Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

2019 Year in Review

The numbers are in for 2019. Overall, we saw a reduction in site traffic with views down by 26% from the prior year along with corresponding decreases in visitors, likes and comments. That being said, we did have the lowest … Continue reading

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Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Our friends Jennifer and Steven visited us in late November 2019 to partake in the final Formula 1 race of the season. They were traveling to the UK from Canada and squeezed in a short trip to Abu Dhabi in … Continue reading

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Entering Another Era

We had two more milestones to celebrate in 2019…we were both turning Forty. Not only in the same year but in the same month! We returned together from Canada on November 6th and my birthday weekend was only a few … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary Celebrations

We had a great weekend planned to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. After work on Thursday, July 25th, Dan and I met at the newly opened Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort. We toured the hotel and watched the falcon show. … Continue reading

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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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