Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Yas Viceroy is by far the most futuristic hotel I have even been to, designed with speed and motion in mind. It is located directly on the F1 circuit, something that quickly drew me in as I vividly remember watching every race as a child for Ayrton Senna, my favorite driver of all time. The […]

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A day in Lake Como

Lake Como is located in Lombardy, Italy, set against the foothills of the Alps. It is by far the most spectacular lake of the region, with many ancient towns and stunning villas. It’s depth (average of 154 meters) gives Lake Como its remarkable blue color. Spring and autumn are the best time to visit Lake Como. […]

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7 Most Insta-Worthy spots in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most photographed cities in the world and one of the most visited in Europe. The architecture there is fascinating, the works of Gaudi seen in many parts of the city can inspire anyone to take many photos and of course share it on social media. Along with that there is […]

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10 Essential Travel Tips for Provence

Our weekend getaway has made me fall in love with Provence, giving me a desire to visit this region again. For those of you who wish to visit this wonderful part of France, these are my 10 essential travel tips. 1- Choose to visit during the last week of June. Why? Because you avoid the […]

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Koh Rong Island – Cambodia

Koh Rong is a gorgeous sandy island with the clearest water on the coast of Cambodia, reachable by boat from Sihanoukville. I loved the fact that I totally forgot what traffic noises were like, as I only heard the sounds of waves and rain drops during our stay (visiting in late May meant beginning of […]

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Sala Lodges – Siem Reap

The dream of visiting Cambodia, and witnessing its many wonders has been on my mind for as long as I can remember. I wanted my visit to be nothing short of perfect, and to really connect with it’s culture and people. During my research I came upon Sala Lodges, instantly falling in love with its unique […]

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Keeping it cool during the summer in the UAE

Summer is making its way into the UAE. In July daily temperatures reach mid 40°C or more. The water of the Arabian Gulf can reach a temperature of over 30°C , making it nearly impossible to spend a long time at the beach. The best way to stay outdoors is lounging by the pool at one of the amazing hotels here in the UAE, where pools […]

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Katsuya is back in Dubai

Katsuya finally opened its doors this past Saturday at the new Jumeirah Al Naseem hotel. With views of Burj Al Arab, the restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Accents of wood and marble can be seen through out its interior, and the sushi counter right in the middle of the restaurant as the main focal point. I waited […]

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Jolie Floral Boutique Café – Dubai

My first impression walking up to Jolie is that I am in a meadow at springtime, when flowers are at their full bloom covering every space with their beauty and fragrance. This is honestly the perfect place to meet up with girlfriends for an afternoon tea, have a romantic date, or simply disconnect from the busy city and enjoy the […]

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Cherry Blossom in Kyoto

I have long dreamt of visiting Kyoto during cherry blossom season, and finally the day had arrived.  Cherry blossom is know as “sakura” in Japanese, and its the country’s national flower. They symbolise the fragility and the beauty of life. It’s a reminder that life is truly beautiful but that it is also very short. Their blossom […]

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