Picnic Brunch with Animals @ The Green Planet Dubai

Have you been to the Green Planet? Over the cooler months, they have a brunch in their outdoor cafe. We brought the family over as part of an invitation to their Gender Reveal celebration for the very first sloth born in the UAE. Some may say that is absolutely ridiculous but c’mon, we are in […]

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Lobsters and Sushi @ Sea Fu, Four Seasons Resort Dubai

Though we have been to the Four Seasons, it would be our first time walking into their gardens, and to dine in Sea Fu. As you would expect from the Four Seasons – their gardens are carefully manicured and every corner appears to have been designed for that picture-perfect snapshot. Add in those fluffy clouds […]

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A family Turkish breakfast @ Huqqabaz Jumeirah

Last weekend, we drove up to Jumeirah to review the newly opened Turkish restaurant – Huqqabaz. The name is quite familiar by now, isn’t it? With the first branch in Dubai Mall, and the other in MOE which we have just recently visited. How is Huqqabaz like? How does it differ from its other branches?

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Backyard Brunch @ Bridgewater Tavern, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Last weekend we drove up to the JW Marriott Marquis to meet a few friends for brunch – this time at the Bridgewater Tavern. It would be our first time there, though we have been to numerous other restaurants in the hotel over the years. Backyard Brunch it was called, and supposedly family-friendly too with […]

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Sundowners with Kids @ Jones the Grocer, Palm West Beach

It was nice to return to Jones the Grocer with the family after having been there a couple of times beforehand. It was the first time trying out their menu properly over dinner and drinks whilst soaking in the golden rays of the sun just before it slid down over the horizon. Ah, I love […]

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Huqqabaz Garden & TLV Fine Art – Where Butterflies meet Coffee

I had seen snippets of the Huqqabaz Garden on social media and was quite surprised to know that there was an outdoor cafe with a garden in Mall of the Emirates. You didn’t know that as well, did you? Did you know they also have displays of fine art within the venue?

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Best Outdoor Breakfast Spots with a View

A friend sent me a message this morning asking if I knew of best spots that are open for breakfast in the morning, where she could “sit in front of the sea”. You will be surprised to know that most beach-side restaurants down our end of the town only open from lunch onwards on weekdays, […]

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Breakfast @ The Pangolin Restaurant and Lounge Dubai

To the few who guessed the restaurant was ‘The Elephant’, ‘The Meerkat’ or ‘The Hippo’…. you were either taking the mickey (very funny indeed), or you honestly thought there was an actual restaurant called The Meerkat in Dubai. Imagine if there was! Wouldn’t that be so cool? Anyways…… I took the littlest one to Sports […]

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