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June 2017

  • We Love

    Enable UAE

    I don’t have much of a green thumb. When we moved to Dubai, Matt wanted to buy several house plants. I haven’t had a great experience with plants in the past.…

  • We Love

    Living Nature

    Living in Dubai has opened up a world of new possibilities in terms of health and beauty. It seems to be a huge industry here – beauty blogging is big business,…

  • Featured See and Du-Bai

    The Green Planet

    Back in New Zealand, the temperature in summer didn’t often exceed 25 degrees celsius. Moving to Dubai has been a shock to the system. Some days, you just need an escape…

  • Featured Musings

    Home

    I’m scheduling this to post while I am on a flight from Dubai to Moscow. Flights always make think of New Zealand, so prior to my flight, I decided I would…

  • Featured Travel

    48 hours in Ajman

    Since moving to Dubai, I’ve been introduced to the idea of a staycation.  In New Zealand, you would never really think of staying anywhere near your city for a day or…

  • We Love

    Nouq camel milk products

    Of all the different food I have tried since moving to Dubai, I did not expect to take such a shining to camel milk ice cream.  Not being able to tolerate…

  • Eat

    Craft Cafe

    One of the best things about moving to a new country (or city) is the opportunity to try lots of new things. Back in Wellington, the best we could have hoped…

  • How to

    Watercolour paintings

    I like painting. I’m not a great painter, or even a good painter. But, under the right circumstances, I find painting very therapeutic. Most of all, I love being able to…