abu dhabi fossil dunes

Fossil Dunes

It never ceases to amaze me how much there is to do here. I love it! There is a free, weekly magazine called Abu Dhabi Weekly that highlights all the events and happenings around the city and we always make it a point to pick one up. Well, a few weeks ago, the cover highlighted an […]


Having A Baby In Abu Dhabi

We’re having a baby, my baby and me! In the UAE! It’s a bit different from our first go-around, in Sweden. I’m in my third trimester now, so I’ll write a bit about how things have been going for me, kind of like I did before, just a general run-down of what it’s been like to […]

Blog Travel

Liwa Desert

We had lived in the UAE nearly a year and we hadn’t been to the desert yet. With the change in the weather, mainly that it was cooling down, this fact needed to change. I mean, do you know how cool it is to live here?! Us westerners usually have to travel far and wide to see […]


One Year Post-Sweden

I can’t believe that it’s been a full year since we moved out of Sweden. Absolutely nothing has gone as expected, hoped for, or planned – unless you take into account that going into jobs/situations like this you really can’t expect things to. It’s all good, though. Sometimes, dare I say, that’s part of the […]


A Visit to the Burj Khalifa

This June we had our first visitor, our world traveling friend from Matt’s USMC days came to visit us for a couple of weeks. Of course, if you come to the UAE, one of the biggest and best destinations to visit is the Burj Khalifa. The Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building, and it is […]