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#BreakfastDate (and More!): The Change Initiative  Posted on 05/23/2015
A couple of months back, we learned that there’s a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified building along Sheikh Zayed Road. We thought it was cool and worth a trek. What we discovered later on was that it was...
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Petra: To The Treasury and Beyond  Posted on 05/16/2015
Following our evening visit to the Treasury, we returned to the Rose-Red City the next day to see what it looks like in daytime. We aimed to be at the gates by 7:30 so after a power breakfast (we should know better after what we’ve...
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Circle Café’s New Menu  Posted on 05/09/2015
Few weeks ago, I was invited over Circle Café’s newly opened branch in Business Bay to try out their new menu. It has been around Dubai for a couple of years bringing simple, fresh and casual dining. I have dined with them...
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Cinco de Mayo at Rosa Mexicano  Posted on 05/08/2015
Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) is the commemoration of the Mexican victory over French invaders led by Napoleon during the Battle of Puebla. In conjunction with this holiday, Rosa Mexicano is proud to present a special Cinco de Mayo menu. Last...
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Jollibee, Forever and Always  Posted on 05/05/2015
How was your night yesterday? Mine was a mix of joy, frustration and exhaustion. Straight from work, I took the metro to The Dubai Mall station and walked through the long bridge to the mall itself – something I don’t...
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East of Georgia: Of Old Towns and a Soviet Leader  Posted on 05/02/2015
Since the group tour we signed up didn’t push through (unless we wanted to pay for 5 extra heads and make the tour private – a big no-no for our budget), we decided to figure the way to Mtskheta all by ourselves. We only had...
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Al Ghurair Center StreetCon 2015  Posted on 04/30/2015
I love how Dubai is brimming with artsy events the past few months. The creative community is definitely on a high! Last week, Al Ghurair Center kicked off the second year of Street Con (Street Art Connection). We were thrilled by this so...
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Kabayan Eats: Max’s Restaurant  Posted on 04/24/2015
Since the day Max’s Restaurant first opened its doors in 2011, it has been a favorite dining place for almost all Filipinos in the emirate. The brand has been an effective homesickness buster as its delectable dishes remind everyone...
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Saturday Morning at Taste of Wafi  Posted on 04/22/2015
Taste of Wafi, a seasonal food bazaar in Wafi Mall, kicked off its third edition last Saturday, 18th of April. Set under the “shade” of colossal beige columns and a skylight boasting an amazing colorful stained glass, the...
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La Tour Eiffel: Love at First Sight, Not!  Posted on 04/20/2015
When we went to Paris last year, I was secretly hoping that my then-boyfriend would pop the question in front of the Eiffel Tower. Well, what do you know, he did it in Pont des Arts instead. Totally not in my radar but definitely...
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  • Snip-dogg06
    Snip-dogg06 07 July 2014 09:12:10

    The UAE is considered desert country but if you haven't been here or want to visit, you'll get an experience of a lifetime and you'll come away with wow, what a desert...

    SD

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