Tag: UAE

  • STYLE MOMENT | Burj Khalifa

    STYLE MOMENT | Burj Khalifa

    “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) French aristocrat, aviator, writer & poet

  • DUBAI | Armani Hotel

    DUBAI | Armani Hotel

    Oh yes I did. I used my travel blogger status to score a press rate in the crème de la crème of hotels in Dubai. The one and only hotel that resides in the world’s highest tower, the Burj Khalifa. The height of luxury from one of the world’s most celebrated fashion designers. Oh yeah,…

  • DUBAI | Open doors.  Open minds.

    DUBAI | Open doors.  Open minds.

    I only had two days in Dubai, so I knew I had to plan my time meticulously.  It was the perfect time to try out tripomatic.com, a travel site that plans itineraries for you based on the places you want to see.  Now let me just say, this is a great website…for travelers with reasonable…

  • STYLE MOMENT | Spice souk, Dubai

    STYLE MOMENT | Spice souk, Dubai

    “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.” -William Cowper (1731-1800) English poet

  • DUBAI | The souks

    DUBAI | The souks

    Remember the scene in the “Sex and the City 2” movie when SJP glides through the shadowy souk (wearing a full-length taffeta skirt, Dior t-shirt, and Manolos), amidst stalls that are draped with vibrant textiles and bursting with exotic merchandise? Well, that was the picture I had in my mind when I left the glitz…

  • DUBAI | Magnificent metropolis

    DUBAI | Magnificent metropolis

    I’ve wanted to go to Dubai for a long time, so after days of worrying about snowstorms delaying my flight, a harrowing drive to the airport on roads slick with black ice, an altercation with the check-in agent about carrying on my suitcase (I won), I was at JFK airport, and I was JAZZED. The…