Category Archives: Abu Dhabi

DIY pirate ship

So we had a pirate party at home (you saw my previous post of DIY pirate party invitation), which was great fun. All our little guests dressed up and enjoyed the pirate corner and games like “walking the plank”, “pirate sword

DIY pirate ship

So we had a pirate party at home (you saw my previous post of DIY pirate party invitation), which was great fun. All our little guests dressed up and enjoyed the pirate corner and games like “walking the plank”, “pirate sword

Google doodle celebrates Egyptian actor Mahmoud Shokoko’s 102nd birthday

May 1st’s Google celebrated Egyptian actor Mahmoud Shokoko‘s 102nd birthday with an animated doodle. The doodle was shown to Google users in Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iraq and Oman. “Doodles also make search on Google more fun

Google doodle celebrates Egyptian actor Mahmoud Shokoko’s 102nd birthday

May 1st’s Google celebrated Egyptian actor Mahmoud Shokoko‘s 102nd birthday with an animated doodle. The doodle was shown to Google users in Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iraq and Oman. “Doodles also make search on Google more fun

Middle Eastern magazines to watch

There are quite a few interesting regional magazines for your spare time. My favorite is Brownbook. As says on their website, the monthly is “an urban guide to the Middle East”, with original stories of the Arab people, food, art and

Middle Eastern magazines to watch

There are quite a few interesting regional magazines for your spare time. My favorite is Brownbook. As says on their website, the monthly is “an urban guide to the Middle East”, with original stories of the Arab people, food, art and

Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station (taxi stand)

Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station. located at the corner of Muroor Road and the 11th Street, was built from 1980-1984. The green paint outside may seem a bit dated, but if you look closely, the design is modern, fluid and practical.

Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station (taxi stand)

Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station. located at the corner of Muroor Road and the 11th Street, was built from 1980-1984. The green paint outside may seem a bit dated, but if you look closely, the design is modern, fluid and practical.

Another rumor circulating on social media in Abu Dhabi

A Whatsapp group message came in at dinner time, warning Abu Dhabi residents to stay away from public places (malls, parks, beaches, etc.) for the coming 72 hours due to the “fast spreading” corona virus. Apparently it’s fake. As someone who

Another rumor circulating on social media in Abu Dhabi

A Whatsapp group message came in at dinner time, warning Abu Dhabi residents to stay away from public places (malls, parks, beaches, etc.) for the coming 72 hours due to the “fast spreading” corona virus. Apparently it’s fake. As someone who

Free fresh salad at Lebanese Flower

Went to Lebanese Flower for lunch yesterday. Ordered a lentil soup (Dhs7) and a Kebab Sandwich (Dhs7). A few minutes after I sat down, the waiter brought this beautiful plate of salad and pickles, look at it! And it’s free

Free fresh salad at Lebanese Flower

Went to Lebanese Flower for lunch yesterday. Ordered a lentil soup (Dhs7) and a Kebab Sandwich (Dhs7). A few minutes after I sat down, the waiter brought this beautiful plate of salad and pickles, look at it! And it’s free

My Arabic lessons in Abu Dhabi

My Arabic textbook.  I’ve had 6 months’ Arabic lessons from 2012 to 2013 with Mother Tongue Arabic Language Center in Abu Dhabi, have finished a whole textbook! … But after a LONG break (a year…), I’ve forgotten almost everything. Well,

My Arabic lessons in Abu Dhabi

My Arabic textbook.  I’ve had 6 months’ Arabic lessons from 2012 to 2013 with Mother Tongue Arabic Language Center in Abu Dhabi, have finished a whole textbook! … But after a LONG break (a year…), I’ve forgotten almost everything. Well,