3 BEAUTY HACKS (THAT ACTUALLY WORK)

Hey everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. Beauty is something that I adore and that’s why I decided to do a beauty post today. In today’s post I share 3 beauty hacks (that actually work)! Alright, yallah let’s get started with these beauty hacks! HACK 1: USE VASELINE AROUND YOUR NAILSContinue reading “3 BEAUTY HACKS (THAT ACTUALLY WORK)”

STOP ASIAN HATE

Hey everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. Today I am discussing a serious world issue, asian hate. Anti – Asian hate has driven up and up and up since the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Lots of activists around the world have claimed that the huge amount of the hate crimesContinue reading “STOP ASIAN HATE”

SEVEN EMIRATES: A POEM

Hi everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I love writing poems and poetry and I haven’t shared any poems on my blog so far so I decided that on today’s post I would share a poem that I have wrote recently called “Seven Emirates” The uae is one of my favouriteContinue reading “SEVEN EMIRATES: A POEM”

2 AMAZING WORDPRESS THEMES THAT YOU SHOULD BUY FOR YOUR BLOG

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I was going through the internet and looking at lots of blogs and wordpress themes people can buy from them and there are so many beautiful ones that you can buy and use for your blog. So I decided that today’s post would showcaseContinue reading “2 AMAZING WORDPRESS THEMES THAT YOU SHOULD BUY FOR YOUR BLOG”

WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #2

Hey everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I know I am one day late to share this post but but I really wanted to share some weekly affirmations. This is post 2 of the weekly affirmations series on my blog so if you haven’t checked out the first post in theContinue reading “WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #2”

3 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT RAMADAN FT HIDDENZZZ

Hey everyone! Today is the 20th of Ramadan and is now the last 10 days of the holy month. Ramadan has flown by so quickly this year, I don’t know where all the days went. This post is a collab with hiddenzzz from hiddenzzzblog. I just discovered her blog recently and she is so niceContinue reading “3 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT RAMADAN FT HIDDENZZZ”

SEARCHING THROUGH PINTEREST EPISODE #2 | BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS

Hi welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. Today I am bringing you episode 2 of the searching through Pinterest series so if you haven’t checked out episode 1 check it out here. I love all the beautiful illustrations on Pinterest and there are so many beautiful pins. Before we get started, pleaseContinue reading “SEARCHING THROUGH PINTEREST EPISODE #2 | BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS”

5 THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. You have heard a lot from me these past few days but you haven’t really got to know more about me on my blog. There are lots of things you probably know about me right now like that how I love designer brands andContinue reading “5 THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME”

5 OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS PART 2

Hi welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels Welcome back to Part 2 of 5 of my favourite songs if you haven’t checked out part 1 check it out by clicking this link here. Before we get started with this post I just wanted to say that since we are talking about music,Continue reading “5 OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS PART 2”

THE OUTSTANDING BLOGGER AWARD

Marhaba everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I recently got nominated for the Outstanding Blogger Award by Poorwa from Poorwa’s blog. She is one of my blogging friends and posts amazing content on her blog that you are all sure to enjoy so please check out her blog here. Alright, let’sContinue reading “THE OUTSTANDING BLOGGER AWARD”

5 OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS PART 1

Hi welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. Have you ever wondered what are my favourite songs? Or what music I listen to? Well if you have, you are ever so lucky because in today’s post I share 5 of my favourite songs. Before we get started with this post I just wantedContinue reading “5 OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS PART 1”

SEARCHING THROUGH PINTEREST EPISODE 1 | WALLPAPERS

Hi welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. In today’s post I will be sharing my favourite wallpapers on Pinterest. Searching through Pinterest is so fun and that is why I decided to create a series of searching through Pinterest. This is episode #1 wallpapers! Alright, yallah let’s get started. I just loveContinue reading “SEARCHING THROUGH PINTEREST EPISODE 1 | WALLPAPERS”

WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #1

Hey everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I know it’s not the start of the week, its Saturday, but I really wanted to share some weekly affirmations. This will be a new thing I am doing on my blog so expect to see posts like this every week. (When you subscribeContinue reading “WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #1”

3 OF THE MOST INTERESTING FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UAE

The UAE is a really small country but there is so much history to it. People usually focus on the recent growth of the UAE and how it became a worldwide travel destination but the country has been home to a plethora of fascinating traditions for thousands of years. Here are 3 the most interestingContinue reading “3 OF THE MOST INTERESTING FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UAE”

