The best hummus and  falafel in Dubai?!

After visiting Beirut and Jordan this year ( see my posts Visiting Beirut…  and Ten reasons you should visit Jordan ) my opinion of hummus has been transformed. What I used to view as the thick, grainy, lunch option sold on UK supermarket shelves to the health conscious middle classes, my…

A review of Treehouse bar, Taj hotel, Dubai

I’m another year older and wiser… well definitely older anyway.  Unfortunately my birthday this year fell on a Tuesday, which meant I had to work during the day, and get up early the next day too.  With this in mind I couldn’t do anything too…

A review of Bubbalicious brunch in Dubai 

I have to be honest. I’m kind of over Friday brunch, but nobody else seems to be. It is still the thing to do on a weekend. Bubbalicious is one of the more famous brunches in Dubai, and living here for over two years I still hadn’t been…

Living off 500 dirhams or 136 US dollars a month in Dubai…

Speaking to some of the low paid workers here in Dubai, I’m always amazed by how they not only survive in such an expensive country on a relatively low wage, but how they also manage to send money, often half or more of their salary home, back to…