Tag Archives: United Arab Emirates

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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$350,000 on wheels

I’m not much of a car person.  I’ve never cared about fancy cars and drove my trusty old four-door sedan even after having two kids. Gasp! (People in Texas thought this was crazy as most people there switch to an … Continue reading

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Cricket in Dubai

The never-ending heat here in Dubai zapped all of my desire to take pictures.  I think the last time I braved the weather to snap a few photos was back in May in Sharjah and even then my little one … Continue reading

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Meeting Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

If you’re in the US or Canada, chances are you may not have heard of this “celebrity” chef named Sanjeev Kapoor.  After you learn more about him, you’ll wonder how, especially with the prevalence of social media, he’s slipped by unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Happy Face Pancakes in the Middle East

When I saw that Ihop was opening here, I thought, “Whew, thank goodness.  What would my experience be like in Dubai without my happy face pancakes?”  Just kidding.  I do love pancakes, but seeing an Ihop here of all things … Continue reading

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