Dubai Creek – Souqs, Spices & Sails

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Dubai Creek "Pashmina, Watches, Spices, Perfume, Turkish Delight .... come look my friend, come look, I give you best prices". It's ten o'clock on a weekday morning and already the Spice Souq is bustling with tourists and the shopkeepers are busy trying to herd people into their shops, to taste,…

I don’t want you to come to Dubai ….

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I don’t want you to come to Dubai …

and leave thinking that Dubai is all about Five Star Hotels, VIP Experiences, pristine Hotel Beaches, Expensive Night Clubs, Shopping and the Desert !

I want you to come to Dubai and see it all !! See Dubai, the place I call home, for all that it has on offer from Seven Star to No Star there’s absolutely something here for everyone. (more…)

Anantara, Eastern Mangroves & Boa Steak House

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Anantara, Eastern Mangroves My last staycation in Abu Dhabi involved a few days of rest and relaxation. The plan involved nothing more than a quick drive to Abu Dhabi with my 'activity list' including nothing more energetic than to relax by the pool, read a book, sip a cocktail or…

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi – StayCation

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The St. Regis Abu Dhabi  From the outside I have to admit this hotel doesn't look much, in fact it looks like a typical office block, enter from the side of the building, valet park your car and then step into an amazing lobby, marble clad, light, spacious and with…

DayCation at Ritz-Carlton JBR

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If you live in Dubai you will have heard of the term StayCation last weekend I indulged in a DayCation at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in JBR  - like the StayCation but without the Stay, the Daycation as the name suggests lasts for the Day. Unlike a lot of my friends, I'm one…

What to do in Abu Dhabi – Summer 2014

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My Abu Dhabi affair – part 2 I’ve been having an affair !! I tried to keep it quiet, but to be honest I couldn’t help myself !! Those of you who know me for real, or through my social media channels may have spotted the tell tale signs a…

RTA Ferry Trip & Art Cafe – Bastikiya

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Running of ideas of things to do with your visitors ? Fancying something new - then a trip on the RTA Ferry could just the thing for you ! I've often run around Dubai Marina and seen the RTA Ferry gliding by (unlike my running style!)  and thought about taking…

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