Get Ready for the Festive Season with Vaniday!

22nd December 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Everyone I know is running manic right now, prepping for the festive season. If they haven’t left for home already, they are busy with last-minute packing and gifts, while wrapping up work and squeezing in other appointments before they get on a plane. And when you are going home, you want […]

5 Contouring Lessons from SoniaxFyza

21st December 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Unless you live under a rock, you would know who Sonia and Fyza are. They are the first and only UK-based makeup artists who are trained by and modelled for Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist, and specialise in Middle Eastern skin. They came down to Sisters Beauty Lounge for a weekend, and hosted […]

Karachi Chronicles – Flu and the Family

16th December 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Sigh. Yes, I did get the flu. Like every damn time, during every damn visit, I got the flu. But this bug was not your ordinary pesky devil. He was strong and persistent, and refused to budge for 10 days. And just when I sighed in relief, the demon reappeared […]

Karachi Chronicles – The Beach

9th December 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Karachi’s beaches are a matter of pride – especially when you are in a conversation with a Lahori. Random fact. I have always had an affinity with all things water; I love beaches and water parks. This time around, another friend of mine was also visiting and had planned a […]

Karachi Chronicles – The Arrival

7th December 2015 Shaheen Rajan 9

Its home, so no length of time is ever enough. Especially if it’s only a measly week, with two homes to equally love plus a nephew I was to meet for the first time. It was an important trip as I had to finalise many important matters – I had […]

Competition: Couple Passes to See Pankaj Udhas Live!

25th November 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Ghazal Maestro and Padmashree award winner Pankaj Udhas will be performing live in concert for audiences in UAE on the 3rd of December at the Dubai World Trade Center. If you appreciate soulful music and melodious symphonies, you will be in for a treat as the renowned indian singer has […]

Breaking News: Marriott is buying Starwood!

16th November 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Marriott is buying Starwood to make the largest hotel company in the world. Together, the companies will operate or franchise 5,500 hotels with a total of 1.1 million rooms. The company will span 100 countries. Marriott International (MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) announced the deal on Monday. […]

Dinner Soiree with Chef Stefan Karlsson at JA Resorts & Hotels

13th November 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Cherry Cross was recently invited for an exclusive dinner soiree at the award-winning White Orchid, JA Resorts & Hotels, where we feasted on culinary delights meticulously prepared by the Swedish Michelin star chef , Chef Stefan Karlsson. Chef Stefan, who has won several awards in his home country including restaurateur of […]

Because Love Can Never be Enough..

13th November 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

I was reading one of the many inspirational stories by Humans of New York, and came across a post about a woman who endured inhumane treatment for the sake of love. She naïvely believed that if she loved her husband enough, she would will herself to become someone else altogether, hoping that would please her […]