10 Things To Do In Dubai

10 Things To Do In Dubai

One of my favourite things about living in Dubai is the social aspect. This is not by any means a complete list of all of the things you can do. These are just a few of my favourite things.   1. Head to the Beach Head to Kite Beach, kite surfers and spectators gather at the [...]

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Getting My Bearings

Getting My Bearings

So, you've made the big move. And now, you're in a very different part of the world. I hope this post will make everyday things a little less daunting in a new city. Your First Days I arrived in Dubai on a Wednesday evening. I was excited, but I also felt very alone on that [...]

Oppressed OR Cherished? Being a Woman in the U.A.E.

Oppressed OR Cherished? Being a Woman in the U.A.E.

There are many misconceptions about the status of women in the Middle East. I hope to debunk some of these stereotypes by giving you a different perspective of women in the Middle East. Me: I'm moving to Dubai! Friend: Do you have to wear a burqa? Mainstream media plays a role in perpetuating these misconceptions instead [...]

So, Why Dubai?

So, Why Dubai?

Two years ago, I took a leave of absence from my job in Canada and decided to relocate to the Middle East. To be exact, I moved to Dubai. When most people hear "Dubai", they think of luxury cars, luxury brands, in fact, luxury everything. It's easy to imagine why a Canadian used to harsh [...]