Travel Fly in Dubai

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By now our loyal friends know that a belle loves to travel. It keeps our minds sane and makes our heart flutter.  Last year, I was blessed with the opportunity to see Dubai thanks to a glitch fare. In short, a glitch is an unexpected (el cheapo) fare honey!

Chile, I saw Dubai for less than a meal in NYC or even a plane ticket to my beloved 2nd home (ATL shawty!)

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Being in the Middle East allowed me to appreciate the culture so here are some nuggets I’d like to share.

  • Dubai is in the desert so BABYYYY it is hot there! I went in June with my ace and we were sweating bullets.
  • Dubai is like Vegas times 1,000. Everything here is about glitz, glamour and excess. Many say Dubai is westernized, but it’s a city that’s forward thinking and fun! Save your coins and spend a lil.
  • Try something different when you travel. We stayed in a DOPE hotel near the Saudia Arabian border (in the middle of nowhere) and took a cooking class. The food was yummy yummy and the class was fun! Pics to come later y’all.
  • Visit the Dubai Miracle Garden…it is absolutely stunning! The garden is replete with greenery in various shapes (think Paris, peacocks, and more).

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Sending all my love from Dubai...
Sending all my love from Dubai…

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  • You’re traveling abroad, so live a lil honey. You can drank the Henny at home, so experience some culture instead. Wander around the souks and ride on a dhow. Or better yet, ride a CAMEL! Look at us riding those ole camels!

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Spices galore at a souk in Abu Dhabi

Below I am trying on beautiful dresses at the souks in Dubai. These dresses are great to rock at the Grand Mosque as ladies have to be COVERED from head to toe! More on the Grand Mosque to come.

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Dubai is the land of excess so you can’t get enough shopping done here. Buy spices from all the Middle East in the souks of Old Dubai. Visit the Gold Souk and get gold jewelry at unbelievable prices.

Our trip to Dubai was full of luxury honey, so since we saved on the tickets we splurged in other ways. My girlfriend and I did a dope dinner cruise, and the food was incredible.

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  • Check out the Grand Mosque and see a people’s love for their Creator. Muslim or not, you should respect this building and will be left in awe. I’m a Christian but I appreciate different religions. Visiting the Grand Mosque was a beautiful experience. Enjoy a few of our pics & be sure to subscribe to see our next post where we’ll tell you the top 5 things to do in Dubai! Until next time.

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Chilling poolside like a boss!
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Chandelier inside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque


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HEYYYYY friend. Aren’t you sweet for stopping by and visiting. My oh my it’s been almost over 2 years since a belle has posted & we can’t believe time has flown by so fast. The sis & I took a well needed break but didn’t expect it would be over 2. LONG. Years. Whew! A lot of fun has taken place since we last spoke. For starters, the sis isn’t in Memphis anymore (she lives in New York y’all), is living like the little princess she is, & enjoying living on an island while occasionally gracing NYC with her royal presence. She’s made some awesome new friends, and I enjoy hopping on planes to take a bite out of the Big Apple.

As for lil ole me?

Well chile,

Ise married now, doing peachy in Georgia, and have 2 new furry babies (all 3 of them get on my nerves but I love them dearly–am I allowed to say that?! 😂)

I got rid of da cready crack, did the BC, & am getting used to this curly mane of mine. Together we’ve been traveling like tomorrow ain’t comin’. We’ve recently traveled to South Korea, Canada, Chicago, Vietnam, Colombia, and more! Don’t fret your sweet lil tail because we’ll tell you more about that in the coming weeks!

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With all the love our southern hearts can muster.

Xo- T&S

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