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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]