Expat Ponderings

Beautiful places and spaces, culture vulture, Expat Ponderings

Arabesque – How Islam affects an Expat

Arabesque – How Islam affects an Expat

I posted towards the end of last year regarding what expats might miss or not miss when they move to the UAE. There’s another post I need to do – what I would miss about the UAE were I to move back. One of the things I will miss most, […]

February 7, 2012 ×

Christmas, Eating up Dubai, Expat Ponderings

A Desert Christmas Feast

A Desert Christmas Feast

When I lived in Melbourne, I always associated a northern hemisphere Christmas with snow. While we were enjoying our Summer holidays and getting festive over local seafood, there was this far-away ideal of a Christmas Day that was not too hot to have the oven going all day, where it […]

December 17, 2011 ×

Destination Guides, Expat Ponderings

Expat Expectations in Dubai

Expat Expectations in Dubai

The honeymoon is over. For the first time since April 2008, just recently, I decided that Dubai is “home”. I’m sure it has quite a bit do with an excessive amount of travel recently. It’s hard being homesick when your home is not really home, and so I would imagine […]

November 6, 2011 ×