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My four Arabian nights – Part 1: Riyadh

My four Arabian nights – Part 1: Riyadh

Shopping for an abaya and headscarf in London. Not really how I had pictured my shopping experience when I moved here. But sometimes business trips bring you to unexpected places and for this one I needed some additional clothing. It’s funny how quickly you get used...

My four Arabian nights – Part 1: Riyadh

Shopping for an abaya and headscarf in London. Not really how I had pictured my shopping experience when I moved here. But sometimes business trips bring you to unexpected places and for this one I needed some additional clothing. It’s funny how quickly you get used to seeing people being dressed in only black (all women) and white (most men). Even I actually got used quite easily to wearing the abaya (except that I kept tripping over it and wished they had chosen a different colour in these temperatures). But of course life in Riyadh isn’t only black and white. The tough part is that there are rules…many rules. Especially for women. Besides having to cover...

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A Day Trip to Nara Deer Park in Japan

A Day Trip to Nara Deer Park in Japan

I’m currently in Bath (the city, not the tub) where I’ll be ringing in the new year. It’s the last day of the year. The final blog post of 2018. Time to make travel plans for 2019 and look back at the beautiful places we visited this year. I didn’t travel as much as...

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