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…

How I Lost 50+lbs in One Year

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, visit my disclosure page. About a week into Ramadan I purchased an online fitness program. I didn’t plan on it but I had thinking about it for a while and the opportunity presented itself (there was a sale!). I know a lot of people make goals for Ramadan as  well, and getting into better shape seems to be a common one. Case in point – there have…

Al Noor Island, Sharjah, UAE

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. There are neat things to see all over the place, sometimes they are easy to spot and sometimes they are not. Al Noor Island is one of those places that you can see from different locations and wonder what it is and what there is to…

New Beginnings

The blog has been updated and turned into a website with a real domain! I am super excited to upload more content and blog entries. I have so many ideas right now, I have to write them down so I don’t forget! There is also very much for me to learn yet and I feel like there is little time to accomplish it all. I would love to have this website fully complete…