La Fontaine – Europe hidden in Bahrain

Early morning meeting & some interesting reads 📖 at La Fontaine - Centre of Contemporary Art. It isn't that early (11:30am) but anytime in the morning is early when your night baby mixes up your night & day!! 👶🏻 Thanks to my morning latte for being the silent hero of the morning ☕️ This is an … Continue reading La Fontaine – Europe hidden in Bahrain

The Best Recipe From Mom

Made my first ''khichdi'' while away from home. On the auspicious occasion of "Ganesh Chaturthi" each family has their own traditional and favorite dish that they prepare. Mine is a moong dal khichdi recipe - rice and green gram lentils cooked to porridge consistency. Call it Khichdi/Kicdi/Hotchpotch, this is one of the grandma-mother-inspired dishes for me. This is a dish we grew up eating during the … Continue reading The Best Recipe From Mom

La Vinoteca Barcelona – Spanish Brunch Like No Other!

Saturday Brunch at one of the island's only upscale Spanish restaurants, La Vinoteca Barcelona! What can I say...Delicious! The food was gorgeous and plentiful and the drinks kept flowing. The idea of eating squid and calamari for the first time was fascinating (even though in the beginning I was slightly fearful). Great place for spending a Saturday afternoon with your friends … Continue reading La Vinoteca Barcelona – Spanish Brunch Like No Other!

Manuka Bahrain – Making life a little leafier and a little sweeter

My 7th visit to a bakery store, (and a Botanical Salad Bar this time around) at Manuka Bahrain and it is better than ever. In fact, I ate one of my best sweet treats in 2017 so far. Manuka's head chef Dilli and his merry band have put the bakery and salad bar in a great spot and I … Continue reading Manuka Bahrain – Making life a little leafier and a little sweeter

Café Amsterdam – Enjoying the Summer Sunshine in Bahrain

Located in Adliya alongside its sister restaurant La Vinoteca Barcelona, Café Amsterdam is based in a cozy and cute Dutch canal-style building reminiscent of the back streets of Amsterdam. The european architecture shouldn’t mislead you, this restaurant is located in the bohemian neighborhood in Manama, Bahrain. In the heart of Bahrain's fine dining neighbourhood, Café Amsterdam's … Continue reading Café Amsterdam – Enjoying the Summer Sunshine in Bahrain

Aarvi’s Five Star Half-Birthday Staycation!

We have just returned home after celebrating our baby, Aarvi's Half Birthday and a 3-day vacation at The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa. The 5-star Radisson Blu is located in Manama’s prestigious diplomatic area, just 5 minutes’ drive from Bahrain International Airport. It was one week after Eid and the celebration planned was the kind that comes out of … Continue reading Aarvi’s Five Star Half-Birthday Staycation!

Taking a Dip

☀☀ During summers, pool parties are the only best way to beat the heat whilst party hard! As summer season has hit most of the countries, you would be flooded with pool party invitations. Pool parties have always tempted and mesmerised party animals! It is fun and relaxing to hang out with friends inside the pool … Continue reading Taking a Dip