A day before the trip, Eliana wrote this little gem on her notebook or should I say typed it, and asked me to copy and paste it on the blog: "Tomorrow I’m going to Philadelphia. I’m going to see a flower show and I hope its going to be fun. I will see all… Continue reading A day trip to Philadelphia for one of the largest Flower Shows!
Al Bayt, a Tale of Two Afternoon Teas
It started with Anna. In England. Said they, "Afternoon tea was introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in the year 1840. The Duchess would become hungry around four o'clock in the afternoon. The evening meal in her household was served fashionably late at eight o'clock, thus leaving a long period of… Continue reading Al Bayt, a Tale of Two Afternoon Teas
Keukenhof: Adventure on a layover!
This is probably the "most" adventurous thing I have done with a child in tow! Visiting a fun place on a long layover, as a matter of fact, consciously picked a flight to give me the opportunity to have long enough time to cross something off of my "bucket list". Amsterdam is a great place… Continue reading Keukenhof: Adventure on a layover!
Celebrity Eliana was spotted at Grand Palace!
In honor of throwback Thursday, I am sharing this post. Also, sort of to keep this as a travel journal for Eliana. Thailand was Eliana’s fourth country that she visited. It was a last moment trip with my mother (flew Thai Airways , and it was great FYI ) and her (one of my sisters… Continue reading Celebrity Eliana was spotted at Grand Palace!
Eliana’s visit to a NYC Cat Cafe
It was, well, interesting. These cats are nicely taken care of and seem interested in interacting with kids. Kids can’t just walk in and visit this cat cafe, one needs to pay and reserve special allocated time for kids to visit. The one we visited was this Meow Parlour. Her video on the trip! https://youtu.be/TyFHAEG0nc8
Visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
How can you be in the UAE for 2 weeks and not visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque? Specially if you haven’t been there before? It’s quite unthinkable, isn’t it? It is not only a beautiful “grand” looking mosque, it appears to be quite an Instagramable place as well! Though when we visited, I wasn’t as… Continue reading Visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Two weeks in Dubai highlights
Eliana, myself and her dad spent full two weeks in Dubai on our last family vacation (which was Eliana’s second Dubai trip), therefore, needless to say, we have seen and done quite a bit. At that time Eliana was 4.5 years old. Pretty much every day we started our day around 12/1 pm. Because.… Continue reading Two weeks in Dubai highlights