Posts From Nicola Monteath

Sister, sister: Pastel Cakes founders and Mum duo, Maha & Nada Safa

Twin mums and the duo behind Pastel Cakes, Maha and Nada Safa, grew up in the UAE. Here they discuss what it’s like to own a bakery and raise children… read more…

Staycation review: Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa

Take a trip to this Northern emirate for a relaxing family-friendly stay by the beach at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa An unwinding path leads you to the… read more…

Life on set: Dina Butti on all things media and motherhood

Dina Butti takes us through life on set and discusses why Dubai is the best city to raise children. Egyptian/Canadian Dina Butti has German roots, was born in Greece and… read more…

Delicious dining deals to look out for in Dubai this September

Check out our latest round-up of the best dining offers taking place across the city this month. From an elegant afternoon tea that would make for a perfect girls’ day… read more…

Spa review: Cinq Mondes Spa, Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai

The architecture of this hotel doesn’t reveal the opulence indoors. Inspired by 18th century palaces in Europe, the palatial lobby features intricate gold details and a chandelier with over 40,000… read more…

Olivia Corsi on inspiring creativity throughout her mumpreneur journey

Olivia Corsi, Founder and CEO of Caramel and Sun and mum to two adorable little girls, reveals how she’s inspiring her kids to get creative and find their spark. French-native Olivia Corsi was… read more…

Three Dubai dining hotspots to check out this month

Looking for a new dinner spot to try this month? Here’s our top pick of restaurants to try this month… Mitts & Trays, Bluewaters Island, Dubai A trip to Bluewaters… read more…

Five tips to make small gardens seem bigger

You don’t need acres of land to build a garden. The term landscaping is often associated solely with huge projects when in reality, anything from simply pruning up your backyard,… read more…

Staycation review: Rove At The Park, Dubai Parks and Resorts

Looking to get away over the Eid holiday? Check out this fabulous summer staycation deal at Rove At The Park for a fun, family break…  Rovers – the term used to define… read more…

Your guide to school uniform shopping in Dubai

Choosing a reliable school uniform provider for your children can be quite a task, especially if the school doesn’t sell it, they have switched schools, and/or you’re new to Dubai. This… read more…