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LOUVRE ABU DHABI AND MY FAVORITE MASTERPIECES

While my visit to Musee du Louvre in Paris took me 40 years to wait, it was only 19 days following the public opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi last 11th November 2017, that made me leave Dubai, and troop to the waterfront of Saadiyat Island, a man-made island on the coast of United Arab Emirates’ metropolis.…

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MURAL ARTWORK IN AL RAHA BEACH, ABU DHABI

With a grateful heart and a thankful soul to the country that I consider my current second home, I’ve been wanting to share to everyone, particularly to those abroad, what fascinates me as a resident of UAE. And then I thought, one blog post will not be enough as the list would be as long as…

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PARK ROTANA : WHERE TO STAY AND ENJOY WHEN IN ABU DHABI

With a handful of Rotana Hotels in United Arab Emirates that I have experienced to date, I could highly recommend any of them because of their high regard to cleanliness, location, accessibility, and simply by being home-away-from-home. However, comparable to the various lengths of our fingers, one among the branches of these premier hotels stands out…

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#PEOPLE.PLACES.MEMORIES : MALAYSIA, THAILAND, TURKEY AND UAE

“I document my stories in photos. I keep my pictures raw with emotions I felt, with flavors I tasted, with people I met, with scents I smelled, with sounds I heard and with experiences I encountered. Some tales from my travels may be mundane; some may be poetic and timeless. Either way, those days always…

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ITZZA PIZZA UAE : 10 REASONS WHY I FELL IN LOVE WITH THIS PIZZERIA IN DUBAI

Get yourselves a tall glass of cold water before you scroll down and read this. I kid you not. Ready? Fine. Try to sip it first, then promise to control salivating, worse -drooling over this mouthwatering blog post. Here we go. I am a firm believer of the facts that not all pizza and pasta are created…

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#TRAVELMEMORIES x BEYOND TOXICITY

Grateful. Ecstatic. Overwhelmed. Excited. Hopeful. Despite my pineal gland is fighting a good battle with Insomnia, because I need to stay awake for my responsibilities as I work on perpetual night shifts in an Award-winning-International-medical-insurance-company based in Dubai with branches worldwide, I cannot put into a single word the mixed emotions I’m currently experiencing as…

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2014 : 3 COUNTRIES, 2 CONTINENTS, A THOUSAND MEMORIES

REBUILD. RESTART. RESOLVE. My 2014 officially started last 23rd February at terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport, when I departed from Manila at lunch time to take risk, to try to rebuild and restart my life literally. Destination : Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I didn’t have travel plans at that moment. I honestly forgot that I’ll be going…

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2014 BEYOND TOXICITY BLOG GIVEAWAY

As 2014 has been life-changing and extremely challenging for me, I’d like to spend the last days of the year, and welcome the new one with hope, love and generosity. With these simple travel mementos that I got from Jordan last May, Morocco last October and from United Arab Emirates particularly, Dubai that provided me a fresh ground to thrive, rebuild myself and work…

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OF WANDERLUST AND BUCKET LIST : FEW TRAVELS THROUGH THE YEARS.

HOW DID I FALL IN LOVE WITH TRAVELING? You will not understand it unless you also love traveling. Call me cynical, but I will bet my last dirham on my pocket that we’re not on the same page unless we have the same passion. More than two decades ago, I simply enjoyed going to tourist spots and…

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ABU DHABI | THE MAJESTIC, EMIRATES PALACE

With its magnificent dome furnished in gold, set at a height higher than St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, expansive and immensely stunning marble floor of various colors from sunrise yellow to sunset red, the Grand Atrium alone of Emirates Palace in United Arab Emirates’ capital city, Abu Dhabi is a sight to behold! The gold…

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