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!
The United Arab Emirates is composed of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah - all of which have coastlines. We've been to the beaches of all the Emirates except one, in Ajman. Ajman is the emirate just 30 minutes drive away from where we live so … Continue reading Beach time at Ajman
If you have read my previous travel posts, I am all about travelling for less. I believe you don't have to be rich to be able to see places and we're fine with budget travel: staying at basic accommodations, use public transport, simple meals and fly with budget airlines. However, there are times when a … Continue reading Where we stayed: The Bellevue Bohol Resort
After our trip to Camiguin island last year, my siblings and I vowed, we would explore the other islands of the Philippines, one at a time or at least one island every time we meet up for homecoming, each year. We are six siblings, with FIVE living abroad and having different vacation times as per … Continue reading A Travel Guide to Bohol Island, Philippines
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
Last weekend, I woke up and decided I would take the kids to the beach, never mind I'd be driving for 30 minutes to get there. If you know me, you know how I feel about driving, especially with routes I am not familiar with or have not driven to at all. I'm happy to say … Continue reading I survived driving to Kite beach
What did you do with the long Eid Al Adha weekend? I've been cleaning the house and the files on my PC (and my phone). I actually spend more time in the digital cleanup part, because I tend to look at photos and get stuck there. I'm actually looking at old photos again now. So, the … Continue reading How do you spend the day in paradise?
I must admit, in my years of travel, I've never been so nervous about packing than when the time we were headed to the Maldives. Why? Because there is nothing in the island except for the resort - meaning, there are no grocery stores, malls or convenient stores or pharmacies (although there is an on-island … Continue reading What to pack? Maldives edition
As working parents, my husband and I juggle too many things at the same time so once a year, we hit that point where we tell ourselves we need to get off the rat wheel. We need time to decompress. With the kids. We decided not to travel far this time - a 12 hour … Continue reading Precious time in paradise
We traveled to the Maldives, the land of sun, sand and sea and never consumed a tub of sunscreen lotion. We were out in the beach every single day. How is that possible? The whole family had amazing skin protection thanks to UV Skinz, sun protective clothes that are stylish and carry a UPF rating … Continue reading Sun protection in paradise with UV Skinz