Category Archives: Road Rules

Important Numbers

Sometimes, I get slightly obsessed about odd things. Well, maybe ‘obsessed’ is too strong of a word, but perhaps I do think about silly things a bit too much. Lately, my new fascination is on how some people in the … Continue reading

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Car Registration Renewal

**This post is brought to you by a guest writer, my husband. Thank you Clark. All italicized notes  are mine because apparently I can’t handle not adding my two cents** As with most processes and procedures in the UAE, there are no instructions. … Continue reading

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My Seatbelt Obsession

I have a very distinct memory from my childhood about seatbelts. I was about 5 or 6 years old, and my best friend’s mom was driving us home from school. My best friend, Chris, and I were having a heated debate about which … Continue reading

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Last of the Roundabouts (part 4)

I spent another couple of Friday mornings waking up relatively early to go Roundabout Hunting, as I refer to it now. I even got Kassandra to join me once – well it did take me bribing her with the promise … Continue reading

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Getting from there to here

Now that my plates are up for renewal and I just made the final payment on my car loan, it seems like a good time to talk about the car buying process in the UAE. It is amazing that it … Continue reading

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