finance, Travel

Tour Dubai on a Budget

Hi guys, so I posted a video Dubai on a budget on my YouTube channel NdatseNdomo TV and a lot of people asked me for things to do in Dubai that cost little to nothing and having lived in the Middle East for close to 6 years now, I’m here to give you all the tea πŸ’so, here goes…

1. Visit the dancing fountain which shows in the evenings in Dubai Mall by Burj Khalifa. There’s a Dubai Mall metro station which can help you save taxi fare.

Here’s a videoΒ Dancing Fountain.

2. Walk by the lake in Jumeirah Lake Towers, there are chairs and beautiful views for you to take pictures and just relax. There are also lots of coffee shops and outlets if you get hungry.

3. Visit any of the beaches in Dubai, most of them are free. Find out if there are private timings for women beforehand though.

4. Stroll around JBR and marina walk. There are street shops and carnival like atmosphere around some parts. There are also usually activities you can watch and enjoy. Hold some cash if you want some food, Ice cream, dessert 🍨 etc

5. Visit the Global Village. It is closed for some months during the year so find out here before you go Global Village Dubai. Tickets are just 15 AED approx $4.1 to go. This activity along can take almost a whole day and it’s fun too.

6. Visit the Amazing Miracle Garden. You have to visit to see it for yourself. I can not even begin to describe how beautiful it is. I absolutely love going there. It is closed for some months during the year so definitely find out here Dubai Miracle Garden ahead of your trip. Entrance fees are less then $10

7. Please do not leave Dubai without visiting the Butterfly πŸ¦‹ Garden 😱😱 it is super beautiful guys I can not even begin to tell you. Nature at its finest. 100s of species of butterflies and flowers and everything OMG. Check ahead of your trip here Dubai Butterfly Garden
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one on my face. Lol kidding.I painted this as part of my creative makeup

8. Grab some food or frozen yoghurt around Box Park Dubai, budget for $10 for your coffee and snack. It’s great for catching up with your friends or fellow travel partners for coffee and shiii lol. If you are a solo traveler, don’t worry the people are quite friendly 😊

9. If you can handle it, go for some exciting bumpy ride in the Dubai Desert Safari. It’s a package that comes with food, entertainment like belly dancing around the campfire, camel riding and lots more. It’s definitely something you will want to try once at least. There are various service providers of these services but it should honestly not cost you more than $35 if you surf for a good deal.

10. Take the metro and just have a beautiful view of the city as far as the metro goes. Also read up on the culture and history of the country so you have a feel of it.

So that’s it guys, while a lot of what I have mentioned here are free, the rest of the activities when I total them are not up to $100 so make sure you have fun and be sure to tag me on your social media and message me as well or comment here if my tips have helped you.

Fortunately I won’t be giving you a cost on your Air flights and such because that varies so much but Dubai has peak seasons when flights and hotels tend to be more expensive like Christmas, shopping festival etc so be sure to plan ahead and book ahead.

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FASHION

Kinging; as a Queen

So lately I’ve been meditating.

Meditating on Ps 23:1. ‘The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want’. ‘Want’! Not ‘Need’

Do you know what that means? We are not talking about basic needs for survival. WANT!!!! Chew on that – this is not a mere blog post!

What do you want? An island. A Ferarri, A great job? Whatever! ‘Want’ not ‘Need’.

That’s like an open cheque. Do you know where the real problem lies? It lies in your mind – your mindset – not daring to dream nor really really want. Before the thought even creeps into your minds, your fear kills it. But guess what? It is really already given to you because again Phil 4:19, all needs (wants) have been provided according to heavenly riches – immeasurable!

Imagine you are royalty – a queen – born into countless riches, everything you want, you have. You are clueless to what lack really means, because you’re a queen. This is the best part of this post for me – telling you, your imaginations are a reality, your Heavenly Father is a King, YOU are His heir, YOU are a QUEEN. Can we just go into the world and start living it out like yesterday?

Yas! We are Queens

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Hmmm, I shall NOT want!

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Always told mum at age 5 that I want to be a Queen when I grow up!

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Little did I know, I have been, am and always will be one!

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Graced with favor, divine blessings and abundance

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I’m all for re-styling – in my creative way, I figured you can use as a neck piece too. Thank me later!

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Blogger & Model: NdatseNdomo https://www.instagram.com/ndatsendomo/

Hairpiece: https://www.instagram.com/accessorizebyzoe/

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MUA: https://www.instagram.com/byjaru/

Pictures: https://www.instagram.com/yjpictures/

Hair: https://www.instagram.com/avasachair/

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Stun in Peplum

Ladies (all shapes and sizes) get in here!!! LOL!

We all love dresses that accentuate our curves. I love the way peplums have the potential to flatter our plus size curves, enhance our size 0 curves and accentuate every figure in between.

If you haven’t noticed, I love me a good peplum in any form, dress, belt, shirt, skirt and even pants.

I designed the dress below and my tailor friend made it for me. Her deets are below.

How do you rock yours?

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Designing a new peplum outfit in my mind

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Hmmm, concept is starting to form

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Yas! Can’t wait to have it made

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Planning to slay all day

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Come through!!!

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I can design one for you tho ($$$)

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Another one!

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Dress designed by me: NdatseNdomo https://www.instagram.com/ndatsendomo/

Dress made by: Eromon for ERM Clothing https://www.instagram.com/e.r.m_clothing/

Green shoes: River Island https://www.riverisland.com/

Red shoes: Gift from big sis

Bag: Charles and Keith http://www.charleskeith.com/tw/bags

Black and white jacket: H&M http://www.hm.com/ae

Black peplum dress: Namshi UAE online store www.namshi.ae

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99 problems, a good outfit ain’t 1!

Read the following story (I hope you do) or scroll down to outfit pictures:

Story was told of a pastor who told everyone in his congregation to pen down all their problems in life and drop the sheets of paper at the altar.

Boy! Did they write and write and write and laid everything at the foot of the cross – altar – the aim was to let go and let God takeover.

In a twist of things and to teach them gratitude, he then asked them to come back to the altar and pick any random sheet (knowing it would be impossible to pick the exact same one they dropped). So everyone picked someone Else’s.

He then urged them to open the sheets and read the problems they had in their hands. Shouts of exclamations filled the chapel as they all realized what other people were facing seemed a million times worse than what they themselves were going through.

“I’ll take mine back” they all started saying, I can’t deal with these things I’m reading. The pastor had a hearty laugh knowing no further sermon was needed on gratitude as he asked them to all drop back the sheets at the altar.

You see, while life isn’t perfect, and problems may come and go, you have to learn to let go and let God and as difficult as it is to be grateful in the midst of problems, you have to train yourself to be.

My life changed when I started thanking God for my problems and what He was trying to teach me through them and when I started giving out literally the last money and things on me at my poorest and my most broke times.

In an attempt to relate this story to my fashion – hope this works –

1. I’ll say life isn’t perfect but your outfit can be.

2. 99 problems but a good outfit isn’t one

Duh!

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Told you a good outfit makes you have a good laugh and feel good πŸ™‚

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Wow! Something must really be funny yo!

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But don’t ask me what (tongue out)

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I’ll just adjust my crown and keep moving

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Loved this outfit so much I had to restyle it:

Dress: Fauziat

Hair: https://www.instagram.com/avasachair/

Hair: @avasacHair on Instagram

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