HOW TO CHOOSE A BLOG NAME

When I started my blog, the blog name was one thing that came into my head in the space of seconds. But, when you start a blog you might get stuck choosing the right blog name. Finding a name that is the right one for you can take time. However, there are so many ideasContinue reading “HOW TO CHOOSE A BLOG NAME”

INSTAGRAM STORY TEMPLATES FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I’m so sorry you haven’t heard from me in a while, I have been really busy and have been dealing with grief. I have loved using FlipandStyle‘s freebies on her website so I decided to create my own freebie for you to use. HereContinue reading “INSTAGRAM STORY TEMPLATES FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD”

Reblog: #STOPISLAMOPHOBIA: Addressing the hate directed to Muslims around the world including France!

Screenshot one or more of the images to share on social media to spread the awareness. (click image to get individual image) A lot of hate and … #STOPISLAMOPHOBIA: Addressing the hate directed to Muslims around the world including France!

3 OF THE BEST HISTORICAL SIGHTS TO VISIT IN THE UAE

The UAE is full to the brim with historical sights and there are more than you can imagine. Before all the skyscrapers and luxury cars like Ferrari’s and Lamborghini’s appeared life was simple in The Emirates.  In today’s post I share 3 of the best historical sights to to visit to learn more about theContinue reading “3 OF THE BEST HISTORICAL SIGHTS TO VISIT IN THE UAE”

WHY I TOOK A MONTH LONG BLOGGING BREAK: GUEST POST

Hi everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels, today I did a guest post on Pannaga’s blog so feel free to check out!! This is my first ever guest post that I have ever done so I would love to hear your thoughts on the post in the comments or in theContinue reading “WHY I TOOK A MONTH LONG BLOGGING BREAK: GUEST POST”

3 PLACES YOU HAVE TO VISIT THROUGHOUT THE EMIRATES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UAE

It’s a new year so why not visit new places instead of the same tourist attractions. The UAE has lots to offer. There are lots of places to explore around the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and you are sure to be entertained. In today’s post I share 3 places you have toContinue reading “3 PLACES YOU HAVE TO VISIT THROUGHOUT THE EMIRATES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UAE”

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL BLOGGER AWARD

Hey welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I have been nominated for the Outstanding Blogger Award by Hreem from Chic Life Thru My Lens, go check her blog because she is an amazing blogger and you will definitely enjoy her blog. Before we get started, I wanted to say that I createdContinue reading “OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL BLOGGER AWARD”

IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING TO THE UAE

The United Arab Emirates is a must visit country on any travellers bucket list, the UAE is vibrant, cultural, flashy, rich, amazing, glamorous. You are sure to enjoy your time in the Emirates! If you are planning to visit the UAE anytime soon here are some important things you should know before travelling to theContinue reading “IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING TO THE UAE”

15 PHOTOS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO VISIT DUBAI

Dubai is a beautiful city and I am sure you have all seen lots of photos of it on the internet. Dubai doesn’t just live it to your reputation it will completely exceed your exceed your expectations. Photos capture the city more than words so that’s why in today’s post I share 15 photos thatContinue reading “15 PHOTOS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO VISIT DUBAI”

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR 100 FOLLOWERS AND Q & A

I just received the notification from WordPress that I have received 100 followers on Maya’s Life and Travels and it really made my day. I was so excited so I decided to post this post today instead of tomorrow, so I am sorry for posting twice in a day! I started the blog 4 monthsContinue reading “THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR 100 FOLLOWERS AND Q & A”

3 OF THE BEST BEACHES TO VISIT IN DUBAI IN 2021

Dubai is known a lot around the world for its brilliant beaches. The beaches of Dubai are buzzing hives of accessibility and are available all year round! Whether you want to fly kites or have a nice dip in the sea, Dubai‘s beaches have it all. Dubai is home to miles and miles of snowyContinue reading “3 OF THE BEST BEACHES TO VISIT IN DUBAI IN 2021”

THE VINCENT EHINDERO BLOGGER AWARD

I decided to do a different post today instead of my usual ones, but the posts will be back to normal from tomorrow. I really enjoyed this post!! I have recently been nominated for the Vincent Ehindero blogger award by Poorwa from Poorwa’s blog. Do check out her blog here. Also, thank you so muchContinue reading “THE VINCENT EHINDERO BLOGGER AWARD”

3 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the UAE and it is full of amazing experiences. Abu Dhabi is an amazing city so you are sure to be entertained. If the UAE is on your travel list this year check out three of the best things to do in the UAE’s capital, the Emirate ofContinue reading “3 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI”

WHAT DOES SHEIKH MOHAMMED’S THREE FINGER SALUTE MEAN?

