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We went to Madeleine Cafe & Boulangerie in The Dubai Mall one Saturday afternoon to try their All Day Lazy Breakfast offer which is a selection of their popular menu items. This restaurant is located at the Ground Level (Fashion Avenue) of The Dubai Mall and it offers an ambience of a Parisienne sidewalk café. [...]

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Over the Eid Holiday, Jana and I went to the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant located in The Dubai Mall for some Mexican cuisine. There were plenty of people inside the shopping mall since everybody was in a festive mood. It was, after all, the break after the fasting month of Ramadan in the UAE. Rosa Mexicano [...]

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We went to Bennigan’s restaurant in The Dubai Mall one evening as we were scouting for places to eat before movie time. I first learned about this restaurant when I was browsing through our Entertainer Dubai book – this is a book filled with coupons from various hotels, restaurants, theme parks, and establishments. What better way [...]

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Na3Na3 (pronounced as Na-Na) Restaurant in The Address Hotel-Dubai Mall offers Iftar buffet of Arabic dishes during the month of Ramadan. I was glad to have gotten an invitation to try out their cuisine together with other bloggers in the city of Dubai, UAE. Iftar is the evening meal that Muslims take after fasting and [...]

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We went to Musandam for a day trip during my vacation leave. We wanted to take a break and head out of town, preferably somewhere we could swim. Instead of going to Abu Dhabi and check out Yas Island Theme Park, we decided to head to Oman and be with nature instead. Musandam Oman March [...]

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I had the opportunity to try Indonesian food in Dubai when Jana and I visited Betawi Restaurant in Karama. We were there for a meet-up with some Pinoy bloggers in the city. It was nice that we didn’t have to go far since the café is just located near my place. Betawi Restaurant in Karama [...]

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I’m not the best guy when it comes to planning my trips especially when they’re overseas. I usually have very reliable friends who make all the research about places to go, things to do, and food to eat. Only requirement for me is that it should be budget-friendly. I don’t know if this makes me [...]

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It’s the start of my one month vacation from my retail job! After living for a year in Dubai and working as a sales attendant inside a mall, I’m finally going on a 30-day leave. I’m excited because it’s been awhile since I last had a long break. Here in Dubai, everybody’s life is all [...]

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When I was in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I received an email from Claire of TravelingLight asking me how I manage my finances while backpacking. I gave my two cent's worth and thought that this was a good blog entry to share to my readers. It can be risky bringing all your cash with you inside [...]

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Hi everyone! I haven’t been able to update this site as often as at all as I’ve been busy living a life in the desert. I’ve been based in Dubai since last year and have been adjusting to the new environment ever since. Might I say it wasn’t that hard nor was it easy, but [...]

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If you’ve only got one month to travel, the best locations to spend your time are the countries in South-East Asia. It’s one of the cheapest places in the world, with very inexpensive local airfares available in low-cost carriers like Air Asia. Although cross-border buses are cheaper, when you’re pressed with time, buying a planet [...]

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Recently, a survey was conducted by Out of Town Blog to bloggers listing their top 15 Philippine travel blogs. A number of bloggers joined in the said survey and after tallying it, I was surprised to see that soloflightEd is among the top travel blogs in the country. Below is the list of top blogs [...]

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We finished the Hatta Mountain Tour and we were planning to head back to the city when our guide asked us if we wanted to visit the Hatta Heritage Village. I'm not a history geek and I wasn't really feeling the walking tour, but we decided to check it out for 15 minutes. Hatta Heritage [...]