Mother’s Day ‘Bespoke Afternoon Tea’ @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

The sky was grey from the sandstorm but that didn’t stop us from getting a little dressed up and heading back down the West Crescent to Zabeel Saray. Car valeted, we walked straight in heading towards Sultan’s Lounge. I found one of the staff, informing him that we were here for the ‘Mother’s Day Afternoon […]

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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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Chic Wednesdays @ Drift Beach Dubai

Here’s one for those who have Wednesday’s off, and would like to spend a day at a really chic beach club. Drift Beach it is – located right at the edge of One and Only Royal Mirage, by the Palm Monorail. I had seen lots of photos of the place before but never really looked […]

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Breakfast @ Palm Bay Dubai, Club Vista Mare

I wrote this article back in 2016, and it really irritates me that up till now, year 2021 – we still have venues that cannot get the basics of online information correct. Let’s keep this short and sweet so it’s serves its two purpose – 1. Guests who are planning breakfast at Palm Bay know […]

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Happy Hour @ Wavebreaker, Hilton JBR Dubai

Did you know that Wavebreaker has a playground right next to it on the sand? And they serve drinks as well? And, it’s got a baby swing? Ha, the little things that get parents excited these days 😉 Here’s a run-through of the happy hour deal at Wavebreaker – Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, which we had […]

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Zookeeper’s Experience @ The Green Planet Dubai

The last time we came to the Green Planet, it had just opened its doors and I was my wearing my little one in a Baby Bjorn. She is now almost 5 years old. Green Planet has literally grown so much since – its foliage, the number of animals, and also the experiences that you […]

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Jungle Bay Waterpark @ Mina Seyahi Dubai

When I found out they were going to be building a waterpark to replace the much beloved Mina Seyahi Amphitheatre – I was not very happy at all. We’ve spent a lot of time there over the years – Ripe Markets, Pik Nik and just letting the kids run around. Well well, green space never […]

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Sultan’s Massage @ Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

I literally could not find my way back down after having my tea and that customary post-massage snack all spas in Dubai provide – dates, apricots and peanuts. I walked out of the relaxation room and turned, and turned, and turned. And then realised I was back at where I started. Maybe I’ve had too […]

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