Dubai Summer Holiday with Kids : Family from Mumbai

Mid April, a family from Mumbai reached out to ask for pointers whilst planning their holiday to Dubai. We liaised for awhile, and they ended up here in Dubai in May. Here’s a short write-up written by themselves on where they stayed and what they did. Hope this will be useful for those of you […]

Read More

A Day in and around Dubai Marina with Kids

Having lived in this neighbourhood for so many years now, I thought it might be appropriate to share this little piece – in case you were planning a day in and around Dubai Marina with kids. Here’s a little ‘programme’ of sorts, which you may use as a reference. Enjoy!

Read More

Food Poisoning in Dubai : How it was dealt with

I organised my little girl’s birthday lunch at a pizza joint in a mall, not too far from home one Friday. The team were very helpful all throughout – from assisting my many queries beforehand, helping to set the table up, and accommodating the needs of 11 very excited, noisy kids. It was a fabulous […]

Read More

Dubizzle Scams : Please be careful

Over the last few weeks when we were trying to sell some things from home, we have been approached by several scammers. In case you are not aware of it – here’s how they work, and a few snapshots of the conversation so you don’t get scammed. The approach is all similar : They will […]

Read More

The local live music scene – One venue at a time.

What do you look for when you go out? Good food, good atmosphere, good deals – they come into the picture, don’t they? What about live music? Does that matter to you? For the last few months, our social lives have been planned around the live music scene. When we do get the opportunity to […]

Read More

Friday Brunch @ Prime 68, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Friday Brunch at Prime 68 is one classy affair. Black and white inside out, you know you’re walking into a chic brunch as you are escorted down the corridors through the steakhouse. Though we have been and stayed in the JW Marriott Marquis many times since its opening, this would be the first time dining […]

Read More

Arabian Ranches : We’ve all thought about moving there.

Arabian Ranches. We all have a friend that lives there. And if you have always lived in an apartment like me, I am sure everytime you visit a friend who lives that way, while you guys are making that ‘road trip’ home – you’ll say to your husband… “Wouldn’t it be nice if we moved […]

Read More