Ms. October | Meet Elizabeth Totton

Hello October! I am officially on the countdown to Christmas, is that weird? This month, I am absolutely delighted to share with you all our Ms. October, Liz Totton – a lady whom I call my friend for several years. We met initially when she was a writer for Time Out Abu Dhabi and maintained […]

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Travel Diary | St. Petersburg

Every year, my family and I take a trip during summer to a new destination. This year’s quest for new discoveries and memories took us to St. Petersburg – a city, synonymous with ballet, Faberge eggs, matrushka dolls, caviar, and of course being the capital of Imperial Russia. The city was discovered in 1703 by […]

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Ms. September | Meet Jo Brett

It’s very easy to feel lonely in Abu Dhabi – although we are surrounded by over 100 different nationalities roaming the city. Many of us come here for work, alone, clueless about anything that’s really going on and our potential to thrive in this city; and that’s when the homesickness kicks in. Jo Brett has […]

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Hello September!

Happy weekend everyone! I hope you all enjoyed an amazing summer and travelled to exciting destinations! Although the kids are all officially back in school as of tomorrow here in Abu Dhabi, due to the weather still ranging in the 40 C’s it feels like an extended summer, although we are all eagerly awaiting the […]

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Ms. August | Meet Kate Midttun

Happy August! Hope everyone has been enjoying their summer, whether exploring new destinations, visiting family and friends, or keeping cool (especially in the UAE). This month, I am delighted to introduce our leading lady, who also happens to be my new boss. As you may have read, 2 months ago I took a brave step […]

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Coya Abu Dhabi | Friday Brunch

Happy mid week everyone!Β A few weeks ago, I went for brunch at Coya Abu Dhabi. Yes, me. No, this doesn’t mean I have now become a “bruncher” – but the experience I had, absolutely deserves a post on it’s own! Coya Abu Dhabi, is one of the most beautiful restaurants (to me), in Abu Dhabi […]

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Abu Dhabi Summer | Survival tips

Abu Dhabi is known to have year round sunshine making it an ideal place for tourists and residents. However, with that sunshine, also comes a gruesome summer where temperatures rise to 50 degrees Celsius and humidity levels can reach up to 90%. Having lived in this country for 7 years, adapting to these conditions, has […]

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I got my driving license – now what?!

Soooooo Sunday was an epic day for me, I bought my first car! Trust me when I say this – every member in my family still cannot believe this to be true! I wanted to dedicate this post to sharing my experience after getting my license because I feel that not enough people are sharing […]

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Hello July!

Happy July everyone! I have been extremely inactive on the blog, mostly due to starting a new job which I committed my full attention to – and so far I am loving it! I have also been practicing my driving and let me tell you I could never have imagined myself doing it only 6 […]

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Ms. June | Meet Sahar Madani

A few months ago, I attended a conference centered around women’s empowerment and had the absolute delight to hear from inspiring women. At that particular moment in my life, I was in a personal crisis, feeling lost and lacking the direction where I could find happiness, fulfillment, and questioned where my life was headed.Β One of […]

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Hello June!

Hello June! Can you guys believe it is already mid year? Wasn’t Christmas just a few weeks ago! Summer has already kicked off in full swing here in Abu Dhabi with temperatures racing to the high 40’s, however I must say we did enjoy a couple of cotton clouds to break the span of the […]

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Ramadan in Abu Dhabi

Ramadan marks the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and is observed around the world through fasting, which is one of the five pillars of Islam. Having lived in Nigeria, I was always accustomed to the sound of prayer time across the mosques, however it wasn’t until I moved to the UAE that I truly […]

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I got my driving license!

Today is a historic day! At 31 years old, I have officially completed my driving school and am now a licensed driver! And I say that with the utmost pride, because I have absolutely NEVER had any interest nor intention to drive, not to mention: strong fear of the roads. I was always very comfortable […]

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Mr. May | Meet Kris Fade

Hi everyone! Can you believe we are already almost reaching mid year – where has the time gone! I am absolutely OVER THE MOON to introduce our Mr. May, who is no stranger to almost everyone living in the UAE. The sound of his voice on the radio every morning automatically sets the tone for […]

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In pictures | An island getaway

Last weekend, the “explorer” side of me, was itching to go on an adventure. With the temperature rising daily in the UAE (hello summer), I felt the best option was something aqua related, and so I booked the Island Beach Getaway trip through Captain Tony’s. I will let the pictures speak for themselves, however here […]

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In pictures | the magic of Spring

Spring is absolutely one of the most charming seasons – is there anything more beautiful than watching the trees come to life after a long gloomy winter? Or catching the scent of blooming flowers as they fill the air? Living in the UAE, has indeed, made me miss the change of seasons, however I was […]

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Easter | Serbian Orthodox Traditions

Good morning world! I have been home for the passed 2 weeks, and there is honestly no better feeling than spending time with family – especially with mine, since we live in literally 3 different continents. While the Catholic world celebrated Easter last week, we Orthodox celebrated it yesterday, so I thought it would be […]

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Ms. April | Meet Taghred Chandab

Happy April loves! There is something so magical about Spring, and I love being in Europe to witness the flowers coming to life, after hibernating during the cold gloomy winter. I am delighted to introduce a lady whom I have been following on Instagram since last year; a lady who skips all the B.S and […]

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Culture & History in Abu Dhabi

Did you know that Abu Dhabi is filled with cultural spots? The late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the UAE knew the importance in which history and our past plays in our future, and very beautifully said: “He who does not know his past cannot make the best of his present and […]

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Mother of the Nation Festival 2018 | Bigger, Better & More Colourful!

Last weekend, the Mother of the Nation festival officially kicked off in Abu Dhabi! This is my absolute favourite event, filled with interactive activities, nom-ilicious dining, and superb live entertainment! I was so excited when the first festival launched a few years ago (click here to refresh your memory), however this year is bigger, better, […]

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