Is Dubai Suitable for Families?

Back in January, there was a lot of bad rep of Dubai coming out from media publications overseas. Have a look at this piece from the Daily Mail – one of many, focusing on all the influencers that were enjoying the sunshine in beach clubs and resorts. One look and you would think that Dubai […]

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Is JBR Family-Friendly? : Diana, Owner of TailmeStory Writes

Jumeirah Beach Residence or as most of us call JBR – is the strip across Dubai Marina, where a series of apartment blocks lay, facing the Arabian Gulf. A lot of tourists who come to Dubai choose to stay in this end of town for good reasons. If you’re planning on coming here for a […]

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18 hours with Emirates EK448

Sitting here in our quarantine hotel room, cup of coffee next to my laptop. It’s 4:52 pm and 14 degree celsius outside. The room is warm, but I’m in 3 layers. My black t-shirt, my 50% off H&M pink jumper, and my awesome blue Uniqlo down jacket. Climatising, it’s called. Maybe I’ll be in shorts […]

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Sh’Bam with Ali @ Studio Republik Dubai

I am almost 6 foot tall, awkward, and I have as much rhythm as a table. My hands and feet just do not move in sync and I remember standing in clubs a lifetime ago, wishing I was short so I could ‘disappear’ in the crowd. Didn’t stop me from having a good time after […]

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Dubai Memes – You’ll Understand if You’ve Lived here

There is an account on insta that cracks me up most of the time a new post pops up. That account is Dezertmemez , where a lot of the day to day things that we face in Dubai, things that annoy us, things that only someone in Dubai would understand. I’ve put together a few […]

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Dubai’s Discount Culture

I’m a sucker for discounts. I am that person who swears by the Entertainer. New bar? I’ll wait till they have a ladies night. New brunch? I’ll wait for the 241. With all the many gatherings I have organised, I always thought I was contributing to the hospitality industry. I mean c’mon, this entire blog […]

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Dubai Fog – Winter 2021 Edition

Back when we used to live on the 59th floor, we were always above the fog when it came. For obvious reasons – fire and kids mainly, we moved to a different building and to a much lower floor since. For the last week or so it has been foggy nearly every other morning and […]

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Dubai Tourism Vs Covid Precautions

Dubai is busy, once again. In the last two weeks, most of the resorts in the Palm and Marina area appear to have reached its maximum capacity – whatever that is supposed to be. This is judging simply from the limitations they have introduced to restrict day pass users, and for those that are open […]

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