Category Archives: Abu Dhabi

What’s it like to teach in the UAE?

I was recently interviewed by the lovely Lottie of Princess in a Caravan about what it’s really like to live and teach in the United Arab Emirates – specifically in Abu Dhabi.  Lottie worked as a recruitment consultant for one of the largest teaching recruitment companies in the UAE and it was an honour to be featured […]

The Best Free View in Abu Dhabi City (no strings attached!)

We love living in the UAE and though it’s not as expensive as many people imagine, there also wouldn’t be many that would describe it as cheap either. Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai have spectacular views but unfortunately many of these places cost a small fortune to visit – some will let you in for […]

Grab a paddle, let’s go!

Living in the Middle East means summer is really too hot to even dream of venturing far outside. The solution? Wait ’till winter to head out into the great outdoors. We’d been waiting on the weather to cool down and for most of our Abu Dhabi friends to be in the same place at the […]

Teaching in Abu Dhabi, UAE: Your Questions Answered!

This time last year we made the decision to relocate to the United Arab Emirates and only six months ago we packed up our belongings and prepared to make the move. I’ll never forget the moment my job offer came through and the wave of anxiety we both felt as the months and months of research […]

Paying a Visit to the Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

If there’s one thing and one thing only you do in Abu Dhabi, make it a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. How beautiful are these buildings?! We’d planned to arrive before sunset, as after a month in Abu Dhabi, I was itching to take some photos of this beautiful spot, bathed in the […]

Ferrari World Review – Abu Dhabi, UAE

We’ve been living in Abu Dhabi since late August now and before we even touched down here, I was excited to visit Ferrari World, home to the world’s fastest roller coaster.  Everyone that knows me, knows I’m a bit obsessed with roller coasters and the call of Formula Rossa just became too much to bear, […]