Travel: Summer’s Beauty Necessities!

Summer’s already here in Dubai, and it only means one thing- it’s travel time! Whenever I am packing my bags, I always look at the weather to decide on what clothes and shoes to keep. But, the weather condition also kinda guides me on what skin and hair care products I might need there. So,…

Best Dressed from the Cannes 2017

I know, I’m a little late to this party of appreciation of marvellous wonder that went down at Cannes but better late than never. Aishwarya Rai is definitely topping every single chart and fashion billboard. She should just be the poster girl for Cannes. How stunning is this Michael Cinco dress? All the Cinderella vibes!…

6 Things to Pack if You’re Coming to Dubai in the Summer

Most countries have a few months that are known as the “tourist season”, in Dubai it’s all-year around. And with summer break coming, there are so many people flying into Dubai to travel and visit the futuristic city. With temperatures easily crossing 45 celsius, it’s only going to get hotter. Living in Dubai, we know…

Book Review: Who’s that Girl by Mhairi McFarlane

You know there’s a longing you feel for something that’s finished- or as the protagonist, Edie in ‘Who’s that girl’ put it- saudade . A profound longing for something or someone that is absent and might never return. That’s how I felt at the end of the book- a feeling of saudade.  I’ve always been…

Luring Hope

A tiny smile spreads, As another message beeps. Like a simple enchantment, In words, we speak. Some delight develops, And, fills their sober heart. Under the shadows of the night, There sings a chorus in their hearts. Like the stars that stir, Talking as they twinkle; The lovers, underneath, The stars, they resemble. Into the…

Weird Questions People Ask About Growing Up in Saudi Arabia

I was 12 when my family moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. So, yes- I completed my middle school and high school in Saudi Arabia. Every time I tell that to somebody, I get asked the weirdest, most bizarre questions! I had a really happy childhood and an amazing time in Riyadh. I made some super…

Postcard: Tallinn, in a painting

Last September, I traveled to Tallinn, Estonia. While exploring the Old Town of Tallinn, by the fort, there was a student selling little paintings she’d made of the city. The size of a postcard, it’s made a lovely souvenir! Have been you to Tallinn?

Little Things

Those red red roses, The kisses on noses, The whispering at night, In barely dim light. Stealing glances From far away, That smiling In that way. Wishing morning, Waving goodnight. Waking up early, To talk the night. Those little things That make a whole. Those little things, Make the stomach roll. Those little things, Which…

Places Indians get Visa-on-Arrival

If you’ve been reading my blog or have read my previous article about the whole debacle in just getting to Lebanon, you’d understand the necessity of this article. I’ve worked with several British and French nationalities- most of whom get visas on arrivals – so they’ll never understand the actual pain that it can be…

Misadventures in a Tale of just Getting to Lebanon

Last week, I flew to Beirut to spend a few days exploring the beautiful country. It sounds rather simple and easy when I say- I flew to Beirut, but I know the trouble it took me to get there! It started long before I was going to go in to apply for the visa. Chapter…

6 Most Romantic Places

If you haven’t guessed it already- I love romance. While it might be currently non-existent in my life, a girl can still dream, right? I thought why not share the top 5 places on my list for a little romance! So, if you’re booking your little getaway to catch up on the looo-uve, here’s 5 places…