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Fast and Fervid Fun at F1

Scoring a ticket to one of the world’s most coveted racing events is arguably no ordinary feat. Once you have missed the deadline for purchasing tickets, it undoubtedly becomes about who you know and strategically working your black book. You have to know someone, who knows “someone”, who knows “someone”. And having been dubbed a “newbie” in the UAE, I wasn’t quite sure how compelling Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Clique

Clique Pool Party Addition It’s almost day party season!    And if you’re in San Diego, you’ll want to check out Clique.  Clique is not so much a party but a movement. They are passionate about art, music and the underground club scene and they want YOU to be a part of their clique.   Each party aims to stimulate you through sight and sound.  Artists inspired by the people and music of Clique create paintings Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Bounce Sundays

Bounce Thumbnail On this cold winter’s day, I want to bring you back, to the warm days of summer on a sun-drenched patio in the city of San Diego, with the gorgeous Pacific ocean in the background; where DJ sets come alive with live instruments and sun sets to music.   Today’s we’re going to Bounce Sundays. The founders of Bounce Sundays wanted bring something a little different to the San Diego Sunday Funday Read more »

San Diego Day Parties: Souleil Opening Party 2014

Dancing JPG Day parties just happen to be one of the best inventions ever! They’ve been around for a while, but day parties and clubs have really taken off in the past few years. Instead of being hotbox of a nightclub, you can enjoy the sun, and actually get a good look at the person you’re talking; all while dancing your butt off and getting home at a decent time so your face doesn’t betray the day you Read more »

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 »

Viva Mexico!

Cabo Camel Ride Deidre1068_n Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Crystal blue water, handmade tortillas, and fun in the sun: Cabo San Lucas has so many different aspects that make for an incredibly beautiful city. I got the opportunity to visit Cabo for 4 days and 3 nights for less than $800.00. This price included a 4 star hotel, all inclusive resort (food, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages) and a round-trip flight and shuttle to and 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 »