Destinations

Tbilisi | A medieval city in the heart of the Silk Road

The first time I remember hearing about Georgia was 7 years ago when my General Manager announced that he would be moving there to open a new hotel on the Black Sea. The second time I heard about Georgia was a few years ago when my close friend told me all about her amazing adventures […]

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Discover Al Ain | The Oasis City

Enveloped in lush greenery, natural springs, fresh air, and historic sites, Al Ain is located just 1.5 hours away from both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The “Oasis” City is the birthplace of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the UAE and was once an important stop along the caravan route between Oman and […]

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48 hours in Muscat

When I think of Oman, flashing images of beautiful wadis, perfectly textured mountains, and a haven for hikers and nature seekers come to my mind. Muscat, the capital city, always seemed to have been slightly left behind in those glossy travel brochures, and so with a free  weekend in March, my friend and I decided […]

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Why Qasr Al Hosn Should Be On Your Abu Dhabi Itinerary

Qasr Al Hosn is Abu Dhabi’s oldest building, constructed in the 1790’s to serve as a watchtower and command post. Although it is located in the heart of the city centre today, back then, it protected the growing settlement and overlooked coastal trade activities. The national monument underwent an 11 year long restoration and was […]

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5 Things You May Not Know About Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi is located on the city’s cultural district of Saadiyat Island. With approximately 8,000 sqm of galleries, it is the largest art museum in the Gulf region. Although the project has been a work in progress for 10 years, the museum opened its doors officially on 11th November 2017, and residents couldn’t wait […]

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Get lost in Dubai’s Al Seef Waterfront

Dubai is the city of the future, constantly evolving and offering incredible places for visitors to spend time on every type of budget and interest. I recently spent some time exploring the newly opened Marsa Al Seef, located in Deira. Strolls by the creek The waterfront promenade is designed to replicate an old seaport, and […]

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A Mini Guide to visiting Hatta

Aside from the azure glazed Arabian Sea and sparkly desert, the UAE’s natural landscape is filled with mountains, wadis, mangroves, dams, sabkas and oases. Set against the backdrop of the Hajjar “rocky” mountains and crystal blue coloured bodies of water, Hatta is an enclave located around 2.5 hours from Abu Dhabi, and is an escape for […]

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5 Things to Do in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is a haven for leisure lovers searching for sun, sand, sea, and adventure. Sitting on the northern most part of the United Arab Emirates, the beautiful emirate is rich with history and culture. During the Christmas holidays, my mum and I spent 3 days learning about the important and vibrant history of […]

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8 Beautiful Things to do in 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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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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Picture perfect spots in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is filled with incredible places, exciting dining destinations, nature and beautiful views. For 7 years I have called this beautiful city my home, and I can’t express how much I love exploring its charms. Pictures speak louder than words, so I’m delighted to share some of my favourite spots in the city for that […]

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Discover Dubai | City Walk

In a city like Dubai, which literally offers an experience for every type of visitor, I find it very easy to get lost in the charms, beyond the glitter and luxury. Although I live only 1 hour away, I always love to visit Dubai with my “tourist” glasses, and explore new destinations and unique things […]

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Discover Fujairah

The UAE is filled with incredible places to visit and explore. From fascinating malls, the largest buildings and most extravagent hotels, there is something for everyone. But what about for those seeking nature and history? With my parents in town over the festive holiday, we decided to explore Fujairah, the UAE’s only emirate, which faces the […]

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Dubai | Explore the Old City

While driving from Abu Dhabi to Dubai on the highway, for 45 minutes, you are surrounded by the calm desert landscape … until you blink and realise there are giant skyscrapers approaching you. This upcoming dynamic scenery can be a little bit intimidating in the beginning, however after a few moments you acclimatize to this […]

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Cruising the Mediterranean with MSC cruises

“Once a year, go some place you have never been before” – Dalai Lama My family and I have enjoyed short boat rides during seaside holidays, however never embarked on a long haul cruise before, so when my father asked us to vote between a Mediterranean cruise or trip to Singapore – our votes were […]

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Cute Cafés in Abu Dhabi

Being European, café culture runs in my veins, and we take our rendez-vouses very seriously. Whether its to snuggle up with a great book while sipping on warm tea, or spend time with friends and loved ones, cafés are homey places which bring people together. Abu Dhabi is filled with incredible concepts – international and local, […]

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Discover Abu Dhabi

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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Discover Prague

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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Discover Germany | 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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