I'm going to make this post short - have you been to the kids aqua park in Jumeirah called Splash n Party? I've heard of this place for a long time and seen pictures on social media uploaded by other bloggers but never really got to check it out with the kids because the invites were … Continue reading Splash n Party: the newest kids aqua park in town
Photo credit The National. You can find more photos of the rain here. After days of grey skies and wind and dust, we woke up to rain this morning. I know I heard some pitter patter at the break of dawn but didn't realize it had been raining heavily outside. I mean, c'mon, it's already … Continue reading Tuesday’s surprise: rain, in late March!
Have you been to Dubai Parks and Resorts, the new leisure and theme park constituting 25 million square feet of land that houses Legoland Park, Legoland Water park, Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Parks? I've been invited to witness the opening a couple of months back but didn't get a chance to go since it was … Continue reading #DaycationBrunch at Lapita Hotel
Unless you've been living under a rock, you must know by now that there's a ski resort inside a mall in Dubai. Ski Dubai is the Middle East's first indoor ski resort which opened in 2005. This massive facility has 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area where you can ski (of course) and do lots … Continue reading Ski Dubai snow penguins turns 5!
Last weekend, the kids and I went to "Rise", a new outdoor entertainment on the Dubai Creek Promenade and could well be the coolest place to be in Dubai. Rise is open from now and every weekend from 2pm. Think of a place with lots of bean bags and sofas to just sit back, lounge … Continue reading Dubai Creek Harbour
Photo credit In celebration of the UAE's 45th National Day, here's recalling reasons why we love living here. I was 30 when we moved here and now that I just turned 40, it meant we've been in this country for a DECADE. Please give me a moment to digest that. OMG, a decade. I lived … Continue reading 10 Reasons why we love living in the UAE
I must admit, even with exciting things going on and being built in the UAE's capital city of Abu Dhabi, the at least 2 hours drive gets to me. There's a public transport (bus) but not really an option for many people and as of this writing, there is no railway system that connects Dubai … Continue reading World’s first Hyperloop coming soon to the UAE!
Nothing more timely than a treasure of information about Privilee flashing in front of me on a random day last week when I was scratching my head on where to take the kids for the weekend. The weather in Dubai is getting better and better and that means we'd like to go back to enjoying … Continue reading Here’s to more fun weekends with Privilee!
Taking a break from posts and features of my recent trip to the Philippines, here's another way to see Dubai... Known as the city of luxury shopping, futuristic architecture and energetic night life, Dubai has even more to offer than originally thought. As exciting as the city is from land, it's even more spectacular from … Continue reading See the beautiful sights of Dubai from the sky
Ramadan, the holy month in the Islamic calendar, started last June 6 and with it, the world's 1.6 billion Muslims fast from dawn to dusk for the next 30 days. During this period of fasting and prayer, followers of Islam will abstain from eating and drinking until they break their fast each evening after the … Continue reading Beach time during Ramadan in Dubai