Dubai Fog – Winter 2021 Edition

Back when we used to live on the 59th floor, we were always above the fog when it came. For obvious reasons – fire and kids mainly, we moved to a different building and to a much lower floor since. For the last week or so it has been foggy nearly every other morning and […]

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Dubai Tourism Vs Covid Precautions

Dubai is busy, once again. In the last two weeks, most of the resorts in the Palm and Marina area appear to have reached its maximum capacity – whatever that is supposed to be. This is judging simply from the limitations they have introduced to restrict day pass users, and for those that are open […]

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The “One and Only” Rabbits

These bunnies are so cute I made a post just for them. About five years ago, I did a post here for the bunnies that were outside the palaces along Al Sufouh. Sadly these little creatures can no longer be found there. Other than the 20AED petting zoo we get from Ripe Market and possibly […]

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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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Chinese Confinement Dishes – Mum’s Recipes

I’m doing this post for a dear secondary school friend of mine who is expecting, and will possibly have to have husband (or someone else) prepare all these dishes after the little one comes along. I think a lot of mums this year end up having their little ones without their parents around, so maybe […]

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Privilee : Worth it or not ?

( Please go straight to the part ‘Is it worth it?’ if you don’t like to long introduction. I tend to be very long-winded. ) Back in 2015 when Torch caught its first fire, we did consider long and hard if we should join Privilee. Now you must be thinking – what on earth is […]

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