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Sneak Peek: Jet Set Candy Khanjar Dagger Charm

February 24, 2014Column: Sneak Peek

 A symbol of courage and valor, the khanjar dagger is a lethal instrument of self-defense. Equally popular as an adornment at weddings and funerals. Now that’s versatile! Your JSC Middle Eastern Khanjar Dagger Charm is a decorative replica of the national emblem of Oman. Available soon!

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The Musts: Dubai

February 21, 2014Column: The Musts

Once a small pearl-fishing village on the Arabian Gulf, this “shopping capital of the Middle East” has grown into a destination known for fun, relaxation, luxury brands, fast cars, five-star hotels and burgeoning hot-spots. Showcasing man-made islands, the tallest building in the world and some impressive heat, Dubai offers something for everyone. Marhaban!

✈ Musts for Dubai from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

1. Rest those pedicured trotters at the Vogue Café for fresh sushi, Asian salads and wheat-free options. 2. Shoe heaven: Level Shoes offer 250 designer names including Alaïas, Chanel, Louboutin and more. 3. Visit the past at the Dubai museum, with insight into its history and cultural heritage on offer. 4. Sip and dine at the Buddha Bar for chill-out music and great food amid 20 metres of soaring glass. 5. Ride a camel upon rippling sands and finish the day with dinner under the stars and Shisha. 6. Shop up a desert storm at Harvey Nichols: designer brands, beauty + restaurant Al’ Maz by Momo 7. Absorb Emirati culture and religion at the Jumeirah Mosque, a beautiful landmark open to non-Muslims. 8. Shop, dine, indulge, see a movie and…go indoor skiing. The Mall of the Emirates, like Dubai, has it all. 9. Glittery treasures await: ignite the senses amidst the famous souks of Dubai: gold, fish, spice and textiles. 10.  Go downtown Dubai and take in the city atop Burj Khalifa’s observation deck on the 124th floor.


Musts for Venice ~ Carnival of Venice

February 17, 2014Column: The Musts

The annual, world famous Carnival of Venice is a great excuse to adorn yourself in a mask and colorful costume while basking in live music and great food in the main squares of the city. An open-air festival where everyone can join in, take the time to discover fantastic costumes, dining, shopping and classic historical sites.

✈ Venice Musts + Carnival of Venice from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

1. Roam San Marco Piazza for St Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and Torre dell’Orologio. / 2. Wine tasting in Venice – si! Enjoy light and bubbly drops with toasty and elegant aftertastes. / 3. Glide down the city’s waterways in a Gondola and take in the architecture and romantic ambiance / 4. Take a boat to Venissa for lunch, dine on fresh fish and explore the on-site vineyard / 5. Get into the spirit with a masquerade buffet dinner complete with dancing, music and a burlesque show. / 6. Visit the Gallerie dell’Accademia for 14th to 18th century murderous intrigue and forbidden romance. / 7. Order a Campari and soda and culinary delights at Harry’s bar on the waterfront. / 8. Follow Casanova’s footsteps on a walking journey back to the Venice carnival of the XVIII century.


Happy Valentine’s Day to all xoxo

February 14, 2014Column: Featured

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