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Pond Park cycling dubai

There's a nearby park near our apartment building in Al Nahda and ever since my wife and I bought a bike from Decathlon, cycling has been keeping us busy especially during this summer season in Dubai. We transferred to the farther side of Dubai as rental costs are a lot cheaper. We seldom get to go [...]

btwin hybrid bike original 520

Just bought a bike at the Decathlon shop in Mirdif City Centre. My wife and I have been contemplating on getting a regular bicycle just to have some physical activity we can share together at a nearby park. We’re now based in Al Nahda and there’s a huge family park where we could work up [...]

lion painting karama

Have you seen the new street art / grafitti in Karama market? There was a video posted a few days ago by Wasl Properties where they gave a peek (check out the video below) at the “face lift” done to the walls of the buildings in Karama Souq. 24 big murals on apartment buildings were [...]


After a great outdoor brunch at Fume Downtown restaurant, my wife and I walked towards the Burj Park where we got a better view of the Burj Khalifa. Although you can always see the tallest building in the world wherever in Downtown Dubai, the park area offered a different view due to its greenery. You could [...]

rixos hotel the palm balcony

I was searching for some quick Dubai getaways from Groupon and found a great deal for an overnight stay at Rixos The Palm Resort. Since it’s Ramadan month (and a summer month), there are hotels and resorts that offer various discounted rates for an overnight stays in Dubai and in other emirates. Last year, we [...]

lamb ouzi iftar entre nous dubai

It's Ramadan in Dubai and with it comes hotels offering plenty of buffet choices for residents to break the fast. One of the hotel iftars we were able to participate in was the Iftar at Entre Nous Restaurant in Novotel World Trade Centre. Entres Nous is the all-day dining restaurant of Novotel World Trade Centre [...]

dubai desert buggy drive

We spent a fun Saturday morning driving a buggy over the Al Faqa desert sand dunes. This is an exciting experience especially to those who want to do thrilling outdoor adventures in Dubai. Our call time was around 6:30am as we needed to head to the desert early before it got extremely hot. We scheduled this buggy adventure in May, [...]

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