Category Archives: Life in UAE

Being My Daughter’s “Person”

It’s such a rush to know that Z thinks she can conquer the world with me at her side. Every time M tells her he’ll leave her behind if she doesn’t stop crying/calm down/change clothes/etc before going out, her first … Continue reading

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Reflections of a 6 Week Old Driver in Dubai

Getting a driving license in Dubai is tougher than getting your MBA. – Emirates Driving Intitute Instructor. After getting my license 6 weeks ago, I’ve been, tentatively, let loose by my family on the roads of Dubai. My first drive … Continue reading

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Driverless Taxis to Debut in UAE

If you don’t know to drive, taking a cab is the next best option in UAE. Anyone who’s driven in cabs here (or anywhere else for that matter) knows that cab drivers aren’t the best drivers around. Sadly, most cab … Continue reading

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The Two Most Expensive Things in Dubai

After moving here early last year, one thing became very clear. For all of Dubai’s branded glory – it wasn’t the excessive spending that was causing the holes in people’s pocketsĀ  but the real culprits were rent and education. Gulf … Continue reading

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