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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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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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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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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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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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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Meet Ms. July – Jasmin Haas

It’s summer and I can’t think of a better way to start this month than my spotlighting my best friend, Jasmin Haas! The story of our friendship started in 2011 when I started my new job at InterContinental Abu Dhabi. She worked in Sales, I worked in Events so we often collaborated together on projects and […]

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Meet Ms. June – Biljana Milic

Happy June ladies! I have decided to start a new project for my “Ladies Corner” which will highlight one special lady every month who has made a difference in my life. The aim of this project is to spread as much empowerment as possible and in a way to bring us all together. Although we […]

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It’s Book O’Clock!

Hello ladies! For my first post in the “Ladies Corner” I though it would be nice to put together a small reading list, as I am currently on the look out for a great book! I have recently finished reading “Thrive” by Arianna Huffington, a book which challenges us to really thrive in our lives, […]

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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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