Archive For The “Dubai” Category
See-through clear bags are not new per say, they’ve come and gone on the fashion scene several times before. I remember sporting a big see-through blue on my first day of college back in 1998. These days everyone is
the other day I stumbled along a new booth in the P2bk village that sold cute accessories. The name of the business is “Burga’a & Agal” and they came all the way from Dubai, UAE to participate in the P2bk exhibition and I loved what they had in display. The traditional
I’m a big fan of Armani Cafe and I couldn’t wait for it to open in Kuwait. The day it first opened I wanted to go right away but I was told that their menu wasn’t complete and that their pizza will be available in two week’s time so I waited for a few weeks [...]
If you thought the cupcake craze was dwindling you might want to hold that thought for a new cupcake bakery in Kuwait is opening its doors next week. Not any cupcake store, mind you, it’s the cupcake bakery, the one is thought responsible for starting the cupcake hoopla in the first place, Magnolia’s Bakery.
Dear fellow Kuwaitis, there is no need to lug tins of Garrett’s Popcorn on the plane home from Dubai for their first branch in Kuwait is now open in The Grand Avenues! I tried to take enough pictures but many
For the past year all I’ve been hearing from people who frequent Dubai was Zaroob and Zaroob. I’ve seen the pictures and I liked what I saw, a middle eastern eatery so funky you can spend hours looking at the different decor details and yet discover something new.
Do you know what’s it like to have one of your dreams come true? The rush of emotion that engulfs you in sheer happiness, knocking the breath out of your lungs and transforming you into an emotional heap?
I went to see this movie just to kill some time. I didn’t have any high expectations as I don’t much like either of its stars (Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, yes I don’t like Tatum much) and the story seemed exhausted already. However, I was in for a pleasant surprise as I enjoyed the movie very [...]
Ever since I’ve first set foot in Dubai mall, I’ve cast long sad glances at the bottom of its spectacular fountains and wished I could sit as close to the fountain’s pool as I could. Sadly, the only two restaurants with tables overlooking that area were Entercoute
The reputation of this book has made it all the way to Kuwait. The books name has always been in the back of my mind for some reason, only when news of it being banned earlier this year did I really cement its title in my
Have you ever gazed upon those statues in the fountain of Dubai mall and envied them? They seem so fit, daring, brave, and carefree as they
Saturday! O the national holidays are getting closer too! The mood is perfectly set for breakfast especially given that the good weather won’t be lasting much longer 7safa 3leeh! What I really really want is to board a plane to Dubai, drive into the Lime Tree Cafe, and have a hearty breakfast there. We once [...]
My husband’s friend was recently in Dubai when he saw the new Nespresso capsule flavors so he very generously brought my husband all three new
I had received an email yesterday regarding my Dathra book that had immediately reduced me to tears. Big fat tears of happiness. Nora, a Kuwaiti Dathra Fan who was in Dubai and passed by Kinokuniya to get a copy of my book took the pictures above and below for me. Do you notice something? Perhaps [...]
F6aim, a dear reader of my blog from Dubai, was kind enough to go to shoot thoese pictures of my humble book placed proudly in Kinokuniya Dubai. It is under the Local interests section right below ‘I am Nejoud’ book which is highly acclaimed. My book. My lovely book! I still cannot wrap my head [...]
A fan of Dathra? Then I have AWSOME news to share with you all. You see if you are in Dubai, or will be in Dubai next week for Eid, you might want to stop by a book shop in a mall to check out my book, Yawmyat Wa7da Q8ya Dathra, and take a picture [...]
Yesterday I was in 360 Cinescape when I saw an exhibition of the Cinema’s History and artifacts in Kuwait. It is so worth a visit and I enjoyed it very much. What caught my attention however is the stars who once sang in cinema Al Andalus. I knew Abdul halim, fairuz,om Kalthom sang there in [...]
Isn’t it magnificent?! The perfect place to have a cup of coffee!
Be like this cat… fall asleep happily no matter what your surroundings are… it’s the best way to preserve your beauty! You can buy this picture from Q8Printer.com (link)
I wanted to visit the viewing platform at the top of Burj Khalifa for quite some time. We stood in the queue once only to find that the instant admission is for 400 AED and that all the future tickets were sold out! The next time i went to Dubai i did my homework and [...]
If you read my blog you would know that i adore Carluccio’s in the UK (post). Specifically their Pasta E Fagioli soup in the cold winter <3 So i have been waiting for Carluccio’s to open in Kuwait ever since i tried it in Dubai (post)… and finally it
My two favourite sections of Gallery Lafayette are: The Home & Furniture section and for
When i went to Dubai i asked you my dear readers to give me hints of places to try. Dear Ansam suggested i try social house. When i was in Dubai mall i passed by Social House and i remembered seeing it the last time i was there and thinking it looks good! So i [...]