Masalam to Edelman UAE

So, my last day at work was perfectly timed with the end-of-financial-year extravaganza. It not only meant a half day of actual work wrapping up things, but also a fun way to spend a few final moments with the fabulous Edel-crew (guns + karting = good, wholesome fun). There was a surprise, amazing send off …

Saying Goodbye to the Scuba Crew

One of the hardest goodbyes was to our dear friends known as the Wolfpack, our scuba crew. But, we made the most of our last week together with three soirees. While they didn’t involve heading 20 meters under water, they were equally – if not more so – entertaining with a birthday party, all-you-can-eat-and-drink Chinese …

NYU Sailing Adventures on the High Seas

With the “band breaking up”, the NYU Abu Dhabi Finance Team decided to have one last hurrah by way of an amazing dinner cruise. Setting sail out of Dubai Marina, we headed to open waters for some sun, dinner and quality time before two of us headed back to the US of A. As a …

More Goodbyes – At the End

So, today marked our last day in the UAE. And, by the time most of you read this, we may already be Stateside. By mid-month, we had ramped up our goodbyes, enjoying people, sights, sounds and tastes for what was likely the last time. Here are a few to remember… There will be more wrap …

A Final Weekend in Dubai, Our Sister City

With June our last month in the UAE, it was inevitable to start saying our goodbyes. One of the first “lasts” during our time here was a final weekend in Dubai. Catching up with great folks from NYU, visiting neighborhoods and eateries old and new, and even taking on a new adventure by spending our …