Privilee : Worth it or not ?

( 2021 Update : This post was written in January 2019. Having been using it on and off for over 2 years now, I have a better idea of whether Privilee will be worth it for you – it depends on a lot of things – how often you go, how much you’ll spend on […]

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Christmas in Dubai – 2018 Family Edition

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 FitzpatrickΒ for the list! πŸ™‚ […]

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#63 Why we return to the same restaurants – Thoughts from a consumer

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.Β  Sometimes I feel that the city is […]

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#62 Getting a visa for our nanny under our own sponsorship in Dubai

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 maid/nanny’s visa completed. Here’s what we did for our nanny who was already in the […]

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#61 What radio means to me

As I was tuning in to Dubai Eye on the way to work this week, just as I do every morning, I thought of doing a write-up on this. On ‘what radio means to me’. I, just like so many other people in Dubai, or hey, all over the world, tune in to the radio […]

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#60 The pool that never opened

We moved out two months ago now. Five years, we stayed here – our first home in Dubai, in the heart of the Dubai Marina. Lots of people moan about the marina traffic, and I always tell this to everyone else – it was okay at where we were at. We loved the apartment, the location, […]

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#59 Liebster Nomination : Cyber Hug Back!

Hehe just typing the title brings a smile to my face. It’s like when someone pokes you on Facebook and you poke back. Do they even have that function anymore? So guess what, I was nominated by… the lady ( I don’t actually know her name haha! ) behind Blonde on the Move, for a […]

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#58 Above the Clouds – 2016

Another in my series of photos taken from our place, of the famous ‘Dubai fog’ – click here for the others. A little different this time round…. this is the ‘mummy version’, i.e getting up just as the sun was rising, around 6am, with some appearance of a giant duck. Credits to a 6-month old […]

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