Dubai by Sara

Palace Downtown

Palace Downtown

For a true Arabian fairytale right in the middle of our fair town, the Palace Downtown is an ideal place to stay. Authentic Arabic-inspired interior design, complete with wooden arches, arabesque designs and marble finishings, gives this five star hotel a local feel...

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Tips & Toes

When I used to work at ITP Publishing, me and a handful of other women who edited magazines would cross the street to this little slice of heaven to get mani-pedis: Tips & Toes in Arjaan Tower remains one of my favorite place to get pampered in Dubai. Small,...

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Rove Downtown

Reviewed for Holidays in Heels by Anita Quade, magazine editor extraordinaire! Meet the new artsy hotel on the block – Rove Downtown Dubai has been open just over a year and has already captured our creative hearts with its urban approach to hotel stays. Modern...

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Ritz Carlton JBR

by Lulu Hamdan! Crisp clean, white fluffy pillows... late night seafood dinners with the sounds of waves splashing and retreating against the shore while Bob Marley’s hits play softly in the background... a healthy tan from swimming, jet skiing, and laying out by the...

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Top Ten Cool Hotels 2017

I have often been drawn to a city or beach town because I wanted to experience a specific hotel... this was the case with the stunning Viceroy in Bali (monkeys tapping on my window!) and Fanari Villas in Santorini (that sunset!). So here is a bucket list of...

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Grand Millenium Hotel

This unassuming hotel tucked into Barsha Heights, between Mall of the Emirates and the Dubai Marina, has secrets to share. They all revolve around one thing: having one of the best nights out on the town. Enter Lucky Voice Dubai. When I was invited to try the karaoke...

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Manzil Downtown

Sometimes, the perfect vacation is at your doorstep. For a dream staycation, I ventured a far enough away from my home in Dubai Marina to spend some time in the downtown area at a remarkable, hidden gem of a hotel: Manzil Downtown. Most will be familiar with the...

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Fairmont the Palm

Fairmont the Palm is a place of many happy memories for me. It's where my dear friend, Zahirah Variawa, had her fairytale wedding, where I celebrated my one year wedding anniversary, and where I met fashion illustrator extraordinaire Megan Hess. I honestly don't have...

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Park Hyatt Dubai

A green hideaway set smack in the middle of Dubai's old town overlooking the Creek - and just 2 km from Dubai's airport - the Park Hyatt Dubai is a destination in and of itself. It's got acres of rolling hills ideal for a round of golf or a round of drinks as you...

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