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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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united arab emirates: an eternal love

Today marks exactly 5 years since I first arrived in the land of glitter and gold, the United Arab Emirates, and so I am very pleased to share with you my own personal kaleidoscope of this beautiful country. For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit yet, the UAE is formed of […]

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