A morning spent with Kids @ Riva Beach Dubai

As temperatures drop to the early 30s in the mornings, as well as late afternoons – we’ve been back at the resorts and beach clubs quite a lot with the family. Had a little playdate this morning and I think Riva Beach Club may just be my new favourite go-to spot for a school day […]

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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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Dubai Pool and Beach Day Passes – 2021

*Prices shown, updated April 2021. Click on hotel name to check current prices on respective website/facebook page. *Intro written 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 […]

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A Family Day Out @ 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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A Family Day Out @ 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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A Family Day Out @ 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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An Overview : 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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