Celebrating Vintage

Every time I spot a rose in the supermarket I am fondly reminded of my maternal grandmother. Ammachy, I dearly call her, loves her rose garden which blooms aplenty in the summer. Pretty pink, dove-white and blood red are her most cheered bloomers. She would dutifully water her plants,  “my best companions” she often said,…

The Drapery Room- Come Hang With Us!

Bright and bold were the descriptions that came to my head when I saw the designs in The Drapery Room.  This smart curtain upholstery start-up had the most unique and vivid designs that I had ever come across. The price? 50 AED per metre, is way too reasonable especially in a city like Dubai. All…

Chefs that Got Me Cooking Like a Pro, Dedicated to the Novice

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most celebrated film-makers but, what made him a legend? His movies were captivating and gripping that it often leaves the spectator amused and shocked at the same time. When mixed feelings are evoked simultaneously, the tale leaves a mark. It won’t be forgotten and that is the formula for…

Chocolate Lovin’ Desserts to Die For in Dubai

Baking is just so therapeutic that I would happily choose it over a free massage. I guess this obsession is simply the reason for my unconditional love for chocolate. I’ve heard and read that Dubai is host to the best dessert chains and honestly, I can’t say I’ve tried them all. Really, the gastronomic market…

High on Titan Performance

  You know how annoying it can get when you are out in the sweltering heat, stuck in traffic to go all the way to a garage that is located in Sharjah. Well, we really don’t mind  all that hassle, as long as the garage guys know what our car wants and gets it done…

Good Restaurants on a Budget in Georgia

Tbilisi It was already 11 a.m. when we left our hotel so instead of breakfast we decided to brunch in Tbilisi and check out the city after. Davit, our tour guide’s first pick was Machakhela. The place was packed and the aura of fresh baked bread was nonetheless tempting. I opted to sit by the…

You Need Only So Much Money to Eat, Drink and Stay in Georgia

“How much money do you need to go about in Georgia?”, was the most asked question after our ideal winter vacation. If it is your first time in this country, you should sign up for a guide. You may get misguided or even lost if you go about alone because most of the locals speak…

Georgia, Paradise That Gets You Drunk.

  There is a rule in Georgia and it goes like this, “3 shots of Vodka at a time or none”.  The very secret to why Georgians are warm and friendly. Georgia is a fun place to hang out, no doubt and easy-on-the- pocket too. Vodka, locally known as Cha-Cha is brewed, often, in every…

Getting Makeup Advice is Essential Before Buying

Overwhelmed by makeup, I gave up on buying any product. All I wanted was a simple, hassle free, good-to-go makeup transformation that I could slap on in five minutes.  Usually makeup brands have a handful of mixed reviews making it even more difficult to choose, overpriced too, and people who sell the fancy glam-enriching bottles…

To New Beginnings

The pilot’s incoherent accent was decipherable this time,  “Ladies and Gentlemen we are about to touch down Dubai airport in 15 minutes. Cabin crew prepare for landing.” It is 9.30 pm in Dubai and I couldn’t contain my excitement. This October evening is a special one. The  sky-scrappers lit dramatically and I could tell that…