Hotel Reviews

Iridium Spa | St.Regis Dubai

Written by: Haiya
October 14, 2017

Just when I thought I couldn’t possibly enjoy a spa experience quite as much as I enjoyed the ones at Palazzo Versace and Palace Downtown, boom, Iridium Spa happened, and made serious contender for Best Spa in Dubai! After a supremely disappointing …

The Manzil Downtown

Written by: Haiya
September 3, 2017

You all know my dear friend K, right? Well, you should. K keeps me sane. Last week, I accepted an invite for a one-night staycation at The Manzil Downtown, and my friend K and her perfect little boy, Adam, joined me. I’m …

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Written by: Haiya
August 9, 2017

I was treated to a staycation at Palazzo Versace Dubai nearly a month ago, yet I took so long to hit “publish” on the blog post because I always find it the hardest to word eloquently enough the experiences that leave me …

Movenpick Sukhumvit | Bangkok

Written by: Haiya
August 6, 2017

During out last two days in Bangkok on our recent trip, we checked out of Hilton Sukhumvit and moved to Movenpick Sukhumvit. I like to move hotels every two days because I find that to be the best way to truly explore …

Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

Written by: Haiya
July 27, 2017

We landed in Bangkok at 7:30 am on Sunday the 25th of June 2017 and pretty much hit the ground running. There was no containing our excitement. My sister landed at a different airport (DMK), so we decided to meet up with …

The Spa at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Written by: Haiya
July 20, 2017

I know, I know, I’m a food blogger, not a lifestyle blogger. Food is my forte. But guess what? I’m still a female who likes to get pampered once in a while, and likes some me-time. On the days that I leave …

Address Boulevard Club Lounge

Written by: Haiya
July 16, 2017

Earlier this month, I got to savour an absolutely amazing staycation at The Address Boulevard (courtesy of their wonderful PR). I was checked into the Downtown Suite, and one of the perks that comes with checking into a suite at The Address …

Waldorf Astoria | Ras Al Khaima

Written by: Haiya
August 1, 2016

Full disclosure: I don’t like hotels. Some (read M) may even say I hate hotels. Home is my most favorite place to be- that’s the truth. Curled up in my cashmere throw on my corduroy recliner with a steaming hot mug of …

Park Hyatt Saadiyat Island | Abu Dhabi

Written by: Haiya
January 31, 2016

So I’ve decided to dedicate one weekend every month to a short staycation. Somewhere in the UAE- because that’s all time will allow- but away from the comfort of home and the responsibilities that come with it. A weekend with no laptop (for …