The shade won’t save us now.
I remember when I first arrived in Dubai. January, 2015. 27 °C. Coming from Canadian winter, I was already dying of heat.
My colleagues teased me, as I fanned my already sweaty brow. “This is nothing!” they exclaimed, smiling knowingly of the heat to come. Continue reading
Dubai is an interesting, strange, and multifaceted city. It can take some time to understand the bureaucracy of getting all your documents and identifications in order, figuring out how to navigate the rental housing situation, and discovering regular life beyond the malls and hotels. In short, it takes some getting used to.
However, after a year of settling in, I’ve been able to see and experience a lot more of what the city has to offer.
Here is a list of six things I’ve come to love about Dubai: Continue reading
Let me be clear: I absolutely love Toronto. The people, the walkability, the abundance of coffee shops, the seasons. And not to mention, it’s where my family and friends are. I was born in Toronto, I grew up in Toronto, I went to school in Toronto, my first jobs and first loves were in Toronto.
So then why did I decide to leave and take a job 11,103km away? Continue reading