Hotels

Staycation: Hyatt Capital Gate

It seems I’ve managed to fall a little bit in love with the Hyatt Capital Gate hotel. After all my time in Abu Dhabi…

Staycation: Jumeirah Etihad Towers

As a fan of Jumeirah Hotels and with a number of staycations with the brand under my belt, including my own wedding having been…

Short Break: Sir Bani Yas Island

A short break that has long been on my list, we finally planned a weekend getaway and made it to Sir Baniyas Island. Famous…

Staycation: Hilton Abu Dhabi

I’m fond of a little staycation, and frankly, any excuse to make a day at the beach last longer! It’s like a little holiday,…

Budget Break: Rove Downtown Dubai and The Bench Brunch

Last weekend we took ourselves off for a cheeky little staycation in Dubai – a bit of a ‘brunchcation’ if you will… You know…

Short Break: Al Bustan Palace, Muscat

Muscat is such a great destination for a weekend break from the UAE. At only 45 minutes away by plane, it’s just so easy…

Short Break: Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

When I first moved to the UAE back in 2006, Ras Al Khaimah was – dare I say it – a bit of a…

Short Break: Al Ain Rotana

Every time I’ve mentioned going to Al Ain, people have always told me that the Al Ain Rotana is the place to go, in…

Road Trip: Abu Dhabi to Musandam

With a short week upon us due to the National Day holidays recently, we took ourselves off on the drive from Abu Dhabi to…

Staycation: Park Rotana Abu Dhabi

We took ourselves off for another little staycation the other weekend at the Park Rotana Abu Dhabi. It might not be the first place…

Mini Break: Manzil Downtown Dubai

With post-holiday blues weighing heavily on us since we came back from Berlin, we decided there was only one thing for it… a cheeky…

A Berlin City Break: Poor but Sexy

Berlin – what an incredible city! We took a Berlin city break recently to visit my brother who lives there and even though I’ve…