Travel

Malta with kids

Malta with kids

I didn’t know a lot about Malta except that it’s an island in the Mediterranean and if you’re after winter sun it is one of the warmest destinations in Europe.

Travel with kids without losing your mind

Travel with kids without losing your mind

Travelling with kids especially babies and toddlers can be stressful. My children are twelve, ten and six now so I get it, but don’t let it stop you from going on that far and away destination you’ve always dreamt of.

Top 5 family friendly restaurants in Dubai

Top 5 family friendly restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is one of THE most family friendly destinations on the planet and is fast becoming a gastronomical paradise. I’ve chosen my top five family friendly restaurants in Dubai where I really enjoyed the food alongside the children.

Family friendly Cologne

Family friendly Cologne

For me having a weekend break in a city is not about finding the nearest playground, theme park or zoo. I want my children to enjoy the sights despite them not being typically for children. There are ways and means of seeing a city on foot but also keeping the kids amused. Breaking up your day with fun things to do will keep everyone happy

WowTrip To Cologne, Germany

WowTrip To Cologne, Germany

Not so long ago I took the plunge and went on a WowTrip! What is WowTrip I hear you ask?

British Airways – LHR to DBX

British Airways – LHR to DBX

For many years I’ve avoided British Airways after having a really bad experience many years ago on a flight from London to Miami. However I’d been hearing pretty good things about BA over the recent years and thought let’s give them a go! And I’m […]

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm — Dubai

After staying in the Atlantis for a week I’ve been itching to write a review. Main question is, did it live up to the hype? Answer: Yes and no! Firstly it’s a mammoth sized hotel so there’s a lot to cover. But I will start […]

Karachi Shopping Hot Spots

Karachi Shopping Hot Spots

I’ve just had the most wonderful time in Karachi, Pakistan! I was there for a close family wedding and between all the wedding related stuff, all I did was shop and eat. Now Karachi is really one of the most amazing cities in this world. […]

The Best of Naples

The Best of Naples

A few months ago my family and I took a late summer holiday to the Italian city of Naples. City breaks can be tricky with young kids which is why we’ve tried to avoid them in the past! (Except for when we went to Paris) […]

Top 5 family friendly things to do in Bali

Top 5 family friendly things to do in Bali

Despite the never-ending flight time Bali is somewhere that is definitely worth visiting at least once in your life. Being part of the largest Muslim populated country in the world — Indonesia, Muslim travellers are welcomed in Bali. We stayed at the very beautiful Fairmont […]

The Fairmont Hotel — Sanur, Bali

The Fairmont Hotel — Sanur, Bali

At the end of last year, I went to Bali with my family for one week. I wrote a full review of The Fairmont for travel site Mums Do Travel, so do check it out if you’re thinking of visiting. Here are some photos from […]

Ten Tips for Visiting Durdle Door  — Dorset

Ten Tips for Visiting Durdle Door — Dorset

One of the most breathtakingly beautiful sites in the UK is in Dorset, and it is less than a three hours drive from London. The area we visited is called Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove which are a 5 minute drive from each other but most […]

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park

School is almost out! Whether you’re counting down the days to the summer holidays or dreading them, either way for parents day trips are imminent. As the animals live outdoors, summer is the best time to visit safari parks. You can read my review of Woburn Safari Park on parenting […]

Halal Barcelona

Halal Barcelona

The good news is that there are a few halal options in Barcelona. The bad news is that you may struggle to find anything other than Indian/Pakistani or Turkish/Middle Eastern food.

Top 10 things to do in Barcelona for Muslim Couples

Top 10 things to do in Barcelona for Muslim Couples

In August I went to Barcelona to enjoy some quality time with my husband. It was an opportunity for all three children to spend some time with their grandparents and us to go abroad without having to book two rooms or taste milk at the […]

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

Boringdon Hall Hotel — Plymouth

On a quest to spend some quality time together and celebrate my husband’s birthday we decided to spend a couple of days in Devon. A quick internet search returned the Boringdon Hall Hotel website and immediately I knew it was the one. Don’t be deceived by […]

Adventures in Andalusia

Adventures in Andalusia

In September, I flew to Malaga to write  this Huffington Post blog and this travel piece for the Epoch Times.  I stayed in Granada and Cordoba, which are two beautiful cities in southern Spain in the region called Andalusia. The weather was warm and sunny and all I […]

Simply India – by Atul Kochhar, Mauritius

Simply India – by Atul Kochhar, Mauritius

Update: After speaking with Atul Kochhar he informed me he is no longer affiliated with Simply India. When I ate there it was marketed as his restaurant. On our last night in Mauritius we wanted to go out with a bang so decided to eat at […]

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

The St. Regis Resort – Mauritius

Only 2 years new, located in the Le Morne region (southwest Mauritius), St.Regis oozes character and sophistication. With its regal decor and candlelit lamps across the resort, the ambience is serene yet welcoming. Guests can enjoy spending time in the Library or Drawing Room or […]

Dining at St. Regis

Dining at St. Regis

Sometimes you have to let the pictures do the talking. Below are photographs taken of a selection of dishes we ate at the St Regis Resort from three of the restaurants. We did not get bored of the food at all despite predominantly eating at these […]