I have often heard that being an expat in Dubai spoils you and how true that is. From the year-round sunshine, to not having to lock your car door, to hiring a maid to clean your apartment – which you could never afford to do back home. Dubai is definitely a city of convenience, and one which for now I will be leaving behind. Although I am ready to leave the “sandpit” and embark on a new adventure there are undoubtedly some things I will miss. View Post
While writing this post I had a flashback from last December when I was driving through Oman with friends listening to Christmas songs. It felt very bizarre because outside it was a barren desert – the most unchristmassy surroundings imaginable.
Anyway… as I am gearing up for my fourth Christmas away from home I thought I would share some of the ways I like to get into the Christmas spirit – even if you are somewhere that Christmas isn’t celebrated. View Post
Having moved from England to Australia back to England then to Dubai the time has come for me to move on to pastures new for the fourth time. I will be kicking off 2018 in another new country as this time I will be moving to… drum roll… the Netherlands. This post is basically is life update that has become a brain dump of how I am feeling about this whole situation. So read on to find out what’s good, what’s bad, what terrifies me and what excites me about this new adventure. View Post