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Hello October!

The thing about the UAE is… well we don’t really have 4 seasons. We have: hot, chilly, humid, dry, wet and sandstorms. My obsession with Autumn has been an almost 10 year long affair since I lived in Switzerland and witnessed the magical transformation of the earth’s colours. As much as I love summer, I […]

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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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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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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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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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Hello June!

With temperatures reaching 37 degrees Celsius at 8 a.m. in Abu Dhabi, I think its safe to say: SUMMER IS HERE! Despite the heat and humidity, this season is always a favourite of mine, and I love when the smell of sunscreen blends with hints of salty sea water transporting me back to my childhood holidays […]

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home is where the heart is.

Today’s postcard comes to you from Abu Dhabi, the land of glitter and gold! The past days have gone by in the blink of an eye and I still get goosebumps when I think of the journey I took, on that last day of 2015 … to where I am now. My family and I spent the most […]

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Ajvar | a jar of comfort

If you visit Belgrade during the autumn season, you will notice the smoky smell of roasted peppers which fills the air. Amidst the fallen leaves which create a beautiful kaleidoscope of colours over the city, that overpowering smell can only mean one thing: it’s ajvar season. Ajvar is a savoury relish made from roasted red peppers across […]

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