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Going Vegetarian at Govindas Jumeirah Dubai

I discovered a new dining spot with some seriously delicious Indian vegetarian fare. They are in Umm Suqeim 2, Jumeirah, on the Beach Road! It's called Govindas! They have a branch in Karama which has a 15-year successful history. Well known among the huge Indian community in Dubai. We aren't vegans so I guess it's one of those restaurants that we would not normally look for but thanks to this dinner invite we discovered a gem. I also didn't expect vegetarian dishes to be this good and satisfying compared to its non-vegetarian counterparts. Now, if I'll be asked where is the best vegetarian restaurant in Dubai, I would definitely point fingers to Govindas.

Cavite: Motorcycle Road Trip to Kaybiang Tunnel via Tagaytay & Nasugbu Road

Ferald and I went on our first motorcycle road trip together when we were in the Philippines last July. It was a spur-of-the-moment kind of trip. We were only supposed to visit his dad's grave in Taal Batangas but what I didn't know was he had other plans and that I was in for a road trip I'd never done before. Feralds brother is a seasoned rider in the Philippines. With the growing traffic in Metro Manila, he chose to ride their motorcycle on a daily basis rather than a commute and use public transport. On weekends and free days, he used to go with big riding groups to places like Baguio, Cagayan, Rizal, Cavite, Batangas, and many other wonderful places. This idea of traveling by motorcycle thrilled us both. Just in time, his sister got herself a brand new motorbike. A Yamaha Mio-Soul 125 CC. Ferald borrowed it and took it for some sort of test drive to Batangas with me as his back rider. I've never been to any far-flung places in the Philippines on a motorcycl

Seafood Sundays and more at Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai

Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai  recently introduced  Epicurean Nights. It's   a journey of discovery of some of the finest cuisines from across the world. Embarking on this epicurean journey, I was invited to try their Seafood Sundays.  Metro!  is the hotels all day dining restaurant located on the 5th floor. The floor to ceiling windows gives you sweeping views of the busy Sheikh Zayed Road and all its skyscrapers. It's bright green furnishings gave accents to the clean white wall finish. The dinner service starts at 6:30 pm but the invitation I received says 7:30 pm. I decided to come half an hour early to be sure I can have a good look at the spread as well as take photos while everything is still intact but I guess the good stuff are not meant to last. Steamed Grouper Fish but there are far better things if you know where to look Live cooking station and fresh seafood the live cooking station was the highlight of the buffet. Freshest catch of the

SOUQ.com White Friday SALE

Mark your calendar guys and get ready for the biggest 4-day shopping festival happening from the 23rd - 26th of November coz it's SOUQ.com White Friday sale once again. SOUQ.com is the largest retail and online marketplace platform in UAE, KSA and Egypt. If you love shopping SALE like me and if you like shopping  online, this is the best time to do it to bag the biggest deals and discounts. White Friday Launch Speaking at the launch held last nigh at Ritz Carlton, DIFC was SOUQ.com's CEO and Co-Founder Mr. Ronaldo Mouchawar and I quote ''After smashing all online shopping records during a momentous White Friday 2015, this year we have prepared for the C with an anticipated 1 million item expected to be sold via our website and mobile app during the four-day extravaganza." It was such a wonderful event. Kris Fade - Virgin Radio's DJ was the host for the evening. Guest were given each a selfie stick and who ever takes the best selfi

The Palm and Burj Al Arab Sightseeing Boat Tour with Xclusive Tours Dubai

It is not every day that we see the whole of The Palm and Burj Al Arab from the other side of the city, from the seaside. There's just one way and it's to go on a Dubai sightseeing boat tour or on a yacht cruise around The Palm islands. Xclusive Tours  Dubai  offers a 90 Minute The Palm and Burj Al Arab Sightseeing Tour and a 30 Minute Dubai Marina Tour The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation. It is one of three planned islands called the Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira). However the smallest, it has many beautiful hotels in its branches with Atlantis The Palm Hotel, a major attraction located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah island.