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5 ways to make the most of your staycation this summer

Contrary to popular belief, not all educators leave the Middle East over the summer holidays. There are some among us, who for several reasons...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The lure of London in the winter

Before I begin this article, I must make an early disclaimer. I love London. It is probably my favourite city on earth and it was...

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...

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...

Have you tried AirBNB?

Like all expats, once we get home from our last vacation, we immediately begin planning the next one. Budgeting for such a trip requires hours...

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...