Monthly Archives: April 2013

Europe (part 3) – Munich

About a seven hour train ride later, including a quick stop in Fulda along the way, we arrived in Munich. At this point of our vacation, I had learned how to recognize a couple of very important words in German. I am … Continue reading

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Europe (part 2) – Berlin

After our shaky start in Amsterdam, I was a little concerned that the 6 hour train ride to Berlin would induce even more vomiting. Luckily for all of us (Kassandra, me, and a couple from Virginia sharing our compartment), whatever was causing Kassandra … Continue reading

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Europe (part 1) – Amsterdam

Going to Europe for a vacation is something that I never really thought I would get the chance to do. I love vacationing, but in the past, our vacations were typically limited to countries that we could get to in … Continue reading

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Yas Waterworld!

Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi is a new theme that just opened in January. It is the biggest water park in the Middle East. I have eagerly been waiting for the opening since I first heard about it last October. … Continue reading

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هل تتكلم العربية؟

Do you speak Arabic? No? Well, that is okay because hardly anyone else around here does either. Although I would love to speak Arabic, I am rarely exposed to Arabic in the UAE. I moved here already knowing this. Other … Continue reading

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