Smoke-free Bars in Dubai

Listing updated – August 2019 So here you go, a little list of bars that are ‘nearly there’ in being smoke–free  I.e no smoking allowed indoors. To be honest it was very difficult to get info, because ….there aren’t many of them. A lot of these actually have beautiful outdoor terraces to accommodate the smokers which […]

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#49 “Smoking to be banned in all indoor bars in the UAE”

Now, if you clicked on this post, you fall into either of three categories : Category A : You smoke, maybe a lot, or maybe just one or two when you’re having a drink, and you don’t mind the smell of smoke in bars. It’s actually quite nice. Category B : You don’t smoke. You […]

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#39 How to avoid payment disputes at the end of a meal

How many times have you been to a brunch, or group get-together involving the use of vouchers, and when it comes to payment, end up in an unhappy dispute with the restaurant staff? “Can you please call your manager?” A lot of hand waving, you’re half-drunk after having 6 bottles of Stella, trying to argue […]

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#29 Dubai – it’s as expensive as you make it to be

I stumbled upon an article which basically explains how much it costs to be a socialite in Dubai. One says it will cost about AED40k put into partying and dining out. That is a ridiculous amount of money. I am thankful that we, and the friends that we’ve been blessed with in Dubai (*waves*!), are similar to […]

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