Archive for August, 2010

Ramadan Kareem!

Ramadan Kareem!

Beth here. Now that more NYUAD folks are arriving in Abu Dhabi and telling Vic and me that they’ve found our blog, I feel a new motivation to post. I also have an extra two hours per day because the official workday during Ramadan is reduced by two hours. You read that correctly — during [...]


Dinner (and Disease?) on the Dhow

Dinner (and Disease?) on the Dhow

Last week a few folks from NYU in New York came out to do some recon work for upcoming candidate weekends. As both a team building exercise and as important research for work, we decided to go on a dhow dinner cruise along the Corniche in Abu Dhabi. It was a classic evening, but unfortunately, [...]


20,000 Leagues Beneath the Maldives

20,000 Leagues Beneath the Maldives

Well, actually only about 20 meters, but that wouldn’t have been near as exciting a title for book would it? I intentionally left out one important part of my recent vacation in the Maldives, because I was waiting for some pictures to arrive. Now that they’re here, I’m ready to talk about the absolutely amazing [...]


A Week in Paradise at Komandoo Resort in the Maldives

A Week in Paradise at Komandoo Resort in the Maldives

It’s been far too long since my last blog post, but I hope that this one will have been well worth the wait. Beth and I just returned from a week in the Maldives, and if you’re looking for a romantic beach getaway, look no further than Komandoo Resort. We celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary [...]