Beautiful Salalah

Hopped on a flight to Salalah for the long weekend, and Oh-Man, was it amazing! (See what I did there?) I’ll definitely be back in July for the khareef, when everything is green from the rains and the temperature will be much better than what’s sure to be sweltering in Dubai. Stay: Salalah Rotana Do: […]

Tech : Snapchat Spectacles

If you ask me what is the one purchase I’ve ever made that I regret the most, my answer would be Google Glass. I was part of the Glass Explorer program, and we all know how that turned out. I’m embarrassed to even admit how much I spent on becoming a nerdy cyborg (close to […]

Dubai Things : Superplasticizer

One of my all time favorite #zhilathings is calligraphy, and especially calligraffiti street art (hi el Seed) and art that has elements of calligraphy in it. Luckily I caught Vincent Abadie Hafez’s Superplasticizer exhibit at  The Mine in Dubai just before it ended. Reading from the exhibit notes, “For this new body of paintings, the artist […]

Trump’s Ban

Banned from traveling to the U.S. – she looks like she could be a real threat to the free world, right?  This post was was originally shared over at desertmannequin. As an Iranian with U.S. citizenship (I’m having a really hard time calling myself American these days), I count myself amongst the “lucky” individuals to not […]

Saturday in Dubai

I’ve been seeing this amazing natural art installation/secret photo spot/what even is this place on some of my favorite local Dubai photographers’ insta‘s, and I finally found it today. No clue what it really is, but it’s pretty amazing. Wearing House of 950‘s Tuck dress and a Just Female keffiyeh print kimono.

Dubai Eats: The Farm

I’ve been hearing about the Farm for a while now, a gorgeous restaurant out in Al Barari, so I was excited to finally go for a weekend breakfast with some girlfriends. The restaurant is beautiful, and you definitely do not feel like you’re in Dubai, but rather on a spa weekend in nature somewhere. The […]