Review: Romance at the Saadiyat Beach Club Abu Dhabi

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Romance at the Saadiyat Beach Club Abu Dhabi Last month, the hubby and I celebrated Valentine’s Day in style at Abu Dhabi’s breathtakingly beautiful Saadiyat Beach Club. Rarely getting much time together to simply relax, we made the most of our day passes and enjoyed dozing lazily by the huge pool, delicious signature massages and […]

An Experience of a Lifetime with Platinum Heritage – Desert Weddings

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An Experience of a Lifetime with Platinum Heritage Late last year, I met some of the team over at Platinum Heritage, in particular Racheal who heads up the wedding division, Desert Weddings. I often receive emails from brides who are looking for a unique venue they can transform into their dream outdoor wedding space, so […]

Review: Weddings at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa

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Weddings at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain A few months ago, I met some of the marketing and communications team over at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa while they were in Dubai during a travel expo. Their enthusiasm for the weddings held at their hotel was infectious and I loved that they cared so much about the […]

Review: Bridal De-Stress|Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont The Palm

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Bridal De-Stress|Willow Stream Spa The Wedding season here in Dubai is about to kick off once again and I’m already swept off my feet, so having the chance to review the Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont The Palm’s latest bridal spa treatment package {Ultimate Detox Rasul and a customised deep cleansing facial} came as a welcome […]

Review: A Bridal Bright Smile with ‘My Dental Clinic’ Dubai

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A Bridal Bright Smile |‘My Dental Clinic’ Dubai If you follow my personal blog over at www.expatbride.com, you will know that I have had some major problems with my gnashers. From dealing with dodgy dentists, to excruciating wisdom tooth pain, to one of my teeth actually falling out, it’s not only been distressing for me, it’s also […]

Rio’s African Adventure|Honeymoon Special – Part 2

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African Adventure|Honeymoon Special – Part 2 The Serengeti – Sayari Camp (Warning: This is long, so grab a cuppa!) – The morning I was dreading arrived – I truly hate flying, so the thought of getting into a small bush plane scared me senseless. I was also feeling pretty rough, having caught what I thought was […]

Rio’s African Adventure|Honeymoon Special – Part 1

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African Adventure|Honeymoon Special – Part 1 (Warning: This is long, so grab a cuppa!) – Last year, I married my soul mate. It was the most incredible day filled with all the positive emotions one can imagine, but it was also a long process and left us pretty exhausted both financially and emotionally. We had to […]

The Waldorf Astoria, Ras al-Khaimah ~ Anniversary review

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The Waldorf Astoria, Ras al-Khaimah Anniversary review About a year ago, my darling husband and I legally wed at the Jebel Ali Christ Church in front of four of our best friends. It was a special day just for us, followed by our wedding blessing with friends and family six months later at the Desert […]