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Banyan Tree, Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE

We recently went to the 'Banyan Tree, Ras Al Khaimah Beach' for a little look to see what the fuss was about.  You take a small boat from Al Hamra Golf Club over to the resort, which is great fun, it only takes a few minutes and as soon as we hopped on, it felt like we were on holiday! When we arrived at the resort's jetty, we instantly felt like we were on our very own exclusive private island. They have the one restaurant 'Sands', which is situated on the beach. The setting is beautiful and has a lovely, calm, relaxing vibe to it.  We sat outside on the decking facing the sea.  We had a quick glance at the menu which looked very nice indeed. I had a Singapore Sling, which was amazing! My husband had a diet coke (as he was driving) and the diet coke was served in a small decanter, very posh!  We weren't hungry, but did fancy something to nibble on, so we ordered a bowl of french fries, which again w

A Post for Poppy: Caution, Cuteness Overload

As some of you may be aware my husband and I absolutely adore our little cat Poppy. I've even started her own Facebook page where I like to share her pictures because I think friends and family are fed up seeing her picture all the time! As I love my little fur-baby so much I thought she deserved her very own post on my blog! x Heather follow me on Facebook   Twitter  and  Instagram

Back from vacay at the W Fort Lauderdale

~ this post contains affiliate links, see more on my  disclaimer/contact page  ~ I can't believe I've been away from my precious Blog for so long! We've been back from our vacation a week now. All washing, ironing & housework is pretty much up to date and hubby is well back into the swing of things at work!  I was going to do a long post all about our vacation, where we ate, shopped, sunbathed, etc etc , but I thought that it would come across a tad boring and turn into one of those boring family slide shows that no one really wants to hear about!  I will say though that we had an absolutely fantastic time in Fort Lauderdale and are already looking forward to our next trip back there! I do have to let you all know about the fab hotel we stayed in.  We stayed at the  W Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach and we had an amazing time there. We had a very long journey to Miami from Dubai, 7 hour flight to LHR, 5 hour wait, 8 hour flight on to Miami and dare I say