Category Archives: Travels

Dhee Ayn

Tourism in Saudi – Dhee Ayn in the Baha Region

Did someone actually say “Tourism in Saudi”? Is that even possible? Yes it is true that the country has been closed to tourists for many years but it is starting to open up…. slowly. OK very slowly but that doesn’t meant there is nothing to

Expat and Muslim in India

India is notoriously difficult to define or understand, so perhaps more than in other reviews, this piece is a reflection on my experiences rather than an overall judgment of the nation. India is, in theory, a pluralistic, democratic and secular state where the population is

universal language of children

The One True Universal Language

Is childhood the best universal language in the world? I spent a few weeks in France this summer to visit my family and to catch up with my best friends from university. It’s been many years since we met up and we now all have

I’m not a photographer and it’s OK

I’m a mother, a teacher, a blogger and quite a few other things, but I’m not a photographer. I do like clicking away on my phone and keeping pictures as souvenirs. I do love showing readers of this blog what my life as an expat