It’s been a while since I’ve updated the blog, it has just been the craziest (most AHHHHHMAZING) summer, and it has sadly come to an end. On the plus side I will be able to share more with you on here!
Towards the end of my summer travels, I decided to go to my favorite city in the world, my home town – Beirut. It was the first time I visited Beirut for such a long period of time, I knew that I had to stay somewhere that would feel like home.
It’s been a while since my last blog post, forgive me, I’ve been busy working hard to make 2017 a great year! With all the meetings and shoots I have been having these past few weeks, I knew It was time for some me time.
As you may know, I just got back from an unforgettable trip to the Bahamas with Royal Caribbean’s latest addition to their ever growing flock of cruise ships, Harmony Of The Seas.
It’s not everyday that you get the opportunity to kick back and call one of the most luxurious addresses in the world home! That is just what I did when I checked into the Burj Al Arab.
This past weekend, I decided to take a stay-cation, and I wanted to discover a new address. So I checked myself into the Vida Downtown Dubai, a place where I have been many times before as it is home to Dubai’s renowned La Serre restaurant, but never truly experienced the pure essence of it which is its hotel. VIDA Downtown Dubai has quickly become the new destination for Dubai’s urban travelers, known for its fresh eclectic look and sleek, modern décor that embodies the young, cosmopolitan scene it attracts. The hotels interiors, designed by LW Design Group LLC, are full of chic minimalism, using muted color palates and funky design elements that capture both the vibrant life of Downtown Dubai and the understated cool that VIDA Downtown Dubai attracts.
Have you ever heard someone say, “I need a vacation to recover from my vacation”? This is exactly what I told myself after a back-to-back traveling schedule this summer. I needed somewhere where I could disconnect from the world, and connect with myself again. It was one of the best trips of my life, and one of the best birthdays I have ever celebrated (what better reason to go to the Maldives than when It’s your birthday, am I right?).
This past weekend, I decided to go on a much needed stay-cation, a mini vacation in the UAE to help me recover from my 1 month vacation in the US. Now the requirements of a stay-cation to me are the following:
– a good room, with a beautiful view.
– a SPA that would take me to Heaven and back.
– and lastly, AMAZING service!
So what Is the first thing one is to do when touching down in Istanbul? Well other than going to the hotel and having a hot shower, It’s to go and get yourself induced into a food coma at the one and only Nusret. Now any one that knows me will tell you that I’m a major foodie, I’m a firm believer in the good food means good life mantra. Going to Nusret in Dubai is an experience on it’s own, but visiting Nusret in Istanbul is on a whole other level.