Escape to Thia Skylounge @ The Dubai Edition

Tucked away on the second floor of The Dubai Edition sits Thia Skylounge – a lush restaurant and bar right by the hotel’s podium rooftop pool. We went over mid-July to review the venue, taking along mum who, just like me – loves discovering new venues in and around town. Here’s how Thia Skylounge is […]

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Al Janoub Pool : One&Only Royal Mirage’s Adults-Only Hideaway

We returned to One&Only Royal Mirage, early July – this time to check out the newly refurbished Beach Bar & Grill, and to spend an afternoon at their new Adults-only pool : Al Janoub Pool. I brought mum – not that she’s a big fan of sitting in the sun when it’s 45 degrees in […]

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Dubai Summer Holiday with Kids : Family from Mumbai

Mid April, a family from Mumbai reached out to ask for pointers whilst planning their holiday to Dubai. We liaised for awhile, and they ended up here in Dubai in May. Here’s a short write-up written by themselves on where they stayed and what they did. Hope this will be useful for those of you […]

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Dubai Resort Pools and Playgrounds with Shade

To add on to my previous piece on Resort Pools close to the main building, this piece covers Pools and Playgrounds in resorts which have shade – regardless of the time of the day. This means that they : Have a roof over part of their main pool – some are by the bars areas, […]

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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 Relaxing Family Staycation @ Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

Right by the Salalah coast lies a luxury resort whose name we may be quite familiar with : Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara. We stayed here with the kids in April 2022 on the second half of our Salalah trip – with just one goal in mind : to relax, and we did just […]

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An idyllic family retreat @ Alila Hinu Bay, Mirbat Oman

Tucked away in Mirbat, Oman – sits an expansive and stunning property by the name of Alila Hinu Bay. We had the privilege of staying here with the family early April 2022 during its soft opening phase. Here’s what we thought of the resort, and why you should definitely add this to your Oman Bucket […]

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Staycation with kids @ Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai

Depending on how much time you spend on social media, you might have seen lots of coverage on the new family resort in Deira Islands that opened up recently. Centara Mirage Beach Resort, it’s called. This is our first time staying in a resort which is completely focused on the little people. They have literally […]

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