Searching through Pinterest episode #4 | abayas

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I have taken a break from blogging because I really wanted to focus on my school and recently I have been getting lots of homework so I also wanted to focus on that. But, today on the blog I am bringing you episode 4Continue reading “Searching through Pinterest episode #4 | abayas”

A trip to Etihad Museum ♡

Hey everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. Sorry I haven’t posted in a while I have just been really busy and didn’t have time to write or post anything. The other day I went to Etihad Museum in Dubai and I really wanted to share some of my highlights from theContinue reading “A trip to Etihad Museum ♡”

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)”

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”

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”

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”

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 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”

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”

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”

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