Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Umm Suqeim 1

UMM SUQEIM 1 BY KAYA SCOTT WHO LIVES IN THE EVER-FASHIONABLE AREA AND IS THE EDITOR OF SASSY MAMA DUBAI Kaya: please tell us about your family?  I moved to Dubai almost 7 years ago, heavily pregnant with baby number 1 and with absolutely no clue what to expect. Needless to say, we made all […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – The Villa Community

THE VILLA COMMUNITY BY NAOMI WILLIAMS WHO LIVES IN THE  UPCOMING AREA AND IS THE HEAD OF FOREMARKE SCHOOL   Naomi please tell us about your family? Naomi: please tell us about your family? I have been married to Billy for 11 years. Billy is a Captain at Fly Dubai and we have two gorgeous girls; Molly who is […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – The Lakes

THE LAKES BY MUSTAFA KOITA, WHO LIVES IN THE SOUGHT-AFTER AREA AND IS THE CEO OF KOITA (THE LEGENDARY ORGANIC MILK BRAND YOU MAY HAVE ENJOYED…)    Mustafa: please tell us about your family? My family consists of my wife (a.k.a. the boss), Serena (11), Danyal (7) and Sophia (3 and the most spoiled of the lot!). You live […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Palm Jumeirah

PALM JUMEIRAH BY MAURIZIO VIEL WHO LIVES IN THE SOUGHT-AFTER AREA AND IS THE CO-FOUNDER OF LCAS (LONDON CENTRE FOR AESTHETIC SURGERY) Maurizio: please tell us about your family?  I am from Italy, but lived in London for the twenty years before coming to Dubai, and I met my wife, Edwina in London where she […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Jumeirah Village Circle

Megan Al Marzooqi, co-founder of Real Mums Group, tells us about life in JVC, her family and the online community that provides so much support to the mums of the UAE. Please tell us about yourselves/ family? My name is Megan and I am the co-founder of Real Mums Group and Real Mums Of Dubai […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Jumeirah Beach Residence

JUMEIRAH BEACH RESIDENCE BY LAURA BUCKWELL WHO LIVES IN THE STUNNING DEVELOPMENT AND IS A WELL KNOWN TELEVISION PRESENTER IN DUBAI Laura: please tell us about your family? My husband and I met here in Dubai 5 years ago through friends. I grew up as a Royal Dutch Shell expat kid in Nigeria and Holland […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Dubai Marina

THE MARINA BY ADRIAN BELL WHO LIVES IN THE STUNNING DEVELOPMENT AND RUNS ACTION IMPACT, THE BRAND EXPERIENCE AND DESIGN AGENCY Adrian: please tell us about your family and where you live. I’m married to Danielle (just celebrated five glorious years!), no kids but we do have a dog! We’re based in the Dubai Marina […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Jumeirah 3

JUMEIRAH 3 BY HELEN FARMER WHO EDITS THE PARENT BLOG THE MOTHERSHIP (CLICK TO VISIT IT) Helen – please tell us about your family?  My husband Nick and I met on a blind date here in Dubai six years ago, and we now have a daughter, Phoebe, who is 17 months old, and two cocker […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Desert Palm

DESERT PALM BY BECKY URQUHART WHO LIVES ON THE LUXURY EQUESTRIAN AND POLO DEVELOPMENT AS WELL AS BEING THE REAL ESTATE MANAGER Becky – please tell us about your family?  I have 3 children with my husband Tom. Molly (11 Years), Gus (9 years) and Violet (6 Years). Tom and I met in London and […]

Welcome to the Neighbourhood – Business Bay

BUSINESS BAY BY SAMAR NABULSI OF BIG ON CHILDREN AND THE UPCOMING TALENTS HQ Samar – please tell us about your family? We are a family of four. My husband and I met in Dubai and we got married almost eight years ago but we have both been here since 2004. I have two daughters, […]