Green Living in Dubai: Sustainable food in UAE

Posted on the May 2nd, 2016 under Green Living by

In last published post, I discussed what is Sustainable Food in general. But when we talk about sustainable food in UAE, there is quiet big change to make the food here sustainable. Growing food in UAE through traditional farming has huge challenge...

Green Living in Dubai: What is Sustainable Food?

Posted on the May 2nd, 2016 under Green Living by

Last month, on Earth Day 2016, I decided to spread the word of sustainability in two big industries Food and Fashion through the blog this year! Of course these are integral parts of Living Sustainable and need lot of awareness. Great thing is, people...

Ginger and Scotch: Crab and Jalapeño Dip

Posted on the May 2nd, 2016 under Expat Bloggers by

This crab and jalapeño dip is a huge crowd pleaser, easy to prepare, and can be made ahead of time then baked at the last minute. Have you ever had the following conversation with your husband or roommate? Scotch:  “Hey! We’ve been invit...

Fake Plastic Souks: Still In Limbo. Enjoying Limbo. And Ginger Beer.

Posted on the April 24th, 2016 under Personal Bloggers by

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)I realised things were getting pretty desperate when I started growing a ginger beer plant. I used to have one of these as a kid, gifted to me by someone who hated me.I used to sell the resulting ginger beer at school. It was m...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: In Focus : An Introduction to Egyptian Filmmaker Youssef Chahine

Posted on the April 24th, 2016 under Uncategorized by

Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1926, the iconic filmmaker Youssef Chahine is today considered as one of the leading figures in the history of Arab cinema.Responsible for producing some of the most famous Egyptian movies between 1950 and 2007, the directo...

Green Living in Dubai: Eco- Experience Places in UAE

Posted on the April 21st, 2016 under Green Living by

Tomorrow, Friday 22nd April, is Earth Day! I tried to find authentic Earth Day celebrations events  in UAE, but unfortunately didn't find any which highlight sustainable living or covers Eco activities. So here I came up with Eco- experience places ...

Green Living in Dubai: Wildlife Drive at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Posted on the April 19th, 2016 under Green Living by

Last weekend, our family decided to give mommy a break and let her enjoy some me-time. So hubby and son preferred spending their Saturday morning on bed and I went on a 'wildlife drive and Bedouin breakfast' at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve at 6 i...

Ginger and Scotch: Garden Update: March 2016

Posted on the April 18th, 2016 under Expat Bloggers by

This is my second garden update since moving to our new villa in Dubai in late 2014. Here is the previous post: Dubai Garden Update – February 2016. As usual, the weeks tend to fly by so fast that March has come and gone before I realize that I...

Green Living in Dubai: Our Visit to Al Hefaiya Mountain Conservation Center

Posted on the April 17th, 2016 under Green Living by

Newly opened Al Hefaiya Mountain Conservation Center on 6th March 2016 by H.H. Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad AlQuasimi (Ruler of Sharjah) is new jewel added by Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) to sustainable tourism projects in Sharjah. ...

One Nine Seven One: The Review AE: 10 More Celebrities You Did Not Know Were Middle Eastern

Posted on the April 13th, 2016 under Uncategorized by

Back in 2013 we published a blog post on famous European and American celebrities who most naturally assumed were just 'European' or 'American', but were also in fact of Middle Eastern origin. The article has since then been duplicated and expanded upo...