A while back, Timehop app reminded me that it's been a year since my solo travel to Austria. I wrote about how I spent one week in Austria but barely ... read more
Hello, my name is Grace. Sandier Pastures is my online diary where I share stories about living in Dubai, life as a working mom, blogging tips, travel stories and hotels & restaurants I recommend. This blog was first created in 2007 to document our move from Japan to Dubai. Unlike most expats who came here to earn more than they did in their home countries (to seek greener pastures), we moved here when presented with the chance - for new adventures, to experiment, to just try it out. So, our pastures is not 'greener', only sandier (thus the name of this blog).
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We were invited to the Speedo Swim Squads event last weekend and aside from the beautiful venue at The Palace Downtown Dubai (one of my favorite ... read more
Nothing more timely than a treasure of information about Privilee flashing in front of me on a random day last week when I was scratching my head on ... read more
The United Arab Emirates is composed of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah - all of which ... read more
I was talking to my friend this morning who wanted another baby. She has one who just turned five years old so at this point in her life, everything ... read more
As if I needed scarier reality check that time flies so quickly other than the fact that we're in the last quarter of the year, it has been a ... read more