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Debunking Russian Travel Myths  Posted on 07/29/2015
Russia has always been in the travel bucket list. Who doesn’t want to see the candy-colored onion domes of St. Basil’s? And as a landscape architect, I have been looking forward to the day I can step on their own…...
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Trying Out Korean Cuisine at Gangnam Restaurant  Posted on 07/23/2015
Before trying out Gangnam Korean Restaurant, our knowledge on Korean food was limited to kimchi, bibimbap and bulgogi (we just know the names yet we don’t know what they really are!) And Kimchikin’s chicken, too, if...
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PhotoWalk: Exploring the Picturesque Petite France  Posted on 07/16/2015
After a day of getting our bearings in Strasbourg, we explored the main crowd drawer in town – the charming district of Petite France. Its history traces back to the Middle Ages, when it was first inhabited by flour millers…...
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Tanabata at Toko Dubai  Posted on 07/08/2015
I have never come across Tanabata until I received an invite related to this Japanese holiday. So, what really is this festival? According to the web, Tanabata directly translates to “evening of the seventh”. As such, it takes...
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Wadi Rum Jeep Tour  Posted on 07/05/2015
Our little adventure in Wadi Rum continues as we embark on a three-hour jeep tour on its red sand glory. One of the guys from our camp drove us around on his trusted pick up truck, refurbished to accommodate 2… Continue Reading...
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Let’s Get Physical at Dubai Sports World  Posted on 07/01/2015
My fiancé and I aren’t the active type. To regularly exercise has been in our new year’s resolution list for the past few years. Thing is, no matter how hard we try to make it a routine, we always end… Continue...
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Iftar at Liwan Restaurant in Al Ghurair Rotana  Posted on 06/29/2015
Last week, we broke the fast over an Arabic-themed iftar in Al Ghurair Rayhaan and Arjaan by Rotana. While we are not really fasting, we find delight in attending iftars – it’s like soaking in an atmosphere of happy...
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9 Short Trips from Dubai  Posted on 06/25/2015
The holy month of Ramadan officially started last week! I always look forward to the culmination of this month (how ironic) because it always (almost) means long weekend for us. Hopefully, this year’s Eid falls on a Saturday, at...
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Iftar at 3in1 in Vida Downtown Dubai  Posted on 06/22/2015
Ramadan officially started last Thursday and we were ecstatic to have our first iftar meal at Vida Downtown Dubai. We always pass by this four-star hotel when going to The Dubai Mall so we were kinda excited about our first visit. From the...
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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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