Ambush Tour in Oman

It happened in the year 2016. I went on an ambush tour in Oman in May and August. I was a tourist in the United Arab Emirates and had to change my visa status twice. Previously, if a tourist in the UAE wanted to extend their tourist visa, they had to leave the country and... Continue Reading →

10 Best Ways to Spend Your Time in Downtown Dubai

Nearly all travelers who seek thrilling journeys take the possibility to grow as a person while on trips. It reminds me of why schools take their students on field trips. The alternative learning experiences that students gain while traveling are incredible. Downtown Dubai offers those looking for a break from routines of day-to-day life the... Continue Reading →

Grief with Graceful Acceptance

Death is the saddest part of our life. In death, we experience mountains of mixed emotions that boil down to one – grief. The pain that someone endures when their loved ones depart is unbearable, heart-wrecking, and full of anguish.  I was only 12 years old when I saw how my biological mother went to... Continue Reading →

Confessions About Al Rigga

Have you heard about Al Rigga? Let me give you a clue-- It's a place. Do you have any idea where this place is? If you are an ex-pat living in the UAE, you probably know what I'm talking about. Otherwise, Al Rigga, sometimes spelled as Al Riqqa, is part of the old Deira district... Continue Reading →

5 Things that You Will Love in Dubai

What comes into your mind when you hear the place Dubai? The Middle East? Islam? Arab world? Desert? Camels? Burj Khalifa? Luxury? Money? Highly expensive? Women in full black robes? Honestly, at first, I didn't want to move to Dubai. Because I am afraid of what it could bring to me, it’s an entirely different... Continue Reading →

25 Reasons Why to Visit the Philippines

Today is a great time to research and plan for your next after pandemic relaxation and ultimate vacation. Before you even check the usual tourist destinations in North and South America or Europe, I highly recommend you check my home country - The Philippines! It may sound bias to you but let me first give... Continue Reading →

Fish Curry Recipe Filipino Version

What a great Monday! One of the perks of being an ex-pat or traveling worldwide is discovering new cultures, traditions, and dishes. Indian cuisines are close to my heart since I’m currently based in Dubai, UAE. I’ve met many amazing and talented Indians who have introduced me to their food. My hubby and I visited... Continue Reading →

Quick Travelers’ Guide for Al Seef Dubai

Al Seef Dubai is one of the oldest tourist spots in the United Arab Emirates, particularly in the Dubai Creek area. Now, when we say “Seef,” it means “coast” or “shore” in the Gulf of Arabic. I would say that Al Seef Dubai is a perfect illustration of how Dubai transformed itself from an old... Continue Reading →

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