inspirational board breakfast in bed

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: BREAKFAST IN BED

  Breakfast in bed is always a good idea   Maybe it’s because of these  crazy weather changes in Dubai in the last couple of weeks or… maybe because of the fact that I can’t stay in bed later than

inspirational board breakfast in bed

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: BREAKFAST IN BED

  Breakfast in bed is always a good idea   Maybe it’s because of these  crazy weather changes in Dubai in the last couple of weeks or… maybe because of the fact that I can’t stay in bed later than

coffe shop and gallery in zagreb velvet

City reports|Zagreb featured:: CAFE VELVET WITH ARTSY FLARE…AND GALLERY

Velvet caffè and gallery When contemporary artist and florist opens coffee-bar and gallery it can not look less than gorgeous. His name is Saša Šekoranja and he owns beautifully designed bistro and gallery called Velvet in downtown Zagreb. Velvet is a place where the smell

coffe shop and gallery in zagreb velvet

City reports|Zagreb featured:: CAFE VELVET WITH ARTSY FLARE…AND GALLERY

Velvet caffè and gallery When contemporary artist and florist opens coffee-bar and gallery it can not look less than gorgeous. His name is Saša Šekoranja and he owns beautifully designed bistro and gallery called Velvet in downtown Zagreb. Velvet is a place where the smell

kevin spacey in TV series House of Cards

Entertaining|Movie night:: HOUSE OF CARDS

House of Cards “A drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. If you like addictive series and you have enough of

kevin spacey in TV series House of Cards

Entertaining|Movie night:: HOUSE OF CARDS

House of Cards “A drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.”   3 reasons to watch it: 1. If you like addictive series and you have enough of

arabic khameer at mama tani cafe, dubai

City reports|Dubai New Spot:: MAMA TANI CAFE – AUTHENTIC EMIRATI FOOD WITH A TASTE OF HOME

  A taste of home at Mama Tani Café Delicious, like home-made Emirati food finally on our plate at Mama Tani. I was waiting for a cafe like this to open in Dubai for some time, a place where I

arabic khameer at mama tani cafe, dubai

City reports|Dubai New Spot:: MAMA TANI CAFE – AUTHENTIC EMIRATI FOOD WITH A TASTE OF HOME

  A taste of home at Mama Tani Café Delicious, like home-made Emirati food finally on our plate at Mama Tani. I was waiting for a cafe like this to open in Dubai for some time, a place where I

top 10 indipendent magazines

Living|I spy:: 10 LESSER-KNOWN MAGAZINES YOU NEED TO KNOW

Best independent magazines Do you like reading magazines? I do. I still (despite digital media) like the thrill of opening a brand new magazine to see what undiscovered stories and photos await. Since I was a small girl, buying a new magazine

top 10 indipendent magazines

Living|I spy:: 10 LESSER-KNOWN MAGAZINES YOU NEED TO KNOW

Best independent magazines Do you like reading magazines? I do. I still (despite digital media) like the thrill of opening a brand new magazine to see what undiscovered stories and photos await. Since I was a small girl, buying a new magazine

eggs for easter colored in pastel hues

Living|In the season:: EASTER EGGS DECORATING IDEAS

Easter traditions Easter is coming! I’m very excited…and not just because of coloring eggs and endless crafting. Easter for me is also about family and friends gathering and arrival of Spring, so who wouldn’t be as excited as a little chick ready to hatch?! As

eggs for easter colored in pastel hues

Living|In the season:: EASTER EGGS DECORATING IDEAS

Easter traditions Easter is coming! I’m very excited…and not just because of coloring eggs and endless crafting. Easter for me is also about family and friends gathering and arrival of Spring, so who wouldn’t be as excited as a little chick ready to hatch?! As

new cookbooks and good reads

Living:: ON MY NIGHTSTAND

With the arrival of Spring I’m inspired to read new books, especially cookbooks, to test new recipes and bring colors to our dining table. Year 2014 seems to be a good one for some of my favorite bloggers whose books are

new cookbooks and good reads

Living:: ON MY NIGHTSTAND

With the arrival of Spring I’m inspired to read new books, especially cookbooks, to test new recipes and bring colors to our dining table. Year 2014 seems to be a good one for some of my favorite bloggers whose books are

art house Lauba in Zagreb Croatia

City reports|Zagreb featured:: THE LAUBA ART HOUSE

Contemporary art gallery Lauba The Lauba House is set in a former military riding arena that is adapted to the specific needs of the contemporary art works. It is a place for experiencing, learning, entertainment and social interaction. Lauba has been nominated

art house Lauba in Zagreb Croatia

City reports|Zagreb featured:: THE LAUBA ART HOUSE

Contemporary art gallery Lauba The Lauba House is set in a former military riding arena that is adapted to the specific needs of the contemporary art works. It is a place for experiencing, learning, entertainment and social interaction. Lauba has been nominated

dress up costume for the world book day

Entertaining|Things I do:: LOST AND FOUND…PENGUIN!

