Archive for May, 2011

How to Call Collect from Abu Dhabi

How to Call Collect from Abu Dhabi

Using an Etisalat phone, call 151. Tell the person you want to call the US (or wherever I imagine — I’ve only done this for the US) and give them the number. They will ask for your name, then hang up on you while they connect the call. They will call you back within 5 [...]


Weekend at Qasr al Sarab

Weekend at Qasr al Sarab

Before it go SUPER hot, Beth and I took a quick weekend away and went to Qasr al Sarab, a fancy resort located in the middle of the desert. The facility is beautiful, but the food was unimpressive and very over-priced. If you can get a good price for the room, it’s worth a weekend, [...]