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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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 [...]

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 [...]