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…

Handwritten Hoodie from ‘& Other Stories’

I know it’s still summer months, especially here in Dubai. But, with the crazy heat outside, the insides have the air-con on blast, making one feel like working with snow falling. And as someone who freezes instantly, I’m always carrying jackets around everywhere. This season’s favourite has been this pretty funky looking hoodie from &…

14 Super Relatable Quotes from The Mindy Project

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This morning was all about first things first. Everyone knows that The Mindy Project is streaming its last ever season, and the first of the last season’s episode is finally out. It’s bittersweet, I’ve been waiting for the season for a while, but I don’t want the series to end…

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!    

Do you remember your dreams?

Is it just me, or within minutes of waking up- the dream I had just completely evaporates from my memory? Unless it’s a nightmare- those I often remember vividly. Especially, when the alarm on the phone rings, and while you grab it to turn it off, most of the time you end up scrolling on…

Book Review: ‘The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris’ by Jenny Colgan

This book gave me legit diabetes. It was too sweet from the start to the finish, given it’s got a title that mentions ‘chocolate’. The book has two protagonists, Anna and Claire- Claire used to be Anna’s French teacher- and Anna’s miserable accident landed her in the hospital, and for Claire, it was another chemo…

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…

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…

Why I’m Thankful For Smita Mathur

Every day, at the end of the day, I like to write about what I’m thankful for. Today, I didn’t need to wait for the end of the day to write what I’m super thankful for- the existence of a specimen called Smita Mathur. I’ve known her since we were about 10-11 years old and…

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 });

Life Lessons I Learnt from Jab We Met

Don’t know if you know, but Netflix loaded my favourite movie- Jab We Met. The movie starring Kareena Kapoor-Khan and Shahid Kapoor is one of the best and most relatable movies ever made. A first by Imtiaz Ali shows India as the perfect tourist location- highlighting Rajasthan and Shimla. I’m not going to tell you the plot, because…