Arabian Musings

Dog friendly Abu Dhabi

I don’t have a dog, and everyone I’ve asked about ‘Dog Friendly Abu Dhabi’ has simply laughed as a first response… Not an especially…

Crimes of social media and blogging

Crimes of social media and blogging are rife and these days it seems there are far more ‘experts’ regurgitating rubbish in the hope of…

James Bond inspired travel

I grew up in a house with two older brothers and a father who had an affinity for action and spy movies and of…

Impress Me Jewellery

My husband loves a good pair of cufflinks, and I always think a good set make a nice gift, so when I came across…

Baby Travel Kit

As you may have noticed, we’ve done quite a bit of travel these last few months and as a result, quite a few people…

October: a month of significance

This has been a significant month for Arabian Notes in terms of milestones: this little ol’ blog turned two, and October also marks the two…

Things I miss from home…

After having lived away from the UK now since 2006, when asked the question of what things from home I would like friends or…

More rules to live by

More rules to live by: following on from my previous post on this subject (you can read it here if you missed it), here’s…

Ramadan and Eid gift ideas

It’s that time of year, and Ramadan is all about giving – but what should you give?! If you’re in need of some Ramadan…

Ramadan: what does it mean?

So it’s Ramadan again, but what does that actually mean? Through living here in the UAE we do gain an insight into it, but…

Taking a LokaLoka inside my handbag..!

So I mentioned in a previous post about the Ripe Market at Mushrif Central Park a while back that I’d come across a lovely…

Blogs I Love

Blogs I love: as well as spending lots of time working on my own blog, there are also heaps of great blogs out there…