Bath & Body Works | Festive Collection 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Perhaps, it may seem too early to get into the Christmas spirit, however there is nothing abnormal about that in my world. And the fact that Starbucks has started selling red velvet cakes and serve drinks in festive themed cups, is proof that its never too early! […]

Read More

Hello November!

Can you believe it is exactly 52 days until Christmas!? The weather in Abu Dhabi has completely changed and we are entering that eagerly awaited period when we can wear jumpers, dine al fresco, and enjoy walks along the Corniche. While I am a summer child, I simply adore those rainy days when I can […]

Read More

Ms. November | Meet Liz Beneski

Happy November! Can you guys believe its almost the end of 2017? This month, I have an extra special treat for our Pink Corner, in the form of our Ms. November. She is a true lady, who has not only changed my perspective on life, many times, but has encouraged me to fight for myself every […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Ms. October | Meet Monica Nucera

Happy October! This month officially marks the change of season in the UAE when things really start cooling down and our lives extend to the great outdoors!  I am delighted to highlight our Ms. October, a very special lady, who came into my life only 1 year ago, yet it seems we have known each […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Ms. September | Meet 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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Ms. August | Meet 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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Ms. July | Meet 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 […]

Read More

Ms. June | Meet 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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More