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LIVING GRAND AT THE GRAND HYATT DOHA

November 15 2017
Grand Hyatt Doha

Entering the Grand Hyatt Doha feels like you are entering an Arabian palace – with its palatial entrance, grand stairs and impressive floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel evokes a sense of grandeur that is both hospitable and modern while remaining traditional and elegant; qualities that reflect the country in which the hotel resides. Whether you’re a […]

MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE PLACES IN QATAR

November 9 2017
Most Instagrammable Places in Qatar

A quick Google search will get you the most instagammable locations in many cities across the world. I thought it would be a fun exercise to think about the most instagrammable places in Qatar, including some hidden gems! After living in Qatar for more than 15 years and shooting almost 100 outfit posts around the country, […]

SUMMER TRAVEL CAPSULE WARDROBE – CITY HOLIDAY

August 24 2017
Travel-Capsule-Wardrobe

Traveling with children means you bring so much stuff. For our upcoming city holiday in Montreal, I have created a summer travel capsule wardrobe in hopes to simplify our packing and travel light. Lots of planning and strategy went on this to ensure I bring the minimal stuff, but still look put-together. In the end, […]

TODDLER TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

August 16 2017
Toddler Travel Essentials

We are only a week away from hopping on a plane and embarking on a 14-hour flight to Montreal- with a 2-year-old. I’m already strategizing what to pack so that we bring only the absolute travel essentials for our toddler. Unfortunately, gone are the days where Anthony and I can breeze through airports with just […]

A Family Staycation at Four Seasons Hotel Doha

June 18 2017
Family-Staycation-at-Four-Seasons

With Eid holidays around the corner, Anthony and I would typically pack our bags for an extended weekend getaway. This year is a little different as we are knee deep in getting our new house sorted; all that planning and research for our holiday was the last thing on our minds! However, it doesn’t mean […]

MEDINA CENTRALE – A LITTLE SLICE OF EUROPE IN QATAR

December 6 2016
The Pearl Qatar Medina Centrale

Imagine this. You are enjoying a walk in December along a cobbled path amidst the trees and colorful buildings. You sit at an outdoor café whist people watching. Children are riding their scooters and women window-shopping. Sounds like La Rambla in Barcelona? Nope, it’s here in Doha at The-Pearl Qatar’s Medina Centrale. Medina Centrale is […]

UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

October 9 2016
UCI Road World Championships

The UCI Road World Championships caused quite a stir among The Pearl-Qatar residents particularly when it was announced that the roads are being blocked for an extended period of time over the course of nine days. It caused us a bit of panic at first and thoughts like ‘What if there’s an emergency and we […]

BABY MOON

February 4 2016
Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

‘Baby Moon’ (baby honeymoon) is a recently coined term to possibly fuel the booming baby industry. Much like the wedding industry, I find that soon to be (especially) first time parents, fall prey into the ‘you must get the best for your baby’ marketing brainwash. Admittedly, I am a victim of this seeing that my […]

MY ULTIMATE PACKING LIST

September 16 2015

From our detailed itinerary and packing strategy, it should come as no surprise that I also have a very detailed packing list. This packing list is a culmination of years of traveling and forgetting something on the trip (like a nail clipper). I can’t function without it and use it every time I travel, whether […]

BATTLE POST HOLIDAY BLUES

August 25 2015

Bad news ladies: summer vacation is over. When I came back from my holiday, I was certainly glad to have fresh clothes and be in the comfort of my own house but I immediately dreaded the fact of going back to work and well, going back to reality. Not only are my work clothes slightly […]