    Dress up and celebrate the World Book Day On March 6th 2014 is the World Book Day and children around the world will be going to school dressed as their favorite book character. Here, I share with you a sneak

dress up costume for the world book day

Entertaining|Things I do:: LOST AND FOUND…PENGUIN!

    Dress up and celebrate the World Book Day On March 6th 2014 is the World Book Day and children around the world will be going to school dressed as their favorite book character. Here, I share with you a sneak

alex t smith illustration for the world book day 2014

Entertaining|Newsflash:: WORLD BOOK DAY 2014

World Book Day 2014 World Book Day, designed by UNESCO and marked in over 100 countries all over the world is the biggest celebration of reading, books, authors and illustrators of its kind, for children of all ages. This is the 17th year

alex t smith illustration for the world book day 2014

Entertaining|Newsflash:: WORLD BOOK DAY 2014

World Book Day 2014 World Book Day, designed by UNESCO and marked in over 100 countries all over the world is the biggest celebration of reading, books, authors and illustrators of its kind, for children of all ages. This is the 17th year

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Kids|Read/watch/listen:: SPECIALLY PRINTED FOR EVERY BOY OR GIRL

The personalised adventure for kids Are you looking for a great personalised gift for a boy or a girl? I might have found it for you! It’s a book about a boy/girl who lost his/her name and is on adventure

2014-03-04

Kids|Read/watch/listen:: SPECIALLY PRINTED FOR EVERY BOY OR GIRL

The personalised adventure for kids Are you looking for a great personalised gift for a boy or a girl? I might have found it for you! It’s a book about a boy/girl who lost his/her name and is on adventure

inspirational board spring, mimosas, yellow, sunny

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: I CAN SMELL MIMOSAS

I can smell mimosas Spring is in the air…I can smell it. It’s on my balcony, in the park, in my kitchen, in shop windows, on the radio, in the market, on my mind…We’re all ready for it! Does this

inspirational board spring, mimosas, yellow, sunny

Entertaining|Mood board this week:: I CAN SMELL MIMOSAS

I can smell mimosas Spring is in the air…I can smell it. It’s on my balcony, in the park, in my kitchen, in shop windows, on the radio, in the market, on my mind…We’re all ready for it! Does this

goop city guides app by gwyneth paltrow

Travel|Useful tips:: GOOP CITY GUIDES APP BY GWYNETH PALTROW

Goop city guides app Gwyneth Paltrow has a blog, it’s called GOOP. Fashion insiders probably already know Gwyneth’s lifestyle journal, but did you know there’s an app Goop City Guides?   Goop City Guide App comes pre-loaded with guides to

goop city guides app by gwyneth paltrow

Travel|Useful tips:: GOOP CITY GUIDES APP BY GWYNETH PALTROW

Goop city guides app Gwyneth Paltrow has a blog, it’s called GOOP. Fashion insiders probably already know Gwyneth’s lifestyle journal, but did you know there’s an app Goop City Guides?   Goop City Guide App comes pre-loaded with guides to

Ideas for a girlish horse party

Kids|Party&celebrate:: HORSE THEME PARTY

Horse theme party You don’t have to have a barn to throw a horse theme party (or pony theme party)! It would have been great if you had one, but the horse theme party could be equally fun if thrown at home, in a

Ideas for a girlish horse party

Kids|Party&celebrate:: HORSE THEME PARTY

Horse theme party You don’t have to have a barn to throw a horse theme party (or pony theme party)! It would have been great if you had one, but the horse theme party could be equally fun if thrown at home, in a

Art week 2014 13-25 March

City reports|Dubai save the date:: ART WEEK 2014

  Art week 2014 Annual Art Week will be held in the UAE from 13-25 March 2014, so don’t miss your chance to take in some art and culture, visit some contemporary art & design events, new gallery exhibitions and museums.