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s three finger symbol is all over the world. Near the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, a monument shows the arm of the UAE‘s Vice President and Prime Minister and the Emir of the Emirate of Dubai, with a hand gesture that his been popular all around the worldContinue reading “WHAT DOES SHEIKH MOHAMMED’S THREE FINGER SALUTE MEAN?”

THE MOST UNDERRATED PLACES TO VISIT IN DUBAI

Dubai is one of the world’s top tourist destinations with about 8.36 visitors from January to June 2019 but there are parts of Dubai that tourists and residents haven’t explored. People come to Dubai to see the world’s tallest building and The Dubai Mall but there is so much more to Dubai. There are soContinue reading “THE MOST UNDERRATED PLACES TO VISIT IN DUBAI”

THE BEST STREET FOOD THAT YOU NEED TO TRY IN THE UAE

Dubai is a place where you can get all the food in the world in the same place at the same time. The street food in Dubai is literally a traveller’s dream! You can find street food everywhere in the United Arab Emirates even in places that you wouldn’t expect it. I love the streetContinue reading “THE BEST STREET FOOD THAT YOU NEED TO TRY IN THE UAE”

FAVOURITE QUOTES COLLAB WITH POORWA

Marhaba, hello, welcome back to another post on Maya’s Life and Travels. Poorwa and I decided to do a quotes collab a week ago and I’m so excited that it’s now the time to share it with everyone. So, for this collab Poorwa and I thought of sharing both our favourite quotes on each other’sContinue reading “FAVOURITE QUOTES COLLAB WITH POORWA”

8 QUOTES FROM H.H SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM

H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. H.H Sheikh Mohammed is a key figure behind the outstanding transformation of Dubai. He carries on the legacy built by his father H.H Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed AlContinue reading “8 QUOTES FROM H.H SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM”

WHO WAS SHEIKH ZAYED: THE FOUNDING FATHER OF THE UAE AND THE MAN THE BROUGHT THE NATION TOGETHER AS ONE

The United Arab Emirates was founded on the 2nd December 1971 and was no longer known as the Trucial States. National Day in the UAE is celebrated every year on the 2nd December and this holiday celebrates the culture and history of the UAE. But, how was the UAE actually founded and who was theContinue reading “WHO WAS SHEIKH ZAYED: THE FOUNDING FATHER OF THE UAE AND THE MAN THE BROUGHT THE NATION TOGETHER AS ONE”

AN INTRODUCTION TO DUBAI’S ROYAL FAMILY

The Al Maktoum family is the ruling family of Dubai, and is one of the six ruling families of the UAE. Many people do not know about Dubai’s royal family even though they are one of the most famous royal families ever so that’s why in today’s post I share an introduction to Dubai’s royalContinue reading “AN INTRODUCTION TO DUBAI’S ROYAL FAMILY”

REMEMBERING SHEIKH HAMDAN

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has sadly passed away today. He had sadly been unwell for a few months. In Dubai, a 10 day mourning has been declared and flags will be flown at half mast as a mark of respect. Sheikh Hamdan was the brother of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (theContinue reading “REMEMBERING SHEIKH HAMDAN”

NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF THE UAE

On the 2nd December 1971, seven sheikdoms were brought together and formed the UAE. Before the sheikdoms were unified sheikdoms (Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm al Quwain, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah and Dubai) were under the control of the British and were known as the Trucial States. The British made a decision to withdraw itsContinue reading “NATIONAL SYMBOLS OF THE UAE”

12 ARABIC WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING UAE

When visiting a new country, it’s really important to learn a few words to get around. In today’s post, I have come up with a list of 10 Arabic words you should know before visiting the UAE. Yallah let’s get started! 1. SAY MARHABA TO SAY HELLO 2. SAY TAWAQAF TO TELL SOMEONE TO STOPContinue reading “12 ARABIC WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING UAE”

5 OF MY FAVOURITE QUOTES

I was on the WordPress Reader the other day and lots of bloggers were sharing their favourite quotes so I decided that it is now time I share my favourite quotes. In today’s post, as the title says, I will be sharing 5 of my favourite quotes. You ready, let’s get started! 1. THE RACEContinue reading “5 OF MY FAVOURITE QUOTES”

