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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  • ANDES DUBAI new South American food at One Central 3 weeks ago Andes Dubai Andes Dubai is a new (opened August 2018) restaurant serving South American cuisine. The chefs are from Mexico but there’s not a breakfast burrito in site!  Based in a very new urban Dubai location, is it worth a try? Where is Andes Dubai Andes Dubai is located on the ground floor of...
  • THE ONE BARCELONA 1 month ago   Location of  The One Barcelona The One Barcelona hotel is conveniently located for exploring the best bits of the city. It’s on a section of the Carrer de Provença and despite it being at the heart of great shopping, restaurants and cultural sites, it sits quietly and elegantly a few minutes...
  • HYATT REGENCY LONDON THE CHURCHILL HOTEL 4 months ago This Hyatt Regency London the Churchill hotel underwent an extensive refurbishment in 2016 and the result is a beautiful, British blend of contemporary and classic. The hotel cleverly incorporates references to Sir Winston Churchill and surrounding history. But it’s not just one great world...
  • OBEROI DUBAI FACIAL 5 months ago Oberoi Dubai facial A mother and daughter review their Oberoi Dubai Facial Spa date. Why do people assume couples therapy treatment rooms are only for  couples? We loved our mother and daughter spa session and can’t think of a better way to spend quality time. A great idea for a couple of...
  • RADISSON BLU PORTMAN HOTEL LONDON 5 months ago Radisson Blu Portman hotel London Did you know the Radisson Blu Portman hotel London is five minutes away from Selfridges? But there are other factors to take into account apart from just location. Often we need to combine work and pleasure while we travel but how do you find a hotel that allows...

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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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