Crust Brunch, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi

I have been on a self imposed brunch ban since mid February and what better way to break the ban than a visit to the Four Seasons.  I had heard great reviews about their 'Crust' brunch and I was excited for May 5th to roll around and try it out for myself. We arrived for … Continue reading Crust Brunch, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi

36 hours in Sri Lanka

We weren't sure if spending 36 hours in Sri Lanka was going to be a waste of time as we were only stopping in on our way to The Maldives but it was just enough time to leave both myself and D wanting for more! We arrived into Colombo from Abu Dhabi around 9pm at … Continue reading 36 hours in Sri Lanka

Camping trip in the Desert!

We were recently invited on a desert camping trip by a friend who was going with a group of seasoned campers.  As this is something we have been excited about doing since moving to the UAE,  we jumped at the chance.   We left Abu Dhabi at 12 noon and got to the meet up … Continue reading Camping trip in the Desert!

7 Days in Zanzibar

Ohhh Zanzibar where do I start...Ok so we flew with Etihad direct from Abu Dhabi to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania and because I'm a pathetic flyer and hate small propeller planes we travelled from Dar to Zanzibar by ferry. On arrival into Dar you have to pay $50USD for your entry visa.  This is … Continue reading 7 Days in Zanzibar

Five FAQs about life in the UAE…answered!

Living in the UAE is a wonderful experience and I often get asked about what day to day life is like.  I decided to put together some facts about life here and answer some of the questions that I get asked regularly. Can you drink / buy alcohol here? YES!  All hotels and hotel restaurants … Continue reading Five FAQs about life in the UAE…answered!

Top 5 Casual Eats in Abu Dhabi…so far!

There are so many amazing restaurants in Abu Dhabi but sometimes you just want something without fuss or a dress code but that still hits the spot. Approaching our 6 month anniversary in Abu Dhabi I thought I would do a quick list of my favourite casual eateries!  It will be interesting to look back … Continue reading Top 5 Casual Eats in Abu Dhabi…so far!

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

Abu Dhabi Golf Club hosted the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship from Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd of January 2017.  I knew I would be there for the 4 days as a spectator so I decided to volunteer!  At the beginning of January I sent an email off and signed myself up for 4 days. … Continue reading Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

Brunch at The Palace

Emirates Palace is without doubt my favourite hotel in Abu Dhabi.  There are many beautiful hotels in the UAE, but for me Emirates Palace is magical.  The Palace sits on 1 million square metres of land comprising of  302 deluxe luxury rooms including 92 suites.  The hotel has 2000 staff members from 50 different countries … Continue reading Brunch at The Palace

Three days in Cairo

D had a few days off over National Day and we were quite excited about our first one in the UAE, until a friend mentioned that she was going to book flights to Cairo for the weekend and asked if we would like to join.  Cairo is not somewhere that either of us had on … Continue reading Three days in Cairo

Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

D and I decided when we first moved to Abu Dhabi that we were definitely going to buy tickets for the 2016 Abu Dhabi GP final at Yas Marina Circuit.  Having both followed Formula One in the nineties and early noughties we thought it would be a fun thing to do once in our lives. … Continue reading Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix