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Eating Up Sharjah With Frying Pan Adventures – Part 2

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” ∼ Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Nothing can be more true than the above quote and that realisation dawns even more on a tour with Frying Pan Adventures. I had recently been on a #savourSHJ trail organized by Frying Pan Adventures in collaboration with Heart of Sharjah. Arva Ahmed, the founder of the former and … Read More Eating Up Sharjah With Frying Pan Adventures – Part 2

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Immersing Myself Into The Heart Of Sharjah – Part 1

You don’t stumble upon your heritage. It’s there, just waiting to be explored and shared. ∼ Robbie Robertson The last time I went on a Frying Pan adventure, the tour duration lasted 4:23:01 hours and I have been burning calories ever since. Although it’s taken me two and a half years to hop on another adventure with them (blaming it partly to the dairy … Read More Immersing Myself Into The Heart Of Sharjah – Part 1

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An Island Not Too Far Away… Zaya Nurai

A 24 hours of refreshing break (that seemed almost like an eternity)… this could well have been Maldives or Seychelles or Mauritius. Welcome to Zaya Nurai!

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Hidden Gems of Dubai | The Majlis Dubai And Jumeirah Mosque

Hidden Gems in Dubai – a topic that is very very close to my heart. In this blingy city which is developing by the hour, there are still many places that remain hidden – and hence untouched – and thereby unfamiliar to most people – and therefore continue to remain a *hidden gem*. So be it – for we need such hidden gems to … Read More Hidden Gems of Dubai | The Majlis Dubai And Jumeirah Mosque

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque or Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi | A Photo Essay

What better time to visit the Grand Mosque, but now. More than 40,000 people gather here for worship during Eid. This is also one of the few mosques where non-Muslims are permitted to enter. Inspired by Arab, Mughal and Moorish mosque architecture, the design of the mosque is an amalgamation of cultures. Do plan your visit to the mosque around sunset. Arrive much before sunset … Read More Sheikh Zayed Mosque or Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi | A Photo Essay

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Day Trips From Dubai During Eid Holidays | Part 1

Oh, why can’t we break away from all this, just you and I, and lodge with my fleas in the hills? I mean, flee to my lodge in the hills. ~ S.J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone, and Arthur Sheekman, Monkey Business A Wildlife Safari, a drive to the East Coast and Friday Market, and a visit to the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi It’s … Read More Day Trips From Dubai During Eid Holidays | Part 1

Arabian Pilgrimage Food Tour With Frying Pan Adventures

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” ∼ Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Culinary journeys and food tours reflect culture, heritage and personality of a city… I am fascinated by street food and culinary journeys that expose me to different cultures and cuisines. The history behind these leave me breathless as I try to store new food facts in my memory. Naturally, … Read More Arabian Pilgrimage Food Tour With Frying Pan Adventures