Places to Visit, Tourist Tips

One month on: 12 things I’ve learned about Dubai life

The main thing people talk about when it comes to moving to the Middle East are the laws; not being allowed to live together unmarried, no showing affection in public, not wearing revealing clothing… and all those other cultural things. But, there are a few other things I’d like to share beyond the classic Middle… Continue reading One month on: 12 things I’ve learned about Dubai life

Food, Places to Visit

Get Exploring This Weekend: The d3 Design District

The purpose built Design District is home to a collection of galleries, eateries, retail outlets and some very cool urban art that's free to discover.

Dessert, Food, Places to Visit

New Pretty Little Floral Cafe: The Candy Bar

The newly opened Candy Bar offers a huge selection of sweet treats, with a lunch/brunch menu due to launch. Its neutral colour theming, subtle hints of pastel and stunning floral ceiling, work together incredibly well to create a modern and chic aesthetic.

Places to Visit, Things to do

Thrill Seeking at the World’s Largest Indoor Theme Park: IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai

Protected from the Dubai heat, this theme park is in a fully air-conditioned giant warehouse, only 15 minutes from central Dubai. Featuring Marvel and Cartoon Network, the park hosts 22 rides, 25 retail outlets, and 28 places to buy food and drinks.

Dessert, Food

New Pastel Vintage Boutique Restaurant: The Mail Room

Opening only last week in Sharjah, The Mail Room is quirky, charming and intriguing. The combination of vintage and contemporary decor, with a lot of pink velvet, oozes elegance. Their show-stopping dessert, The Secret Garden, alone makes it certainly worth a visit. But it has so much more to offer than sweet treats.

Places to Visit, Things to do

Old Dubai’s Stunning Street Art: Al Karama

A world away from the shiny sky scrapers, this area is a great place to experience a completely different side to Dubai. Al Karama is home to 24 stunning street art murals that you must check out.

Dessert, Food

Dubai’s Ice Cream Pastel Paradise: Unicorn Vibes Sweets

Unicorns,  ice cream and pastel decor. Just 10 mins from Dubai Mall, this ice cream parlour has been dreamt up from Instagram 101 of what you should have to make your place Instaworthy.

brunch, Food, Lunch

A must visit brunch spot: Arrows & Sparrows

Boasting a colourful and healthy menu, A&S is a must visit. Their orange and ginger salmon, with broccoli mash, crispy leeks and dried lime, decorated with edible flowers was absolutely delicious. Not to mention their pretty interior.

Places to Visit, Things to do

One heck of a shopping centre: The Dubai Mall

Adventuring in the worlds largest mall, discovering that it has more to offer than just your average shops or food court. See the light show, the aquarium and so much more.