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A life less ordinary What started out as 12months in Sydney has turned into a great adventure - taking in Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and now 'home' in Dubai.

Trip: Getting settled in our new home

There are [17] stories from my trip: Getting settled in our new home


Music

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | Views [650]

Dubai pretty much has it all going on, however if you've lived in amazing cities like London and Sydney you soon realise that what is going on here is nothing compared to what we've had!! Regardless of this fact each week Daire and I purchase the time ... Read more >


Photos: Cruising Visitors

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 3 Apr 2011 | Photo Gallery

Remember 'New Zealand Road trip' that D, Redface and I took last year!? Well the lovely couple we stayed with in New Plymouth came to Dubai to board the QE2 to the UK. Whilst they were here we repaid their hospitality.
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Photos: Pork, Pancakes and post employment

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

March in a nutshell
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Pork.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | Views [392]

Not done an update in a while - there's a fair amount to fill you in on so going to do it in short blasts. First one: PORK! For those that don't know, Dubai and all of the middle east are Muslims and therefore do not eat Pork. This means you cannot ... Read more >


Photos: February - sunshine, guests and quite a bit of music!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 21 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Wasps v Harlequins in Abu Dhabi

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 5 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

Our first trip to Abu Dhabi and it was very much a home from home. It was pretty nippy too!!
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Photos: Our New Pad!!!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 5 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

We have spent the past few weeks padding out our new pad in Dubai Marina.
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Photos: Whilst the parents were away Bren came to play

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 5 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

Daire parents went to Oman for 4 days, so Bren stopped by on his way back to Sydney.
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Photos: The Gilmore's of Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Photo Gallery

Daire's parents 'hit' the Middle East for 17 days of mayhem!!
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Photos: Good bye Muscat, Merry Christmas Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 26 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

November, December and Christmas - from both Dubai and Muscat
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Photos: Bonfire Day/Night Dubai Style!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 14 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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A rare weekend

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 14 Nov 2010 | Views [624]

Since I have been in Oman, time together has been pretty sparse and we're trying to fit in as much as possible. Last week when I went home we explored more of Bur Dubai which was great - just being able to walk around was nice and the temperature is ... Read more >


Photos: Muscat

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | Photo Gallery

A little rest bite from working in this beautiful city
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The working world!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | Views [345]

So we are both working!! After 2 weeks sat applying for job I almost bit the arm of an old contact when she called me and said her company were looking for a Crew Logistics Manager for 3 months. Sweet!!! Only problem....it's in Oman. After some negotiation ... Read more >


Oktoberfest!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | Views [315] | Comments [1]

We went to Oktoberfest last night!! Loads of hotel bars 'do' something for the event over the next couple of weeks and we went to our local. I had such a laugh - beer, sausage, cabbage and crazy German songs! Was so much fun - we drunk a bit more than ... Read more >


Our first week!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | Views [525] | Comments [3]

So, here we are in Dubai. One week down and it was pretty damn busy! Within the first 5 days we had an apartment, car/4x4, all our stuff from the port, an interview, a job offer and Daire was all guns blazing setting up his new company! We were welcomed ... Read more >


Photos: Dubai - a few shots

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | Photo Gallery

Just few pics of the the apartment and us chilling at the water park!
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