A Relaxing Pool and Beach Day @ Arabian Court, One & Only Royal Mirage

Off we went mid-week, a 5 minutes drive to one of the more exclusive resorts in our neighbourhood and the UAE – the One and Only Royal Mirage. It has always been known by most as a place to go for a special occasion – anniversaries, proposals, birthday getaways, and typically where you want to […]

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A Lavish Turkish Breakfast @ Huqqa, Dubai Mall

Back to Huqqa in Dubai Mall with the family last weekend to review what they had to offer for breakfast. We normally don’t do breakfast with the entire troupe as it’s just too much effort and time to get everyone ready on a Friday morning. But hey – if it’s at somewhere nice, with views […]

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Breakfast @ Jones the Grocer, Palm West Beach

Dubai decided that the beachfront to the west of the Palm trunk was not wide enough. What did they do? They made it wider. More space means more footfall and of course – F&B outlets. I’m happy they decided not to over-populate this area and keep it a bit more bare and serene with just […]

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Dim Sum Yum @ Maiden Shanghai, Five Palm Jumeirah

The big 40. Not me – not yet anyways, hee hee. I was looking for a spot for the husband’s birthday do, and it was going to have to be karaoke. A bit of googling and Maiden Shanghai popped up as one of the few places in Dubai that has a karaoke room. Well, one […]

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First Impressions : Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

I watched that building as it was constructed everytime I drove into work. “Wafi Hotel” – we called it. So when Privilee announced that they had a new hotel onboard (yay!) and it was Sofitel The Obelisk – hmm…. looks very familiar? It’s really quite easy to recognise the Sofitel – it must be the […]

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Beachside Lunch @ Seagrill Bistro, Fairmont The Palm

Back to Fairmont the Palm this weekend with the family – this time for a lunch review at their seafood restaurant – Seagrill Bistro. I had always had the impression that the restaurant was an adults-only venue, but was then informed that kids were welcomed. Did you know that kids 5 and below eat for […]

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Where to go to for babycinos in Dubai

With the toddlers growing up, it also means the extra little expense as they want to “drink coffee” like mummy. I don’t like paying for frothy milk with chocolate sprinkles on top. After many breakfast and coffee dates with the little ones, here’s my personal round up of where I like to bring the toddlers […]

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