Going Out | 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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Going Out | Toro Toro

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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Going Out | 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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Going Out | 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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Amazing Abu Dhabi | What I love about this city

Abu Dhabi is an incredible place to live, every resident will tell you that. From the easy going pace of life, to the first class healthcare, education, glitzy hotels, and countless options for dining and nightlife, it is growing on the global scene every day. The city is filled with growing possibilities, which make me […]

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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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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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a gelatissimo afternoon with nonna.

Everybody knows I adore ice cream. It’s no secret that where ever in the world I go, taking a break, means a visit to the “gelateria”.  There is something so emotionally satisfying with every scoop, it always connects me with my childhood. My friend Monica, made my dream come true when she invited me to […]

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happiness found.

What is happiness? Is it a delicious chocolate ice cream? Is it those shoes which you finally found on sale? Is it cuddling the cutest puppy or perhaps travelling to a beautiful destination? Well, if you are like me then “all of the above” checks the box, however this time, I literally found happiness .. in […]

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hidden gems of uae: art house cafe

 Happy Saturday fellow readers! I have decided to add a new themed series of postcards to this blog, highlighting special places in the United Arab Emirates, which I have discovered, fallen in love with, and hope you will too. While most of these gems will be in Abu Dhabi (my home for the passed 5 […]

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Life is an adventure | Ras Al Khaimmah

“You’re finally on holiday, time to slip into the forgiving elastic waistband of your swimwear, lie back, order some fries from the poolside bar and not move from that position until the sun sets. Right?” – I look up from the magazine I’m reading and think: ABSOLUTELY RIGHT! My best friend recently visited the UAE on […]

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mother of the nation.

Today’s postcard is quite special as it features my experience at a brand new festival in Abu Dhabi called “Mother of the Nation” which takes place from 24th March – 2nd April.  If you live in Abu Dhabi, you will have noticed a display of colourful posters and a kaleidoscope of adverts throughout social media […]

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death defying acts.

The circus is in town! As a child, I have always been fascinated by the circus and enjoyed every single show I watched! From animal tricks to acrobatic stunts, I was in complete awe of the skill and perfection every performer executes. The older I got, I became more interested in the behind the scenes action […]

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love. food. festival.

There is no love sincerer, than the love of food – George Bernard Shaw I am a foodie. There is no exaggeration about that. My mum visited me last week to help out with my big move to the new apartment and conveniently during the weekend, Abu Dhabi put on the “Love Food Festival” at Mushrif Central […]

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the year of the red fire monkey.

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! The year of the Red Fire Monkey is predicted to bring a lot of financial change and creativity as the monkey is all about being innovative and creative. What I really love about this country is the acceptance, tolerance and celebration of all cultures. Abu Dhabi has put on an […]

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blue skies and frosting.

It is exactly two weeks since I returned back to Abu Dhabi, and what a whirlwind it has been! My new job literally has taken 99% of my life and time, and sadly I haven’t had any chance at all to catch up with friends and explore the new things which I missed out on since […]

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home is where the heart is.

Today’s postcard comes to you from Abu Dhabi, the land of glitter and gold! The past days have gone by in the blink of an eye and I still get goosebumps when I think of the journey I took, on that last day of 2015 … to where I am now. My family and I spent the most […]

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live.laugh.love.

Happy New Year fellow readers! I hope that you have celebrated a fantastic ending to 2015, and welcomed the new year surrounded with loved ones and full of happiness! Looking back to 1st January 2015, I was surrounded by the love of my family and excited about what the new year would bring……well it turned […]

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