EID 2021: WHAT I’M WEARING TOMORROW AND WHAT I AM DOING

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. First off, I want to say an early Eid Mubarak to all my Muslim brothers and sisters! I am sure that you all know that tomorrow is Eid Al Fitr which is a religious holiday celebrated by all Muslims around the world that marksContinue reading “EID 2021: WHAT I’M WEARING TOMORROW AND WHAT I AM DOING”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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 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”

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

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