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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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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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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Travel Diary | Explore Novi Sad

Novi Sad, Serbia’s second largest city, is located 1 hour north of Belgrade in the fertile region of Vojvodina. The city was the epitome of culture and finesse, earning it the name “Serbian Athens”, where every Serbian poet, writer, artist, painter and journalist once lived or worked. Novi Sad flourished in the 18th century under […]

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Fall in love with Florence!

I have visited many beautiful Italian cities, each one with it’s own charm and importance, however it wasn’t until this summer when I stepped foot into Florence, that I was captivated by the city. For those who do not know (yet), I am very passionate about history – I simply love to learn about the […]

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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 […]

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Travel Diary | One day in Pisa

My family and I enjoyed a day trip to Pisa to see it’s world renowned “Leaning Tower”, located only 50 minutes away from Florence by train. At first sight, the Tuscan town is like any other in the region, set against a backdrop of vivid greenery, low lying buildings and a long medieval history. Upon arrival […]

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Cinque Terre | A visitor’s guide

The Cinque Terre (five lands) is one of the most charming and colourful regions of Italy, located along the North Western coast of Liguria. The remoteness of the cliff-side fishing towns, paved a relaxed and easygoing way of life for the local residents, until the tourism boom hit a few years ago. The region today […]

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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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Going Out | 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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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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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 […]

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Ageing Gracefully

They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – meaning, different people see our beauty differently, including ourselves. Having just entered my 30’s, I can definitely attest to having spotted a sliver of glittery hair and my laugh lines become more prominent. My hair is not in the best position at the […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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