Review: Courtyard Al Barsha, Dubai

We were on the final legs of our 1.5-month-long Middle East trip where we traveled to the UAE and Oman. During this trip, we stayed in various hotels, ranging from budget to really high-end ones. Right before our flight back…
The Intercontinental Abu Dhabi front building.

Review: Intercontinental Abu Dhabi

This is a review of our 5-night stay at the Intercontinental Abu Dhabi Hotel. Intercontinental Abu Dhabi (not to be confused with the nearby Intercontinental Residences Abu Dhabi) is known to be the hotel that hosted the first-ever GCC summit…

Marilyn Money Diary – Dubai Edition 2

This is a long-running series where Marilyn shares her weekly spending while travelling. #MarilynMoneyDiary In the previous edition, I spent our first week of Middle East travels in Dubai. For our second week, we continue to be in Dubai, but we’ve…
Front facade of the W Muscat

Review: W Muscat, Marvelous Suite

As Marriott loyalists, we naturally gravitate towards Marriott properties when we were doing our research on a city. This led us to find out about the W Muscat Hotel when we were planning our trip to the Middle East. While…

Marilyn Money Diary, Dubai Edition

This is a long-running series where Marilyn shares her weekly spending while travelling. #MarilynMoneyDiary In this week’s edition, we’ve travelled all the way to Dubai! It’s our first time in the Middle East and we’re very excited to explore that region…