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 ...

Valentine’s Day Special: Dating 101

“It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.” - Good Will Hunting ~~~~ This morning, Rocket and I went to breakfast with a few old friends from his time in China. Although most of them no longer live in China, they ...

Love Is…

Faith: "I thought love was supposed to conquer all?"   Jack: "It does, if it’s really love."   -When Calls the Heart ~~~~ What does love mean to you? Fittingly for February, the love month, I have already had multiple conversations with friends and family this week about relationships. The discussions included topics such as falling in love ...

I Love Drinking “Dirty” Water!

"When life gives you lemons, make jal jeera" - Me ~~~~ There are many things about Dubai that I love, but one of my favorites is the variety of international cuisine. Many people have asked me about the different types of food here and what I normally like to eat. So I have decided to ...

Freedom To Explore: The Maldives

"Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." –John Lennon ~~~~ It was amazing! No, not because of the hours traveled, luxurious resort, or beautiful pictures taken. It was amazing because of the uninterrupted quality time Rocket and I spent with each other.  If you saw any of our recent social ...

2 Investments You Can Make Right Now That Are Better Than Bitcoin

“Love is something you do for someone else, not something you do for yourself.” - Gary Chapman ~~~~ Not too long ago, Rocket and I met up with one of our friends from college, whom I refer to as Dan for the remainder of the post. We were ecstatic to learn of his recent engagement ...

Out of Office

"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." - Robert Orben  I'm currently out of the office still celebrating my birthday! Rocket surprised me with an amazing birthday vacation trip that I can't wait to share soon. I will update the blog when we return this week, but you ...

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