Category Archives: French

Happy UAE National Day

December 2nd marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of the United Arab Emirates and in honour of this momentous occasion we decided that we should spend the day partaking in the national pastime of unnecessary shopping.  Our venue of … Continue reading

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A visit to the Abu Dhabi Riviera

It was a Tuesday night and somehow we found ourselves staying at the Shangri-la in Abu Dhabi.  The hotel is located in the Qaryat Al Beri area which is a big waterfront development in the capital.   The nearby souk has a number of food … Continue reading

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Coffee on the Champs Élysées (or the closest thing to it in Dubai)

On a lazy Friday we decided to avoid the bubbly brunches at the big hotels and instead we went to Café Madeleine at the Dubai Mall for some of our favourite Parisian activities; drinking coffee and people watching.  Samer: Let’s … Continue reading

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Reving up French style

Friends from Switzerland have just arrived in town and are spending one night in Dubai before we all head over to Abu Dhabi for F1 this weekend. Given the fantastic weather we’ve been having, we decided an outdoor venue was … Continue reading

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