Going Big in Japan!

How should I even start this. Well, we knew Japan was a great country to visit, but that it is SO amazing… We are still recovering from a 9-day trip (end of October-beginning November). We tried to get the best of it as always: 6am – 11pm (or later) on foot every day, around 265km […]

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Autumn travels

Time flies! We just realized last week was a 2-year anniversary of visiting Abu Dhabi for the first time. Before then I didn’t even realize how things work here and me, like many people not living here, would just associate the region with Dubai. Now I feel when people say/think I live in Dubai not […]

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Welcome to Bulgaria!

It has been a while. Between end of June and end of July we have really enjoyed life. My husband has changed jobs – moved from Dubai to Abu Dhabi to work for an AI startup. This, apart from all the exciting content, also makes our lives easier: we no longer need 2 cars, and […]

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Adventures in Kazakhstan

A lot of time has passed since mid April when I last wrote, and a lot of things have happened too. We have officially celebrated a year in Abu Dhabi at the end of April, and we have officially passed our second Ramadan here. I was briefly in Chicago for business in mid-May, and we […]

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Around the world in 30 days

Yup, it has been a rather hectic month for me – travelling all places I have and haven’t been before. For the first time in my life in March I stepped on the Latin America ground. It was a work-related trip, and hence not so much touristic adventures, and yet I managed to get adventures […]

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Season…over?

…which basically summarizes the month I have been away. Over the past few months the sports events here have been plentiful, so we had little training but every weekend something to race – run, bike aquathlon, triathlon… it was very weird to start the year like this! Normally, at this time of the year in […]

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Happy New Year! Oh wait…

January almost gone!  I realize the longer we live in the UAE, the less time we have on our hands. I remember when we first came in April 2017 we thought we will have loads of time to do the stuff we like, as many things are being taken care of by others. But here […]

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