First Impressions : Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

I watched that building as it was constructed everytime I drove into work. “Wafi Hotel” – we called it. So when Privilee announced that they had a new hotel onboard (yay!) and it was Sofitel The Obelisk – hmm…. looks very familiar? It’s really quite easy to recognise the Sofitel – it must be the […]

Read More

An entire afternoon spent @ So Spa, Sofitel The Palm

So if you want to bring your mum to one spa during her trip to Dubai, or your sister, or a good friend – I highly recommend So Spa. Such beautiful interiors, and it’s huuuuge – a whole ‘2500m2’ according to their website blurp. I’ve been to so many spas during our time here in […]

Read More

Chapters Afternoon Tea @ The Retreat Palm Dubai

We wanted to go somewhere new last Saturday, so off we went for a drive to the Palm with the kids. I started browsing through the Entertainer to see where have we not been to. This newly opened hotel had always been of interest – The Retreat Palm Dubai ran by MGallery by Sofitel. Too […]

Read More

Breakfast with the family @ Plantation, Sofitel JBR

Dear Sofitel JBR, someone needs to re-look at your website! I’ve just tried to find the details of the awesome breakfast deal that we had yesterday (keywords : breakfast sofitel jumeirah beach residence) so I could link my blog post to it later on, but failed. Click, click, click, click, still nothing. So, you must […]

Read More

Our meaty dinner date @ Porterhouse Steaks & Grill

Onboard EK 334 once again back to the far east, with my laptop and 4 hours to go. It doesn’t charge well so I have probably not a lot of time to do this post (Afternote : This post was actually finished up a day later when I could charge my lap top back again….)  […]

Read More

Our beach suite getaway @ Sofitel The Palm

Why don’t we have a bathtub in our bedroom? Now if your wife asks you this, an easy way to make her happy is to take her to a Beach Suite in Sofitel the Palm 🙂 So, picture this. The bellboy takes you to your suite and you try your best to keep calm when […]

Read More

Peking Duck Evenings @ Hong Loong, Sofitel The Palm

We have had peking duck in various different restaurants in Dubai. Some add it as part of their brunch feast (Toy Brunch, Le Rivage, Asian Channels), and some restaurants have it as a choice in their mains (Noodle Room). My hometown in Malaysia does it well, as does the chinese in Auckland. My memories of having […]

Read More

Above @ Sofitel Downtown Dubai

Date night on a school night’s are always the best. Eventhough I got completely lost navigating from project office to Sofitel Downtown after work today, it was quite well worth the drive (and frustation) 😉

Read More