Arabian Musings

What I Learned from Failing as an Expat

Whilst I was excited to go on holiday recently, I’ll admit that I was a bit apprehensive about going back to Australia. After having…

In Pictures: 10 Years in the UAE

On this very day 10 years ago, after having packed up my life, sold some of my things, sent even more to the charity…

Finding my Motivation: Inspiration in Abu Dhabi

It seems like life is passing me by lately, things on the to do list never seem to get crossed off and the days…

Mummy Musings: “what’s wrong with me?”

I don’t often write about being a mother. But this week, on the day my baby started nursery for the first time I felt…

Going Logo Down in, er… Abu Dhabi

So I’ve been pretty quiet since I got back from my trip to the UK, but that doesn’t mean that nothing has been going…

The Truth about Life in the UAE

What everyone wants to know – here it is – the truth about living in the UAE:

My hopes and dreams in review

I talked in my first ever blog post about how I’d learned about far off places that ignited my desire to travel, but that…

Abu Dhabi vs Dubai: What People Think vs The Truth

I hear a lot of things from people who don’t live in Abu Dhabi about what people think about the city, and more often…

4 Most Romantic Restaurants in Abu Dhabi

Valentine’s Day – love it or loathe it, is almost here again so for anyone still looking for a place to take that someone…

Dog friendly Abu Dhabi

I don’t have a dog, and everyone I’ve asked about ‘Dog Friendly Abu Dhabi’ has simply laughed as a first response… Not an especially…

Crimes of social media and blogging

Crimes of social media and blogging are rife and these days it seems there are far more ‘experts’ regurgitating rubbish in the hope of…

James Bond inspired travel

I grew up in a house with two older brothers and a father who had an affinity for action and spy movies and of…