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Thanani – a fine European dining in Ajman

When we get too claustrophobic with Dubai life, we go find a balance in other emirates of the UAE. Ajman is one of the great places if you are looking to break away from the plethora of dining offers in the city and Thanani, Ajman’s modern European style restaurant makes the long drive totally worthwhile.…

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Oatmeal, Carrot and Apple Muffins – Cooking With Little A on UAE National Day

Jump to RecipeI moved to Dubai with my husband in early 2011 at the time when streets were filled with crisp cold air and it left me amused since I was advised that life in the desert wouldn’t be easier. My thoughts started dwilndling after June, where even taking a walk to my driving class would leave me…

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Planning a family picnic in Dubai for kids with Marks and Spencer {Part 1}

Hey guys, so October is here which means there will be more outdoor events for the whole family until the weather remains cool and nice until April-May. The last and first quarter of the calendar year is always exciting in the UAE. With temperatures dropping, it’s a prime time for the country to embrace the…

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Six Steps to Rock that BBQ Picnic

Augment of winter reasonably decipher to a season of barbecue or camping or both in the UAE and we’d be soon bidding an adieu to this climate sooner than we’d wish to. Well, we didn’t really had a winter per se, a little below 22C is abundant for outdoor activities and to ignore the fact that hot…

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What to eat at Modhesh World 2016

I have lived for more than 5 years in Dubai but still can’t come terms to the temperature soaring to as high as 45 C and feeling like 60 C. Last month, after Little A’s swimming class I made the biggest mistake of pulling up a car outside park to spend some time at a playground,…

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Road trip to Jebel Hafeet {Al Ain}

Eid ul Adha is just around the corner, and this year it means an extended weekend of 4 days. We usually do a road trip to another Emirate, visit friends or have them over on such holidays rather than spending time in Dubai malls. While in India we’d visit places near Bombay, my love for…

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Educational Trip To Organic Oasis Farm

The year started off with an all time high for us – taking road trips, trying new restaurants in the city, gorging on food, having get togethers and one of them also included stopping over at Organic Oasis, located at Al Khawaneej, for a few hours to gain an insight on how painfully but beautifully the…

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Visit to Emirates Park Zoo, Abu Dhabi

Eid after Eid and year after year, we anticipate for weeks with bated breath for holidays and long weekends. Since we fall in the category of private sector, most of the times we are left disappointed and grunting under our nose. This year Eid ul Adha holidays for companies other than public were declared from…

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Meeting the Celebrity Chef -Sanjeev Kapoor.

Since the time I started blogging (February this year), I was sure to have some AHA! moments in the whole of blogging course but never knew this would come in within a year of my spree, all thanks to a very kind community of food bloggers in UAE – Fooderati Arabia. Like most of the people who love…

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Eid Holidays -Road Trip to Fujairah

Having lived in Dubai for 3 years and claiming to have loved UAE all these years, I still felt ashamed if anyone randomly asked me anything remotely related to fifth largest Emirate of UAE,  Fujairah. I’d simply say I haven’t visited and their jaws would drop in surprise. After several attempts at inquiring or booking…

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