Author Archives: danroyerickson

Ramadan Kareem

The holy month of Ramadan started on Thursday, May 17th.  On the first night, we went to the opening of Deadpool 2 with Nadia…the theatre was empty as most people were at iftar dinner (i.e. the breaking of the fast).  … Continue reading

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Mikut Tonë Bardi

Back from Beirut, we were looking forward to seeing an old friend.  A colleague of mine from Albania had dropped us a line to let us know he would be in the UAE.  Unfortunately, both Bec and I’s weekend was … Continue reading

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Beirut Blog

April started with Easter.  We had our close friends over for a traditional meal of ham, Bev’s scalloped potatoes, and JeriLynne’s famous carrots. That weekend, we were invited by one of our AD Wine Club friends to go boating around … Continue reading

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On the Move in February

We had a pretty busy February.  We were invited over to our friends Nat & Jerry’s place to celebrate their son’s birthday on Friday, Feb 2nd before hitting the road to Al Ain, the Emirate’s second biggest city.  We first … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review

It’s that time of year again to take a look at our annual blogging stats. Bec and I have kept up the blog since 2011 and we still enjoy documenting our experiences and travels. We hope our followers (family, friends, … 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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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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