Sultan’s Massage @ Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

I literally could not find my way back down after having my tea and that customary post-massage snack all spas in Dubai provide – dates, apricots and peanuts. I walked out of the relaxation room and turned, and turned, and turned. And then realised I was back at where I started. Maybe I’ve had too […]

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Bastien’s Pedicure @ One and Only The Palm

I had initially thought that Bastien Gonzalez would just be dropping by for a chat during the treatment. So when he popped in with a smile – explained that it was going to be done by he himself – I was thinking to myself – o noooo. Maybe I should have gone to one of […]

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An Overview – All-Inclusive Rixos the Palm

This review comes from spending not just one specific day at Rixos the Palm – but after having spent numerous afternoons and evenings at the resort with the family. If you are based in the UAE or otherwise flying in from overseas and plan on splurging for a staycation here, here are some insights on […]

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A Hotel Pool Day with the family – How Much Does It Really Cost?

I’ve gotten somewhat addicted to a certain exclusive membership. You know, that membership that gives you unlimited access to most hotel pools and beaches in the UAE. If you know me personally, chances are I’ve tried to get you to join it as well. If you don’t know me, you’ve probably seen this same person […]

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A Relaxing Pool and Beach Day @ Arabian Court, One and 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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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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Just Chilling @ White Beach Dubai

Here’s one place to go to if you want to hide away from the little ones for a couple of hours – White Beach, aka Nasimi Beach re-vamped.

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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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