Roberto’s Abu Dhabi

“Italian food is all about ingredients. And its not fussy and its not fancy” – Wolfgang Puck My love for Italian food, has been a lifelong affair … pasta in all shapes, sizes and textures, in particular. While I do explore with new dishes and creations, Italian food is always my home comfort. Having travelled […]

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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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La Perle | A Night of Splendour

Theatre arts has always been my biggest passion. From a young age, I was on the stage during talent shows, choirs and musicals, and it was in fact my greatest dream to be on the stage. I have seen a number of incredible Cirque du Soleil shows over the years, however none have left me completely […]

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#TimesUp

The last few days, #TimesUp exploded all over social media, signifying a solidarity among men and women against sexual harassment in the US. Celebrities marked a very bold statement by wearing black at the 75th Golden Globes Awards where women were encouraged to speak up about their abuse experiences. That same night, history for women […]

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi is located on the beautiful Saadiyat Island, which is the city’s cultural district. 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 […]

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Exploring Abu Dhabi with Cyacle

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” – John F Kennedy. Cycling has always been one of my favourite hobbies, and I can’t agree more with JFK’s quote above. While travelling the world, I love to rent a bike and explore the destination on wheels, with the wind in my hair. When […]

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Mr. January | Omar Al Busaidy

Happy new year everyone! As I am sure you are aware by now, 7 months ago I started an empowerment section of the blog, where I showcased 1 incredible woman  each month, who’s story inspired and motivated me. This year, I’m opening the floor to inspiring men in our community, and to kick start 2018, I […]

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Hello January!

New year, new possibilities! As we all reflect on the past year and look forward to improving ourselves this year, I have decided to focus only on 2 resolutions (as opposed to 10+). My aim for 2018 is to put myself on the top of my own priority list by taking care of my well being […]

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Reflections | 2017

I can’t believe it is officially the last day of 2017 … where has the time gone!? As I reflect back on my life in the passed 12 months, I can only smile because I have achieved some incredible milestones despite the number of challenges that knocked on my door. I find that the older […]

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Christmas Around the World

Christmas is the most magical time of the year for my family and me. It is not only a time of reflection when Christ was born, but a time to recognize just how much of an impact that tiny baby has made in the world. I love to look back at traditions and appreciate how […]

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23 leading lady films to inspire you

Have you ever noticed how few films exist where women play the lead role, or revolve about something amazing a woman has achieved throughout humanity?I assure you, its minimal compared to male dominating roles. This interesting fact inspired me to compile a handy list of films where women do take centre stage, and even better, […]

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Vanilice | Serbian Christmas Cookies

With my mum in town, I thought it would be a nice share her recipe for Vanilice, a traditional Serbian cookie, baked during the holidays and special events, best enjoyed with a warm cup of tea or coffee. Ingredients: 200 gr. butter 1 whole egg + 1 egg yolk 4 T powdered sugar 100 gr. […]

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Christmas special | My top 10 favourite Christmas movies

Growing up, the festive season was very special for my brother and me, particularly when I moved to boarding school. During those Christmas breaks, we spent hours watching Christmas movies, attending festive events, and of course we couldn’t wait to open up our presents on that early Christmas morning! Sadly this year, my brother will […]

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Expat Life | What is it really like?

The dictionary defines an expatriate as “someone who lives outside of his/her native country” – which is the most basic definition possible. But once you get past that definition and really start to look into what an expat’s life is really like, you start to understand that there is so much more to it. My […]

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La Mer Dubai | Eat. Play. Unwind

A few weeks ago, I wrote a feature about my favourite part of Dubai, also known as Old Dubai, which is filled with authentic souks, exotic scents and beautiful textiles. A few weekends later, I found myself exploring a more modern part of Dubai, which has automatically listed itself ALSO, as my favourite place to […]

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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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Hello December!

It’s officially my favourite time of the year, that magical festive spirit! During the weekend, I found some time to put up my Christmas decorations, experiment with fairy lights and decorate my little tree. The apartment smells like a gingerbread house by now, and I am ready to accept presents! 🙂 The best present for […]

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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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Ms. December | Meet Shaden Bolbol

It’s officially the last month of 2017, I mean how did the year pass by so quickly!? I hope the past 11 months have been rewarding and enriching for you, despite all the challenges which have come up too. To end the year, I am absolutely delighted to highlight a very special lady, whom I […]

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Abu Dhabi | Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

I consider myself to be a seasoned hotelier by now, having spent 10 years of my life working in the industry, and 4 years studying the field. As much as I despise hotels at times, there is an element which hits a soft spot, and that is the magic which we lose sight of. Growing […]

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