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Our Little Adventure in Sevan  Posted on 09/17/2014
We woke up to a freezing 1-degree in the morning. Growing up in the Philippines and living in the UAE for the past five years, I will never get use to temperature that goes below 10 degrees. Three layers of clothing weren’t enough; I...
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Just Another Afternoon at the Jumeirah Corniche  Posted on 09/12/2014
Before the week started, our boss arranged a site visit to one of our projects that is nearing its completion. His intention was to have us see in the flesh how those drawings we rendered and cadded are being executed in the site. I have...
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The Fiancée Diaries: Damas Jewellery Vault Sale  Posted on 09/08/2014
Earlier this morning on our way to work, we heard over the radio the ongoing Damas sale in its headquarters in Jumeirah Lakes Towers. The Damas sale’s offer is so enticing and it goes like this: 60% off on diamond and pearl...
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First Glimpse of Yerevan  Posted on 09/06/2014
We landed on Zvartnots International Airport on a chilly Friday morning. Right after disembarking the plane, we zoomed our way to exchange our USDs to Armenian dram, then to the visa counter with filled out forms and 3000AMD at hand, got...
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Nancy in A Day  Posted on 08/31/2014
My fiance (at that time, boyfriend ;) ) and I were huge fans of art and art nouveau is one style of art we’d love to see and experience more of, especially in a country brimming with all things art-related. So while planning for our...
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The Fiancée Diaries: YouGotaGift.com  Posted on 08/26/2014
Immediately after returning from a very eventful holiday, i.e. our “engagement trip”, we embarked ourselves into planning our dream wedding. While preps is a fun stage, it gets difficult and frustrating sometimes because...
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A Japanese Kind of Night at Miyabi  Posted on 08/16/2014
Whenever I pass by what I call the “foodie strip” of Sheikh Zayed Road, I’m always on the lookout for a new dining place to try. But every time I plan to go to one, I always end up going further to Dubai Mall. Plus, this...
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Dinner at Little Bangkok Oud Metha  Posted on 08/10/2014
Early this year, when the weather was still bearable and I could easily walk my way to the office from home, I noticed a small construction on the strip of dining joints along 10th Street. A few weeks later, they changed the hoarding...
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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...


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