Doce Nata: Freshly Baked Portuguese Tarts in Mall of the Emirates

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My wife and I visited Mall of the Emirates and dropped by Doce Nata shop. Located at the Ground Floor of the mall (just in front of Minutes repair shop), this is a pastry shop that specializes in preparing freshly baked Portuguese tarts in Dubai. We first came across Doce Nata last Christmas season when … Read more

Book Tickets: Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai Rail

Aside from ice skating, another attraction you will surely love is SKI Dubai (BOOK HERE). Located inside the Mall of the Emirates, this is a snow park on the desert of Dubai. It’s a great tourist attraction and actually even a place for learning how to ski indoors. It’s a huge indoor ski resort where … Read more

Dinner at The Garden Grille in Hilton Garden Inn MOE


I had dinner with friends at The Garden Grille restaurant in Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates. This restaurant offers an international menu with pasta, Arabic & Indian specialties, salads, seafood, etc. They also serve spirits like sparkling wine, champagne, cocktails, red, white and rose wines, and liquor. Head Chef Gautam Sethi welcomed us … Read more

20 Photos of the Apple Store in Mall of the Emirates


I finally got to drop by the Apple Store at the Mall of the Emirates. Sometime in October, they announced that an official Apple shop would be opened in the UAE. Speculations were that it was going to be in Abu Dhabi, but reports on Emirates 24/7 and Dubai social media channels surfaced and there … Read more

11 Free Tourist Attractions in Dubai


Free and Dubai rarely goes hand in hand especially when it comes to places to visit for some quality leisure and entertainment. In fact it’s actually one of the last things you can associate it in this mega city. But truth be told, there are places in the city where you can travel and have a … Read more

Horse Mermaid Water Fountain at Mall of the Emirates

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The water fountain at Mall of the Emirates has seahorse statues and is a nice centerpiece for restaurants and fashion brands inside the shopping complex. I did a bit of research and chanced upon a page of the designer of this fountain, Art Director Rusty Hatfield. You can check out the rest of the art description … Read more