The Desert Diva

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The Desert Diva
Living Life to the Full in the Empty Quarter. Exploring new places and cultures while leading friends in 4x4s over amazing desertscapes in the UAE and Oman.
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  • A Grand Day Out In Aberdeen....and All For Free! 1 day ago The Granite City has long had a reputation as an expensive place to live – it’s well deserved, we should know as we used to live in the region. Meanwhile, Aberdeen citizens, known as Aberdonians, also have a reputation of having “short arms, deep pockets” and no, we are not misers, just...
  • We Escaped The Heat! Jebel Akhdar 1-3 June Trip Report 2 weeks ago Desert Diva Events in conjunction with Ibex Adventures Oman recently ran a two-night camping and activities weekend near the top of Oman’s Green Mountain, Jebel Akhdar.  We had a great mix of participants, families with school-age children (minimum age for this trip is 5 years old), couples and...
  • Passports and Paperclips 2 weeks ago As a European with visa free access across 28 countries I used to find it strange to have to stamp out of one country and into another when visiting Oman from the UAE; I have done it so often now it has become second nature and my passport is full of Oman visa stamps (and four UAE residency visas)...
  • Seaside Saunter to Salalah 2 weeks ago My article for the May/June edition of OutdoorUAE – note there are 2 pdf pages, hover over the first page to see the arrow to click down to the second.     Download it here Wishing you a great trip to Salalah!
  • Offroad Areas In Abu Dhabi 1 month ago   The article below appeared in OutdoorUAE magazine in November 2014 and it has been updated to reflect some changes.  Note these are not ALL the areas you can offroad in Abu Dhabi.   Offroading enthusiasts in the largest Emirate of the UAE are really spoilt for choice when it comes to sand dune... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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S. Moore
11:16 AM September 15, 2013

You are a very brave lady - quite an adventure you're living. Loved your blog and the insight it gives to the outdoor life in the UAE. Keep up the good work!

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