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AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA AT PROMO RATES OF AED 65 FOR UAE RESIDENTS

UAE residents and Dubai RTA Metro passengers, rejoice as we are provided with about 50% limited discount on the admission rates to At the Top Burj Khalifa!  HOW TO AVAIL OF THE DISCOUNTED ENTRANCE FEE TO AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA? If you’re taking Dubai Metro, get your FREE voucher from the RTA shelf located before the…

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ROVANIEMI, FINLAND : 12 THINGS I LEARNED ABOUT NORTHERN LIGHTS

It was a night filled with hope, northern lights and stardust. When Alex and Ulik of Helios Tours arrived on time for the pre-arranged pick up at 9:15PM from my hotel in Rovaniemi, Finland, I knew I was in a good company. Together with a random Russian tourist, I joined Helios Tour’s Hunting Northern Lights…

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#WORLDPHOTODAY : THIS IS MY WORLD THAT I SHARE WITH THE WORLD

“What camera do you use?”  If I’ve counted the times whenever I’m asked of that query, and if the number of times could be exchange to cash, I think I’d be richer than usual. I’m not complaining but mentioning a fact. While I consider it flattering, most people still believe that the beauty of a…

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TOP 3 BREAKFAST SPOTS IN DOWNTOWN DUBAI

There’s something utterly special about an early weekend morning rendezvous with good friends, over aromatic coffee and a plateful of refined omelette with freshly baked goodies. Amidst our hectic lives in this cosmopolitan emirate called, Dubai, an invitation to meet up with fellow UAE Bloggers, to hunt and sample breakfast offerings from 3 top restaurants…

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DUBAI : ASEELAH, EMIRATI CUISINE

In a cosmopolitan and future-forward city, where presence of hundreds of nationalities from across the globe means availability of hundreds of varieties of dishes, it remains relevant to find and appreciate local Emirati cuisine in Dubai. It’s like a breath of fresh air in a concrete jungle where dining experiences can either be so typical,…

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TRAVEL BUCKET LIST : NEW7WONDERS OF THE WORLD

The tourist in me would be hypocrite if I deny the fact that I’ve been longing to set foot, discover, experience and photograph the New 7 Wonders of the World. Of course, I do want to travel to each one of them! Who doesn’t? Thankfully, I gave go signal to my decision to visit a…

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DUBAI : BEAVERTAILS

In my few visits to Kite Beach in Dubai, I usually see this Canadian pastry spot however, I haven’t had a chance to sample it until a few weeks back. After our splendid dinner at Tony Roma’s at Wasl Vita Mall, we trooped to Kite Beach for desserts at BeaverTails. Although sitting area was only…

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DUBAI : TONY ROMA’S AT WASL VITA MALL

Food lovers in Dubai, rejoice! While it might be a bit effort to go where it’s at, particularly if you don’t live in one of the villas along Jumeirah area, Tony Roma’s branch at Wasl Vita Mall along Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah 1, is a pretty place to savor fork-tender, juicy steaks and fall-off-the-bone grilled ribs! Of…

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DUBAI : ATLANTIS THE PALM

Forty-degree-Celsius and Arabian sea breeze welcomed me as I alight from the taxi cab to the facade of one of UAE’s pride. With my backpack and trolley in tow, I walked towards the lobby and saw long queues. The remarkable lines of people from countries that I’m sure I haven’t been to, were comparable to those…

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