Summer at The Palace : Staycation at Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi

I’ve never been to the Emirates Palace. Seen it from above when we stayed at the Etihad Towers, but that’s as close as I’ve ever been. So when it was heating up this summer (you never get used to the heat…), and I was itching for a getaway with the family – I figured it […]

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Spa and Pool Day @ Habtoor Grand Resort Dubai

So… it’s been a long time since we’ve been to a couples spa treatment. My neck and back has been aching since no.2 came along.Β I gave the Entertainer App a try, then went onto Cobone… and found this. 60 minutes spa treatment, plus pool and beach access for AED 229. That’s AED 460 for the […]

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Almaty, Kazakhstan : Where we stayed : The Ritz Carlton Almaty

When we decided that we were going to spend a few days in Almaty, I was worried that it would be too much like going to another city. Then I saw some of the photos of The Ritz Carlton with the snow-capped mountains in the backdrop and the green parks in front of it – […]

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Family Weekend Excursion in Downtown – Address Boulevard Dubai

Address Boulevard Dubai opened its door earlier this year. Yes, I know Β – another Address πŸ™‚Β 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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Almaty, Kazakhstan : Where we stayed : Rixos Almaty

During our four nights in Almaty, we chose to stay in two different hotels, so we could experience different parts of the city. The Rixos was our choice for the first two nights, because it was a) highly-rated in booking.com and tripadvisor Β b) located in the middle of Almaty city. Here’s a brief summary of […]

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Romania : Where we stayed : Kronwell Brasov Hotel

I got a little confused when researching on where to stay in Brasov. After a lot of reading up of reviews, we finally settled on Kronwell. It looked modern, clean, there was parking, and I was running out of time – we had to agree on somewhere. We ended up staying for 3 nights here, […]

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Romania : Where we stayed : Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest

We spent the first two nights of our stay in Romania, in the heart of the city – Bucharest. We figured two nights would do it justice, before we went on our road-trip to the outskirts towards Brasov. Extremely glad that we started our Romanian holiday in Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest – situated just a 10-minute […]

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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 Β – a “city getaway” – at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi πŸ™‚ It was either that, or Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai (too close to home, the […]

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