A bit of Brazilian and Lebanese @ Li Brasil, Address Beach Resort Dubai

During our staycation at The Address Beach Resort, we had dinner with the family at Li Brasil – their fine dining restaurant serving a fusion of Lebanese and Brazilian cuisine. Interesting mix, isn’t it? I am not well-versed in either cuisines, so please keep that in mind when reading the rest of the review. I […]

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Dubai Hills – That Park, and More

A lot of people we know moved over to Dubai Hill Estate in the last year. 5 bedrooms, space, and that giant park that every mum in Dubai seems to have been to. Every mum, except me…. hahaha. Look, it was always on my to-go list! One of the many families that has chosen Dubai […]

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Hotel Kids Clubs – Are Toddlers and Parents allowed in now?

At the height of the pandemic last year – as with most of the world, Dubai went into a lockdown and all hotels were closed. Months later, things started to open up which was fabulous for a lot of us, with careful restrictions in place. Sadly for those of us who had little ones, babies […]

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14 Days MIQ in Naumi Hotel Auckland AIrport, New Zealand

We’ve been “released” from MIQ for about a week now. In George Michael’s beautiful voice….. “Freedom…!!” There has been a lot of family time, eating, local playground and parks, and just good ol’ chilling. It has been surreal to be out and about – maskless, in a “world” which is more or less covid-free. That […]

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Town Square – Town Where?

For someone who has always lived in Dubai Marina, places like Town Square scare me. Town where? Al Qudra? People live there? Isn’t it just a cycle track? Then you see photos of these massive parks and amazing facilities and you’re thinking – hah, no wonder so many people have decided to move out there. […]

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Toddlers in Trade Centre / SZR area – Why not?

On both sides of Sheikh Zayed Road lies rows of buildings – typically high-rise. A lot of these towers are office blocks and hotels. There are quite a few of them that are residential apartment blocks, of which many families in Dubai live in. One of these families is Chirag – him and his wife, […]

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Why we’re still in the Marina, after 3

3 kids. Not 3am. Though yes we’ll still be in the marina after 3am – in bed, sound asleep 🙂 Back onto the topic…. At first impressions, you would think that the Dubai Marina is only where all the young, single expats choose to stay in, when they make that big move to Dubai. We […]

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Is Dubai Suitable for Families?

Back in January, there was a lot of bad rep of Dubai coming out from media publications overseas. Have a look at this piece from the Daily Mail – one of many, focusing on all the influencers that were enjoying the sunshine in beach clubs and resorts. One look and you would think that Dubai […]

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