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Revisiting Dubai After Four Years

July 5, 2018
One and Only Royal Mirage The Palace - PinayFlyingHigh.com-56
It’s been 4 years since I was last in Dubai, I still remember the day that I took my final flight out of the city with no return date. Since then, I haven’t been back and to be absolutely and completely honest – I’ve avoided going back. I’m not saying that I’ve had a horrible time in Dubai in fact, it was the best 7 years of my life. If I am to relive my life, I’d do it all

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Reasons Why Living In Dubai Will Ruin You For Life

October 20, 2014
Dubai Skyline
Exactly 2 months ago from today, I arrived in the US for a holiday – an extended one as you may notice. I can’t say that I am going thru a culture shock but after spending 7 years in the glamorous city of Dubai, it did kind of ruin me in some ways. I am missing a lot of things that are considered normal in Dubai but totally unnecessary to the rest of the world. Yep, the rich city of Dubai spoiled us big

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Expat Life in Dubai

Closing A Beautiful Chapter of My Life

August 20, 2014
Burj Al Arab
6 years and 11 months ago, I arrived in a very humid Dubai with no clue of what to expect and no friends nor family whom I know. The only thing I knew then was that it was going to be hot and this I tell you, no matter how much you psych yourself up on how hot and humid Dubai is going to be, it’s still not going to be good enough until you actually experience it. It’s that hot in here! Yacht Cruise at t

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Iftar at Na3Na3 in The Address Dubai Mall

July 2, 2014
Na3Na3 at The Address Dubai Mall
I was invited to attend the iftar at Na3Na3 in The Address Dubai Mall yesterday together with some of the Bloggers In The City. I of course tagged my fasting friend along with me, Jacqui. That was the second iftar invite that I’ve received and it’s only the first week, a good start of Ramadan for me I must say. 🙂 Na3Na3 is at the lobby of The Address Dubai Mall, Arabic decor filled the place to fit

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Iftar at Liwan Restaurant in Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana

July 1, 2014
Liwan Restaurant at Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana
The holy month of Ramadan is upon us once again. It is observed by the Muslim community all over the world as a month of fasting which is one of the 5 Pillars of Islam. For the whole month, Muslims refrain from consuming food and water among other things during daylight. They are only allowed to eat and drink before sunrise and after sunset. According to Islam, the blessings that a Muslim will get for fasting durin

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