Post Tagged with: "shopping"

Destination Guides

Sassy and Lulu attempt to be posh

Sassy and Lulu attempt to be posh

This is part of a series of posts – to get in the mood, you might want to backtrack a little… This morning began with pork. Are you sensing a pattern? We fueled our day with Cumberland sausages and scrambled eggs at the Fleet River Bakery (Don’t go the bacon […]

June 15, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Well, I guess they’re not really secrets for those in the know, but I’m often asked where to get particular food items in Dubai. I’ll get a little tweet: “hey @the_hedonista – I know it’s the middle of winter, but where can I get zucchini flowers?”, or a food-obsessed mate […]

September 16, 2013 ×

Beautiful places and spaces, Destination Guides

Where’s your slice of South West Sri Lanka? Part 1

Where’s your slice of South West Sri Lanka? Part 1

I’ve been to Sri Lanka a few times now. It’s one of the only countries I find I can never get enough of (along with France and New Zealand). There’s always something I didn’t get to see, or didn’t have time to do, a dish I couldn’t find in a […]

January 24, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Armchair food travel

Armchair food travel

Different people travel for different reasons. Some like adventure – they seek adrenaline injections at mountain pinnacles, ocean depths, at the end of a rope or the start of a fall. Some need nature. They desire trappings that cannot be found in their common abodes, and instead search for mossy […]

March 7, 2012 ×

Culinary Travel, Eating up Dubai

Sweets in the Emirates – what and where to buy in Dubai

Sweets in the Emirates – what and where to buy in Dubai

I miss sugar. I’ve left it like an alcoholic leaves a drink. Precariously, I walk this sugar-free tightrope between poisoned pleasure and healthy pain, and every so often I fall. Arabia is obsessed with sugar. I see it every day in a multitude of disguises – each one more entrancing […]

February 14, 2012 ×