Salties: The Magic of Food, Music and Good Vibes

Salties Beach Bar and Grill by Grenada Launches its First Indoor Beach Bar Showcasing Sustainability, Accessibility, and the World’s Best Culture of Caribbean Entertainment Inside the Grenada country pavilion extension, Salties Beach Bar and Grill opens its “lift doors” for the very first time exclusively to Expo 2020 visitors and staff from the first of…

The World Expo Arrives at our Doorstep

Explore, Experience and Innovate By Shereen Shabnam It has been a journey of discovery the last few months as an Expo 2020 volunteer and learning about one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, that takes place every five years and lasts six months.  Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World…

Historic Toledo

By Shereen Shabnam Driving from Madrid to our home in Torrevieja has given us the opportunity to visit a number of quaint towns, cities and villages along the way but none as intriguing as Toledo. Set on hills rising majestically to overlook the landscapes close by, Toledo is truly one of Spain’s most interesting cities….

An Exceptional Experience: San Diego

By Shereen Shabnam San Diego is full of life during the day and gets even more vibrant at night. As ‘America’s Finest City’, the warm friendly disposition filters down to almost everyone you encounter on the streets and the vibe comes across more laid-back than most cities in the USA. San Diego is full of…

Arabian Dreams: Abu Dhabi

By Shereen Shabnam As an international cultural destination with a rich history and heritage, together with the diversity of its dramatic landscapes, Abu Dhabi offers visitors some of the best attractions the United Arab Emirates has to offer. My monthly trips to the Capital include a mix of business and pleasure and post meeting visits…

A Greek Culinary Voyage: GAIA at DIFC Dubai

Shereen Shabnam Located at Gate Village DIFC, GAIA offers an intimate dining experience with cuisine inspired by the Greek-Mediterranean culinary culture. We spent an enthralling evening at this bustling contemporary venue sampling authentic and fresh cuisine that is unique, flavorful and translates the elements of the sun, land and sea into every plate. Food at…

Land of Growth: Sri Lanka

By Shereen Shabnam My first visit to Sri Lanka was when I was working as the Head of PR for Air Arabia, and we decided to take a family trip to get to know the latest destination for the airline that became part of my life when I lived in Sharjah. Thanks to the extensive…

Journey of Discovery: Barcelona

By Shereen Shabnam Every time we go to our Spanish home, we try and explore a different city and Barcelona, the second-largest city in Spain has been delight for all senses from visiting cultural sites, city attractions, art venues, trying out Catalan dishes and evening tapas experiences as well as taking a cruise ship that…

The City of Music: Nashville

By Shereen Shabnam The first thing I fell in love with in Nashville, the music city was Nashville’s premier hotel, the Gaylord Opryland Resort & convention center and the beautiful guitar exhibits. I went there to attend an IT conference with Epicor and expected a simple resort but the ambience, excitement and energy of the…