A quick review of the Jamie Oliver restaurant in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Meeting a friend for a catch up we decided to head to the lovely Jumeirah Beach hotel where we could choose from a variety of restaurants. My friend fancied Jamie Oliver’s and being a vegetarian, well pescatarian, Italian is always a good choice for me.  We went through and were immediately shown to our table. The staff were friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The menu was simple- this is to me…

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Losing my phone in a Dubai taxi and how I got it back…

We’ve all been there- a brunch where your wine is topped up every time you take a sip, and before you know it you’ve drank three bottles. The brunch culture is dangerous… I wonder how many people have got themselves into sticky situations after copious amounts of alcohol- unlimited for three or four hours at a time.  Thursday night I went to an evening brunch. I remember it started…

The best apps to download before you travel 

1. Maps.me Never get lost again with maps.me. This app is so handy for travellers. Before you set off download the maps you will need. You will then be able to use the map offline- so useful for when you have no wifi or data connection! Whether your taxi driver is lost, whether you’re lost or if you’re hunting out local restaurants this app is perfect. You can also…

Essential items every girl needs to pack for travelling Mexico!

1. Sun protection– caps and sun hats factor 50+ sun cream, aloe vera gel… the number of people I saw with bright red patches of sunburn on them, plus my own experiences of sunburn in Mexico made me very aware of the intense strength of the Mexican sun. I even developed some strange dark patches on my face- not a good look! So my number one item/s are high factor sun protection…