Summer Lovin’

…In winter…

I went to Dubai!!! Today I thought I’d share with you photos from my trip – Kind of like a photo diary (thank you Lily Pebbles)

IMG_1058

I was as tired as my dad the morning we left (but I wasn’t really feeling a photo)

IMG_1060

Anytime there is wagamama – I will always make time for a wagamama. Even if it’s for breakfast!

IMG_1064

Finally got to my uncle’s house at about 1am Dubai time – I was really looking forward to that bed

IMG_1068

Dippy (my uncle’s cat) is the cutest cat ever!

IMG_1065 IMG_1066 IMG_1070

IMG_1076

Day 1 (Tuesday) a trip to the mall
IMG_1079

IMG_1081 IMG_1082 IMG_1084 IMG_1087 IMG_1094

IMG_1099

Dinner out at The Meat Co. My dress is from Missguided – also featured in another post of mine IMG_1101 IMG_1106 IMG_1114 IMG_1128

Beautiful restaurant on the riverIMG_1132 IMG_1136 IMG_1141 IMG_1168 IMG_1173 IMG_1174 IMG_1178

IMG_1186

Like mother like daughter – we fail to take a good picture!

IMG_1191 IMG_1197 IMG_1199

This cat is such a poser (a cute one at that)

IMG_1205

Off to Abu Dhabi! (Details of all outfits will be on another blog post next week)

IMG_1206

Being the good student I am and doing maths work!

IMG_1208

And we’re off! On the massive 6 lane highway

IMG_1209 IMG_1212

Yas Waterworld 

IMG_1216 IMG_1217 IMG_1219 IMG_1223 IMG_1225 IMG_1227 IMG_1231 IMG_1233 IMG_1234 IMG_1235 IMG_1236 IMG_1237

IMG_1243

Getting to our hotel in Abu Dhabi we were blessed with a gorgeous view of the sunset…and poolIMG_1244 IMG_1247 IMG_1248 IMG_1250 IMG_1252

IMG_1253

Lovely Indian dinner and looking forward to the next day

IMG_1261 IMG_1265

Starting off the day the right way – natural yoghurt, linseed, melon, strawbs and watermelon

IMG_1267

Okay yes I did also have waffles with maple syrup (and yes that is some nutella at the back) IMG_1270 IMG_1271 IMG_1272 IMG_1274

Gorgeous balcony viewIMG_1276 IMG_1280

Great pool too

IMG_1282 IMG_1287 IMG_1289 IMG_1290 IMG_1291

IMG_1294

Ferrari world time

IMG_1297 IMG_1298 IMG_1300 IMG_1301 IMG_1303 IMG_1305

IMG_1306

Went on this and it was amazing!

IMG_1308 IMG_1310 IMG_1313

Arrived home just in time for a BBQ IMG_1315 IMG_1320 IMG_1321

Time for brunch

IMG_1323

Beautiful view of the Burj al Arab

IMG_1329

Lots of food – Sunday Roast

IMG_1330

Mini sticky toffee pudding

IMG_1331

A lot of desserts IMG_1332 IMG_1333

Jamaican food IMG_1335 IMG_1336

Mini burgers
IMG_1337

IMG_1338

Salad, salad, and oh more saladIMG_1340 IMG_1342 IMG_1343

Jamaican

IMG_1345

Chinese

IMG_1347 IMG_1348

Course 1 – Indian, Jamaican, Fish and chips, Mini burger, Falafel (mixed up but delicious)

IMG_1349

Chinese

IMG_1350

Chocolate puddings

IMG_1351

Halloween themed cupcakes! (mini ones)

IMG_1352

Fruit cheesecake

IMG_1353

Death by chocolate

IMG_1354

Summer fruit cake

IMG_1359

Noodle soup station

IMG_1361

Course 2- wonton soup with chicken wontons, prawn, pak choi, rice noodles, chicken stock, and chilli (it was so tasty)

IMG_1364

Duck and pancake station

IMG_1365

Dim sum station

IMG_1367

more dim sum

IMG_1369

Course 3 – practically ping pong (beef parcel, chicken dim sum, prawn dim sum, veg dim sum, pancakes)

IMG_1372

Photo with my father, halfway through the brunch

IMG_1373

bread, bread, oh and did you know they have bread?

IMG_1374

little puddings!

IMG_1375 IMG_1376

mini cupcakes (are you noticing a mini theme here?)

IMG_1377

This cake…

IMG_1381

Hummus and other yummy things

IMG_1382

The amazing indian (I had to go back for more butter chicken) IMG_1383 IMG_1385

That was one massive cow!

IMG_1389

My uncle and auntie – it was so nice to see them and spend a week with them

IMG_1390

Final course – pudding!

IMG_1395

Walking/waddling back out at 4pm I had one last chance to admire the view

IMG_1396

The hotel was lovely too IMG_1398 IMG_1401

Our final day started with taking the metro to Atlantis Aquaventure!

IMG_1405

Gorgeous views from the metro! IMG_1410 IMG_1413 IMG_1414 IMG_1418 IMG_1419 IMG_1423 IMG_1434 IMG_1436 IMG_1438 IMG_1439 IMG_1442 IMG_1444 IMG_1445 IMG_1446 IMG_1447 IMG_1453 IMG_1457 IMG_1461 IMG_1464 IMG_1490

Sunbathing on the beach

IMG_1587

I was a bit disappointed the Red Sea didn’t part for me….

IMG_1588 IMG_1589 IMG_1590 IMG_1596 IMG_1597

Floating casually with my gorgeous sister

IMG_1600 IMG_1608 IMG_1618

And finally the most beautiful sunset I’ve ever seen

IMG_1619

It was the perfect end, to a perfect holiday.

How did you guys spend your half term?

Jess xx

Advertisements

One thought on “Summer Lovin’

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s