You wouldn’t expect to sit outdoors at the end of May by the pool for brunch. The kids were quite happy to play by the pool and eat off the low tables without being restrained to a chair, which made it a lot more comfortable for us grown-ups as well. I guess that’s what made … More Chez Charles Friday Brunch @ Playa Nomade Dubai
Having spent a week in Sicily in April didn’t stop us from heading over to BiCE for iftar. You could never say no to good italian food. BiCE has been around ever since we moved over here back in 2012, and I’m sure it was around even before that. There’s a reason why restaurants “survive” … More An Italian Iftar @ BiCE Ristorante, Hilton JBR Dubai
Ever missed your flight? Imagine waking up at 5:30am, and waking up a 3 year old and 1 year old. Getting everyone ready, into a taxi, to the airport. Making it to the check-in line, and when asked where you were heading to, the staff simply asks you to join the queue. Get to the … More Travel Lessons Learnt #2 : Why you should always get to the airport early
We’ve never been to the Souk Al Bahar branch when it was there. Have you? How was it? Happy that we finally tried the Mango Tree Thai Bistro, newly opened in The Hilton – situated on Plaza Level JBR just last night with mum. Date night without the munchkins 🙂 Then as we walked in, … More Whoa Wednesday @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro JBR
It’s nice when a restaurant is consistent – that’s what I felt from our afternoon tea visit at The Address Boulevard yesterday. We tried the ‘Art Crafted Afternoon Tea’ almost two years ago now (click here) – and returned to review the Chocolate Afternoon Tea. Spent an entire afternoon with mum and the girls. Made … More Chocolate Afternoon Tea @ Address Boulevard Dubai
Going through the many photos we took at Sicily makes me want to go on another holiday. The wine, the blue skies with ginormous fluffy cloud. The pasta, the tiramisu, the landscape. The big grin on the 3-year old’s face as she devoured the gelato (and the tantrums that followed on when I attempted to … More Sicily with Kids : The Highlights – Part 1
Not sure how to start on this one. Let’s just keep it short and sweet.
One of the very few lists I do every year, which I really enjoy putting together. Quite a few people have started asking for it – what ladies nights are still on over Ramadan here in Dubai? It puts a smile to my face thinking that I used to once be in those same shoes … More Ladies Nights over Ramadan 2019