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Festive Season in Abu Dhabi

By now everyone knows how much I love the festive season, as I am sure you have been bombarded with my posts and countdowns 🙂 But why is this season so special to me?  Growing up in Nigeria as an expat kid, the holiday season was always a very special time as a lot of […]

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National day in the UAE

Yesterday, the UAE celebrated 46 years of unity. How a country so young has managed to achieve much more than many old world countries is attributed not only to the world’s 7th largest oil reserve, but more importantly to the vision of its leaders. 46 years ago, Bedouin UAE was unified by a legendary man, […]

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Taste of Abu Dhabi

One of Abu Dhabi’s most popular annual food festivals, Taste of Abu Dhabi, hit the capital last weekend at Du Arena, Yas Island. Held from Thursday until Saturday, the 3 day event highlighted some of Abu Dhabi’s best restaurants including Flooka, Hickory’s, Leopold’s of London, Sho Cho and top notch names like Bu!, Roberto’s, Toro […]

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Toro Toro Abu Dhabi

There’s a new kid on our Abu Dhabi block, and I am absolutely in love with it! Toro Toro Abu Dhabi has officially opened a few weeks ago, and following a mega successful opening party where almost every resident in Abu Dhabi attended, I decided to check it out on a Friday night. Toro Toro […]

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Eat Greek Kouzina

Last weekend I enjoyed a leisurely lunch with friends at the recently opened Eat Greek Kouzina at the Galleria Mall. I love Greek food so I was very excited to try it out, not to mention I had already seen too many mouthwatering images on Instagram! *** THE RESTAURANT The restaurant is located on the […]

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Pink October in Abu Dhabi

My Pink Diary is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness month and all the strong women who have faced this terrible monster! I love how much the community gets involved in Abu Dhabi, putting on awareness events such as bake sales, free screenings and fundraising throughout the month of October. When I first moved to […]

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Where shall we meet?

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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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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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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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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Bodytree Studio | A Mystical Evening

Last night my friends and I visited the Bodytree Studio which hosted a wonderful event called “A Mystical Evening” together with Mala B. The studio was decorated with fairy lights and hygge (Danish word for coziness) style ambiance, which gave an over all “zen” feeling. We first checked out the “Glam Corner” which offered postural […]

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Cho Gao Marina Walk | The latest talk of the town

My favourite lounge in Abu Dhabi was always The Yacht Club at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi, so when I found out they closed it forever, I was crushed! However, with every ending, there is a new beginning and the hotel revealed a bigger and better concept, Cho Gao Marina Walk. UAE residents already know about […]

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A girly weekend

My best friend Natascha flew all the way from Switzerland to spend a girly weekend with me, marking 10 years of our friendship (and 2 years since our last rendez-vous!), it also happened to be the last weekend before Ramadan, and what an absolute delight it was! We started the weekend on Thursday evening in […]

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a gelatissimo afternoon with nonna.

Everybody knows I adore ice cream. It’s no secret that where ever in the world I go, taking a break, means a visit to the “gelateria”.  There is something so emotionally satisfying with every scoop, it always connects me with my childhood. My friend Monica, made my dream come true when she invited me to […]

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Art House Cafe

 Happy Saturday fellow readers! I have decided to add a new themed series of postcards to this blog, highlighting special places in the United Arab Emirates, which I have discovered, fallen in love with, and hope you will too. While most of these gems will be in Abu Dhabi (my home for the passed 5 […]

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mother of the nation.

Today’s postcard is quite special as it features my experience at a brand new festival in Abu Dhabi called “Mother of the Nation” which takes place from 24th March – 2nd April.  If you live in Abu Dhabi, you will have noticed a display of colourful posters and a kaleidoscope of adverts throughout social media […]

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death defying acts.

The circus is in town! As a child, I have always been fascinated by the circus and enjoyed every single show I watched! From animal tricks to acrobatic stunts, I was in complete awe of the skill and perfection every performer executes. The older I got, I became more interested in the behind the scenes action […]

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love. food. festival.

There is no love sincerer, than the love of food – George Bernard Shaw I am a foodie. There is no exaggeration about that. My mum visited me last week to help out with my big move to the new apartment and conveniently during the weekend, Abu Dhabi put on the “Love Food Festival” at Mushrif Central […]

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the magic of winter

Having lived in Africa throughout our childhood, my brother and I never considered winter to be a magical season. Our festive holidays were spent tanning by the swimming pool – the furthest thing you can imagine from snow! It wasn’t until I moved to Switzerland for university, when I got my real first taste of winter. […]

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