Fresh and Flavoursome: Bebabel Dubai Mall

By Shereen Shabnam While talking about cars and racing at the Autodrome one Friday afternoon, I got invited by a fellow petrolhead to try some classic levant dishes at Bebabel, located in the Dubai Mall’s new fashion avenue extension. It took me a while to find the resttaurant that is set in a stylish contemporary setting, offering breath-taking views of Dubai’s most iconic fountain and Burj Khalifa.  Bebabel serves a mouthwatering selection of delicious hot and cold mezzes and wholesome main dishes. The menu features various egg dishes, talatas, salads, grills, mushrooms, cheese and soujouk served with fresh juices, teas … Continue reading Fresh and Flavoursome: Bebabel Dubai Mall

Rosa Grand Starhotels

The location of the iconic Rosa Grand Starhotels in Milan is a square full of history and splendor, symbolic not always for good reasons but always in the heart of the Milanese like all those places “where the tram turns”. The Rosa Grand Hotel has perfectly fit a problematic corner of Milan since the end of the war and the Milanese who pass under its windows and in front of its elegant entrance are grateful to those who designed and built it. Its guests who – while sitting in the breakfast room – have a view on one of the noblest squares in Milan … Continue reading Rosa Grand Starhotels

Sandbank Picnics to Sunset Escapades

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa By Shereen Shabnam After a period of not travelling for nearly a year, heading to Maldives was indeed a treat and a few days at the award-winning Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa brought so many memorable moments. The resort is home to an exquisite collection of accommodation options from elegant deluxe rooms to charming cottages and indulging water bungalows and villas. We stayed in a chalet right on the beach with an open-air bathroom that in itself was exquisite. Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa has five dining venues and … Continue reading Sandbank Picnics to Sunset Escapades

Home away from Home: Huus Gstaad

By Shereen Shabnam In search of Alpine experiences with a touch of comfort, we recently had the most memorable holiday at HUUS Gstaad, a warm homely hotel nestled among the rolling peaks of the Bernese Alps with the best views in all of Gstaad. Unpretentious, the friendly and down to earth staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home the minute we arrived at the hotel with some value-added experiences that got my daughter realise her dream of river rafting and encourages us to go outdoors and explore this beautiful region in as many ways as possible. My … Continue reading Home away from Home: Huus Gstaad