Category Archives: Day-to-day living in Dubai

Top Dubai Souvenirs and Gift Ideas

Are you looking for a unique souvenir to bring to family and friends?   Do you want to give something special to a friend who is moving away? (and we all know how often that happens!)   Are you repatriating … Continue reading

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Religious Tolerance in the UAE

When we lived in Dubai, I had planned to do a post about Christian churches in Dubai after visiting the Catholic church, St. Mary’s.  I thought many people may be surprised to know that there is a degree of religious tolerance … Continue reading

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In Bloom

This is my first spring in Houston since 2010. I had forgotten how vibrant and almost electric new-growth green is. Right now the azaleas are in bloom, but are on their way out. Next up, bluebonnets! It’s really beautiful to … Continue reading

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Memories of the Dubai Desert

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Dubai’s Skyscrapers: A Photo Tour

When you think of Dubai’s skyscrapers, maybe you think of one of these:   Dubai is full of other interesting buildings that don’t get much recognition. I had planned to spend a day with my camera taking pictures of some of … Continue reading

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