Month: August 2015


Monday Mood Board


My Home is Manchester

Social travel writers, Mohammed and Peyman AlAwadhi, better known as ‘Peeta Planet‘  teamed with ‘Visit Britain’ to encourage visitors from the GCC countries to explore the Great British countryside and venture outside of London. The series ‘Dunes to Peaks’ features Manchester and the Peak District, just a 45 min drive from the city. The series of 11 short videos includes fly fishing on the … Read More My Home is Manchester


Souq Waqif, Qatar

  Discover the heart and soul of Qatar at the Souq Waqif, a hubbub of

+ Lemaire AW15

Minimalistic. New. The Modern Essentials For Fall.‏



Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts

  Ingredients 80g whole wheat couscous 1tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and sliced 30g sweet rocket leaves 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted 60g feta Method Place couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiled water. Leave for 5-10 mins until couscous swells. Cook  the onion at medium heat slowly until partially caramelised. Tear … Read More Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts

+ How to style classic white shirt

The Classic White Shirt

The white shirt is the epitome of the classic wardrobe statement. It’s the perfect neutral base for a classic look. Everyone should invest in at least one and the better the quality, the better the investment. In my opinion it’s the ultimate essential for every season. The go to piece for easy dressing. I love the versatility of the classic shirt and it has … Read More The Classic White Shirt


The Classic White Shirt – Style Icons

+ Katara Cultural Village

Katara Cultural Village

Alphabet Lifestyle visits Katara Cultural Village, Doha, Qatar. No visit to Doha would be complete without a visit to Katara Cultural Village. The village includes a theatre, art galleries – hosting modern and local Qatari art, an opera house and the piece de resistance; an open amphitheatre. The project was conceptualised to reflect the heritage of Qatar through traditional architecture. The Katara Opera House is home to the … Read More Katara Cultural Village

+ Bali

BALI – Restauraunts, hotspots and places to see

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I was browsing through my photos of a recent trip to Bali and came across a few that I’d like to share. If you’re planning a trip to Bali I hope they help. Enjoy x Also check out my previous posts on Ubud and Bali


Sunday Mood Board


Inside the home of Annika Von Holdt

Continuing with my obsession with all things black and white, check out these awesome images of the home of Danish author, Annika Von Holdt. Stunningly simple. You can see more on her Instagram Feed @annikavonholdt    

+ Afternoon tea at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa

12 hours in Dubai

We took a flight from Hamad International Airport, Qatar, with Qatar Airways, landing in Dubai approx 50mins later, ready for a day of shopping. We headed over to Dubai Marina for beakfast. The Dubai Marine Walk is a must see in Dubai. A waterfront development of stunning buildings, a myriad of hotels, restaurants, cafes, and patisseries. A perfect place to shop, eat and relax. … Read More 12 hours in Dubai