21 Books you must read in this lifetime

A few years ago, I developed one of the best habits that has a major role to play in the way I live my life today; that is reading! Reading is one of the most overrated yet underrated quality. Yes, I call it a quality!   Since the time I started reading, I found myself-…

Afternoon tea in Burj Khalifa || Luxurious Birthday Celebration

Birthdays for me are almost a sacred event. I get most excited when I have to plan and execute surprises for others. Suffice to say I aim to welcome each new year of my life with a blast. This year the husband treated me to the most luxurious afternoon tea Dubai has to offer. Welcome…

My Postpartum Experience

Dear Readers, This is a continuation to my blog series on Parenting. Have you read my previous blog post on Pregnancy Journey and the Birth Story of my daughter Noor? Read HERE! I must admit that my conception was an absolute breeze and so was my pregnancy. Rajeev (hubby) and I didn’t have any plans…

Pregnancy Journey & Birthing Story of my daughter Noor

Dear Readers, My intent with this blog post is to firstly make a “Parenting” series out of it. While I’m at it, I would of course share my perspective on pregnancy, postpartum life, raising a child, healing your inner child through your actual child, conscious parenting and self growth. This blog post will entail my…

My 40 day battle with COVID 19 || COVID during pregnancy

This blog post is all about the ‘covid during pregnancy’ experience which usually scares a lot of people. This is MY unique journey and can vary from pregnancy to pregnancy because our bodies and minds work very differently. I was infected with the virus for good 40 days and (tested COVID positive 4 times in a row)…

Fashion | Creative Inspiration | Looks

Dear Readers, I am by no means a fashionista or a trend setter. What I am though is a sincerely curious student of fashion. I love fashion and view it as a beautiful way to creatively express myself.  I make it a point to indulge in magazines and digital platforms to seek fashion inspiration because it…

Dubai Food Guide

Hello my dear Readers, Thank You for showing up on my space on the internet, I really appreciate your loyalty. I have a lust-worthy list of places to dine at for you. I’ve been to each of these places and very strongly recommend these. Cafes & Restaurants There’s actually a fine line between cafes and…

29 Life Lessons || Happy Birthday to me

Dear Readers, This has now turned into a birthday ritual because since the time this blog themavenlifestyle.com was conceived, I have been penning down my life lessons every year. Read my blog posts from  Turning 25, here Turning 26, here Turning 27, here Turning 28, here 😉 Now here are the 29 things I’ve learnt…

Casa Maria Luigia & Osteria Francescana, a THREE MICHELIN STAR wonder

This blog post is by far the most special for me because it’s been written by the biggest food & travel enthusiast I know, my husband, my travel buddy, Rajeev! Rajeev spends countless hours planning and doing profound research before all our holidays because he believes in having the most authentic experience in any holiday…

Best places to eat in Florence || Florence for foodies

In this blog post, I’ll be listing all the best places to dine at, in Florence. Food can mean many things to a person; to my husband, my travel buddy, my one & only,  food=life line.  I’ve never met a foodie as passionate as him. When we start planning a holiday, food, restaurants, dining experiences…