Summer Staycation @ Address Dubai Marina

Whilst we’ve been to the Address Dubai Marina countless times … oh the many ladies nights in my previous life, brunches, afternoon teas, summer camp for the little ones, massage – literally everything the hotel had to offer, we’ve never stayed there. I mean, we live down the road. Plus, we have access to the […]

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Pool and Beach Day Passes – Summer 2020

A lot of us are stuck here in Dubai this summer, due to various obvious reasons.  This year’s summer will feel even longer as most of us have been cooped up in our homes for the last few months. As hotel pools and beaches start opening up, it was a huge relief to us ..  […]

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Privilee with Kids @ Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas

I pushed the buggy towards the restaurant counter and smiled at the lady. “It’s that way,” she pointed to the bathrooms behind me. Confused, and trying to contain my offense, I told her that we actually wanted to have dinner here. “Can we?” I added, with a smile. It must be the pool hair, make-up […]

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Privilee with Kids : Ritz Carlton Al Hamra RAK

It was a really hot day yesterday. I don’t think the husband was very pleased with my fabulous family plan to head towards Ras al Khaimah (again) in the sweltering 40 degrees summer heat and 80 percent humidity. The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra was the destination I told him – “A stunning beach resort, ‘complimentary’ […]

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Privilee with Kids : Ritz Carlton Al Wadi RAK

Whilst we’ve always had the impression that the Ritz is more suited for “grown-ups”, we were glad to find that it is definitely a family-friendly resort. We managed to spend the rest of the afternoon with the little ones, after a relaxing spa date at The Rainforest 😉 Here’s a quick review of the various […]

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The Rainforest Experience @ Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert RAK

I remember reading about the Rainforest Experience a few years ago when the property was still under the Banyan Tree brand. I also remember driving to the entrance four years ago, on the way home from RAK, hoping to have a bite but were politely turned away as entry was only available to in-house guests. […]

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Privilee with Kids : Palazzo Versace Dubai

Whilst we live on the other side of town, we ended up at the Palazzo the other weekend after a Dragonmart excursion – check out the 10aed matching jandals 🙂 Palazzo Versace – it’s different than the rest of the resorts here isn’t it. The level of detail put into every piece – the cups, […]

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An entire afternoon spent @ So Spa, Sofitel The Palm

So if you want to bring your mum to one spa during her trip to Dubai, or your sister, or a good friend – I highly recommend So Spa. Such beautiful interiors, and it’s huuuuge – a whole ‘2500m2’ according to their website blurp. I’ve been to so many spas during our time here in […]

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