The Bump

It has been a long time, I know, since I last made a print here. It was somewhat on purpose, I must admit.ย  What started as mild weakness, elevated heart rate and nausea in the middle of summer ended up being…well, by now a big bump in my belly which in 3 months time will […]

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Long “winter”

It’s April. Time flies incredibly fast. I just realized by last blog post was mid January. A lot has happened since. It has been a rather productive time outdoors, as the weather this year has been very generous: not too hot not too cold. We have had around 20-24 degrees mid temperatures, which is a […]

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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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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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Adventures in Fujairah

To give you an impression of my past month I may just summarize the past 36 hours: Creamfields festival in Abu Dhabi, featuring Above and Beyond, Axwell and Ingrosso, and my absolute favourite deadmau5; beach; Louvre Abu Dhabi seeing the famous works of Picasso, Monet…you name it; The Match 2 and 3 of FIFA Club […]

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“Getting chilly”

If it were not for my husband yesterday asking when was the last time I wrote a blog post, I probably wouldn’t have done it today! Time flies when you are having fun ๐Ÿ™‚ And indeed, I couldn’t have done it yesterday, as we were in Dubai. Now and then we go there, primarily for […]

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Holiday over. Hello, holiday!

And so we had our first holiday after moving to Abu Dhabi: a two-week getaway. We decided to go to somewhere warmer, of course. Haha – just kidding ๐Ÿ™‚ Since we have received the 110% dose of vitamin D this year already we decided to visit, well, home – our parents, relatives and friends in […]

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New discoveries

It has been a crazy couple of weeks. ย Last weekend we went to Dubai – for the first time, a proper weekend with 2 nights in a hotel. We did what people usually like to do here, starting with going out to eat – to have an amazing steak at Prime68 enjoying a beautiful sunset […]

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Eid Mubarak!

Our first Ramadan journey finished on our way from Abu Dhabi airport 9pm Saturday: the news broke that the moon committee (something) said Eid (means celebration) starts tomorrow, i.e. Sunday. So the public holiday will be on until Wednesday. Eid Mubarak – have a great holiday ๐Ÿ™‚ The last week of Ramadan I traveled to […]

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