That Time I Flew to the Philippines for 58 Cents

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Cebu Pacific Air is currently having a sale on flights from Dubai to Manila for around 967 AED ($263 USD). They also have … Read more

Oktoberfest in Abu Dhabi

While in a beverage shop 😉 last month I saw an advert for Oktoberfest in Abu Dhabi. Wait. What? Yes, I still live in a very Muslim country.




A much smaller version of the original festival held in Munich, this one was held on one of my favorite islands here, Yas Island – home of the famous Ferrari World and Formula 1 racetrack.  I invited a coworker to join me for what I was sure would be a good time. Was it ever!

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That One Time I Went to Kenya

There was a holiday in the UAE recently, Eid Al Adha. I opted to reward myself for paying off a student loan with a short vacation. While I initially had plans to visit Thailand, all of that went out the window when a travel buddy, Mo, told me about the $400 (1600 AED) flight she found to Nairobi during that time. I swiftly invited myself on her vacation and we got to planning. Looking back, I’m so very glad I did this as it was an awesome experience. Here are a few highlights of my trip to Kenya:

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