Having spent a week in Sicily in April didn’t stop us from heading over to BiCE for iftar. You could never say no to good italian food. BiCE has been around ever since we moved over here back in 2012, and I’m sure it was around even before that. There’s a reason why restaurants “survive” … More An Italian Iftar @ BiCE Ristorante, Hilton JBR Dubai
Ever missed your flight? Imagine waking up at 5:30am, and waking up a 3 year old and 1 year old. Getting everyone ready, into a taxi, to the airport. Making it to the check-in line, and when asked where you were heading to, the staff simply asks you to join the queue. Get to the … More Travel Lessons Learnt #2 : Why you should always get to the airport early
Going through the many photos we took at Sicily makes me want to go on another holiday. The wine, the blue skies with ginormous fluffy cloud. The pasta, the tiramisu, the landscape. The big grin on the 3-year old’s face as she devoured the gelato (and the tantrums that followed on when I attempted to … More Sicily with Kids : The Highlights – Part 1
Planning for holidays involves a lot of research and hard work. You hope everything goes to plan, but sometimes, sh*t happens. Here’s the first of our Travel Lessons Learnt series.
( Please skip this long intro and go straight to the part ‘Is it worth it?’ if you don’t like to read a lot of bla bla bla 🙂 ) 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 … More Privilee : Worth it or not ?
An amazing fellow mum collated a list of all the Christmas events in Dubai, and shared it with all of us. With permission, I’m putting this up with a few more additions to it and links added to the events on their respective social media pages. All credits goes to Liz Fitzpatrick for the list! 🙂 … More Christmas in Dubai – 2018 Family Edition
In a transient place like Dubai, it must be hard to get ‘returning customers’ to the same restaurant. I’m talking about ‘casual restaurants’, something that people are happy to spend money at whenever they go out, not the 200AED a piece of steak (sides, extra) fine dining joint. Sometimes I feel that the city is … More #63 Why we return to the same restaurants – Thoughts from a consumer
I struggled to find one place that explained the entire process. I’m sure it’s there. So after a bit of googling, whatsapping mummy friends, searching on facebook groups, lots of phonecalls to numerous centres and running around, I got my nanny’s visa completed. Here’s what we did for our nanny who was already in the … More #62 Getting a visa for our nanny under our own sponsorship in Dubai