Tour the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. A few months after I arrived in Dubai I was out in Abu Dhabi for a day and our car passed by the Grand Mosque. It was a Friday though and it was therefore closed to the public. It is a regal building and you can…

Leave Fear Behind and Take the Plunge

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. I have learned that I love to travel and try new things. Coming to live in Dubai in 2015 was the first time I had ever been outside of the United States of America. It was the first time I ever got a passport. Instead of…

Get a FREE 5 Day Dubai Itinerary

In July 2017 I went on a vacation with friends from out of town, really it was a “staycation” since I live in Dubai. Before they arrived we asked what things they absolutely wanted to do while they were here, and I added it to our trips itinerary. Now that it has come and gone, I can share how the trip went and also offer you all a FREE 5 day itinerary which…

Girls Guide to Packing for Dubai

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. This post is for females, and more specifically females without children. You dream or have decided to visit Dubai for a vacation, lets say your trip is 5 days long and you’ll be doing roughly the same activities or similar ones mentioned in my  5…

Guide to Buying Souvenirs in Dubai

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. Wherever I travel I love to take a piece of where I’ve been home with me. For the most part it is photos of the things I see, hopefully I can be in one or two of them, but I love to take pictures…

At The Top SKY Burj Khalifa

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. In prep for a recent five day staycation, I made an itinerary to map out all our bucket list must-dos. One of our top items was to visit the Burj Khalifa in downtown Dubai. Before moving to Dubai there were a few details that I…

Eat at The Most Luxurious Hotel in The World

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. The sail-shaped hotel, known as the Burj Al Arab, has been voted “the most luxurious hotel in the world” multiple times. The Hotel is often referred to as the 7* star hotel, although this is an unofficial title and not one that the…

Car Museum of Abu Dhabi

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. The first time I went to Abu dhabi I had the opportunity to go to the Auto Museum.  The Emirates National Auto Museum is a rather large collection of vehicles owned by Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. It is a little ways out in the desert…

Get Lasik in Dubai

One thing that I had wanted to do for over 10 years was get LASIK. Starting in the 6th grade, I wore glasses and occasionally contacts. I had to, my vision was too poor to do much of anything without them. I did my research and asked friends and family about their own procedure and I decided that I wanted to get it done sooner rather than later. I checked out the ExpatWoman forums and…

Have an Awesome 5day Dubai Vacation!

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. Recently we had some friends visit us from the United States. Their trip was a little short but we wanted to be sure they got to do as much as possible while here. Planning a trip abroad can be a little daunting as well as difficult. There…