kids

Having lived in this neighbourhood for so many years now, I thought it might be appropriate to share this little piece – in case you were planning a day in and around Dubai Marina with kids. Here’s a little ‘programme’ of sorts, which you may use as a reference. Enjoy!

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A Dreamy Sunset Dinner @ Atmosphere Lounge, Burj Khalifa Dubai

It has been a long time since we sat in Atmosphere Lounge in the Burj Khalifa at sunset for dinner and drinks. The folks are finally here, and we took them up one evening together with us to review their Ramadan menu. How is Atmosphere Lounge, at sunset?

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Food Poisoning in Dubai : How it was dealt with

I organised my little girl’s birthday lunch at a pizza joint in a mall, not too far from home one Friday. The team were very helpful all throughout – from assisting my many queries beforehand, helping to set the table up, and accommodating the needs of 11 very excited, noisy kids. It was a fabulous […]

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A Tea Sommelier Experience @ Seasalt, Alila Hinu Bay – Mirbat Oman

Have you ever done a Tea Sommelier experience? During our stay in Alila Hinu Bay, I had the opportunity to do a one on one session with the very lovely Maureen in their signature restaurant – Seasalt. The husband was not interested had to stay with the kids in the Kids Club which was conveniently […]

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