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Foodtruck Season

Ber months are finally here so it could only mean one thing – winter is coming. And on that note, there’s no better thing to do in cooler months than to eat al fresco, engage in outdoor activities and be in a festive mood, which you can do all at the same time at foodtruck events. Here in the UAE, you might wonder how would a dry and hot country from the middle east ever get away with hosting such gatherings? But can you believe we have foodtrucks all throughout the year? Oh yes  ...

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Words, Art, Love and Life: A Visual Diary

Me: “You’re always saving me.” Art: “This is what I’m here for.”         All photos from this post were taken during the SIKKA Art Fair on March 20, 2017 in Bastakiya Quarter, one of Dubai’s old historical neighborhoods. Being a creatives enthusiast myself, I am and will always be drawn to the arts in whatever form they may be. Through this visual diary of words and mixed media projects, I hope I have ignited a spark of  ...

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The Truckers DXB Experience

I’ve been living far from the city scene, tucked away in rural Al Ain that’s why when I get the chance to spend an awesome afternoon in a food truck event, I get excited! Truckers DXB is a food community that brings together truckers and their local home grown food from all over the emirate of Dubai. It’s currently on its second season and opens its doors to the public every Saturday at different parks and tourist spots. With lots of gourmet menu to choose from, live music  ...

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Best of Dubai

I’ve been living here in the UAE for quite some time now and I’m loving it. Not only is it close to Europe (my favorite continent) but this country boasts of beautiful places and sights of its own. And so on this post I’m going to share some of my favorite spaces in Dubai, the metropolitan emirate of this country, though I have to travel two hours from my home base to reach it. We’re currently living in the oasis city of Al Ain, part of Abu Dhabi where my workplace  ...

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