& Other Stories’ new campaign takes inspiration from Paris

Paris After Dark: The city of love inspires the new season

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Mauritius’s New Retro Chic Tropical Retreat

Heaven was modelled on Mauritius — at least, according to the writer Mark Twain — and the lush greenery and gently lapping shallow lagoon waters of Grand Gaube would have you believing this.

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Chic Interior Inspiration – Manzil Downtown

Housed in a building with sand-hued facades and traditional Arabic architecture, the Manzil Downtown is an upscale boutique hotel designed in a contemporary Islamic style. Like its home city of Dubai, it is a fusion of tradition and modern sophistication, a blend of the old and the new. Geometric motifs used in Islamic art influenced […]

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Sunglasses Edit

If you’ve lived in Dubai for a whole year, you know that sunglasses can be worn literally throughout the year. So, my search for sunglasses landed me on a few favourites!    

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Arabesque Granola Parfait Recipe

  If you have been following my IG stories, you’ll know my latest obsession is Granola . Parfaits. So, while I’m going everywhere I can to try these granola parfait’s, this week’s favourite is the Manzil Downtown’s take on Parfait, with a very Arabesque touch, very much like the hotel itself. Serves 1   Prep […]

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Things you’d miss about Dubai if you moved out!

Dubai’s home for a lot of people, and we are very spoiled with luxury and speedy delivery. Here are the 9 things you’d miss if you move out of Dubai! As one of the most diverse countries in the world, with expats from multiple nations and cultures- this is as diverse as you get. This […]

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Drone pictures that will make you want to travel

Instagram is full of some brilliant drone photography shots- and I’m talking spectacular pictures that will have you in awe. Here’s a selection of pictures that will surely make you want to order your drone right away. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: “ca-pub-2513071075021102”, enable_page_level_ads: true });

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Traveling from Dubai around Eid

If you’ve been following me on social media, you might be aware of my agony and rants about how expensive flight tickets are during public holidays. Basically, if you want to go anywhere- and I mean, ANYWHERE, it’s ridiculously expensive. But, I’m sure people are still paying those rates and still traveling- I was ready […]

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Why we Throw Coins in Fountains?

Whenever we see a fountain- an especially old fountain with flowing water, we see an abundance of coins on the bottom of the fountain floor. We are all guilty of dropping coins in the water- whether we believe or not- in magic of wishes coming true. At least, I am. This tradition of dropping coins […]

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