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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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