Oh My, Henna

I had my very first experience with henna a while back here in the UAE. It was pretty neat, a little different than I expected as well.  Looking at the demographics of UAE, it is easy to see why henna is fairly commonplace. Henna has a very long history in…

The Wildlife Center You Will Love

The first things that comes to mind when I think of Dubai is the Burj Khalifa, then the Burj Al Arab, and other things like Mosques, traditional Arab clothing, and Middle Eastern foods. Dubai (and really the entirety of UAE) is more than just a small handful of things. I…

Have a Mommy Day at Intercontinental

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my disclosure page. This post also includes non-affiliate links for your convenience. At the beginning of the year I read from a lot of friends and other people, that 2016 was a bad year for them…

Explore the Dubai Rainforest

Explore the Dubai rainforest. Wait, what? Dubai is on the coast . . . in the desert. So how is there a rainforest in Dubai? Answer: Indoors of course! The heat gets so intense in Dubai, but they (whoever “they” is) still want people to visit and have a good time…

8 Things You’ll be Happy To Leave in Dubai

I have come to love Dubai. I don’t want to pack everything up and move on (Maybe because I don’t want to pack and move with 3 children across the world….that 14hr flight is h*ll). Relocation is coming up fast and I just hope that I…

10 Things You’ll Love About Dubai

I took a trip to Utah back in December 2016 and let me just say . . . I kinda missed some things from Dubai while we were away. I missed those things A LOT. And with the impending doom of leaving Dubai lurking around the corner, I have been noticing the small…

The Jewel of the Arabian Peninsula – Muscat, Oman

Muscat, Oman, the jewel of the Middle East. In September 2016 we made the trek into Oman from Dubai, it was our first real trip/vacation since arriving in Dubai, November of 2015. What should have taken 5hrs maximum to get there took about 9hrs. Apparently gps was trying to…

Dubai Parks & Resorts, A Hot Spot of Fun

We were very fortunate to visit Dubai Parks and Resorts in January 2017, thanks to my husbands work. The company has an end of year party for the employees to socialize and relax together outside a work setting. Our first year here it was at Bounce, Dubai (which I missed…

Fast & High Attractions of 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. I have learned that I love to travel and try new things. Coming to live in Dubai in 2015 was the…

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…

Girls Guide to Packing for Dubai

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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…

Losing the Baby Weight

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…

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…