Expat Life

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…

Cost of Living in Abu Dhabi 2016

Cost of Living in Abu Dhabi 2016: It’s that time of year again where I’ve been traipsing around town to compare how prices of…

Online shopping, Abu Dhabi

Online shopping is something many of us miss from home. It’s just so much easer there isn’t it? And there are so many more…

The Truth about Life in the UAE

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

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…

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…

Car Wash Prices in Abu Dhabi, 2016

We tend to wash our car on an ad hoc basis, just as it needs it, and usually at spots that are most convenient…

Cost of Living in Abu Dhabi 2015

I’ve finally got around to updating this for 2015, and I must say that I was actually surprised to see that quite a few…

Quirks of living in the UAE

I’ve talked a lot before about how much I love living here in the UAE, but of course as with anywhere in the world…

How I moved to the UAE

One question I am asked quite a lot from people is how I moved to the UAE – how did I come to be…

Life in Abu Dhabi

So in previous posts you’ve seen and read a bit about My Abu Dhabi Life, but what about other people’s Abu Dhabi lives? I…

Inside the new Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

So in the biggest thing to happen to Abu Dhabi since, er, maybe last year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (?!), the long awaited and…