Dubai from the Sky

An inspiring blend of sophisticated luxury, authentic Indian heritage and contemporary style – Taj Dubai is a world-class destination. Experience great Indian hospitality at the shores of modern Arabia. This post is thanks to Dubai Tourism and Nuffnang One way to see all of Dubai and its surrounds is via the sky. I have been lucky…

Dubai and the Desert

Dubai in the Desert

Dubai is surrounded by the sea on one side and the desert on the others.  The desert is not to be missed.  If you’re like me, you’d assume that it’s just a vast sandy place with little vegetation or appeal.  The first is true, there is little vegetation, but it has a beauty that has…

What I Wore in Dubai

I didn’t have much time to take photos of my outfits while I was away in Dubai (the itinerary was packed with activities back to back!). But here is a little taste. First night in Dubai on my way to the China Grill.   Casual on top of the Burj Khalifa (read about my experience…

No Ordinary Holiday

I can’t believe how fortunate I am that I got to go on this incredible trip to Dubai with the Nuffnang Bloggerati gang (who were fabulous to get to know and have now become friends) sponsored by Dubai Tourism and I’ve shared some of my highlights already on the fabulous palatial hotel I stayed at,…

No Ordinary Hotel

  This Bloggerati Getaway is sponsored by Dubai Tourism The Palace Downtown Dubai is no ordinary hotel.  From the entrance gates to the pool, it’s exotic and beautiful and resembles a Middle Eastern palace.  I’ve stayed at many 5 star hotels over the years with work and conferences, many have a generic ‘hotel’ feel where…

No Ordinary Mall

Today I spent the better part of the day at The Dubai Mall.  Now I’m a pretty experienced shopper, and have been to malls and shopping centres all over the world.  I’ve seen some big ones, and some with one attraction. But I have to say I’ve never seen a mall quite like The Dubai…

No Ordinary High Tea

Cakes, chocolates, scones, jam and cream (that came in a tube). These are just some of the delights I consumed at our Fashion High Tea at the luxurious Egyptian themed Raffles Dubai hotel. Why is it called a “Fashion High Tea”? Well,  some of the delicacies resemble fashion items. A red shoe made from chocolate…