Expat - Abu Dhabi · Middle East

Staycay At Rixos Premium (During The Pandemic)

Why Rixos Premium hotel It was the only hotel that met our three requirements: be in Abu Dhabi have a private beachthe price per night needed to be close to the amount of our hotel voucher The Rixos Premium ended up being the most expensive hotel available in Abu Dhabi for the dates I wanted,… Continue reading Staycay At Rixos Premium (During The Pandemic)

Wanderlust

Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Written as part of my "Wanderlust" series - where I'm doing the planning now for travel later. There are quite a few things to do and see in Abu Dhabi that are not heavily advertised. One of these places is Sir Bani Yas Island. "Sir Bani Yas Island is part of the Al Gharbia region… Continue reading Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Middle East

Qasr Al Watan (Presidential Palace), Abu Dhabi

Qasr Al Watan (aka The Presidential Palace) opened up in Abu Dhabi earlier this year (circa March) - and a visit there is an Abu Dhabi/UAE "must-do/see". We visited the Palace in October when our friends from New York were over for a holiday. The Palace is so grand and stunning outside and in, that… Continue reading Qasr Al Watan (Presidential Palace), Abu Dhabi

Expat - Abu Dhabi · Middle East

Zaya Nurai Island – “the Maldives of the UAE”

I had the privilege of visiting Zaya Nurai Island twice this year. This luxury private island off the main part of Abu Dhabi is something I would class as a “hidden gem” and a “must-do” when visiting or living in Abu Dhabi. I would rank this experience in my Top 3 places worth visiting and seeing… Continue reading Zaya Nurai Island – “the Maldives of the UAE”