Review: Ritz Carlton JBR, Dubai – Lobby Lounge Traditional Afternoon Tea

What’s the story? It’s been 18 months and I still haven’t done an afternoon tea in Dubai so I thought it was about time to tick this one off the bucket list. Having been to…

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Guide to Dubai on a budget – luxury for less

  Following on from Chris’s guide on how to do luxury for less in Barbados (see the full post here), I thought it was worthwhile doing something similar for Dubai. Dubai, like Barbados, is often…

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Review: Thiptara Brunch, Dubai – Taste of Thai Lunch

  What’s the story? Thiptara is a popular Thai restaurant based in the Palace Hotel, Downtown Dubai. Alongside Thiptara, The Palace is also home to Argentinian steak restaurant, Asado, and International and Arabic buffet joint,…

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Dubai Mall – top 10 (non-shopping related!) things to see and do

Dubai Mall – the world’s largest shopping centre and the worst place for people who hate shopping? Or not… turns out Dubai mall has a lot more to offer beyond all the shops (which are…

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Top 3 Dubai staycation deals for Summer 2018

  If you live in Dubai you’ll know that the summer is best avoided. Although ideally you’d leave for these months when temperatures regularly top 40 degree celsius, that’s often wishful thinking and not possible.…

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