• RIVA rocks!

    Hold on for a moment please peeps – while I get on my high horse. I’ve been blogging in Bahrain (yes on an actual www.com blog) since June 2012. And since then, I’ve been to […]

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  • Starbucks Reserve = seriously good coffee

    If you like coffee, you’re going to LOVE this. Starbucks Reserve in The Avenues. This beautiful brand new outlet is the 3rd of its kind in the GCC, and boasts the 2nd Starbucks Reserve Tasting […]

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  • A guide to staycations – Bahrain Confidential Jul...

    Ooooh I do love a good staycation. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy an overseas jaunt as much as the next person, and am a firm believer that travelling can make you smarter, stronger and […]

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  • Divine details – Charles & Keith

    I popped into Charles & Keith at Bahrain City Centre last week to have a peek at their lovely new collection. The brand was founded in 1996 in Singapore by brothers Charles & Keith Wong […]

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  • Italy, you have my heart – FACT June ’17

    Italy has always had my heart. And my recent trip to the achingly beautiful Lake Como saw me leave just another little piece of it, right there. If you haven’t visited this glorious Mediterranean country […]

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  • Cookery class in Lake Como

    If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in the lovely Lombardy region of Italy looking for something fabulous to do – this post’s for you. It’s all about breaking the rules and cooking from the […]

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  • Stay Cool – Bahrain Confidential April ’17

    Sweaty old summer is heading right this way and short of picking up sticks and relocating to just south of Siberia, there’s absolutely NOTHING we can do about it. So my advice is to start […]

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  • An evening at Asia de Cuba

    Unless you’ve been hiding out under a large rock lately, you would have already heard about the new kid on the 338 block. It’s big, beautiful and brash, and it’s called Gallery 21. And I […]

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  • Cath Kidston’s Mickey & Minnie collection

    Have you seen who’s come to Cath Kidston? It’s none other than Disney’s most iconic characters, Mickey Mouse and his super-cute partner Minnie! The playful one-off collection pairs the Disney duo with Cath Kidston’s retro style, […]

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  • Personal Training with The Army Girl’s Guide

    I recently came out of one of the BEST short-term relationships of my life – with The Army Girl’s Guide personal trainer Sarah Honey-Lawson. For 3 weeks Sarah kept me moving and motivated, tackling her […]

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    Anne Klein re-opens at Seef Mall

    Anne Klein in Seef Mall has moved – did you know that? I didn’t, so found myself almost walking into the temporary wall of an unopened shop while looking for my favourite go-to weekday brand. […]

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    Food tasting at Primavera with Chef Oliver Glowig

    Last Saturday was just a little a lot more special than your average lazy day. I was … seated in The Ritz-Carlton‘s “Tattoria Moderna” Primavera (my favourite Italian eatery on the island) … served by 2 Michelin starred Chef, [...

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    My yoga holiday in Side, Turkey

    I spent last week in what has become a very special place for me – Jo Ozden’s yoga retreat in Side, Turkey. It was my second time to stay at the leafy family pansiyon in […]

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    La Laque Gel by Bourjois

    My love affair with shellac was passionate and short-lived, and like many of the most memorable trysts, ended in tears. After 2 months of the longest, glossiest, sexiest nails a girl could dream of, I […]

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    Fasting for fat loss

    Do you watch what you eat, exercise regularly, but still struggle to lose weight? Well read on beautiful people, because here are two words that you may wish to get to know a bit better. […]

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