Category: Dubai

Reasons to Never Leave

“I came for a two year contract, but ended up staying…..10 (number varies)” - Almost everyone in Dubai who has been here at least two years ~~~ A question has come up a lot lately: How long do you plan to stay in Dubai? Before getting married Rocket and I agreed to give Dubai a ...

Our Desert Oasis

"The desert tells a different story every time one ventures on it." - Robert Edison Fulton, Jr. ~~~ A little over a month ago, Rocket and I celebrated our 2nd anniversary! Last year we enjoyed a romantic trip to Paris, but this year plan to visit the many attractions  in the U.A.E and nearby destinations ...

Summer is the New Winter

“It’s a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do.”  - Walter Winchell ~~~ Currently as I write this post, outside it is 38°, Celsius of course. For those back home, that’s about 101°F. Not a bad day in Dubai considering the humidity is relatively low. Mid-summer highs can easily be ...

Fun in the Sun

Hello Friends! It’s been a while since I last posted. Rocket and I had some time off to visit family back home. It was a great time of relaxation and sharing news and updates from Dubai. Now we are back home in Dubai and I have some new ideas and projects I’m working on so ...

Easter in Dubai

"It is finished." - The Passion of the Christ (Bible - John 19:30)  ~~~ Last week,  Easter (Resurrection Sunday) was celebrated around the world. Although Rocket and I both love living in Dubai, Easter is one of the many holidays we would love to spend around family, attending church and eating a great Easter brunch ...

Let’s Talk: Dubai

“The race for excellence has no finish line.” - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai    ~~~~ For those readers who haven’t visited my About page yet, I moved to Dubai after marrying my husband, affectionately known as “Rocket” on my blog. Although I can’t speak for the whole Middle East (or even ...

Merry Christmas from Dubai!

"I've been dreaming of a white Christmas. Just like the ones  I used to know..." - White Christmas ~~~~ MERRY CHRISTMAS!! Well technically it’s not Christmas yet, but Christmas Eve is just as fun for me. In fact, as I have gotten older, it’s not just the day of Christmas that is special, but the ...