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This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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Dress a Girl Around the World – Nepal!

Back in February, I posted about my friend Naomi wrangled a few of us expat ladies together to make some dresses for underprivileged girls around the world, in support of Dress a Girl Around the World.  This past month, Naomi … Continue reading

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Green Fields and Good Nights

It’s been quite the eventful week here in Salalah.  The weather is warming up (nighttime lows are back in the 20s) and other than that two-day sand storm, the winds are dying down.  All this is good for my expat … Continue reading

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Dress a Girl Around the World

Earlier this week I met up with some of my expat lady friends to help Dress a Girl Around the World.  Started in the US by Hope 4 Women International, the aim of the initiative is to provide a decent … Continue reading

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Finding my local

Since arriving in Oman over four months ago, I’ve been struggling to find my place in the local community.  I mentioned this in my post the week before last: Musings from Salalah.  Usually when I travel and live places for … Continue reading

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My first month in Oman

A month ago I said goodbye to good friends in Athens and made my way to the airport where I didn’t have to pay for my second piece of luggage!  Yay!!  A nice short hop to Istanbul and the busiest … Continue reading

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Bali: Expat Ubud

After the insanity of Kuta, Ubud was an oasis in the desert, except maybe for the Starbucks, but I’ll get to that later. For the mere price of Rp 50,000 (Rp = Rupiah, the local currency, $1 CDN = Rp … Continue reading

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