3 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING A BLOG

There are so many things to know before you start a blog. If you like writing, that’s amazing but blogging is more than that. When I started my blog, I didn’t even know what to do or where to start when it came to blogging. Here are 3 things that you need to know beforeContinue reading “3 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING A BLOG”

ARABIAN ORYXES AND THE UAE

The Arabian Oryx is the national animal of the UAE and in Arabic it is called Al Maha. It’s also a UAE currency symbol on the observe of the 50 dirham note. For many many years, these creatures were considered extinct in the wild, but thanks to the amazing protection efforts from the UAE theyContinue reading “ARABIAN ORYXES AND THE UAE”

5 SMALL THINGS WE NEED TO APPRECIATE MORE

Some days in life are the best of days and some days in life are the worst of days. We all need to be appreciative of the small things in life. In today’s post, I share 5 things we need to appreciate more. Alright, you ready, let’s get started. 1. A NICE MESSAGE FROM AContinue reading “5 SMALL THINGS WE NEED TO APPRECIATE MORE”

5 MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES TO START YOUR WEEK

Lots of you liked my previous quotes blog post so I decided that I should do another one! Here are 5 motivational quotes to start your week. 1. YOU CAN NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF THE OCEAN UNTIL YOU LOSE SIGHT OF THE SHORE – WINSTON CHURCHILL   2. IF YOUR DREAMS DO NOT SCARE YOUContinue reading “5 MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES TO START YOUR WEEK”

5 THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI

Dubai is my favourite city in the world. There are heaps of amazing things to do in Dubai so whatever you are looking for you are sure to find something fantastic. In today’s post, I share 5 things to do in Dubai  so it’s time to get out there and start ticking them off. YouContinue reading “5 THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI”

INTERVIEW WITH ZAINAB CHATS

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Zainab Chats! Before we start I just want to say thank you for 50 followers, I am super thankful towards this community and my readers. Let’s get started!  1. HEY ZAINAB, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR AGREEING TO BE INTERVIEWED ON MY BLOG! FOR ANYBODY WHO DOES NOTContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH ZAINAB CHATS”

5 EMPOWERING QUOTES TO START YOUR DAY THE RIGHT WAY

The morning is the most important time of the day. The way you start the morning can affect your whole day. If you start your morning right you can reduce stress and anxiety and increase your chances of an amazing day! Here are 5 empowering quotes to start your day the right way.  1.ALL OURContinue reading “5 EMPOWERING QUOTES TO START YOUR DAY THE RIGHT WAY”

30 BLOG POST IDEAS FOR A LIFESTYLE BLOGGER

Have you ever struggled to while brainstorming lifestyle blog post ideas? We all struggle from time to time to come up with more content for our blogs. It really does frustrate me when I run out of ideas for my blog. Here are 30 blog post ideas for a lifestyle blogger. 30 BLOG POST IDEASContinue reading “30 BLOG POST IDEAS FOR A LIFESTYLE BLOGGER”

5 FACTS ABOUT HATTA

Hatta is an enclave of the emirate of Dubai that sits on the border with Oman. Less than a 2 hour drive from Dubai , it’s a great place for a weekend escape. In today’s post I share 5 facts about Hatta. 5 FACTS ABOUT HATTA  IT WAS PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS HAJARAIN IT BECAME THEContinue reading “5 FACTS ABOUT HATTA”

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE

The Museum of the Future is one of my most favourite buildings in the UAE and it is almost complete. “The museum will explore the future trends and opportunities in science, technology, and innovation. By making Dubai a testbed for emerging technologies, our aim is not merely to build another architectural marvel, but to buildContinue reading “6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE”

STARS OVER RUB AL KHALI

Stars above The Empty Quarter – Rub’ al Khali – which is one of the highest dunes in the world, considered to be the tallest one in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) The Rub’ al Khali – is a part of Arabian Desert – 1,000 km long, 500 km wide, with the area of 650,000 km², covering parts ofContinue reading “STARS OVER RUB AL KHALI”

City Walk Dubai

Photos from City Walk Dubai in the Emirate of Dubai. Location: Al Safa St – Al Wasl – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

HOW TO BOOST YOUR SELF ESTEEM IN THIS GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Since we are in a global pandemic, we all need to look after ourself. So, I decided to put together some tips on how to boost our self esteem in this global pandemic. I hope you find them helpful! Self-esteem is an individual’s subjective evaluation of their own worth. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself asContinue reading “HOW TO BOOST YOUR SELF ESTEEM IN THIS GLOBAL PANDEMIC”

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