Destination Sydney

Destination Sydney

This trip was provided to me thanks to Nuffnang, Destination NSW, Qantas and Rydges I love a weekend away.  It makes it feel like the weekend is more than just a couple of days and so I was thrilled when I was offered the opportunity by Destination NSW and Nuffnang to spend a few days in…

A Day Out in Melbourne

Last weekend my husband and I decided to be tourists in our own town. We had thought about going away (it was a long weekend here) but couldn’t decide where to go and then I thought, why not do all those touristy things in here which I’ve never got round to doing! So we booked…

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 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…

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…