Arabian Nights Village: Serenity, At Last

My experience with local desert safaris has been limited to the cheap, run-of-the-mill tourist packages based out of Dubai. To a newcomer who isn’t seeking the romanticized ambience I had envisioned, these fit the bill nicely. Escape the bustling city, bash some dunes, and feast…

Staycationing in the Middle of Nowhere

Back home before we came here, our family used to spend a lot of time in the outdoors- taking trips to the countryside, hiking, exploring the natural world around us. Since moving here, between the summer temperatures that prohibit spending anytime outdoors and the centralization…

I’m an Emirati, nice to meet you!

One of the most frequent statements I began to hear when I started to attend Moms Guide Abu Dhabi events is, “I’ve never met an Emirati before.” At first, I didn’t give this much thought but soon enough I had analysed it backwards-forwards-inside out, and felt that perhaps…

Kera Thompson: Interwoven

Kera Thompson didn’t set out to start a business, it just blossomed in the most organic way possible; following her passion. As an American lifestyle blogger chronicling mommyhood and running, she started to write about her new expat life in Abu Dhabi. With a background…