Pizzas with Kids @ Torno Subito, W Hotel The Palm

“It’s very expensive,” she said, as she took away the beautiful plates from our table. Two minutes late and the probability of it ending up on the floor was pretty high. My 2-year old’s lips started to quiver. Oh no. Please don’t make a scene here. Not in Torno Subito! Cellphone out – as my […]

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A morning spent with Kids @ Riva Beach Dubai

As temperatures drop to the early 30s in the mornings, as well as late afternoons – we’ve been back at the resorts and beach clubs quite a lot with the family. Had a little playdate this morning and I think Riva Beach Club may just be my new favourite go-to spot for a school day […]

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A Family Day Out @ Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas

I pushed the buggy towards the restaurant counter and smiled at the lady. “It’s that way,” she pointed to the bathrooms behind me. Confused, and trying to contain my offense, I told her that we actually wanted to have dinner here. “Can we?” I added, with a smile. It must be the pool hair, make-up […]

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A Family Day Out @ Ritz Carlton Al Hamra RAK

It was a really hot day yesterday. I don’t think the husband was very pleased with my fabulous family plan to head towards Ras al Khaimah (again) in the sweltering 40 degrees summer heat and 80 percent humidity. The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra was the destination I told him – “A stunning beach resort, ‘complimentary’ […]

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A Family Day Out @ Ritz Carlton Al Wadi RAK

Whilst we’ve always had the impression that the Ritz is more suited for “grown-ups”, we were glad to find that it is definitely a family-friendly resort. We managed to spend the rest of the afternoon with the little ones, after a relaxing spa date at The Rainforest 😉 Here’s a quick review of the various […]

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The Rainforest Experience @ Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert RAK

I remember reading about the Rainforest Experience a few years ago when the property was still under the Banyan Tree brand. I also remember driving to the entrance four years ago, on the way home from RAK, hoping to have a bite but were politely turned away as entry was only available to in-house guests. […]

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An Overview : Palazzo Versace Dubai

Whilst we live on the other side of town, we ended up at the Palazzo the other weekend after a Dragonmart excursion – check out the 10aed matching jandals 🙂 Palazzo Versace – it’s different than the rest of the resorts here isn’t it. The level of detail put into every piece – the cups, […]

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Weekend Family Lunch @ Flow Kitchen, Fairmont The Palm Dubai

Back again to the Fairmont at the Palm – this time for literally the entire afternoon 🙂 So if you’re planning to spend the afternoon here with the family using Privilee, or otherwise just looking for another spot to go to for lunch on a Friday without breaking the bank – give Flow Kitchen a […]

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