Monthly Archives: February 2012

GCC Culture 001

Just in case any one is planning a trip the UAE in the near future, I thought I would share some basic etiquette guidelines with you. I discovered an article in the Saturday paper that outlined some interesting cultural guidelines … Continue reading

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New ways to make change

On my way home tonight, I stopped off at the grocery to pickup some cereal, peanut butter and jelly and some Snickers bars. Most items are priced so that they ring up in chunk numbers (as my daughter calls it). … Continue reading

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Snow days in Dubai

Well we do not really have snow days in Dubai, but the weather posted in the daily paper today said that the wind from the desert is going to keep blowing for a few more days. From my office window … Continue reading

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Mr. SandMan

Wouldn’t you know it…..the weekend (Friday/Saturday) comes around and the weather turns for the worse. Well the temperature got up to near 90 on Friday and is suppose to be 86 on Saturday. Usually that would be a great thing … Continue reading

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Network expansion

Expanding one’s network never hurts. This week I had an opportunity to attend a wine tasting event at a hotel located next to another Mall here in Dubai. It was just a short ride on the Dubai Metro train from … Continue reading

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Dress Warmly

Not to rub salt into anyone’s wound, but the weather in Dubai today was fabulous. The high was 79 and the low about 60. I am sitting on the patio of one of the local restaurants near my office and … Continue reading

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Dubai Tour Guide 001

Sorry for the long dry spell between blogs. I had a chance to be an unofficial tour guide for my niece, Stacy Paetz. She was in Dubai for a few days and then is traveling on to Tel Aviv. It … Continue reading

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