Category: Dubai

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 ...

No Ordinary Day!

“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.” - Sheik Zayed ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today I sat in a cozy coffee shop with Rocket’s sister (who ...

Thanksgiving in Dubai and 99 Foods you’ve never seen before!

"We should just be thankful for being together. I think that's what they mean by 'Thanksgiving.'"— Charlie Brown ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last Thursday was Thanksgiving back home, in the United States. Even though the U.S. isn’t the only country to celebrate Thanksgiving (Canada being the other), it definitely isn’t a holiday recognized in the UAE, which meant ...