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Ramadan in Abu Dhabi

Ramadan marks the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and is observed around the world through fasting, which is one of the five pillars of Islam. Having lived in Nigeria, I was always accustomed to the sound of prayer time across the mosques, however it wasn’t until I moved to the UAE that I truly […]

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I got my driving license!

Today is a historic day! At 31 years old, I have officially completed my driving school and am now a licensed driver! And I say that with the utmost pride, because I have absolutely NEVER had any interest nor intention to drive, not to mention: strong fear of the roads. I was always very comfortable […]

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In pictures | An island getaway

Last weekend, the “explorer” side of me, was itching to go on an adventure. With the temperature rising daily in the UAE (hello summer), I felt the best option was something aqua related, and so I booked the Island Beach Getaway trip through Captain Tony’s. I will let the pictures speak for themselves, however here […]

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Culture & History in Abu Dhabi

Did you know that Abu Dhabi is filled with cultural spots? The late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the UAE knew the importance in which history and our past plays in our future, and very beautifully said: “He who does not know his past cannot make the best of his present and […]

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Mother of the Nation Festival 2018 | Bigger, Better & More Colourful!

Last weekend, the Mother of the Nation festival officially kicked off in Abu Dhabi! This is my absolute favourite event, filled with interactive activities, nom-ilicious dining, and superb live entertainment! I was so excited when the first festival launched a few years ago (click here to refresh your memory), however this year is bigger, better, […]

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Abu Dhabi Festival 2018

It’s that time of year again, when ADMAF (Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation) fills the capital with wonderful works of art in the form of opera, dance, ballet, classical music and so much more! Of all the annual Abu Dhabi events, this festival is my absolute favourite, as I really miss the arts & […]

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Picture perfect spots in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is filled with incredible places, exciting dining destinations, nature and beautiful views. For 7 years I have called this beautiful city my home, and I can’t express how much I love exploring its charms. Pictures speak louder than words, so I’m delighted to share some of my favourite spots in the city for that […]

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Van Gogh Alive | The Experience

Have you guys seen the latest art phenomenon in Abu Dhabi? A few days ago my girlfriends and I spent a few hours immersing in Post-Impressionist masterpieces by Vincent Van Gogh in the form of a 4D experience. Located at the Abu Dhabi National Theatre, this incredible gallery illuminates the life of Vincent Van Gogh […]

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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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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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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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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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Taste of Abu Dhabi

One of Abu Dhabi’s most popular annual food festivals, Taste of Abu Dhabi, hit the capital last weekend at Du Arena, Yas Island. Held from Thursday until Saturday, the 3 day event highlighted some of Abu Dhabi’s best restaurants including Flooka, Hickory’s, Leopold’s of London, Sho Cho and top notch names like Bu!, Roberto’s, Toro […]

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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 […]

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Toro Toro Abu Dhabi

There’s a new kid on our Abu Dhabi block, and I am absolutely in love with it! Toro Toro Abu Dhabi has officially opened a few weeks ago, and following a mega successful opening party where almost every resident in Abu Dhabi attended, I decided to check it out on a Friday night. Toro Toro […]

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Eat Greek Kouzina

Last weekend I enjoyed a leisurely lunch with friends at the recently opened Eat Greek Kouzina at the Galleria Mall. I love Greek food so I was very excited to try it out, not to mention I had already seen too many mouthwatering images on Instagram! *** THE RESTAURANT The restaurant is located on the […]

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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 […]

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Where shall we meet?

Being European, café culture runs in my veins, and we take our rendez-vouses very seriously. Whether its to snuggle up with a great book while sipping on warm tea, or spend time with friends and loved ones, cafés are homey places which bring people together. Abu Dhabi is filled with incredible concepts – international and local, […]

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