Wednesday Visit to the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Sanctuary

Blue Lagoon Picture a sunny Dubai morning near a warm blue lagoon filled with rescued turtles, surrounded by the occasional desert breeze through the traditional Arabian buildings. This is the way I spent this morning and I would really encourage others to try this free and educational experience.   Enclosed within the beautiful Jumeirah Naseem... Continue Reading →

Hear the Birds Chirp at the Desert Lakes of Al Qudra

Recently we celebrated my mother’s birthday and we decided to replace our usual tradition of eating out for a relaxed evening and a long drive. Al Qudra Drive While within the UAE, you might not get the chance to travel very far like in other countries, a few hours’ drive can lead you to discover... Continue Reading →

A Date filled Al Ain Oasis Getaway

Picture this – Tall leafy date trees forming patterns of shade on graveled pathways as you are surrounded by stillness. What’s more, this setting is in the middle of a desert, proving that man-made formations are not just depicted through the numerous skyscrapers towering the city of Dubai. The Al Ain Oasis is the perfect... Continue Reading →

Mleiha Overnight Camping Adventure

Prepare to time travel to millions years ago and get reconnected with nature as you explore Mleiha, a spectacular archaeological and eco-tourism destination. After living more than a decade in the Gulf region, one would think that camping in the desert would be an activity I had ticked off my list. Surprisingly, I hadn’t gotten... Continue Reading →

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