Monday, 30 March 2009

Visited the Old Town & The Address Downtown BurjDubai


The Address Downtown Burj Dubai, a new destination where cool meets warmth, and style meets sophistication. This vibrant five star flagship is the first of several properties that will redefine luxury, hospitality and business travel. Virtual tour goes here Located in the happening heart of the Downtown Burj Dubai, the hotel has the world's tallest tower, Burj Dubai on its doorstep and is flanked by Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest and most exciting shopping centres. The Address Downtown Burj Dubai reveals a new art in offering service and comfort, where every guest's stay is treated as an individual experience. A combination of outstanding facilities and superlative attention to detail makes it the premier lifestyle destination for international travellers. Standing an impressive 63 storeys high and featuring 196 lavish rooms and suites, The Address offers an extensive range of Gourmet experiences, modern meeting and event venues, a signature Spa, a fully equipped Fitness Centre, chilled pools and indulgent amenities and services.

Inside the Address Hotel 63 Floor a Bar that views the whole Downtown

We rested and sat for awhile to reminisce the Address Hotel.

Friday, 27 March 2009

Andrea Bocelli: Incanto "live in Abu Dhabi"

Andrea Bocelli: Incanto, Live in Abu Dhabi Friday 27 March, today announced that due to overwhelming demand, the capacity of the event had been increased to give more people the opportunity to enjoy this once in a lifetime open air concert. With thousands already set to see the world’s greatest living tenor perform live at the Emirates Palace, the event will be one of the musical highlights of the Festival. “The combination of the hugely charismatic Andrea Bocelli, the world renowned Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, and the elegant backdrop of the West Park, Emirates Palace, make this a truly unique evening. Tickets are selling at an incredible rate.

It's a funny story, Johan and me were there with no tickets at all, for it was sold out, so we waited outside for a chance to buy tickets luckily there were two filipna handles the ticket booth and help us to get a ticket. Well it was a funny exciting experience waiting for someone to sell there ticket. While in the concert it was too windy and everyone are cold in an open air venue emirates palace. A hilarious and charismatic concert " way you go Andrea"

Old Town Burj Dubai

OLD TOWN (at BURJ DUBAI)Large parts of Dubai's "Old Town" opposite of the giant Burj Dubai tower will already be completed by the end of this year. The residential flats will have a stunning view on a beautiful lake and a perfect location next to "Dubai Mall", the by then biggest shopping mall on the planet. Developer "Emaar" promises a lifestyle comparable only with that of the city centers of New York and Paris. Between March 2007 and April 2008, Mace delivered the three phases of this landmark development in the new Burj Dubai Downtown District for Emaar Properties.

Old Town

Apartments are dispersed around open landscaped courtyards overlooking pedestrianised walkways. Many apartments include generous private rooftop terraces and all have access to landscaped gardens. The development includes Amenities buildings with 25-metre lap pools, children's pool, gym, spa, squash courts, aerobics rooms, games rooms, relaxation areas, juice bars, movie theatre, a multi-purpose hall

Thursday, 19 March 2009

Visited Schools For Gabriel

The Winchester School

DIA Dubai International School

Emirates International School

It's Thursday last day for the weekdays, I went to different kind of schools to check which school Gabriel should go for the coming opening school. I went to 5 of school located in Springs,Meadows,Greens and Jebel Ali. They have Dubai International Academy one of the top school in Dubai,next to British school, 3rd to Emirates International school then to Regent School and last but not the list the Winchester School a GEMS School. So far this are the schools i had checked so many choices, this schools have an international curriculum and also an Arabic Class that is required. So far i have not decide yet but i already have a positive thought about one school that i like.

Mall of Emirates

After the long afternoon visiting schools checking and asking for applications, we went straight to the nursery school to pick Merthe in the Springs then next stop to DIA School to pick up Benthe....It was so nice to see them again the last i saw them was in the Rotana Cove Company outing last end of February. They were so happy to see me and they showed how beautiful school they have, Benthe showed me her belly dancing steps "Funny how little girls enjoyed". After 3o mins rest I had called my Mother to meet us in Emirates Mall honestly my mom and gabriel never been to MOE but they were able to manage to get in the taxi, Taxi's in dubai will really drop you to the place what u had told them and there are certain drop point which they really have to stop.
2nd Time around kids meet Lol! With there funny faces!

Monday, 16 March 2009

Johan's Birthday @ Work

For the night plan greeting him Gabriel fell a asleep which is the main character for the surprise "the little naughty boy slept nicely and forgot that we have a plan for that night, but eventually we did surprised him, my Flatmates greeted him along with my mother by waking him up, he thought that it was Ed and the rest collegues went to my place. "Funny"

Well these definiteley a smile of Joy

"With all the Propulsion Team sing the Happy Birthday Song"

"With the first Bite"
As we drive on our way to the office Johan and I mismerized the morning breeze, while my mind is busy on how to surprise him for this day, Welcoming his birthday 8am, Collegues and engineers went to DIP to extend thier wishes a good life and more birthday's to the coming future. Ofcourse he was overwhelmed and surprise for he had recieved so much for the day. " As he said this is the new and different way of remembering his birthday he once remembered he don't celebrate his birthday" But in this day I finally showed him the difference way of celebrating with everyone of course with naughty fights with me that add a spice for the day Lol! It ws a plan the day before his birthday and it went well.

An invitation card from the company inviting all Wartsila Employee for the early celebrations for thier birthday.

"The Justice League's of Wartsila"

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Gabriel's First Bicycle Ride

after the long day at work, Johan and I took my Mom & Gabriel to Jumierah open beach to have a ride with his bicycle, it was cool and went ok but later on "Gabriel's tantrum moments came" Moody Gaby keep on riding with lots of pictures along with tito Johan. While My mom stroll aroung the corner where a small mall behind it.

Spending time With Gabriel, attention that always need

Friday, 6 March 2009

Father's Leaving On an Airplane

Later that day, after the nice farewell lunch with my father we heed straight to the Airport. Long goodbyes and instruction had been told precaution for my fathers departure. We felt sad but he really have to go for he misses his home country and worries home so much. Kissed and Hugs.

Quad Bike Safari

Later that morning I Joined the Quad experience of a lifetime! With my colleques Johan,Arnold,Mary,Rob and kids,Martin's family and Erwin. Drive on our 250cc Quad bike through the ever changing dunes weave through the trackless desert, tackling both low and high dunes. Stop for a breather and soft refreshments before we set off again. This adventure safari is suited to the discerning outdoor adventure enthusiast and nature lover.The so called "quad experience of a lifetime! "

They say My LV is always around "Hey Its my Pal"
Johan waiting on the other side