Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

Ramadan Season 2019

The 2019 Ramadan season began on May 6th and lasted for 29 days. This means fasting for some, reduced working hours, iftar dinners after sunset, and all around it is a relatively quiet time in the city. We kept our … Continue reading

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Jack and Zack in Oman and the UAE

Late last year, my friend Zack mentioned an interest in visiting the Middle East with his son in the Spring.  After a little planning, Zack and his oldest son, Jack, were scheduled to spend 6 nights in Oman and the … Continue reading

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March in the Emirates

March started with a friend stay-cation in the Emirate of Ajman. The guys (Spence, Laurie, and I) drove up in the early morning to play a round at the Al Zorah Golf Club while the ladies (Bec and Amanda) headed … Continue reading

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Keeping the Wheels in Motion

We kept the wheels in motion after our kickstart to 2019.  Here is a recap of our busy Feb: Watched Conversations with Nature (7 short films) at the Imagine Science Film Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi. Took in the Papal … Continue reading

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January Kickstart to 2019

Our 2019 kicked off with New Year’s Day at the beach and Dan trying out his new pasta maker before committing to our yearly January diet plan. We spent the first weekend in Dubai partaking in the annual Dubai Shopping … Continue reading

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2018 Year in Review

For those of you who are still following our Overseas Adventure and enjoy reading about our travels and experiences, here are some interesting statistical figures for 2018. Views: 3,388 Visitors: 2,111 Comments: 84 (top commenters were Uncle Dale and Judy) … Continue reading

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Festive Season

After returning from the Maldives, Bec and I kick-started the festive season in Abu Dhabi.  We got busy right away writing our Christmas letter and cards.  We kept up with our tradition of cheese fondue with our friends Nadia and … Continue reading

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