FEATURED TRAVEL

Old Mosque near Spice Market.

Escape to Istanbul!

Sometimes you just have to take a shot at a quick getaway. Recently, we took a short trip to Istanbul, Turkey. Why Turkey? It’s...

Quixotic Qatar

If you’re like me and want to utilise the opportunity to visit as many countries while living in the UAE, one of the places...

Travel Snapshots of Cape Town, South Africa

Our Travel Snapshots feature is designed to highlight some of the exciting places that educators have travelled to. It takes a quick look at...

Travel Snapshots of Berlin, Germany

Our Travel Snapshots feature is designed to highlight some of the exciting places that educators have travelled to. It takes a quick look at...

The key to work life balance: Work hard, play harder and...

Teachers! You work hard and you should definitely make the time to play hard! Relish the fact that living in the Middle East allows folks...

Jamaica: A tropical paradise

What comes to mind when you hear of Jamaica? Perhaps you think of the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt. Maybe you’re reminded of...

Top 12 travel tips for the summer holidays

The teachers in the UAE are some of the luckiest educators in the world. In most cases, high salaries, accommodations paid for and zero tax...

There’s something about Thailand

I’m a traveller with quite a few destinations I have yet to check off my list. So it would make sense to not waste...

Salalah, Oman … A Relaxing Getaway.

Spring break feels almost like a distant memory now that the summer holidays are just around the corner. This holiday, like most of my...

Unearthing the beauty of Nepal

As I climbed the nearly vertical spiral staircase, clutching the iron railing, I joked with my husband, “This had better be worth it.” Two more...