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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A picture story of Budapest

Budapest is a paradise for photography lovers like me, seems like every corner there is an image to be captured. I knew that sleeping and resting would be the last thing on my mind for my TwentyFour in this romantic city. I chose to have a guided tour for a few hours, so that I […]

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Cocoville – Dubai

 I could not resist the temptation to visit Cocoville the moment I first heard about it, I am absolutely in love with anything chocolaty and finally a place in Dubai that shares the same love. This super cosy and beautiful cafe specializes in handmade chocolates, from truffles to cakes and the best hot chocolates in Dubai. […]

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6 places to eat in Sofia

When we decided to go skiing in Bulgaria this year, I knew that we wouldn’t miss the opportunity to stay a few days in Sofia to enjoy their amazing restaurants and explore the city’s sights. Factory Rainbow – This small cozy cafe with big windows has a big selection of coffee, including my ultimate favorite flat white, […]

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Qambani Luxury Resort – Zanzibar

I craved for a relaxing holiday to celebrate my birthday, usually my travels are jam packed with activities and sight seeing. Zanzibar’s crystal clear water, soft white sand, fantastic food and warm hospitality, made it the easiest decision to head there for an extended weekend. Zanzibar is easily reached from Dubai, a 5 hours flight […]

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8 places to eat in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the best cities in the world, hands down. Endless things to do, see, and my favorite, LOTS to eat. This mega city has it all, from hidden gyoza places to high end restaurant, and all tasting simply divine. Gyoza-Ro Harajuku – A simple, fast and straight to the point restaurant serving the best […]

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Exploring the Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is situated in the heart of Dubai and flowing between Bur Dubai and Deira. This is where trading began more than a century ago, and it remains a vital place for regional traders. It is a very busy part of the town, making it nearly impossible to drive and find parking for that matter. I like […]

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