7 Tips For Your First Trip To Mainland China In the lead up to my trip to China, all I heard from friends were stories about their less than stellar experiences. Suffice it to say, all the excitement I had built in the months leading up to the trip had started to fizzle and was replaced with feelings of trepidation. In hindsight, that was just plain silly. What I can enthusiastically tell you is that China majestic, grandiose, alluring, culturally diverse and all-consuming and so much more than this post can do justice. What this post also . . .
Weekend Brunches I first visited No. FiftySeven Boutique Cafe when it had opened a few years ago, and hadn't been back. A couple of months ago, No. 57 had a food truck at the Abu Dhabi Food Festival and having sampled one of their signature desserts known as "Ermaghgerd" at the Abu Dhabi Festival, I had been wanting to go back. I mean, the name alone of that dessert was enough to get me to go back. Cue, this weekend. My friend and I happened to be free on a Saturday morning and we arranged to catch up over brunch at No. 57. The restaurant . . .