Travel :: Old Dubai – Bastakia Quarter

Old Dubai Bastakia Quarter

The souq or market in Arabic that connects Old Dubai Bastakia Quarter and the creek

Ok, lets be honest here. We’ve been an expat here in Dubai for the past 10 years but if you asked us have we been to the top of Burj Khalifah to see the view? The answer is NO. Have we been to the desert and camp the night? The answer is NO (except for the boys who’ve been a few times with friends and school) or have we been to all the 7 Emirates that make the UAE? The answer is still NO. Ask me WHY and the answer is I don’t know. Maybe because we tend to take the place we live in for granted thinking there’ll be time to do it? Because hey, it is home? Seriously, I don’t have an answer for it.

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Style :: Jeans Brand for petite girls

Thanks to the image above, I am currently obsessed with this look – flared leg jeans with flip flop. But being a short petite girl with shorter legs, it would be almost impossible to find a pair that fits perfectly without the need of alteration. I say almost because, through some research, I found myself a perfect list of jeans brand for petite girls that might help me find a good pair without having to visit the tailor! Continue reading


Style :: Boxy Coat

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I love coats and outerwear. I think had I live in a 4 season city, I would have closets of them. Even living in a dessert doesn’t stop me from having a small collection that is suitable for the weather here.  Continue reading