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Eating up Dubai

Brunch at Tower of the Arab

Brunch at Tower of the Arab

When I had never been to Dubai, there were three things that came to mind when someone spoke it’s name. Sand, gold, and The Burj. At that stage, it was still simply ‘The Burj’, in the times before there were so many burjs in the city that it was eventually […]

May 8, 2015 ×

Hotel Reviews, Photo stories, reviews

Bab al Shams – Doorway to the Sun

Bab al Shams – Doorway to the Sun

Over the dunes, in a kingdom far, far away, there is an oasis they call Bab al Shams, or doorway to the sun. Photostory – review follows the gallery.

December 29, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai, News Events and More

Dream Diary December 12 – Christmas!

Dream Diary December 12 – Christmas!

Here we go folks – last news before Christmas. If I get time between parties, I’ll let you know what’s going on for new year, but this should take you up to the 25th at least. Included are some of the las places left to book Christmas lunch, and then […]

December 12, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai, Restaurants, reviews

I'm sure they pinched these off my Nan

Tom and Serg – a Melbourne Cafe in Dubai

Left brain: go home. Think about it. Give it some time. Let them settle in, then go back and review on an established product. Right brain: People need to know about this place! Left brain: They already do. Other media are all over this place. You can’t provide anything they […]

November 23, 2013 ×

Activities, Other accommodation, Photo stories, reviews

Platinum Heritage Desert Safari

Platinum Heritage Desert Safari

Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to go on a desert safari that wasn’t like all the others in Dubai…. Photostory. Details follow.

November 19, 2013 ×

News Events and More

Dream Diary November 13

Dream Diary November 13

Here’s my fortnightly (sort-of) roundup on events in Dubai and further afield if you feel like jumping on a plane. This time there is a truffle focus. Next time, Christmas! Local Truffle season When: now What: many of Dubai’s best restaurants will have seasonal truffle menus in place. Although truffles […]

November 13, 2013 ×

News Events and More

Dream Diary October 29

Dream Diary October 29

A little early this fortnight – considering Halloween is happening in two days, I thought it vital I give you a little time to ponder the spooktacular selections (Oh dear. I’m very sorry for that awful pun). I’m also going to keep it local this fortnight, as there’s quite a […]

October 28, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Voi. French-Vietnamese? Or Vietnamese-French?

Voi. French-Vietnamese? Or Vietnamese-French?

The ideal dining experience is sometimes a question of fate. The recipe of situation, circumstance, object and feeling coming together with time. It’s rare to get a near-perfect meal, but I had one last Sunday night. The situation was on the Palm Jumeirah – near it’s southern tip, in Vôi restaurant. […]

October 21, 2013 ×

News Events and More

Dream Diary October 3

Dream Diary October 3

A couple of decent things worth knowing: Local Eid al Adha When: October 14thish for a few days – but doesn’t matter because we’re all taking the week off! At home: Arafat day followed by two days of Eid Holiday is marked in Dubai by what else but 24-hour shopping. […]

October 3, 2013 ×