Autumn/Winter Fashion Must-Have: Knee High Boots

If there is one hot tip you must adhere to right now: that is to get a pair of knee high boots. They are were all the rage in A/W 2014 runway and slowly finding their way to high street. It doesn’t help too that personalities of all size and shapes – from Miranda Kerr to Kim Kardashian are wearing them since spring.

My new pair of knee high boots is from River Island and oh boy I can’t wait to rock ‘em! They go well from dresses to jeans! Truth is I have always coveted knee high boots. It was the style of my first fashion piece bought when I landed in Dubai eight years ago. Fast forward, the key to making them work for 2014 is to show  a bit of your leg between the top of the boot and the bottom of your dress or skirt. It freshens and helps balance the overall look.

  Dubai weather is far from autumn but the clothes for it are everywhere!

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In Jeans Lately

I took Little C out for lunch today and we also met a very good girlfriend M. She was around our area practicing with her band. She wanted to know more of the website selling music software she heard me recommend to our other mutual friend. Eeryone’s been imprssed with the quick response of the website staying true to Mail your order today!

Anyway, M teased me because I was wearing skinny jeans and the two days ago when we accidentally ran into each other, I was in boyfriend jeans. She knows I don’t wear them unless I am boarding an airplane. For reasons beyond me, I find myself reaching for them on the closet rack. Or maybe I am too preoccupied nowadays to think of anything decent to wear.

Maybe too it started last week when I met my former classmate. I had to dress down as I didn’t want to put off his companions. I wore my 70s inspired flared jeans and walking around, boy it felt good for a change! I don’t know how long will this jeans rekindling last but I’m having fun and that is all that matters for now.

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Discover ‘The Pearl of the Danube’ This Eid!

The luxurious Corinthia Hotel Budapest invites GCC travellers to visit Budapest, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, this Eid for an unforgettable stay exploring Hungary’s rich history, culture and stunning natural landscape.

Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube, is well known for its healing thermal water springs, historic spas and stunning architecture. The city boasts an extensive repertoire of World Heritage Sites such as the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrassy Avenue and of course the banks of the Danube.

The history of the Danube is intricately interwoven with that of Budapest and Hungary. True understanding of the country’s culture and history isn’t complete without exploring the historic Danube Bend. Corinthia Hotel Budapest has designed a special package allowing guests to visit the three most beautiful cities in the Danube Bend: Esztergom, Visegrad and Szentendre.

The full day tour along the “Blue Danube” leaves Budapest and stops first at Visegrád where guests can marvel at the 750 year-old stones of the formal Royal Residence, learn about life in the middle ages and enjoy the fascinating panorama on the Danube valley. Next stop is Esztergom, the Northern gate of Budapest where guests can visit the largest cathedral in Hungary – the burial place of famous cardinals of Hungary, including Primate József Mindszenty.

On the way back, guests will stop off in the artist’s village of Szentendre, a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend. Situated at the meeting place of the river Danube and the Pilis Mountains, in a beautiful natural environment, it is a stunning place to visit. Visitors can stroll through the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and explore the narrow streets en route to the panorama point for fabulous views of the Danube.

‘Danube Bend Tour’ Package:

The package starts from €529 (excluding VAT & City Tax) for a minimum stay of three nights and includes accommodation for two in a Superior room and a delicious buffet breakfast. The full day Danube Bend tour to Esztergom, Visegrad and Szentendre includes a boat tour back to Budapest.

The package is valid until 30 September 2014 and is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply.

For more information on Corinthia Hotel Budapest and bookings visit

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