Al Ain | The Oasis City

One of my favourite places to break away from the bustling city life, is Al Ain, located just 1.5 hours drive from Abu Dhabi and called the “Oasis” or “Garden” City thanks to its lush greenery, ancient palm oases and fresh weather. “Al Ain” which means “The Spring“,  is the birthplace of Sheik Zayed bin Sultan […]

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Detox | What is all the fuss about?

There has been a recent detox boom in Abu Dhabi, almost everyone I spoke to was on some form of reboot plan. Lifestyle bloggers have been promoting certain companies with amazing results, and in a matter of days, detoxing became a trend, everyone was talking about. While I have never really done a proper detox […]

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Amazing Abu Dhabi | What I love about this city

Abu Dhabi is an incredible place to live, every resident will tell you that. From the easy going pace of life, to the first class healthcare, education, glitzy hotels, and countless options for dining and nightlife, it is growing on the global scene every day. The city is filled with growing possibilities, which make me […]

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Prague | Travel back in time

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, frozen in medieval charm. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia (today called Czech Republic), whose charms inspired an entire movement of “La Boheme” artists, writers and musicians to pursue creativity, love, peace and freedom. I visited the enchanting city with my parents […]

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Snapshot | A summer of ice cream

My family is addicted to ice cream. No matter where in the world we are, it is like a basic need to indulge in the creamy, tasty goodness, no matter the weather. This summer, we visited Florence, the birthplace of gelato, and I am sure you can imagine just how many different varieties we indulged […]

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Hello September!

While the rest of the world slowly transitions from a hot summer into cooler Autumn, here in the UAE, we have an extended summer this month! With temperatures dropping from 50 C to 40 C, we can finally enjoy slightly more bearable weather, and hope the humidity stays under control. Autumn is one of the […]

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Meet Ms. September – Natascha Trittis

Summer is almost over and the beautiful autumn months will soon start to cool down the earth, and change nature’s colours. Today is a special day as I am delighted to introduce my best friend, Natascha Trittis as our Ms. September ( it is also her birthday 🙂 ). Natascha and I met in 2007 […]

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Heidelberg | Through the eyes of 3 travellers

Heidelberg is one of the most charming cities in Germany, with its beautiful Neckar River promenade, picturesque old bridges, and Renaissance castle ruins. The city is a tourist haven thanks to its famous universities and colleges, historic sights and wide range of dining experiences. When I visited my brother, who was studying there a few […]

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Beauty | Post summer S.O.S.

Spending an intense summer of travelling always results in lots of sun exposure and not to mention hair disaster. Living in Abu Dhabi, August is the worst month of the year for heat and humidity (hello 50 C!) and warrants for a much needed restoration, rejuvenation, and hydration as part of anyone’s beauty regime. Here […]

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Best of Belgrade | 15 incredibly unique & cool concepts to visit!

There is no shortage of quirky cafes, exotic restaurants and vibrant nightlife venues in Belgrade’s ever growing food and beverage scene. One of my favourite things to do when I visit, is to endlessly stroll the streets and discover the newest unique concepts.  As I love sharing my discoveries with my readers, I have decided […]

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5 tips to prepare for a new work week

While the rest of the world starts its official working day on a Monday, here in the UAE, we start ours earlier, on Sunday! I admit, this one took a while to adjust 7 years ago, but nevertheless, it doesn’t matter what day it is, its all in your mindset. And as its my official […]

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Travel Diary | Explore Novi Sad

Novi Sad, Serbia’s second largest city, is located 1 hour north of Belgrade in the fertile region of Vojvodina. The city was the epitome of culture and finesse, earning it the name “Serbian Athens”, where every Serbian poet, writer, artist, painter and journalist once lived or worked. Novi Sad flourished in the 18th century under […]

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Fall in love with Florence!

I have visited many beautiful Italian cities, each one with it’s own charm and importance, however it wasn’t until this summer when I stepped foot into Florence, that I was captivated by the city. For those who do not know (yet), I am very passionate about history – I simply love to learn about the […]

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Meet Ms. August – Emily Elizabeth LeBlanc

Happy August ladies! A new month, a new feature and this time we put the spotlight on Ms. Emily Elizabeth LeBlanc! Emily and I met 5 years ago, on a Skype call when my brother introduced her as his girlfriend to the family – that was a shock 🙂 When I left my job in […]

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Travel Diary | One day in Pisa

My family and I enjoyed a day trip to Pisa to see it’s world renowned “Leaning Tower”, located only 50 minutes away from Florence by train. At first sight, the Tuscan town is like any other in the region, set against a backdrop of vivid greenery, low lying buildings and a long medieval history. Upon arrival […]

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Cinque Terre | A visitor’s guide

The Cinque Terre (five lands) is one of the most charming and colourful regions of Italy, located along the North Western coast of Liguria. The remoteness of the cliff-side fishing towns, paved a relaxed and easygoing way of life for the local residents, until the tourism boom hit a few years ago. The region today […]

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My Bucket List: 50 before 50

Travelling leaves you speechless, then turns you into a story teller – Ibn Battuta This is one of my all time favourite quotes, which I only truly understood the real meaning of, a few years ago. Travel has always been in my blood, and from an early age, my parents dedicated every summer holiday to […]

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Style | Summer Lookbook for City Breaks

One of my favourite things about summer season (apart from the guiltless gelato fiesta of course), is the fashion! From beach holidays with long flowing dresses, sun hats and floral bikinis, to city breaks with cute shorts, platforms and over-sized glasses… our options are endless! Recent trends have seen the return of several notable fashion […]

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Going Out | Butcher & Still Abu Dhabi

I had the privilege to dine at the revered Butcher & Still Abu Dhabi, located at the Four Seasons Abu Dhabi on Al Maryah Island last weekend, and it was an “out of this world” experience. Let’s start with the Four Seasons Abu Dhabi … from the minute you step into the hotel, warm and […]

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Hello July!

It’s hard to believe that half the year is already over – where has the time gone? Like my fitness instructor said yesterday, its time to look at those resolutions we made on 1st January and see where we stand. I love the month of July because its the height of summer! Its the season […]

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