Do in Dubai

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Do in Dubai
Monica has lived in Dubai since 2006, and before that in London. She started her working life as a consultant for Price Waterhouse and moved to managing a small market research company before coming to Dubai.
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  • STK LONDON not just steak! 6 days ago What’s STK London all about STK London is a vibrant cocktail bar, lounge and restaurant serving contemporary, mostly Western cuisine. It reminded me of Spaghettini in Beverly Hills and the vibe is that of a sophisticated party place. DJ’s hit the decks after 10pm or so. There is also a  branch...
  • BOUTIQUE HOTELS IN KENYA Kiangazi House Naivasha 1 month ago Are there good boutique hotels in Kenya   It’s not easy finding good boutique hotels in Kenya, but we think we’ve found 2 of the best. Kiangazi House and Chui Lodge both in Naivasha are gorgeous boutique hotels in Kenya and make for an amazing stay. Read our real experience of a 2 night stay...
  • EMIRATES BUSINESS CLASS travelling 2017 summer 1 month ago   Upgrading to Emirates Business Class using Skywards miles I upgraded from Emirates Economy to Emirates Business Class using skywards miles at the check in desk – Dubai airport terminal 3. The upgrade was from Dubai to London, about a 7 hour flight. It was a last minute decision.   How many...
  • REGIONAL IFTARS this Ramadan in Dubai 2 months ago   Regional Iftars for this Ramadan 2017   We've spoken about lot's of contemporary iftars and ones that you can customise, but try some authentic regional iftars for the last week of Ramadan in Dubai. The names should help you with the regions, where do you think the Dehlvi iftar comes from then?...
  • CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPE easy moist dessert type cake 2 months ago An easy Chocolate Cake Recipe We’ve all got our favourite chocolate cake recipe, but this  one is new for me and the best I’ve tried for a while now. Everyone who’s eaten it loves it and has asked for the recipe so here it is! Make it and send me a picture of how it ..Continue Reading The...

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  • Dubaistander Writing Contest October 2012 Despite Dubai being the most well-known Emirate, it’s not the capital of the UAE, that honour belongs to Abu Dhabi and these two Emirates are the most visited in the region. Much that’s written about Dubai focuses on glamorous hotels,... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 9 reviews on Do in Dubai

08:50 AM October 29, 2012

Great blog with genuine ideas for Dubai and other countries, I love the holiday ideas and restaurants.

10:10 AM October 29, 2012

Great recipes and quirky ideas for a blog !

10:42 AM October 29, 2012

Hi, love the blog and the coverage on restaurants and gourmet outlets have been especially helpful. Love to check out your book section for good reads. The travel section is well researched. On the whole a very good blog.

Susan Harrison
10:45 AM October 29, 2012

Thanks Monica for a very interesting blog. Everything from GCSE study tips to unique dining experiences in Dubai and talks on a variety of topics to excellent travel ideas. In fact I write this from Vietnam, sitting on the Beach next to the South China Sea taken from Monica's 2part blog on travelling in Vietnam. Thank you very much for your excellent insight and fun topics. Regards Susan

11:55 AM October 29, 2012

Great Blog! Loved the coverage of restaurants, holiday ideas and cooking tips.

Deep 'Raja' Dhir
15:51 PM October 29, 2012

Mrs Kapila, what a wonderful blog u have. Its informative, interesting and full of information. As a prime time radio presenter in the UK i often use your site in order to find some useful topics and ideas. Bravo for having such a good blog and i hope you are rewarded for your efforts very soon. Deep 'Raja'.

16:07 PM October 29, 2012

Hi Monica, Great site you have got going here! I refer to it almost everyday for tips pertaining to GCSE practise to cooking homemade prawn curry. I like the voucher offer for Perfect Shape Up! Kindest Regards, Priyanka Dubai

06:29 AM October 30, 2012

Really enjoying your blog, loving the recipes and the restaurant reviews! Keep up the good work.

Olivia Grace
07:28 AM March 08, 2017

Hello, I love to read, and the coverage of Online shopping in uae gourmet restaurants and shops are particularly useful. I have asked the department. The soil is good research. Overall a very good read.

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