Art week 2014 13-25 March

City reports|Dubai save the date:: ART WEEK 2014

  Art week 2014 Annual Art Week will be held in the UAE from 13-25 March 2014, so don’t miss your chance to take in some art and culture, visit some contemporary art & design events, new gallery exhibitions and museums.

xva hotel and gallery in bastakiya

City reports|Dubai featured:: TRANQUIL AND ARTISTIC AL FAHIDI HISTORICAL NEIGHBOURHOOD

Al Fahidi historical neighbourhood Al Fahidi neighbourhood, previously known as Bastakiya, is an area built around Dubai’s creek which is turned into a tourist attraction since 2005. It is at a short walking distance from Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai Museum - it

xva hotel and gallery in bastakiya

City reports|Dubai featured:: TRANQUIL AND ARTISTIC AL FAHIDI HISTORICAL NEIGHBOURHOOD

Al Fahidi historical neighbourhood Al Fahidi neighbourhood, previously known as Bastakiya, is an area built around Dubai’s creek which is turned into a tourist attraction since 2005. It is at a short walking distance from Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai Museum - it

scotch shrunk collection spring summer 2014

Kids|Little fashionista:: SCOTCH R’BELLE & SCOTCH SHRUNK COLLECTION

Spring/Summer 2014 collection from Scotch & Soda New arrivals for spring and summer from Scotch & Soda are for the coolest boys and girls! From safari prints and pastel colors, to navy stripes, dip-dye, pineapple and flower prints, boys and girls are

scotch shrunk collection spring summer 2014

Kids|Little fashionista:: SCOTCH R’BELLE & SCOTCH SHRUNK COLLECTION

Spring/Summer 2014 collection from Scotch & Soda New arrivals for spring and summer from Scotch & Soda are for the coolest boys and girls! From safari prints and pastel colors, to navy stripes, dip-dye, pineapple and flower prints, boys and girls are

Dutch design hotel in Dordrecht Netherlands

Travel|Featured hot spot:: VILLA AUGUSTUS – HOTEL,RESTAURANT & MARKET-CAFE IN ONE GARDEN

A former water tower turned into a funky hotel Villa Augustus in Dordrecht (Netherlands) is a hotel and a restaurant surrounded by celebrated gardens, situated in a former water tower just 15-min walk from Dordrecht historic center. It’s one of the

Dutch design hotel in Dordrecht Netherlands

Travel|Featured hot spot:: VILLA AUGUSTUS – HOTEL,RESTAURANT & MARKET-CAFE IN ONE GARDEN

A former water tower turned into a funky hotel Villa Augustus in Dordrecht (Netherlands) is a hotel and a restaurant surrounded by celebrated gardens, situated in a former water tower just 15-min walk from Dordrecht historic center. It’s one of the

Cool interior of Tawlet in Mar Mikhael, Beirut

City reports|Beirut featured:: EAT AND DISCOVER LOCAL IN TAWLET

  Tawlet – the farmer’s kitchen Tawlet (“table” in Arabic) is a farmer’s kitchen of Souk El Tayeb - the farmer’s market. This restaurant, in up-and-coming Mar Mikhael neighborhood, is a truly unique concept – every day it hosts different producer/cook from Lebanon who prepares a

Cool interior of Tawlet in Mar Mikhael, Beirut

City reports|Beirut featured:: EAT AND DISCOVER LOCAL IN TAWLET

  Tawlet – the farmer’s kitchen Tawlet (“table” in Arabic) is a farmer’s kitchen of Souk El Tayeb - the farmer’s market. This restaurant, in up-and-coming Mar Mikhael neighborhood, is a truly unique concept – every day it hosts different producer/cook from Lebanon who prepares a

jon klassen canadian author and illustrator

Living|I spy:: BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS BY JON KLASSEN

   Do you know Jon Klassen?   Cats’ Night Out, I want my hat back, Extra Yarn…all great books illustrated by super talented and skilled Jon Klassen, a Canadian illustrator/author who won two Caldecott Awards (“for the artist of the most distinguished

jon klassen canadian author and illustrator

Living|I spy:: BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS BY JON KLASSEN

   Do you know Jon Klassen?   Cats’ Night Out, I want my hat back, Extra Yarn…all great books illustrated by super talented and skilled Jon Klassen, a Canadian illustrator/author who won two Caldecott Awards (“for the artist of the most distinguished