Dubai Diaries: Cocktails & Dinner at Palazzo Versace

La Dolce Vita Sometimes, there’s just no getting enough of a good thing. After whiling away the most idyllic afternoon over a lazy lunch at Vanitas earlier in the week (the burrata was the best thing that I’ve had in a long while), my mother, masi (mother’s sister) and I found ourselves basking in the splendour at Palazzo Versace … More Dubai Diaries: Cocktails & Dinner at Palazzo Versace

Dubai Diaries: Lunch at Palazzo Versace

Ceilings hand detailed in gold. Floors inlaid with marble mosaic. Statuesque interiors clad with prints unmistakably from one of the most glamorous design houses of our time. Oh, yes. We could only be in the opulent world of Palazzo Versace Dubai, a luxury hotel fashioned as a 16th century Italian palace, with a subtle touch of Arabic influences…

Dubai Diaries: Friday Brunch at Al Qasr

You know the expression, Thank God It’s Friday? Well, it’s quite a literal one in Dubai where work weeks start on a Sunday and Fridays spell the start of the weekend, kicking off with a Friday Brunch extravaganza. Stretching out over long and heady hours, these elaborate spreads take the sacred institution of brunch to a WHOLE new level, … More Dubai Diaries: Friday Brunch at Al Qasr