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A Mini Guide to visiting Hatta

Aside from the azure glazed Arabian Sea and sparkly desert, the UAE’s natural landscape is filled with mountains, wadis, mangroves, dams, sabkas and oases. Set against the backdrop of the Hajjar “rocky” mountains and crystal blue coloured bodies of water, Hatta is an enclave located around 2.5 hours from Abu Dhabi, and is an escape for […]

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5 Things to Do in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is a haven for leisure lovers searching for sun, sand, sea, and adventure. Sitting on the northern most part of the United Arab Emirates, the beautiful emirate is rich with history and culture. During the Christmas holidays, my mum and I spent 3 days learning about the important and vibrant history of […]

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Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival

With my parents in town over the holidays, and having checked off most of our “to do list”, I decided to take them to the annual Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival. Held every year in Al Wathba, just 40 minutes drive from Abu Dhabi city centre, the festival features Emirati traditions and heritage, while also showcasing […]

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10 great ways to enjoy the Abu Dhabi winter

Abu Dhabi is enjoying it’s best weather at the moment, and for those of us living here – we truly know how to appreciate the short cool months we have, before the heatwave hits. It’s the best time to spend time outside, so here is a list of my favourite places and activities to enjoy […]

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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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Discover Abu Dhabi

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 gelato 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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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 memories from this beautiful country. For those of you who have not had the opportunity to visit yet, the UAE is […]

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