Food, Recipes, Tips

Gulab Jamun with Royal Baking Powder

No celebration or ritual in an Indian home is complete with a large selection of sweetmeats or mithai. All of these sweet treats are homemade and egg-free, which is important especially in Hindu homes. Gulab Jamun is one of the sweetmeats that is very popular and a firm favourite of both young and old. Gulab Jamun can best be described…

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Tips, Travel

How to become a Travel Blogger ?

Most people I meet often say “gosh you travel for free so amazing!” and then promptly go on to say “I am going to become a Travel Blogger so I to can travel for free.” Sorry to pop your bubble but nothing is for FREE and there is a lot more that happens behind the scenes than just the pretty…

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Personals, Reviews, Tips

Confessions of a Sneaker Addict

Hello everyone , I am Verushka and I am a sneaker addict.My addiction is fairly recent and started in February of this year.I buy sneakers and hide them in my handbag. After a media trip that January to Dubai I realised I needed to change the shoes I wore for several reasons.My trip was 48 hours and it was so…

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Tips, Travel

Learn some Arabic before you go to Dubai

My love affair with the Arabic language started roughly in 2002 while I was living in London.Prior to this Arabic was not something that interested me and not a language I wanted to learn how to speak. Living and working in London’s East End, I was surrounded by Arabs from all corners of the world including their food stores and…

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Tips, Travel

48 hours of fun in Dubai

Last month I headed off to Dubai with Dubai Tourism for literally 48 hours in the city. Having only been in transit I was rather keen to explore the city. But what awaited me was nothing I had imagined and associated with Dubai. After delayed flight to Dubai , I arrived at 6am and after getting through passport control I…

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#LocalisLekker, Food, Tips

The Truth about Olives + #Win

As a child I hated ok I disliked eating Olives and my Mum loved eating them so they would always be in our fridge. But as I have gotten older and my palate has become more mature I have fallen in love with eating these once hated delights and now at Food shows I can be found tasting and buying all…

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