The Moons of Forgiveness Display in Dubai Mall

By | August 26, 2013

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There is something magical about Arabian calligraphy, I’ve always stopped and admired a beautifully written letter in Arabic for as long as I could remember, and there are many different fonts, each spectacular in it’s own way. When I was last in Dubai I was walking around in Dubai Mall when I saw a spectacular sight that made me stop and pay attention. Read more »

Al Nassma Camel Milk Cafe and Chocolates in the Avenues

By | April 1, 2013

anclcmc-004-1I was walking in the souk district in the Avenues when I noticed a new cafe had opened up. When I got closer, I realised it was Al Nassma Cafe. Al Nassma is a well known chocolate brand from Dubai and what makes it special is that their fine chocolates are made with camel milk, which also makes them the first and only chocolatiers that user camel milk to produce their chocolates.  Read more »

The Buraiqa’a Ring from Burqa’a & Agal

By | March 16, 2013

brfbaafd-005-1the 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 Read more »

Things to Do in Dubai: Zaroob Restaurant

By | June 25, 2012

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. Read more »

Book Review: Desperate in Dubai by Ameera Al Hakawati

By | June 18, 2012

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 Read more »

Magnolia Bakery, Dubai

By | February 7, 2011

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I’ve never been to NYC before so I haven’t tried Magnolia Bakery’s cupcakes in the states. I have however allowed myself to indulge -err or over indulge-  in them ever since I found out they are being sold in Bloomingdale’s Dubai Mall. Read more »