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New Bu Qtair | A Revamped Dubai Institution In Video

Bu Qtair – the Dubai institution – has a new location now, a shift of 100 meters from one side of the road to the other – an upgraded location – a sea view along the fishing harbour. Here’s presenting the video of the new Bu Qtair!

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Bu Qtair In A New Avatar | A New Year, A New Location

I don’t understand why the press is so interested in speculating about my appearance, anyway. What does my face have to do with my music or my dancing? ∼ Michael Jackson The above quote stands true for Bu Qtair too. What has the new look of Bu Qtair got to do with the taste of the fish it serves? The charm is still all … Read More Bu Qtair In A New Avatar | A New Year, A New Location

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Hidden Gems of Dubai | My Pick of Restaurants

There are little gems all around us that can hold glimmers of inspiration. ∼ Richelle Mead Hidden Gems. The term is sometimes too clichéd and overrated, specially in an ever evolving city like Dubai. Here, big shopping malls are easier to spot than hidden gems and the few gems that have remain hidden are exposed all too sudden. The example of the latter is … Read More Hidden Gems of Dubai | My Pick of Restaurants

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My Best Brunch Experiences | Exploring The Friday Heritage

The ‘Dubai Brunch’ makes it to the definition of Brunch in Wikipedia. Although the Friday Brunch is the most common of all, lately Saturday Brunches are also becoming fashionable followed by late evening brunches that are gradually extending upto midnight. Here’s a compilation from my brunch experiences.

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Countdown To 2015 | The Golden Dishes of Dubai!

All That Glitters Is *Edible* Gold! The gold price in the UAE at the time of writing this article is Dhs 4,392.61/ounce or USD 1,195.87/ounce (as per this site) – cheaper than the ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ cocktail available at the Skyview Bar in Burj Al Arab. The latter will set you back by Dhs 4,950 and you will be sipping into a L’Heraud Grand … Read More Countdown To 2015 | The Golden Dishes of Dubai!

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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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#MyDubaiTrip Itinerary For Peeta Planet | A Photo Essay

Back to Dubai after a long summer hibernation in Kolkata and other places in India by jumping into a very interesting campaign. If you have been reading my blog and knows me for long, would know that Dubai for me, means more than just a city of blingy shopping malls and highrises. I have created a Dubai itinerary for the award-winning travel series Peeta … Read More #MyDubaiTrip Itinerary For Peeta Planet | A Photo Essay

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Ringing In The New Year 2014 With Focus and Equilibrium | Inspiration – Tanoura Dance

May the New Year bring luck and love, health and happiness, prosperity and peace of mind… May there be sanity and equilibrium in spite of the chaotic madness around us. Inspiration: Tanoura Dance, an Egyptian folk dance usually performed in Egyptian Sufi festivals… 8 minutes of continuous whirling by the ‘Darawish’, the Sufi man who performed the dance and yet when he stopped he … Read More Ringing In The New Year 2014 With Focus and Equilibrium | Inspiration – Tanoura Dance

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Where Can You Go On A Day Trip From Dubai? Part 2

A Sundowner at Al Maha, A Full Moon Drumming Session, Chasing the Dolphins And Kicking Some Sand This is the second part of the series, where I chalk out some out-of-Dubai trips that don’t require any overnight stay. Just in case you have the last minute feeling of I wish I could go somewhere. None of them will leave behind holes in your pocket. … Read More Where Can You Go On A Day Trip From Dubai? Part 2

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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

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Things To Do In Dubai | Like A Tourist In My Own City

Like A Tourist In My Own City (Once again!) Dubai, my home for almost the last decade, is a quintessential tourist’s haven. It’s a shame that the only thing that comes to mind when one hears Dubai is Shopping. But, walking through the art alleys of Bastakia and the old quarters along the Dubai Creek, watching the sun go down the beautiful and never … Read More Things To Do In Dubai | Like A Tourist In My Own City