Tag: #heat

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 ...

An Adult’s Guide to Summer in Dubai

“Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it." - Tangled ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It’s no secret that Dubai is hot in the summer. With 120 degrees Fahrenheit temperatures and over 90% humidity, summer is off-season for tourists (and me!). The good news? You can get great prices around town for being one of the few ...

Summer, Summer, Summertime

First off, today marks one year of marriage for my husband and I. Time has flown by so fast, we can’t believe it has already been a year. I believe who we marry is the biggest decision we make in life, because it affects every other area of life. I’m so grateful that God brought ...

My Desert Oasis

"Water...water...H20...Water... (cry of despair). I can't stand this horrible thirst! Water...water..."  - Daffy Duck, 1001 Arabian Nights  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As an expat in Dubai it’s quite possible to never step foot in a desert in the typical sense of the word. In this city, there are amazing skyscrapers, parks, fountains, lakes, and even an indoor ski ...