Seydou Keïta at Leila Heller Gallery

If you were going to have your photograph taken for the first time, how…

Flying High Over Dubai

I hadn’t realised just how fast helicopters go.  We zoomed our way from one…

Dubai Miracle Garden

It’s really the last thing you’d expect to find in the desert of Dubai;…

Eight Museums You Must Visit

Is there a better way to spend an afternoon than mooching around a museum,…

Climbing Sand Dunes in the Empty Quarter

I’ve stumbled my way up to the top of a sand dune on two…

Veggie Deliciousness at Mantoushe, JLT

Nestled away between the high-rise buildings of JLT. The area around Mantoushe is surprisingly…

The Sights of Sultanahmet

Is there anywhere else in the world that is so very jam-packed full of…

A Vegetarian Guide to Eat The World DXB

Out of all the Dubai Food Festival events (and there are quite a few)…

Relaxing at the Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq

It’s not what a hotel gets right that shows you how good it is,…

Crossing The Galata Bridge

Are you sure we can get through there, it doesn’t look like a road…

Masala Apple Crumble with Avantcha Tea

I had forgotten just how beautiful the ceremony of tea-making is.  As we watched the…

800 Degrees Pizza at MOE

I stumbled across the opening of 800 Degrees Pizza quite accidentally.  Phil and I…

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Is there anyone who doesn’t love butterflies?  So beautiful and delicate, I remember as…

Garlic Mushroom Orzo Recipe

Garlic and Mushrooms – two ingredients that taste fabulous on their own, but put…

Painting Dali and Drinking Wine

Since I was a kid,  I’ve told myself that I am not very creative…