Category Archives: Abu Dhabi

Al Muneera, Al Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi

This one is for the girls at work as much as anything.  They wanted an idea of what it is like  living like an expat.  I took these at dusk – there is a lot of haze which doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Halloween/Diwali celebration doors

We split the trick or treating between us, I took the first 7 floors, Abu Dhabi sista did the bottom 2 and outside apartments.  The screaming, the echoing in the hallways.   Interesting floor decorations for Diwali – the cleaners … Continue reading

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Emirates Palace Hotel

On the drive to see the sunset we went to the Emirates Palace Hotel – its 7 star, very glamorous.

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Sunset

Abu Dhabi sista and I took some time out to visit the Emirates Palace, tried on jewellery (it is an investment item I swear) at a very nice jewellers who just happened to be having a 50% off sale and … Continue reading

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Jones the Grocer pop up market.

I’d read that this market is really good.   So I cabbed it over to Jones at Gardens Plaza.  The market man starts selling at 10.00 am, he sets up in a corner of Jones the Grocer.   The smell … Continue reading

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The Food Tour of Abu Dhabi

It looks like this trip is going to be all about the eating.   Not that there is anything wrong with that.    Brunch is a big thing over here on a Friday (UAE weekend is Friday/Saturday), you pay your … Continue reading

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Tawa Bakery

Tawa Bakery is my coffee shop of choice (this visit). It’s at the Al Muneera Beach Plaza. Open from 8.00am to 11.00 pm. And all Gluten Free. From 8.00 am to 9.00 am – your cake of choice is free with … Continue reading

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Downtown Abu Dhabi

I’ve been on a couple of runs to pick up the niece from school but haven’t had any time to wander around downtown Abu Dhabi, her school is in the middle of the city.   We rectified that on the … Continue reading

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

I forgot to mention that we’d been to the Grand Mosque during the week.   Its very spectacular.   We did the self guided tour – it was well worth doing.  The architecture is amazing.   But it was so … Continue reading

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So Abu Dhabi then

The original plan was for a one week stopover to catch up with AD sista and family.   But as  it turns out Mr Sista looks like he has a job and a babysitter is needed until a nanny is … Continue reading

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