Archive for January, 2011

Musbah FC on the Big Stage

Musbah FC on the Big Stage

Some people could play soccer their entire life and never get the opportunity to play on a premier quality pitch. The members of Musbah FC, however, got that chance. The rare opportunity came courtesy of duPlays, our local recreational soccer league. For one night only, we got to play on the main international pitch at Zayed National [...]


NYUAD Football Builds International Relations During Trip to Qatar

NYUAD Football Builds International Relations During Trip to Qatar

Following the successful completion of NYU Abu Dhabi’s first J-Term, 20 students and three coaches flew to Doha, Qatar, representing the NYUAD football team. They hoped to use sports not only as a means to see the world, but to build international relationships and develop a stronger sense of family amongst the team. For four [...]


Five More Minutes of Fame

Five More Minutes of Fame

The local newspaper interviewed me again recently—this time for a story about bloggers in the UAE. I’m not sure exactly how they picked me and my blog out of all the others published in the region. I’ll admit I even tried googling things like “UAE blog” and “Abu Dhabi blog” to see how high in [...]