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5 Starry Nights in Abu Dhabi

If you have a penchant for world-class hospitality, Michelin starred dining, exceptional service, and new world posh, then Abu Dhabi is the ideal place for you. There isn’t one 5 star hotel in Abu Dhabi which will fail to bedazzle and enchant its guests.  From a vast array of bespoke services and top-notch amenities to choose from, there is a hotel that will indulge all of your five senses and make Read more »

On The First Day of Ramadan…in the UAE (United Arab Emirates)

It feels like Christmas in July. Ubitiquous are lamp posts, trees trunks and branches adorned in pearl white, emerald green, and celeste blue lights. Lining the medians of streets and bridge crossings are fixtures of crescent moons and stars, Arabic teapots, lanterns, and other symbols of Islamic faith. Shopping malls and official businesses are resplendent in hues of amber and blue Read more »

Ascending the Moreeb Staircase (Liwa, UAE)

My late father used to tell me, “Gina, you work out as if it were a religion”. Being physically nimble/agile, fit, and healthy has always been of paramount importance to me, having competed in contact sports since the age of 12 and having grown up with eight brothers who were fiercely competitive. Hence, finding a vacation spot that provides equal doses of respite and physical activity is an essential Read more »

Viva Cancun!

cancun5 World-Renowned Spas. The Yucatan Peninsula. PAR-TAYS (yes, I meant to spell it that way)!   Cancun is usually synonymous with the word "party" to many people.  But if you are looking for beautiful place to visit that is affordable and have the best all-inclusive resorts in North America, Cancun may be what you are looking for. Cancun is rich is beauty, history, and has activities that everyone Read more »

Is It Happy Hour Yet?

happy_hour I have to admit, when I travel, I like to find that relaxing, pre-dinner spot to have a glass of wine or a cocktail, whether I am with friends, or going solo.  I even have the Happy Hour App on my phone (Yes, I have the app! Love it!).  It is with that I thought I will compile a list of 3 Happy Hour spots to checkout while traveling:     Sugar Factory,  Las Vegas, Nevada Need Read more »

Before You Go! (Travel Tips)

Hotel, before you go   I am very ready to begin my traveling for the year. Starting now, I will travel once a month for the next seven months. I am going near and far, and before doing so, it is essentia that I prepare and plan some of my trip itineraries in advance. Trust me - while it’s nice to sometimes “go with the flow” on vacation, you don’t want to plan poorly and miss out on doing things that you Read more »

Travelista Tips: How To Plan The Perfect Girlfriends’ Getaway

Travelista Tips: How To Plan The Perfect Girlfriends' Getaway The experience of a vacation with your closest girlfriends is an unforgettable one. It gives you the chance to reinforce the bonds that you have and allows you to form new memories. To make the most out of your girlfriends getaway trip, read our tips below: PLANNING Determine who’s traveling, select a destination, and set a date. Inform the essential parties (boss and co-workers, spouse, Read more »