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Salalah, Oman

Salalah, Oman

Salalah is one of the most unique places I've visited. It is the capital of Dhofar, the largest province in the Sultanate of Oman. Historically, the region was the chief source of frankincense in the world. The mountainous area borders Yemen and is home to a rather unique climate and landscape. During the "Khareef" - [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]