A Tea Sommelier Experience @ Seasalt, Alila Hinu Bay – Mirbat Oman

Have you ever done a Tea Sommelier experience? During our stay in Alila Hinu Bay, I had the opportunity to do a one on one session with the very lovely Maureen in their signature restaurant – Seasalt. The husband was not interested had to stay with the kids in the Kids Club which was conveniently […]

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A Relaxing Family Staycation @ Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

Right by the Salalah coast lies a luxury resort whose name we may be quite familiar with : Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara. We stayed here with the kids in April 2022 on the second half of our Salalah trip – with just one goal in mind : to relax, and we did just […]

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Excursions from Alila Hinu Bay : Journey through the Mirbat Coast

On the third day in Alila Hinu Bay, we got on a boat with the amazing Frank from Ocean Sense. Similar to the Wadi Darbat excursion, this is booked through Alila and they will organise everything for you. More packed lunches and drinks so you don’t have to worry about all that. Frank picked us up […]

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Excursions from Alila Hinu Bay : Journey to Wadi Darbat

On the second day in Alila Hinu Bay, we went on an excursion through to Jabal Samhan to Wadi Darbat with the family. You can book this through Alila and they will organise everything for you – including packed lunches and drinks so you can have it as a picnic while you are there. The […]

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An idyllic family retreat @ Alila Hinu Bay, Mirbat Oman

Tucked away in Mirbat, Oman – sits an expansive and stunning property by the name of Alila Hinu Bay. We had the privilege of staying here with the family early April 2022 during its soft opening phase. Here’s what we thought of the resort, and why you should definitely add this to your Oman Bucket […]

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Dubai to Salalah with Kids : An Overview

We spent 5 nights in Salalah during the Spring Break – April 2022. This was the first time visiting the South Eastern side of Oman – having been to Muscat almost ten years ago now. It was also our first real holiday since Summer of 2019 so we were fairly nervous and excited at the […]

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Family Weekend Excursion in Downtown – Address Boulevard Dubai

Address Boulevard Dubai opened its door earlier this year. Yes, I know  – another Address 🙂 So everyone knows the infamous Address Downtown Dubai which made headlines news NYE 2016. It’s not that one – this is the brand new beautiful property, which is located opposite Fashion parking, and you got it – along the Emaar […]

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A luxurious visit to the Capital @ Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

Back home from a short getaway to the capital. We used the 2nd, and last of the staycation voucher in our Isme Elite app this time  – a “city getaway” – at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi 🙂 It was either that, or Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai (too close to home, the […]

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