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…

A quick breakfast at La Brioche, Dubai

La Brioche is a chain restaurant and I highly recommend it for a spot of breakfast or lunch. They do a wide range of amazing breakfast options.  Today I went for their French toast and wow it was honestly incredible. Served with fresh strawberries, maple syrup and cream, it…

Suhoor at Scape restaurant, Burj Al Arab. 

Ramadan is a great month to explore those amazing hotels and restaurants that usually would be (well for the likes of me anyway!) out of my price range. However, Ramadan brings many amazing iftar and suhoor packages at some of the finest restaurants in Dubai! I had never been inside…

My review of a Friday Dubai brunch at Spice & Ice

For the excellent price of 199 dirhams we decided to try out the brunch option at Spice & Ice- an Indian restaurant. I’d first heard of this restaurant on a plane journey where I got chatting to another expat who’d lived in Dubai for many years…