Kids Baking Boxes in Dubai : What’s In z Box?

Joanna Karameh, a mum of 2 and food content creator started off a business early 2022 , preparing kids baking boxes in Dubai. It is called ‘What’s in z Box’. We were very lucky to have been sent two of these boxes to try out last week. Donut decorating boxes – Christmas themed. Now I […]

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What happens when your Instagram is suspended?

Have you ever gotten your Instagram account suspended? How frustrating would it be, to have it completed removed for a day, or two, and be told that there is a possibility it will be permanently disabled. Well, this was me. I thought I’ll put this piece together, so you get an idea of what happens, […]

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Geales Family Day Lunch @ Le Royal Meridien Dubai

Re-introducing a much loved resort of ours : Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa. Every Sunday, their British Seafood restaurant Geales does a family day lunch. We have done this a few times now, though it was still exciting for us to return, with all 3 in tow. Here’s what to expect in the Geales […]

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Dubai Outdoor Winter Activities with Kids

With the temperature dropping down to early 30s – families always get excited here in Dubai as that means that we can finally do things outdoors with the kids. Here are a few suggestions on outdoor activities in Dubai – suitable for those with younger ones. Spend a day in Dubai Marina, JBR & Bluewaters […]

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All you need to know about Rolex watch prices in Dubai

Do you own a Rolex watch? Have you bought a Rolex watch before, here in Dubai? Or maybe you flying into Dubai and would like to purchase one. The following article is written by a guest writer, on all you need to know about Rolex watch prices, here in Dubai. Enjoy.

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Face masks in Dubai Schools – No longer required

Updated 26 September 2022 : NCEMA have just announced that indoor face masks rules in Dubai will be removed, effective from Wednesday, 28th September 2022, except for in medical facilities, places of worship, and public transport. The best bit is that – face mask is now optional in schools. What awesome news 🙂 It’s been […]

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The Dubai Pool Kids Issue : New Rules have been issued

Further to publishing this article, we have been in touch with Dubai Municipality to follow up on the recent regulation where Under 5s were banned from hotel pools. We were so relieved to find out that they have in fact been reconsidering it, and issued a revised circular late last night with new rules.

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The Dubai Pool Kids Ban : How does it impact families?

31st August 2022 Update : Please note that Dubai Municipality has since issued a revised circular. See updated article here. On the 18th of August – we saw the headlines on ARN News : “Children under 5 barred from Dubai Hotel Adult Pools, ” referring to the new regulation introduced by Dubai Municipality. This consequentially […]

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Dubai Holiday with Kids : Family from Sweden

Around December last year, a family from Sweden got in touch to ask about Privilee, as they were planning on coming to Dubai for a holiday and thought it would be nice to get a guest pass for the family. We liaised on and off for many weeks before their holiday – discussing about Privilee […]

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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 […]

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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. Get the kids outdoors – take the metro, tram, and water taxi around the marina. Bring their scooters and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

What do you look for when you go out here in Dubai? 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DIFC with the Family : Would you live in the Financial Hub with Kids?

I don’t know a lot of about DIFC, other than the very few times that we have been there for lunch and dinners, and the night outs a lifetime ago. For me, DIFC as it is – a Financial Hub. I would not imagine that it is suitable for families. Or is it? Anjum, mum […]

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Eid Fun Fair Brunch @ Gastro Kitchen, Doubletree Hilton JBR Dubai

If you still have no plans for the next few days, you want to do a family-friendly brunch which has activities for the kids, as well as pool and beach access for the whole family – you could possibly consider the Eid Fun Fair Brunch at Gastro Kitchen 🙂 Here’s what you’ll get and what […]

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A Villa in the Meadows : How is it with kids?

If you have kids and you live in an apartment, I’m sure someone has asked you before – Don’t you want to move to a villa? Wouldn’t it be nicer to have more space? A garden? And I’m sure you’ve probably had a conversation with your husband about actually wanting to move. Well Pascale, owner […]

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