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…

Overcome Vacation Obstacles Like a Pro

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. Things don’t always go as planned. On vacation you can pretty well guarantee that multiple plans are going to fall through or something is going to happen that can derail you. I am no expert on overcoming personal obstacles, it feels like quite the opposite most of the time. I let little things, and even big things…

24hr Mom & Dad Staycation

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, visit my disclosure page. This post also contains links to non-affiliated products or services for your convenience. I’d like to share little about how I got to where I am in July of 2017. My husband worked in the greater Miami, FL area for 5+ years until his work offered an opportunity to work in Dubai for a few years. Our options were basically…

What if I’m Not Travelling?

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, visit my disclosure page. It’s odd to imagine a travel blogger who has periods of time when they do not travel. Personally, I can’t do long distance travel all THAT much (for now) because my husband works a full-time job and I look after our three young children who are not in school yet (Plus no nanny. Weird right?! Everyone has a…

Successfully Plan A Vacation

I look forward to taking a vacation, and when I can’t do that I enjoy smaller day trips locally. There’s something really great about going somewhere new, seeing something you haven’t seen before. I love when I can learn something new. Sometimes when traveling you gain inspiration as well for various things. When I travel I want to get the most of my trip whether it be one day or 20 days…