Doing sports in Abu Dhabi: just doing it

Week 3 in Abu Dhabi has passed, and when yesterday evening we came out of the sea, my husband laughed when I said “it is getting chilly” (water: +26°C, air: +31°C). Oh well, they were right when they said you get used to warm weather in no time. And I don’t even want to think […]

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Culture, what culture?

Before coming to live in Abu Dhabi, UAE, people often warned me: “but you are going to miss culture!”, “everything is superficial there”, “it’s an empty desert”. Excuse me. For starters, the first book I read was “Culture shock! United Arab Emirates”. 🙂 And there is something to say about it. So what is culture. […]

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First week: enjoying it

Hello from the other side. Let me just take my sunglasses off… A random sunny day The first week in Abu Dhabi went fast, and at the same time it seems ages have passed since we left Copenhagen. At work, I had a lot of introduction sessions, as well as procedures to get the local […]

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First 24 hours in Abu Dhabi: ton of impressions

First 2 days in Abu Dhabi. We got first cultural experience on the plane here where we were offered Arabic mezze as a meal, consisting of hummus, pita bread, samoosa, fattoush, warak inab and samoosa… A few things which I had tried before, but learned the names only checking afterwards, e.g. warak inab is rice wrapped in […]

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Hello (new) World. Bye bye hygge.

So, it finally happened. Back in 2013 I promised on Twitter (for fun) to move out from Denmark if it wins the Eurovision with the song “Only Teardrops”. Here we go. Flight on Saturday: destination Abu Dhabi. 9 years in Denmark! Moving to Denmark to Lithuania back in autumn 2008 was kind of a challenge. From a […]

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