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Simbang Gabi 2014 Schedule – UAE  Posted on 12/15/2014
It’s been a while since I last blogged! My schedule was very hectic the past few weeks – year end/birthday parties, coordinating with wedding suppliers, last-minute hoarding Christmas shopping and my two-week holiday at home!...
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Petra: Of Candles and Stars  Posted on 11/26/2014
We had a brief stop on a view deck overlooking the city center. Beige dominates the skyline, with the color of the buildings blending with the pretty mountains behind. The sun was about to set. We made it to Petra just in time. Abdulla...
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A Day Trip to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar  Posted on 11/21/2014
My fiancé hails from Bataan and while in the Philippines last year, he introduced me to his hometown by taking me to one of its beautiful places. We managed to squeeze a day trip to Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac. It is a...
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Friday Brunch at Nosh  Posted on 11/14/2014
Three heavy meals, a brunch, four cakes, two dozens of roses and nine balloons later, I’m finally wrapping up my twenty-seventh birthday celebration! The past week has been exhausting – all because of eating (and a good time...
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An Epic Road Trip From Yerevan to Tbilisi  Posted on 11/03/2014
While planning our Caucasus trip, we set in stone that we are going to cross the Armenian-Georgian border by land. We searched for ways to get through and we managed to list a few but what stood out among them was Envoy’s En-linking...
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Nine Things I’m Grateful For  Posted on 11/01/2014
It’s November again! My favorite month in the calendar because it’s my birth month! Lol. The past few days I have been feeling a little sentimental about adding up a year in my life. I’ve been looking back and was glad...
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An Eataly-an Kind of Night  Posted on 10/31/2014
Everytime I pass by the strip of restaurants in the lower ground floor of The Dubai Mall, I can’t help but notice the well-lit, cladded-in-white Italian marketplace, Eataly. The white-ness of its interiors is an effective eye catcher...
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Garni-Geghard Route: Free Trips and Friendly Strangers  Posted on 10/26/2014
Bus # 5 took us from Mashtots Street to Masiv Market, where our only landmark is a Mercedes Benz showroom. A few strides from it and we found a couple of mini buses on one side of the road, but we were taken aback when we saw them all...
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Filipino Comfort Food at Delmon  Posted on 10/20/2014
The past few days, I noticed that the sun sets earlier than the usual. At 6, it’s almost dark. It’s getting comfortable to take long walks at night, too. The water from the tap isn’t boiling anymore. Ahhh,...
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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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