24 Hours in Dubai – Sofitel Jumeirah Beach

24 Hours in Dubai – Sofitel Jumeirah Beach

I think it’s true to say everyone has their own opinion of Dubai before they go. You either love it and want to go back or hate it and are happy to see the back of it. For me, Dubai was everything I had imagined but nothing like I had expected. I have always wanted to go, partly out of […]

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October 30, 2014 at 11:03 am

24 Hours in Abu Dhabi – A Stop Over Holiday Itinerary

24 Hours in Abu Dhabi – A Stop Over Holiday Itinerary

Whoever said it’s not about the destination but the journey to get there clearly has never been faced with a 46 hour travel time from Wellington to the UK.  This includes 4 flights and several hours in various airports along the way.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love the excitement of being in an airport and the anticipation of […]

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August 1, 2014 at 1:59 am

Living it Up in Abu Dhabi at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri

Living it Up in Abu Dhabi at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri

Luxury like only the Middle East knows how, with everything you could need for business, pleasure, a stopover holiday or a family getaway, Shangri-La Qaryat Al Buri will make you feel like you are at the most exclusive home away from home.  You’ll need more than a couple of days to enjoy all the hotel amenities as well as a chance […]

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June 2, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Wedding In Dubai

Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Madinat

Today marks two years since we were married in an intimate wedding ceremony on a gorgeous white sand beach, in the emirate of Dubai. We stayed at Al Qasr Hotel in the Madinat, situated in the same complex as the Burj Al Arab (‘world’s most luxurious hotel’), and Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Jumeirah Group owns these properties and operates other renowned […]

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December 11, 2010 at 6:28 am