• 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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    Petit spa

    So listen up. It’s not just us big girls who enjoy spending all day swanning around in the spa. The little ladies of today’s generation z wanna get their glam on too, and now they […]

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    Spicing up the rack

    I was scrolling through my other favourite blog yesterday, and came across the post Why I don’t read beauty magazines. It’s worth a read. My take is slightly different though. I’ve stopped reading beauty magazines because of […]

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    Smelly jelly

     Meh, sorry Etsy. Just not that impressed with the black Moroccan soap you sent me. Not worth the postage, and not really worth the 3 week wait. Yes, it contains Argan Oil, and is […]

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    A tasty treat

    I’ve got a new favourite smell. It belongs to the black Moroccan soap I bought at Dessange last week. It smells so good I really want to eat it, or at least rub it all […]

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    Hot dog!

    Mai is such a poser So Mai is looking particularly glamorous these days, after spending Saturday at her salon of choice, Pet Arabia. And, just like Mai, Pet Arabia will be celebrating its second year in […]

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    Fruity feet

    If you’re finding that your feet are becoming funkier than the disco playlist in your ipod, do try this at home. 1. Grab a container that is wide and shallow enough to soak your tootsies […]

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