It’s not often I write on Dubai, so as my Mum has just been to stay for 5 days, I thought I’d write a blog on what we got up to as Dubai itself is a great destination to visit. Both me and my mum landed around midnight into Dubai, myself from Dar Es Salaam and my Mum from Manchester. I quickly changed after collecting my case from HQ and whizzed over to the airport to collect my Mum from terminal 3.
We headed back to my apartment as this was the first time my Mum would be seeing the new place and had a glass of wine and a chat before going to bed. Waking up earlyish the next morning, we had decided on visiting Cove Beach at the Jumeriah Beach Hotel as its a place I had not yet tried out for sunbathing! It was 100dhs for a sun bed and water with impressive views of the Burj Al Arab.
We were the first ones to arrive and had our pick of the sun beds so chose some right at the front of the sea whilst we sipped on iced water as it was an incredibly hot day. For lunch we both chose the chicken and avocado wrap (as we’re both big lovers of avocado) whilst we sat in the shade to get out of the midday sun. As Emirates Crew, I also got 20% off food and drinks there which was great. Continue reading