The biggest struggle (very first world) since moving to the UAE has been finding a hairdresser who knows how to deal with highlighted hair. My first experience was OK, my second experience was horrific and haunts me to this day but finally, after months of searching, I have found a salon with properly trained hairdressers … Continue reading Calling all blondes 💇🏼
Where on earth is Zaya Nurai Island I hear you say. No, its not in the Seychelles or the Maldives but it is in fact 20 mins off the coast of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi! While it very much feels like a luxurious Maldivian resort, the property is located on a private island in … Continue reading One night in Zaya Nurai Island
In the run up to the Formula one in Abu Dhabi last year I completed Get Driver Fit. This was a 6 week intense fitness program free to everyone in Abu Dhabi. I went to all kinds of classes from bootcamp at the Yas Marina Circuit to Yoga in Body Tree Studios and Circuit training … Continue reading Guava Pass
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
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!
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!
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 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
This morning I did something I have wanted to do since I moved here 4 months ago. A friend had her Mum visiting and they invited me to join them at the Eastern Mangroves for an early morning kayak. Perfect opportunity. We booked through the company Noukhada and decided to depart from their E48 launch … Continue reading Kayaking through the Mangroves!
Yes...this is an actual place! I read about Happiness Island on Instagram and naturally couldn't wait to go so I contacted them on Facebook to get some information about how to get there and how much it cost. As with a lot of things in Abu Dhabi it's difficult to find information. The person messaging … Continue reading Happiness Island