Monthly Archives: January 2018

Christmas in Abu Dhabi

With the last of our vacation days used to go home for a wedding in October, we knew we would not be coming home for Christmas this year. Thus, we decided to make the month of December as festive as … Continue reading

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Taitung Surf Trip

I said goodbye to Bec at the Phuket International Airport and then walked over to the domestic side.  I had a while to wait for my 23:55 flight to Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok so I found a quiet lounge … Continue reading

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Phuket Getaway

On November 30th, we flew to the island of Phuket for a relaxing 4 day weekend. It was a public holiday in the UAE and we had Thursday and Sunday off. We arrived in the evening and took our airport … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend

Bec had arranged for us to attend a Wine Club event with our friends Rene and Nadia for my birthday at the Four Seasons Hotel.  A representative from the Riedel glass company led us through an interesting tasting which focused … Continue reading

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Casablanca Conference

It all came about very last minute but I was on my way to Casablanca to attend a conference with a number of my colleagues. We arrived in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 12th and checked into the … Continue reading

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Chrit & Jaeda in the UAE

We arrived home from New York on the evening of Tuesday, October 31st.  We had to work the next day and suffered through our jet lag.  After work, we had a little nap before heading up to the airport to … Continue reading

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